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Senior EU Court Adviser Provides Welcome Guidance on Gun-Jumping
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • European Union
  • February 14 2018

EU and US laws prohibit merging companies from implementing reportable transactions until their deal is cleared or the statutory waiting period has


Federal Circuit Patent Updates - February 2018
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • USA
  • February 12 2018

O'Malley, J. Reversing PTAB rejection of claims in examination as anticipated and vacating and remanding obviousness determinations. “The Patent


Corp Fin Director Discusses Policy, Outreach and Future Areas of Focus
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • USA
  • February 12 2018

Earlier this month, SEC Division of Corporation Finance Director William Hinman delivered the keynote address at the Practising Law Institute’s


International Co-operation in Investigations
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • USA, United Kingdom, OECD, European Union
  • February 9 2018

In recent years, the rise of multi-jurisdictional investigations and corresponding multi-jurisdictional settlements has changed the enforcement


New DOJ FCPA Enforcement Policy Raises Difficult Questions for Companies Considering Voluntary Disclosures
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2018

Enforcement of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), which prohibits bribing foreign officials to gain business advantages, is still a high


Ninth Circuit Holds Indirect Discharge of Pollutants Requires Clean Water Act Permit
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2018

Last week, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that the Clean Water Act (CWA) does not require that pollutants be discharged directly


Trouble on the horizon: what ENISA’s Report tells us about the threat of data breaches
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • European Union
  • February 7 2018

Last month, the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) published its 2017 ‘Threat Landscape Report’. The Report comments


2017 CFTC Year-in-Review and a Look Forward
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2018

In 2017, under the leadership of new Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) adopted a


Midterm Congressional Election Year Merits Extra Pay-to-Play Vigilance by Investment Advisers
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2018

Midterm congressional elections are expected to see a historic number of candidates competing. The record number of candidates comes as individual


Justice Department Issues Memo Limiting Use of Agency Guidance in Affirmative Civil Enforcement Suits
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2018

On January 25, Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand issued a memorandum to all components of the Department of Justice with civil litigating