Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP | 15 Aug 2022
This article outlines pertinent legal and policy climate change developments in the United States during the past week. These include Democrats agreeing to provide $4 billion in funding to address the droughts in the west, the Senates looking to advance the biggest climate legislation in US history and the Commodity Futures Training Commission taking steps towards adopting a......
Lexology PRO | USA | 1 Dec 2021
“Companies and their counsel are not in a position to assess relevance and culpability of individuals,” the DOJ official said.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, Canada, etc. | 6 Oct 2021
Decarbonising the transport sector, increasing investment in climate finance, and resolving the “voluntary international cooperation” question are expected to be central discussions at COP26.
Lexology PRO | Denmark, European Union, Ireland, etc. | 15 Sep 2021
Ireland’s data protection watchdog has launched two investigations into TikTok over its handling of children’s personal data and possible transfers of user information to China – amid fresh accusations that the regulator is failing to enforce against Big Tech.
Steptoe & Johnson LLP | USA | 3 Aug 2021
Last week, the Second Circuit affirmed Judge Schofield’s decision last year to to deny the motion by Donald Trump, the Trump Corporation, and other…
Steptoe & Johnson LLP | USA | 19 Jul 2021
What is good for the goose is good for the gander. The saying often finds application in Washington, when a principle formerly benefiting one…
Lexology PRO | USA | 1 Jul 2021
Microsoft’s vice president of customer security has told members of Congress that US federal law enforcement agencies impose about 10 secrecy orders on the company per day, preventing customers from knowing that their data is being taken out of the cloud.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Central & South America, China, etc. | 11 Jun 2021
A bipartisan group of lawmakers have joined forces to pursue a series of reforms aimed at combatting foreign corruption. “Our timing could not be better,” said one US House representative.
Lexology PRO | China, USA | 10 Jun 2021
The Biden administration will no longer pursue the Trump-era restrictions on TikTok, WeChat and other Chinese apps.
Lexology PRO | USA | 26 Apr 2021
New leadership, a backlog of cases and a renewed emphasis on combating corruption have given corporate defence lawyers cause for optimism.