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April 17, 2017

Top Ten International Anti-Corruption Developments for December 2014

Top Ten International Anti-Corruption Developments for December 2014 In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international anti-corruption developments in the past month with links to primary resources. December has traditionally been a busy month for the Department of Justice (DOJ) and […]

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April 15, 2017

Chancery Court Reaffirms There Is No Magic Number for “Control” Status

Chancery Court Reaffirms There Is No Magic Number for “Control” Status On February 29, 2016, the Delaware Court of Chancery denied a motion to dismiss fiduciary duty claims against certain current and former directors of Halt Medical and a 26% stockholder, American Capital, arising out of a transaction that was allegedly designed to “squeeze out” […]

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April 12, 2017

Climate Change Further Threatens MENA Water Security

Climate Change Further Threatens MENA Water Security Climate Change Further Threatens MENA Water Security The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is home to 14 of the 33 most water scarce countries globally, with six times less water availability than the worldwide average and less than 2 percent of the world’s renewable water supply. The […]

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April 9, 2017

Cantor Colburn is the Fastest Growing US Patent Law Firm

Cantor Colburn is the Fastest Growing US Patent Law Firm For the last ten years, Cantor Colburn LLP has been the fastest growing patent law firm in the country, according to patent analytics and research firm Juristat in its “Rainmaker Firms” blog post on February 4, 2016 (www.juristat.com/rainmaker-firms).  Download PDF Press Release February 10, 2016 […]

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April 8, 2017

Tradenames and Trademarks

Tradenames and Trademarks A recent decision of the Federal Court deals with problems that can occur when a trademark owner’s corporate name and principle trademark contain similar elements. http://www.gsnh.com/tradenames-and-trademarks/  Download PDF Tradenames and Trademarks A recent decision of the Federal Court deals with problems that can occur when a trademark owner’s corporate name and principle […]

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April 6, 2017

Compliance Week: Insider-Trading Gets More Complicated

Compliance Week: Insider-Trading Gets More Complicated Over the last five years, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, has aggressively pursued insider-trading cases against a broad spectrum of defendants. As a result, insider trading remains a topic of public interest—especially in the compliance community. On December 23, 2014, Compliance Week […]

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April 4, 2017

California Mandatory Nonresidential Building Energy Use Disclosures Revisited

California Mandatory Nonresidential Building Energy Use Disclosures Revisited The goal of the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in California by 2020 to the emission levels of 1990. At the time of enactment California was the second largest greenhouse gas emitting state in the US, with electricity production […]

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April 2, 2017

HHS Appeals Adverse Decision on Fixed Indemnity Attestations

HHS Appeals Adverse Decision on Fixed Indemnity Attestations As expected, on Monday, November 9, 2015, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) filed a Notice of Appeal from the decision issued by Judge Royce Lamberth of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia in the case of Central United Life, […]

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