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By Melissa L. Laurenza, Nathan A. King, Samuel J. Olswanger, Nathan Stern
As we enter the new year, there are new changes in state and federal lobbying, gift and campaign finance laws.
By Peter I. Altman, Annie Banks
On January 12, 2018, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in Lucia v. SEC, to resolve a circuit split over whether the SEC's administrative law judges serve in violation of the Appointments Clause of the Constitution.
By G. Hunter Bates, Brian Pomper, Chase Hieneman, Hal Shapiro
Akin Gump has issued an alert on administration and congressional activity since President Trump's inauguration.
By Jasper Helder, Chiara Klaui, Daniel Lund, Lars-Erik Hjelm, Suzanne Kane
A recent judgment of the European Court of Justice for bars the use of intercompany transfer prices for EU imports and EU customs duty purposes if (as is commonly the case) these are subject to retroactive adjustments.
By Bruce E. Simonetti, Robin M. Schachter, Rolf Zaiss, Michael Gerald, Aimee M. Adler
On December 15, 2017, the House and Senate conference committee agreed on the terms of the final tax reform bill, previously referred to as the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" (the "Act") ...
By J. Porter Wiseman
In an opinion 1 issued January 8, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit found that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)...
By Christine B. LaFollette, Jeffrey Lazar Kochian, Gerald Brant
After an uptick in activist campaigns in the last couple of years, followed by a recent minor plateauing, shareholder activism has entrenched itself in the modern climate of corporate governance
By Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Keppel Offshore Reaches Deal with DOJ and Guilty Plea by Counsel Unsealed
By Scott Johnson, Shawn Whites
On January 8, 2018, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a Final Rule amending its regulations governing the maximum civil monetary penalties assessable for violations of statutes...
By Bruce E. Simonetti, Robin M. Schachter, Rolf Zaiss, Michael Gerald, Aimee M. Adler
On December 15, 2017, the House and Senate conference committee agreed on the terms of the final tax reform bill, previously referred to as the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" (the "Act")...
By Bruce E. Simonetti, Rolf Zaiss, Aimee M. Adler, Robin M. Schachter, Michael Gerald
On December 15, 2017, the House and Senate conference committee agreed on the terms of the final tax reform bill, previously referred to as the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" (the "Act") ...
By Daniel Walsh, Jonathan Joel Pico
One of the primary functions of a board of directors is to enhance shareholder value. Advocates argue and studies show that companies with greater board diversity outperform those companies with less diversity.
By David A. Applebaum, Todd Brecher, Shawn Whites
One of the big Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Enforcement litigation developments of the past two years has been the federal judiciary's rejection of the agency's "de novo review" position ...
By Kerry Berchem, J. Kenneth Menges Jr.
Strategic planning should continue to be a high priority for directors in 2018.
By Richard Rabin, Jeffrey Wiener
In April 2016, Gov. Cuomo signed into law New York's Paid Family Leave Law. The law went into effect on January 1, 2018.
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