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By Pratik Shah
In our second annual SCOTUS review, Akin Gump Supreme Court and appellate practice co-head Pratik Shah analyzes the Court's previous Term and previews the new Term.
By Mitchell P. Hurley, Justin Williams, Jack Cullen Murphy
The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals recently approved the use of 28 U.S.C. 1782(a) to obtain discovery in connection...
By Jason M. Daniel, Mereen Miran
While the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) brought several enforcement actions in 2018-19, the most significant new developments were published interpretations and alerts.
By Michael McTigue Jr., Meredith Slawe, Michael Stortz
Not every unsolicited text message provides an offended party the ability to sue under the TCPA, the Eleventh Circuit ruled.
By Mark Dawkins, Jenny Arlington, Rachel Kurzweil, Sahar Abas, Mitchell Ramon Garrett
On September 24, 2019, the highest court of the European Union (EU), the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU), attempted to limit the territorial scope and authority of EU data protection...
By Ed Pagano, Hans Rickhoff, Lamar Smith, Christina Barone
As Congress and the Administration continue to advance federal initiatives related to artificial intelligence (AI), private stakeholders also continue to make their voices heard. On September 23, 2019
By John M. White
The Senate is considering bipartisan legislation to boost the defenses of the nation's power grid against cybersecurity threats.
By David H. Quigley, John B. Lyman, Bryan Williamson
In 2014, we wrote about efforts by the U.S. Department of Interior's Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) to require less traditional parties ...
By Matthew A. Kapinos, Gabriel Procaccini, Paul Greening, Michael Joyce
Last month over 35,000 participants attended the Gastech 2019 Conference, the world's largest gas and LNG conference, in Houston, Texas.
By Scott Johnson
On September 19, 2019, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or the "Commission") proposed to "modernize" its regulations under the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act ...
By John Jonas, M. Todd Tuten, Lauren O'Brien, Eli Z. Tomar
On September 19, Speaker Pelosi released a drug pricing plan that includes proposals for Medicare direct price negotiation and international reference pricing.
By John Patrick Clayton, Garrett DeVries
On September 25, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted new Rule 163B under the Securities Act of 1933 (Securities Act) ...
By Seamus C. Duffy, Meredith Slawe, Diana Schaffner, Julie Ann Busta, Marie Bussey-Garza
As the final 2019 amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act were winding their way through the legislative process in Sacramento
By Natasha Kohne, Michelle Reed, Dario Frommer, Diana Schaffner
Alastair Mactaggart, the real estate developer who led the push for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), is at it again.
By Lars-Erik Hjelm, Corey W. Roush, Emily Fuller Opp, Andrew R. Schlossberg, Julie Ann Busta
Tomorrow, September 26, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will host a public workshop in Washington, ...
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