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SEC Staff Grants No-Action Relief On Shareholder Proposal Relating To Mandatory Arbitration
On February 11, 2019, the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance issued a no-action letter to Johnson & Johnson, stating that it would not recommend enforcement action if the company excluded from its proxy statement...
United States
21 Feb 2019
PTAB De-Designates Ex Parte Jung As Informative Decision
Last month the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) designated Ex Parte Jung 2016-008290, "informative."
United States
8 Aug 2018
Northern District Of California Strikes A Blow To The Taxpayer Bill Of Rights In Facebook Decision
As previously described in part in Disputing Tax and in a recent Bloomberg article that included remarks from Kat Gregor, Facebook has been involved in a multi-front litigation with the IRS for almost two years.
United States
8 Jun 2018
U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements
At issue were two long-standing and apparently competing bodies of federal law
United States
25 May 2018
A Broad Regulatory Push To Rein In Burgeoning ICO Market
ICOs are an innovative financing tool through which companies can fund projects by utilizing the distributed ledger technology, or blockchain, that underpins cryptocurrencies
United States
8 Mar 2018
PTAB Explains Expanded Panel Rationales
As I explained previously, an expanded panel at the PTAB is an exceedingly rare occurrence.
United States
2 Feb 2018
Podcast - Chamber Of Commerce v. Internal Revenue Service
In this Ropes & Gray podcast, tax associate Brandon Dunn is joined by tax partners Kat Gregor and David Saltzman to discuss one of the most notable tax decisions from the fourth quarter...
United States
23 Jan 2018
USPTO Intervenor Standing In PTAB Appeals
Some weeks back in Knowles Electronics v. Matal, the Federal Circuit, sua sponte, asked the following of the parties
United States
6 Sep 2017
PTC Inc. Reaches $28M Settlement With DOJ And SEC To Resolve China FCPA Allegations
On February 16, 2016, two Chinese subsidiaries of Massachusetts-based software company PTC Inc. ("PTC") entered into a non-prosecution agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") and will pay $14.54 million...
United States
18 Feb 2016
Standard Bank PLC: First U.K. Deferred Prosecution Agreement And Settlement With The SEC
On 30 November 2015, Standard Bank PLC entered into the first ever Deferred Prosecution Agreement with the Serious Fraud Office for failing to prevent bribery under the Bribery Act 2010.
United States
6 Jan 2016
Ropes & Gray Advises Pacira Pharmaceuticals In Reaching Landmark Settlement Agreement With FDA
A cross-disciplinary team of Ropes & Gray attorneys advised Pacira Pharmaceuticals on its December 14 settlement agreement with FDA.
United States
17 Dec 2015
Online Retailer Reaches Settlement With Nine Attorneys General Over Data Security Breach
Last week, the online shoe and clothing retailer, Inc., reached a settlement with nine state Attorneys General over a 2012 data security breach.
United States
16 Jan 2015
United States Supreme Court Clears Way For Arbitration Clauses Limiting Class Action
In its recent decision in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, the United States Supreme Court upheld the enforceability of arbitration clauses that disallowed classwide arbitration, striking down a California rule barring such provisions.
United States
10 Jun 2011
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