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The NCA Flexes Its Muscles With Account Freezing Orders
On 7 February 2019, the UK National Crime Agency announced that it had, for the first time, successfully used its powers of account freezing orders to forfeit over £400,000 from three UK bank accounts suspected of harbouring dirty money.
13 Mar 2019
False Claims Act: 2018 Year-In-Review
Federal False Claims Act recoveries in fiscal year 2018 amounted to $2.88 billion, down by roughly $600 million from the prior year and dropping below $3 billion for the first time in eight years.
United States
9 Jan 2019
UK Courts Raise The Bar To US Extradition
On 31 July 2018, the Administrative Division of the High Court of England and Wales blocked the extradition of Stuart Scott to the United States.
14 Aug 2018
Supreme Court Rules SEC ALJs Are Officers, Subject To The Appointments Clause
On June 21, 2018, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Lucia v. SEC, Slip Op. No. 17-130. SEC administrative law judges have traditionally been appointed by SEC staff members, not the Commission.
United States
27 Jun 2018
Not At Home: Reining In General Personal Jurisdiction After BNSF Railway Co. v. Tyrrell
BNSF Railway Co. v. Tyrell redefined the contours of a court's jurisdictional reach by effectively subjecting corporations to general personal jurisdiction only in those states where they are incorporated or have...
United States
26 Mar 2018
Can Juries Decide Patent Eligibility Under 35 U.S.C. § 101?
An article by Partner Greg Lantier and former Senior Associate Richard Crudo, published by the Federal Circuit Bar Journal, Vol. 27, No. 1.
United States
6 Dec 2017
Administrative Procedure Act Litigation: The Changing Regulatory Landscape, The Role Of Industry, And Emerging Issues
As the Trump Administration concludes its fifth month, industry is facing a changing regulatory landscape that offers both opportunities and challenges.
United States
29 Jun 2017
Scope Of The Jury Trial Right In Civil FIRREA Actions
In recent years, the U.S. Department of Justice has stepped up its use of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989 to pursue civil enforcement actions against financial institutions and their employees.
United States
14 Sep 2016
Can You Communicate With Your Witness After Cross-Examination Has Begun?
It is conventional wisdom that after cross-examination has begun, lawyers should not meet with their witnesses to discuss their testimony and all substantive preparation should cease.
United States
15 Sep 2015
Enforcement Directive And Harmonisation of Remedies For Intellectual Property Infringement In the EU
Directive 2004/48/EC on the enforcement of intellectual property rights harmonises various aspects of civil court procedure and remedies as applied to most types of intellectual property in the European Union.
European Union
11 Aug 2015
Patent Law And The Supreme Court: Certiorari Petitions Pending (November 2013)
WilmerHale compiles lists of certiorari petitions that raise patent-law issues. This page contains a consolidated list of all recently pending petitions, organized in reverse chronological order by date of certiorari petition.
United States
28 Nov 2013
The Emergency Arbitrator Procedures Under The New HKIAC Rules
An article co-authored by Gary Born and Sabrina Lee, published in the October issue of "Asian Dispute Review".
Hong Kong
25 Oct 2013
Patent Law And The Supreme Court: Certiorari Petitions Pending
This article contains a consolidated list of all recently pending petitions, organized in reverse chronological order by date of certiorari petition.
United States
4 Sep 2013
DC Circuit Invalidates Obama Recess Appointments
This morning, a panel of the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit held that President Obama’s recess appointment of three members of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) violated the Constitution’s Recess Appointments Clause.
United States
28 Jan 2013
False Claims Act: 2012 Year-In-Review
The upward trends in False Claims Act (FCA) enforcement that we described in our 2011 Year in Review continued in 2012.
United States
22 Jan 2013
Arbitration With Indian Parties Now More Predictable Following Landmark Indian Supreme Court Decision
India's Supreme Court recently gave the country's standing as a jurisdiction hospitable to international commercial arbitration a major boost.
24 Sep 2012
RadLAX Gateway Hotel, LLC v. Amalgamated Bank: The Supreme Court Holds That Debtors Must Permit Credit-Bidding When Selling An Asset Free And Clear Of A Secured Creditor’s Lien Under A Chapter 11 Plan
On May 29, 2012, the Supreme Court issued its decision in RadLAX Gateway Hotel, LLC v. Amalgamated Bank, resolving a controversial issue that had divided the courts of appeals:
United States
10 Jun 2012
Supreme Court To Rule On Corporate Liability For International Human Rights Violations
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to decide whether corporations or political organizations can be sued in United States courts for violations of international human rights norms, such as torture, genocide or forced labor, under two federal statutes.
United States
26 Oct 2011
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