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Global Transactions in the Healthcare & Life Sciences Sector: Fundamental Strengths to Drive Recovery...

Healthcare and life sciences is a robust market. Though it’s not immune to the economic and geopolitical headwinds affecting all industries, its underlying strength...

Antitrust Compliance and Pricing Algorithms

Antitrust enforcement officials in the US and EU are watching developments surrounding the use of pricing algorithms and artificial intelligence. One area in particular...

United States Commerce Proposes Rules re Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services...

On 26 November 2019, the US Department of Commerce (Commerce) issued a highly anticipated proposed rule with proposed regulations (Proposed Regulations) to implement Executive...

USTR Proposes Tariffs on US$2.4 Billion in French Goods in Response to France’s Digital...

On December 2, 2019, the US Trade Representative (USTR) published a report concluding France’s Digital Services Tax (DST) “discriminates” against and is “unusually burdensome”...

Procurement Collusion Strike Force and Implications for US Companies and Beyond

On November 5, 2019, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the creation of a strike force, consisting of federal and state investigators...

SEC Enforcement Annual Report: Retail Focus Raises Regulatory Risk for Investment Advisers

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Division of Enforcement recently issued its 2019 Annual Report (ENF Annual Report), which you can read in...

Criminal Liability for Attempted Trade Secret Theft May Not Require Trade Secrets in the...

Demonstrating trade secret misappropriation in a civil case often turns on the IP owner's ability to show that it has a protectable trade secret....

SCOTUS to Review SEC Disgorgement Power

On November 1st, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear arguments on whether the SEC has the authority to obtain disgorgement of "ill-gotten gains"...

SEC Staff Publishes Guidance on Investment Adviser Disclosure of Financial Conflicts of Interest

The Division of Investment Management recently issued guidance on the obligation of investment advisers to disclose financial conflicts of interest in the form of...

Third Annual Privacy Shield Review Confirms EU Commission’s Adequacy Decision

The European Union Commission ("Commission") has issued a report on its findings from the third annual Privacy Shield review, which took place in September....

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