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Pillsbury has announced the appointment of 10 partners to firm-wide practice and industry leadership posts.
The importance of careful drafting was recently reiterated by the New York Court of Appeals in Quadrant Structured Products Co v Vertin.
Proposed implementing legislation for the Mexican energy reform will create an open, competitive electrical power industry
The Mexican Congress is debating a historic package of legislation to restructure the nation’s electrical power sector.
The Ely Lily case highlighted the impact a judicial decision can have on a business. But what of the wider impact a judge can have on the economy as a whole?
Plaintiffs in securities fraud class actions may satisfy the reliance element by showing that they traded on an ‘efficient market’ presumed to reflect all public material information.
A jury in Miami has issued a verdict against a taxpayer for $2.2m in fees, interest and civil penalties for failing to file FBARs for his Swiss bank accounts.
The US District Court for the Western District of Washington found that certain distressed debt funds were not ‘financial institutions’ under the definition of ‘eligible assignee’.
Pillsbury has announced that for 2014, Chambers USA has ranked 86 individual Pillsbury lawyers, with 12 partners recognised in two or more categories for a total of 98 individual lawyer rankings.
The US, Canada and the EU have designated a number of additional officials and companies as the unrest continues in eastern Ukraine.
Pillsbury has welcomed Armando Castro as a partner in the firm’s Corporate & Securities — Technology practice in Silicon Valley.
Deadlines coming for multinationals’ retirement plans and US taxpayers with foreign financial interests
In 2010, the US enacted a sweeping change in enforcement of its tax laws on foreign financial interests, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.
In this video, Greg Laughlin discusses the legislative steps being taken to prevent future large-scale government bailouts of distressed financial institutions.
Jeffrey B Grill has been appointed to serve as managing partner of Pillsbury’s Washington DC office, effective 14 April 2014.
In this video, Jay Gould, partner at Pillsbury, discusses operational and capital raising considerations for hedge funds in 2014.
The US Supreme Court’s decision in a campaign finance case frees individual political donors to contribute to an unlimited number of federal campaigns and committees.
The Obama administration has threatened to impose additional sanctions on Russia in response to the Ukraine crisis but so far has only blocked the assets of 32 individuals and one bank.
The IRS has issued its first major ruling on the US federal tax implications of transactions in, or transactions that use, Bitcoin and other convertible virtual currencies.
Pillsbury has launched an interdisciplinary legal team focused on unmanned aircraft systems that is led by Kenneth Quinn.
Sanctions have escalated at a rapid pace as western powers responded to the crisis in Ukraine and Russian’s annexation of Crimea.
Ten practices and 24 Pillsbury attorneys have been ranked among the world’s top lawyers according to the 2014 Chambers Global guide.