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Whoever said ‘a verbal contract isn’t worth the paper it’s written on’ did not have this quite right and recent case law confirms they actually had it quite wrong.
US: corrective action catch 22 — Court of Federal Claims holds agency action must be rational even if GAO protest decision was not
The decision in RUSH reflects the unusual circumstance in which the court effectively sat in appellate review of an earlier bid protest decision by the GAO.
Delaware Supreme Court permits stockholders to overcome corporation’s attorney-client privilege for ‘good cause’
Plaintiff stockholders can inspect documents concerning a corporation’s internal investigation even if those documents are otherwise covered by the attorney-client privilege.
This briefing outlines the general procedure for repatriating funds from a subsidiary in China.
There is a growing national movement to ‘Ban the Box’ — i.e. to prohibit questions about a job applicant’s criminal history on employment applications.
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board has made it hard for patent owners to amend their claims. Pillsbury’s Patrick Doody outlines the problems this causes and how to fix them.
In response to the continuing situation in eastern Ukraine and Crimea, the European Union (EU) has adopted further significant sanctions against Russia. On 6 August 2014, Russia responded.
In Blackhorse v Pro-Football Inc, the US Patent and Trademark Office once again cancelled various registrations for trademarks used by the Washington Redskins football team as being disparaging to Native Americans.
The EU Article 29 Working Party’s guidance on the ‘legitimate interests’ ground for processing personal data
If a data controller does not have the consent of a data subject to process his or her data, when does the ‘legitimate interest’ condition bite?
A risk management framework should look at dependence on key suppliers or joint venture partners.
Private entities must ensure that exams and courses are accessible to individuals with disabilities or offer alternative accessible arrangements.
The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs has published its final rules regarding the Earned Sick Time Act.
It is too early to administer last rites to the ‘restitution/disgorgement defence’, but a compelling opinionsuggests that its expanding use has been severely curtailed.
In conflicting opinions released on 22 July, two federal circuits split on whether ACA subsidies are available under a federally operated health insurance exchange.
On 1 August 2014, the FDA released draft guidance that would exempt from premarket 510(k) review many low-risk medical devices...
Orbis represents one of the few straightforward decisions in recent months relating to subject matter jurisdiction over protests of task or delivery order procurements.
The Arms Export Control Act requires the registration of brokers of defense articles and defense services, pursuant to regulations currently published in the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
The departments of labour, treasury and health and human services recently published final Affordable Care Act regulations on wellness programmes.
A recent spate of cases has generally upheld, on First Amendment grounds, a developer’s right to include unlicensed trademarks in video games. However, it may be wise for developers to be circumspect in what they include.
The FCC has announced that full payment of all applicable regulatory fees for the 2013 fiscal year must be received no later than 20 September 2013.