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The US Supreme Court has extended the ‘nexus’ and ‘rough proportionality’ standards of its landmark Nollan and Dolan decisions.
There is a danger that some derivatives users may rush to adopt a third-party provider without thinking the consequences through.
The recent term of the US Supreme Court featured several rulings on environmental and other regulatory issues.
New York’s attorney general has initiated an inquiry about payroll card programmes used to pay New York employees.
Certain stations may be eligible to file royalty claims for compensation with the US Copyright Royalty Board. These filings are due by 31 July 2013.
On 10 July 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted the long-awaited amendments to Rule 506 of Regulation D under the Securities Act of 1933.
The Serious Fraud Office is investigating only two cases relating to the Bribery Act more than two years after the law came into force.
The DOL has announced an opportunity for administrators of participant-directed individual account plans to ‘reset’ their annual deadline for distributing plan-related information.
Sponsors of global stock plans must navigate a host of legal and tax regimes to maintain compliance with applicable rules and laws.
A decision by the Delaware Court of Chancery is the first step towards the elimination of stockholder suits filed in two or more jurisdictions concerning the same issues.
On 27 June, governor Jerry Brown signed SB 73 into law as part of the state budget package. The bill established a Clean Energy Job Creation Fund.
In London Borough of Islington v Elliot and Morris  EWCA Civ 56, the Court of Appeal reviewed the principles that apply when considering the power of a court under English law to grant injunctions before damage has taken place. These are known as quia timet (‘because he fears’) injunctions.
The president’s Climate Action Plan: its impact on moderating carbon emissions through ecological conservation
By Brad Raffle and Anthony B Cavender...
On 17 July 2013, the FCC issued a citation to the Caribe Federal Credit Union (CFCU) in San Juan, Puerto Rico for operating incidental radiators and causing harmful interference to licensed communications in violation of the FCC’s rules.
Plans for renewable energy in the Middle East should provide considerable opportunities for private sector investment in the future.
Contractual representations and warranties are often referred to as ‘reps and warranties’. The differences between the two concepts are often forgotten, but the distinction is important.
Pillsbury’s Robert James shakes up accepted wisdom and puts to the torch a few cherished myths about the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire.
The Government Accountability Office holds that the Navy unreasonably credited a joint venture awardee with the corporate experience and past performance of two affiliates of one of the joint venture partners.
Like Athena from the head of Zeus: Neighbours For Smart Rail authorises future baselines in CEQA review
A new California Supreme Court decision has authorised reliance on anticipated future conditions as the ‘baseline’ for evaluating impacts of long-term infrastructure projects.
The First Circuit Court of Appeals recently became the first federal appellate court to hold that a private equity (PE) fund can be a ‘trade or business’.