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Cleary Enforcement Watch Blog Update - June 2018

Below are links to a full month’s worth of posts from the Cleary Enforcement Watch blog. To receive notifications as new articles are posted, please subscribe here . Recent District Court Decision on Applicability of FOIA to Siemens FCPA Moni ...

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Agencies Propose 2019 Resolution Plan Guidance for U.S. G-SIBs

Today, the Federal Reserve and the FDIC announced they are seeking public comment on revised resolution plan guidance (the “Proposed Guidance”) for the eight largest, most complex U.S. banks. The Proposed Guidance would apply beginning with the July 1, 2 ...

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Recent Case Underscores Growing Divide on Treatment of Trademark Licenses in Bankruptcy Proceedings, an Issue Ripe for Supreme Court Review

On May 17, 2018, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Connecticut held that a trademark licensee retains the right to use licensed trademarks following a debtor-licensor’s rejection of the license. See In re SIMA Int’l, Inc Debtor, No. 17-21761, ...

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Société Générale Enters Into First Coordinated Resolution of Foreign Bribery Case by U.S. and French Authorities

On June 4, 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that Société Générale S.A. (“Société Générale”) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, SGA Société Générale Acceptance, N.V. (“SGA”), have agreed to pay over $1 billion in total penalties to U.S. and Fr ...

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Cybersecurity and Privacy Watch Blog Update - May 2018

Below are links to a full month’s worth of posts from the Cleary Cybersecurity and Privacy Watch blog. To receive notifications as new articles are posted, please subscribe at here . CONSENT Act: Proposed Legislation a Sign of Potential U.S. ...

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5 Ways Cryptocurrency Traders in EMEA Can Plan Ahead for U.S. Government Scrutiny

U.S. government agencies have recently been responding to the growth of cryptocurrency trading with vigorous oversight. The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) are aggressively directing their enforcement reso ...

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Financial Regulatory Relief Enacted

The President today signed into law a bi-partisan bill that provides regulatory relief from certain requirements of the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010. The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act leaves the architecture and core features ...

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CFIUS Reform Gathers Strength, with Private Equity and China Looming Large

On May 22, 2018, the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs will hold a hearing to mark up its draft proposed amendment to the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (“FIRRMA”). Initially introduced on November 6, 2017, with st ...

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Brown Rudnick Alert: US Sanctions On Iran “Snap Back”: What Does It Mean?

On May 8, 2018, President Trump announced that the United States would cease implementing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“JCPOA”), triggering a re-imposition of certain previously suspended sanctions on Iran. Much of the immediate impact of this ...

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International Arbitration Report - Issue 10 - May 2018

Welcome to issue 10 of Norton Rose Fulbright’s International arbitration report. With 2018 being the 60th anniversary of the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards 1958 (New York Convention), the theme for t ...

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