Government & Public Sector Blog
- Blog: TSMP ForefrontWe do(n’t) need another (type of) heroPosted on August 8, 2017 by Forefront: By TSMP takes a break from mulling the Law, and doffs its cap to Singapore’s heroes as we celebrate Singapore’s 52nd birthday.
- Blog: Global Capital Markets LitigationRBS Settles RMBS Claims in FHFA SettlementPosted on July 25, 2017 by Meg SlachetkaOn July 12, 2017, the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (“FHFA”) announced an agreement to settle claims arising out of RBS’s sale of allegedly faulty residential mortgage-backed securities (“RMBS”). RBS will pay $5.5 billion to settle the claims. The FHFA, as conservator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, filed...… Continue Reading
- Blog: Exempt Org Resource - Nonprofit Law BlogA Minute Guide to MinutesPosted on July 5, 2017 by Among the many elements of corporate housekeeping and compliance that demand the time and attention of directors and officers (and staff), minutes often seem like a burden. No one doubts that minutes matter. A well-documented board meeting creates an important historical record that can guide future deliberations and may prove useful during Board disagreements, litigation, [...]
- Blog: INGOTS: Raw Thoughts and Unpolished IdeasBusiness Model and Computer Program Will Soon be Patentable in ChinaPosted on March 30, 2017 by Spilman AdministratorWe recently received an informational white paper from our agents in China, Lynn Wang and Zhou Jiaxin at NTD Intellectual Property, with news about a change to make software and business methods patentable as long as certain conditions are met. … Continue reading →
- Blog: SerendIPity: Intellectual Property Law BlogSupreme Court’s Ruling on Damages Creates Uncertain Future for Design PatentsPosted on December 21, 2016 by Matthew T. HaysIn an opinion handed down on December 6th, 2016, the Supreme Court continued its tradition of unanimously overruling the Federal Circuit while chipping away at the power of patents. While the decision itself was brief and uncomplicated, it characteristically left the most difficult questions to be debated in the lower courts. Read More › Tags:
- Blog: LEXOTERICA: A PHILIPPINE BLAWGJune 2014 Philippine Supreme Court Decisions on Commercial LawPosted on July 3, 2014 by Hector M. de Leon Jr.Here are select June 2014 ruling of the Supreme Court of the Philippines on commercial law: Corporations; capacity to sue … Continue reading →