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  • Blog: Antitrust Update2019 Pharmaceutical Antitrust Round-Up: A Year in Pay for Delay [Part 2]Posted on January 6, 2020 by William F. Cavanaugh, Jr., Melissa R. Ginsberg, Amy N. Vegari, Ph.D.
    Yesterday we discussed 2019’s most significant developments in challenges to reverse-payment settlements.  Today we continue our analysis of recent trends in pharmaceutical antitrust actions with a discussion of cases addressing class certification requirements in the reverse-payment context. Class Certification Rulings Courts in 2019 addressed Rule 23(b)(3)’s predominance requirement in connection with class damages in antitrust [...]
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  • Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsIRS and Treasury Issue Proposed Regulations Under Code Section 162(m)Posted on January 3, 2020 by Haynes and Boone Benefits Group
    The IRS and Treasury recently issued proposed regulations under Internal Revenue Code Section 162(m) to reflect changes enacted by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”) to the tax deductibility of compensation paid by publicly held corporations to certain executive officers. Code Section 162(m) disallows the deduction by any publicly held corporation for compensation paid […] The post IRS and Treasury Issue Proposed Regulations Under Code Section 162(m) appeared first on Haynes and Boone Blogs.
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  • Blog: Capital Markets LitigationCryptocurrency and Blockchain Litigation Trends and PredictionsPosted on January 3, 2020 by Alexandra Droz
    As cryptocurrency and blockchain technology have expanded, so too have regulatory scrutiny and ensuing litigation. The lack of a uniformly applicable regulatory framework–particularly regarding whether virtual currencies constitute securities subject to the federal securities laws and registration requirements–has led to confusion and uncertainty. Recently filed “fintech” actions are poised to establish precedent in this novel... Continue Reading
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  • Blog: Ireland IP & Technology Law BlogEDPB publishes finalised Guidelines on Territorial Scope of the GDPRPosted on December 6, 2019 by Davinia Brennan
    On 12 November 2019, the EDPB published its finalised Guidelines on Territorial Scope of the GDPR (3/2018). The Guidelines aim to assist companies and supervisory authorities in determining whether a particular processing activity falls within the territorial scope of the GDPR. The key changes to the draft Guidelines include clarification that: whilst some of a...Continue Reading…
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  • Blog: NextGen Financial Services ReportOCC Seeks Comment as Part of New Rulemaking to Clarify “Valid When Made” DoctrinePosted on November 26, 2019 by Lauren E. Quigley
    On Monday, November 18, 2019, the Office of the Comptroller of Currency (“OCC”) announced that it is seeking public comment on a proposed rule to clarify the “valid when made” doctrine in the wake of a decision from the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Madden v. Midland Funding, that undermined and...Continue Reading…
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  • Blog: MMM Tech Law & Business ReportSE Tech Podcast Ep. 73 – Usit with Ifrah KhanPosted on October 22, 2019 by MMMTechLaw
    We speak with Ifrah Khan, Founder of Usit, a mobile application created to provide an on-demand babysitting service that connects households to college students in the area at the tap of a button, helping households find the perfect babysitter within minutes.
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