Buoyed by consumer demand and legislative support, respondents to Dykema’s 2023 Automotive Trends survey enter the year in a period of cautious innovation. After analyzing survey responses, the firm's 2023 Automotive Trends Report compiles insights from key decision-makers to understand what trends will have the greatest impact on the automotive industry in the following year and beyond. The top responses from the survey reveal an industry-wide focus on legal benefits and risks tied to new electric and autonomous vehicle technologies...
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DOJ Adds More Incentives To Corporate Enforcement Policy
In a January 17, 2023, speech at Georgetown University Law Center, Assistant Attorney General Kenneth Polite, Jr., for the DOJ’s Criminal Division, announced revisions of DOJ’s Corporate Enforcement Policy (“Policy”) to offer greater leniency to companies willing to (1) report their own misconduct to the government and (2) offer “extraordinary cooperation” once an investigation begins. Old Policy.The previous iteration of the Policy provided that the DOJ would decline to prosecute cases in which a company voluntarily self-discloses, fully cooperates, and appropriately remediates unlawful conduct...
World Trademark Review 1000 2023 Ranks Dykema and IP Attorneys Fingerhut, Fraser
Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that the firm and attorneys Eric Fingerhut and Jennifer Fraser were each ranked in the United States: DC Metro Area category of the 2023 edition of World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR 1000 2023). The firm was ranked in the Bronze Category for prosecution and strategy and enforcement and litigation. Fingerhut was recommended in Silver for prosecution and strategy and Bronze for enforcement and litigation, and Fraser was recommended in Silver for both prosecution and strategy and enforcement and litigation. This marks the 12thconsecutive year that both Fingerhut and Fraser have been recognized as top practitioners...
Joe DeHondt Selected to Michigan Lawyers Weekly Up & Coming Lawyers Class of 2023
Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Joe DeHondt was selected for Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s “Up & Coming Lawyers” Class of 2023. DeHondt will be featured in a special section of Michigan Lawyers Weekly on April 24, 2023. In addition, honorees will be recognized at an awards ceremony on April 21, 2023. According to Michigan Lawyers Weekly, Up & Coming honorees have excelled in the legal profession and are standouts among their peers in their first 10 years of practice. Further, the program is dedicated to saluting Michigan lawyers who are making their mark and establishing themselves as future leaders...
Cannabis Law Blog
The cannabis industry presents unprecedented opportunities for businesses and entrepreneurs. Yet, entities looking to engage in this emerging industry face daunting levels of legal complexity and uncertainty. Moreover, state and local governments are constantly tasked with regulating an...
Homeostasis: Dykema Health Care Law Blog
We assist clients in maintaining stability while responding to ever-changing conditions in the health care industry. Health care providers and their supporting business partners must adapt and innovate in the face of evolving governmental and payor policy changes, scientific advancements, and...
Insurance Coverage Notes and Developments
Insurance Coverage Notes and Developments provides legal insight on topics of special interest to insurance industry professionals. Covering a wide range of industries, Dykema’s Insurance Coverage Notes and Developments blog provides brief but substantive alerts, including updates and analysis on...
Labor & Employment Law Blog
In the rapidly evolving field of labor and employment law, we know that employers need to stay informed about changes in the law, and how these changes impact day-to-day business operations. Dykema’s Labor & Employment Law Blog (www.laboremployment-lawblog.com) discusses important labor and...
NextGen Financial Services Report
NextGen Financial Services Report is published by the Financial Industry Group at Dykema. The Financial Services Industry has gone through a tremendous amount of regulatory and operational IT change in recent years, and with a new presidential administration more changes and developments are on the...
The Firewall keeps you up to date on the hottest legal topics in the ever-changing world of data security and privacy. As information security becomes a critical facet of all businesses and industries and the target of many regulators, it is important to stay apprised of new legal developments. The...
The Open Road: Automotive Law Blog
The Open Road features legal thought leaders from all areas of the transportation economy including corporate transactions, products liability and class actions, insurance regulation, environmental compliance, and supply chain management. As the automotive sector faces new challenges from...