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Tax reform: Transaction strategies for uncertain times

Key considerations for executing capital markets, finance, private equity and M&A transactions in the face of potential major US tax reform.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 21 April 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

California State Court poised to destabilize Low Carbon Fuel Standard

Big changes appear to be imminent for California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 20 April 2017 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

FCA launches discussion on distributed ledger technology

UK regulator calls for submissions on potential uses, risks and benefits of distributed ledger technology in the financial services sector.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 20 April 2017 | Practice Area: Financial Services Regulation

France implements damages directive

The Ordinance introduces new provisions in the Commercial Code that facilitate private actions brought by victims of competition law infringements.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 19 April 2017 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

California Court rules against air resources board over LCFS but preserves 2017 status quo

The Court found that ARB’s failure to properly define the scope of the project caused ARB to use an improper baseline against which NOx emissions could be measured.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 18 April 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

What do the SEC’s recent Bitcoin disapproval orders really mean for investors?

US regulators responded to a narrow question about trading bitcoin-based securities, with orders that should not limit innovation in bitcoin technologies.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 13 April 2017 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

China’s securities regulator issues new green bond guidelines

New guidelines mark an important step in the development of what is now the world’s largest green bond market.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 12 April 2017 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance

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U.S. Army Corps issues 2017 Clean Water Act nationwide permits

Modifications and updates to the general permits will impact both new and ongoing projects, including in energy, mining, transportation, and construction sectors.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 11 April 2017 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

US environmental regulations to Face rollbacks, but reform likely to be tempered by legal barriers

Since assuming office in January, President Donald Trump – with the support of Congress – has stated his intention to roll back “burdensome” U.S. environmental regulations.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 10 April 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

The Latham Global IPO Guide

This insider's guide will help you navigate the US portion of a global IPO.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 07 April 2017 | Practice Area: Capital Markets and Debt Securities

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