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FINRA proposes desk commentary safe harbor

The safe harbor would offer relief from certain requirements of FINRA’s research rules, but significant compliance obligations and questions remain.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 28 April 2017 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services

Ransomware attacks: When is notification required?

Ransomware is not only a growing security threat but a potentially thorny notification issue.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 27 April 2017 | Practice Area: Company Administration

Hail, Hail Freedonia

Frequently asked questions about SEC registration on Schedule B by sovereign issuers.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 26 April 2017 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance

Will new Spanish dividend rules cause pain for private equity in Spain?

Recently effected reforms to Spanish dividend protections for minority shareholders should cause European dealmakers to review deal terms more closely in 2017.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 25 April 2017 | Practice Area: Company Administration

Saudi National Renewable Energy Program Round 1 — “Scaling Up”

Energy powerhouse Saudi Arabia launches global stimulus for the renewables sector, creating new opportunities for sponsors and lenders.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 24 April 2017 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

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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

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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

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