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Compensation in the 2018 proxy season: recent shakeups create new challenges

A look at recent developments, as well as perennial compensation considerations, ahead of the 2018 proxy season.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 18 January 2018 | Practice Area: Pay

UK government launches 25-year environment plan

An article detailing the UK government's recently released 25-year environment plan.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 17 January 2018 | Practice Area: Environmental Taxes

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Gas to Power innovation drives global opportunities

This article examines the global phenomenon of Gas to Power (G2P) projects.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 17 January 2018 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement

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Federal Circuit ruling may trigger new wave of TM applications

In the wake of the Tam and Brunetti decisions, this article looks at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's gatekeeper function.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 16 January 2018 | Practice Area: Trademarks

The race toward PSD2 implementation intensifies

This is the latest in a series of Client Alerts to provide an overview of the key points and the current status of the upcoming regime introduced by the second Payment Services Directive (PSD2).

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 15 January 2018 | Practice Area: Financial Crime and Fraud

Southern California’s once groundbreaking cap and trade program is now riding towards the sunset

This article provides an overview of the history and current structure of the RECLAIM program, followed by an examination of the District’s proposal for phasing out the RECLAIM program.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 12 January 2018 | Practice Area: Environmental Taxes

US tax reform: key business impacts, illustrated with charts and transactional diagrams

This White Paper analyzes and illustrates aspects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed into law by President Trump on December 22, 2017.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 12 January 2018 | Practice Area: Taxation

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Reminder: Employers must quickly report ISO and ESPP transactions

Deadlines are approaching for employers to report 2017 employee exercises of incentive stock options and employee stock purchase plan purchases. This article provides information on how these reporting requirements are satisfied.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 11 January 2018 | Practice Area: Employment Tax

Restoring Internet Freedom: FCC eliminates common carrier regulation of broadband providers

New FCC order scales back net neutrality mandates while seeking to ensure internet openness through updated transparency requirements and FTC oversight.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 10 January 2018 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

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Strong end of 2017 for oil and gas on federal lands and waters in Alaska

Alaska is kicking off 2018 following several major developments related to oil and gas exploration and production on federal lands on the North Slope. This article examines the highlights.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 09 January 2018 | Practice Area: Environment

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