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Due diligence for energy and commodity asset acquisitions: regulatory considerations

The third article in a series focusing on mergers and acquisitions in the energy and commodities sector.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 22 February 2018 | Practice Area: Corporate

Singapore passes Cybersecurity Bill

On February 5, 2017, Singapore passed its Cybersecurity Bill in an effort to strengthen the protection of Critical Information Infrastructure.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 21 February 2018 | Practice Area: Company Secretariat

Trump Administration’s proposed FY 2019 Budget targets Medicare, Medicaid for savings, seeks (again) to repeal/replace ACA

A look at the Trump Administration’s fiscal year 2019 budget proposal, which includes extensive health policy provisions.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 19 February 2018 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

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Recent New York decision offers hope for long-overdue end to Resolute’s free pass

A look at a recent court decision signalling a potential end to the free pass courts often have provided to third-party claims administrators.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 14 February 2018 | Practice Area: Company Secretariat

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Cloud before the storm: Lloyd’s of London report forecasts cloud outage with a chance of multibillion dollar losses

A look at a recently published report on the potential financial fallout of a shutdown of a cloud computing provider.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 13 February 2018 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance

Controlled Substances Act does not shield marijuana businesses from FLSA or other claims

Illegal enterprises under federal law must still ensure that their policies and practices comply with both federal and state employment laws.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 13 February 2018 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

The brand memo: establishing “reasonable and necessary” in the face of DOJ’s new mandate prohibiting reliance on agency guidance documents

A look at a recent DOJ memorandum further limiting its ability to rely on sub-regulatory guidance to establish legal requirements for health care providers.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 12 February 2018 | Practice Area: Company Secretariat

Treasury Secretary suggests greener pastures for marijuana banking

A look at the U.S. Treasury Secretary's recent speech on marijuana banking.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 08 February 2018 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

Proving loss for business interruption a cautionary tale and a bad press

A look at why an insured pursuing an indemnity in relation to business interruption losses should take all reasonable steps to preserve and organise as much evidence as possible to support its claim.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 07 February 2018 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

Keeping your biometrics private

A look at the latest class action complaint in relation to the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA).

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 05 February 2018 | Practice Area: Information Technology

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