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8-in-8 Recent Trends in European Law and Policy Alert Series—The EU’s Data Protection Regulatory Big Bang: The GDPR Comes Into Force

Mi, 30.05.2018 - 13:10

This is the inaugural issue of WilmerHale's 8-in-8 Recent Trends in European Law and Policy Alert Series. Over the next eight weeks, our attorneys will share insights on current and emerging issues affecting companies doing business in Europe and across the Atlantic. In this first issue we discuss some of the background to the General Data Protection Regulation and its relevance to companies in all sectors that do business in or with Europe.

2018-05-23T00:00:00-04:002018-05-23T23:05:21ZFrédéric Louishttps://www.wilmerhale.com/frederic_louis/frederic.louis@wilmerhale.comChristian Duvernoyhttps://www.wilmerhale.com/christian_duvernoy/christian.duvernoy@wilmerhale.comDr. Martin Braunhttps://www.wilmerhale.com/Martin_Braun/martin.braun@wilmerhale.comD. Reed Freeman, Jr.https://www.wilmerhale.com/reed_freeman/reed.freeman@wilmerhale.comItsiq Benizrihttps://www.wilmerhale.com/itsiq_benizri/itsiq.benizri@wilmerhale.com

WilmerHale’s Robert Novick Interviewed by BBC About the WTO’s Boeing-Airbus Ruling

Mi, 30.05.2018 - 13:10

WilmerHale Co-Managing Partner Robert Novick spoke with BBC about the World Trade Organization's recent landmark ruling in a dispute over subsidies that pitted firm client Boeing Co. and the United States against Airbus SE and the European Union.

2018-05-23T00:00:00-04:002018-05-23T14:43:26Z

<p>EU to Reactivate 1996 Blocking Regulation Against US Sanctions on Iran</p>

Mi, 30.05.2018 - 13:10
On Friday, May 18, the EU Commission launched the formal process to reactivate a 1996 trade defense law in response to the US withdrawal from the JCPOA on Iran's nuclear program.2018-05-22T00:00:00-04:002018-05-22T20:43:35ZNaboth van den Broekhttps://www.wilmerhale.com/naboth_vandenbroek/naboth.vandenbroek@wilmerhale.comDavid S. Cohenhttps://www.wilmerhale.com/david_cohen/david.cohen@wilmerhale.comRonald I. Meltzerhttps://www.wilmerhale.com/ronald_meltzer/ronald.meltzer@wilmerhale.comDavid M. Hornhttps://www.wilmerhale.com/david_horn/david.horn@wilmerhale.comFrédéric Louishttps://www.wilmerhale.com/frederic_louis/frederic.louis@wilmerhale.comGeorgia Tzifahttps://www.wilmerhale.com/georgia_tzifa/georgia.tzifa@wilmerhale.com

Energy Arbitration in Africa

Mi, 30.05.2018 - 13:10

An extract from the 2018 edition of GAR's The Middle Eastern and African Arbitration Review, first published in May 2018. The whole publication is available at https://globalarbitrationreview.com/edition/1001168/the-middle-eastern-and-african-arbitration-review-2018

2018-05-22T00:00:00-04:002018-05-22T14:55:05ZSteven P. Finiziohttps://www.wilmerhale.com/steven_finizio/steven.finizio@wilmerhale.com

WilmerHale Counsels Accent Therapeutics in $40M Series A Financing

Mi, 30.05.2018 - 13:10

On May 18, 2018, Accent Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company developing breakthrough treatments for cancer patients, announced its $40M Series A financing to establish a discovery platform and pipeline of therapeutic candidates targeting RNA-modifying proteins. 

2018-05-22T00:00:00-04:002018-05-22T13:42:49Z

WilmerHale Counsels RunSafe Security in $2.4 Million Seed Funding

Mi, 30.05.2018 - 13:10

On May 16, RunSafe Security, Inc., creator of a patented cyberhardening process for vulnerable embedded systems and devices across critical infrastructure, announced the closing of a $2.4 million seed funding round led by Alsop Louie Partners, an early-stage, risk-oriented technology venture capital firm in San Francisco.

2018-05-18T00:00:00-04:002018-05-18T19:56:11Z

FDA Publishes List of Drug Companies Accused of Hindering Generic Entry: Antitrust Implications

Mi, 30.05.2018 - 13:10

Today, as part of the Trump Administration's stated goal to lower drug prices, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a list of pharmaceutical companies that have allegedly refused to sell samples of their drugs to generic manufacturers.

2018-05-17T00:00:00-04:002018-05-24T15:45:24ZMark A. Fordhttps://www.wilmerhale.com/mark_ford/mark.ford@wilmerhale.comPeter A. Spaethhttps://www.wilmerhale.com/peter_spaeth/peter.spaeth@wilmerhale.comHolly A. Ovingtonhttps://www.wilmerhale.com/holly_ovington/holly.ovington@wilmerhale.com

UK Parliamentary committee hears evidence during economic crime inquiry

Mi, 30.05.2018 - 13:10

A blog post by Lloyd Firth, published on the WilmerHale W.I.R.E. UK blog.

2018-05-17T00:00:00-04:002018-05-17T16:50:03ZLloyd Firthhttps://www.wilmerhale.com/lloyd_firth/lloyd.firth@wilmerhale.com

WilmerHale Partners and Practices Named Among <em>Managing Intellectual Property</em>'s 2018 IP Stars

Mi, 30.05.2018 - 13:10

Managing Intellectual Property's 2018 IP Stars Handbook recognizes WilmerHale and 19 of its partners as leaders in the field. IP Stars identifies lawyers based on their knowledge, outcomes achieved for clients and unique strengths in the given practice area.

2018-05-17T00:00:00-04:002018-05-17T22:02:51Z

<p>The FCA's enforcement outlook for 2018</p>

Mi, 30.05.2018 - 13:10

A blog post by Anna Gaudoin, published on the WilmerHale W.I.R.E. UK blog

2018-05-17T00:00:00-04:002018-05-17T13:41:00ZAnna Gaudoinhttps://www.wilmerhale.com/anna_gaudoin/anna.gaudoin@wilmerhale.com

<p>Banking Regulators' Examination Authority Does Not Override Attorney-Client Privilege</p>

Do, 24.05.2018 - 00:50

Notwithstanding the venerable status of the attorney-client privilege and the important purposes it serves, the federal banking regulators and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau have taken the position that they have the legal authority to override the privilege and compel supervised institutions to produce information protected by the privilege.

2018-05-16T00:00:00-04:002018-05-16T14:40:09Z

<p>Supreme Court Vacates Federal Circuit Decision Defining the Scope of CBM Review</p>

Mi, 23.05.2018 - 15:30

On May 14, 2018, the Supreme Court granted WilmerHale client PNC Bank National Association's (PNC Bank) petition for writ of certiorari and vacated a decision of the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit restricting the availability of covered business method (CBM) review.

2018-05-16T00:00:00-04:002018-05-16T21:48:13ZGregory H. Lantierhttps://www.wilmerhale.com/gregory_lantier/gregory.lantier@wilmerhale.comBrittany Amadihttps://www.wilmerhale.com/brittany_amadi/brittany.amadi@wilmerhale.com

<p>Gary Born and Professor Peter Sester Consider Arbitration in Brazil at a Seminar in the Firm's London Office</p>

Di, 22.05.2018 - 22:00

On May 3, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr co-hosted a seminar in the London office with the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (Comitê Brasileiro de Arbitragem – CBAr) titled “What to Expect When Arbitrating in Brazil: Recent Developments of International Arbitrations and Institutional Landscape.”

2018-05-15T00:00:00-04:002018-05-16T13:43:43Z

Partner Jamie Gorelick Participates in Bioterror Simulation That Highlights Continued Readiness Gaps

Di, 22.05.2018 - 16:10

Partner Jamie Gorelick, along with other former and current top federal policymakers, participated in a tabletop exercise meant to better understand the kinds of high-level decisions that would be necessary in the event of an actual pandemic global outbreak of a potentially deadly pathogen.

2018-05-15T00:00:00-04:002018-05-16T18:23:04Z

SCOTUS Overturns LA Death-Row Inmate’s Conviction in Win for WilmerHale’s Seth Waxman

Di, 22.05.2018 - 16:10

In a case argued by Partner Seth Waxman on behalf of a Louisiana death-row inmate, the US Supreme Court on Monday, May 14, 2018, overturned several murder convictions and ordered a new trial after finding that the condemned man's trial attorney violated his constitutional rights. 

2018-05-15T00:00:00-04:002018-05-15T14:23:15Z

WilmerHale Counsels Casella Waste Systems in Entering into $550M Credit Facility with Bank of America

Fr, 18.05.2018 - 21:10

Casella Waste Systems, Inc., a regional solid waste, recycling and resource management services company, announced that it has entered into a $550 million credit facility with Bank of America, N.A., as administrative agent and swing line lender, Merrill Lynch, Pierce Fener & Smith Incorporated, Citizens Bank, N.A., JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. and Comerica Bank as joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners, and certain other agents and lenders.

2018-05-15T00:00:00-04:002018-05-15T14:39:52Z

WilmerHale, ACLU of Massachusetts Obtain Release of Detained Mother

Do, 17.05.2018 - 21:50

WilmerHale and the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts successfully convinced the US government to release Lucimar de Souza, a non-citizen who had been detained by Immigration and Custom Enforcement for more than three months, separating her from her US citizen husband and 10-year-old son.

2018-05-15T00:00:00-04:002018-05-15T17:48:31Z

WilmerHale Counsels Braintree Laboratories in Acquisition by Sebela Pharmaceuticals

Do, 17.05.2018 - 21:50

On May 1, 2018, Sebela Pharmaceuticals completed the acquisition of Braintree Laboratories Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company based in Braintree, Massachusetts. Braintree develops, manufactures and markets specialty pharmaceuticals in gastroenterology.

2018-05-10T00:00:00-04:002018-05-10T19:55:29Z

<p>Iran Sanctions After the Trump Administration's JCPOA Withdrawal</p>

Do, 17.05.2018 - 21:50

On May 8, President Trump announced that the United States would end its participation in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

2018-05-10T00:00:00-04:002018-05-10T15:31:37ZRonald I. Meltzerhttps://www.wilmerhale.com/ronald_meltzer/ronald.meltzer@wilmerhale.comDavid S. Cohenhttps://www.wilmerhale.com/david_cohen/david.cohen@wilmerhale.comDavid M. Hornhttps://www.wilmerhale.com/david_horn/david.horn@wilmerhale.comZachary Goldmanhttps://www.wilmerhale.com/zachary_goldman/zachary.goldman@wilmerhale.comSemira Nikouhttps://www.wilmerhale.com/semira_nikou/semira.nikou@wilmerhale.comRussell Spivakhttps://www.wilmerhale.com/russell_spivak/russell.spivak@wilmerhale.com

WilmerHale Counsels Karyopharm Therapeutics in Public Offering of Shares

Do, 17.05.2018 - 16:00

Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc., a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company, has announced the closing of its previously announced registered underwritten public offering and the exercise in full of the underwriters' option to purchase additional shares. 

2018-05-08T00:00:00-04:002018-05-09T16:10:20Z