Attorneys may think that they are protected because of their policies' effective dates. However, the greater risk from gaps comes from less obvious sources.
After five years with the ride-hailing giant, Yoo will leave the company she helped build.
But biotech and pharmaceutical groups are in wait-and-see mode on the expected nomination of Irell & Manella partner Andrei Iancu to head the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Three significant securities law decisions highlight the new Supreme Court session, which will be the first complete term for Justice Neil Gorsuch.
The future of cross-border government enforcement investigations has been shaken by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit's recent decision in United States v. Allen, 864 F.3d 63 (2d Cir. 2017), which held that the Fifth Amendment's prohibition on the use of compelled testimony in criminal proceedings applies even when that testimony was compelled by a foreign official in a foreign investigation. Allen's ramifications are far-reaching and may put pressure on other circuits, including the Ninth, to embrace the holding or disavow it.