U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) investigations have been on the rise over the past years. Just in the first quarter of 2020, a significant increase in the number of lawsuits and ancillary cases have been launched, as well as inquiries underway. The ITC also continues its efforts and investigations under Section 337 despite the extended postponement of its in-person hearings because of the current COVID-19 pandemic.
In today’s business climate where sophisticated cyberattacks continue to challenge organizations, cybersecurity programs must be anchored around the “zero trust” principle. This approach is a security scheme designed to ensure that critical assets are accessed by authenticated and authorized users only, preventing potential outside and inside threats.
The executive compensation landscape has continuously evolved over the years. Companies have been confronted with shifting regulatory standards, competitive global markets, and economic challenges and demands. These developments require businesses to re-evaluate their existing executive compensation strategies and policies and turn them into a more effective and advanced program to mitigate risk exposure and legal liabilities.
Emerging Trends and Developments on ISDA’s Credit Derivatives Definitions: Navigating Implications to the Year Ahead and BeyondIwork OJT2021-05-24T04:39:23-04:00
Emerging Trends and Developments on ISDA’s Credit Derivatives Definitions: Navigating Implications to the Year Ahead and Beyond
Over the past years, anti-money laundering due diligence and compliance has continuously intensified and remained to be among the ever-evolving challenges for businesses. Furthermore, the rapid developments brought by financial technologies have opened cyber and insider threat vulnerabilities, adding up to the risks that regulators and financial institutions need to address.
The Alice Corp. Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank decision created a big shift in the patent law landscape, particularly in the evaluation of patent subject matter eligibility. Thus, leading to the rise in patent eligibility cases. However, the Alice decision’s flawed and vague interpretation left litigants and trial courts in sheer confusion.
Toxic tort and environmental litigation is among the most legally complex and high-risk areas of law. Notable regulatory developments and case verdicts continue to shape this field, that practitioners must keep themselves in the know of emerging trends and updates to avoid pitfalls. Having an in-depth knowledge of effective litigation procedures and case strategies is also necessary to ensure success in this type of lawsuit.