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    Investors Say Ky. Mine Scammers Stonewalling On $6M Award

    A group of would-be coal mine investors from Canada seeking to collect a $6 million arbitral award from a U.S. mining company and its principals told a Kentucky federal court Wednesday they are dodging questions about assets that could be used to pay...

    XTO Inks $400K Pa. Deal Over Fracking Spill Charges

    An Exxon Mobil Corp. unit has resolved Pennsylvania's criminal charges of spilling toxic wastewater from a Marcellus Shale gas well site, agreeing to cough up $400,000 in penalties and environmental project funding, the state attorney general’s...

    XTO Inks $400K Pa. Deal Over Fracking Spill Charges

    An Exxon Mobil Corp. unit has resolved Pennsylvania's criminal charges of spilling toxic wastewater from a Marcellus Shale gas well site, agreeing to cough up $400,000 in penalties and environmental project funding, the state attorney general’s...

    XTO Inks $400K Pa. Deal Over Fracking Spill Charges

    An Exxon Mobil Corp. unit has resolved Pennsylvania's criminal charges of spilling toxic wastewater from a Marcellus Shale gas well site, agreeing to cough up $400,000 in penalties and environmental project funding, the state attorney general’s...

    EU Mulling More Central Bank Exemptions From EMIR Rules

    Responding to European bankers concerned about Brexit-related disruptions, the European Commission said last week it is looking into exempting some non-European Union central banks from EU derivative transaction reporting requirements. ...read more

    EU Mulling More Central Bank Exemptions From EMIR Rules

    Responding to European bankers concerned about Brexit-related disruptions, the European Commission said last week it is looking into exempting some non-European Union central banks from EU derivative transaction reporting requirements. ...read more

    A Look Inside The Recent Rise In LNG Disputes

    Although some in the liquefied natural gas industry are generally aware of price review disputes that occurred during the last decade, this growing trend is relatively unnoticed globally. Philip Weems at King & Spalding LLP examines possible causes...

    A Look Inside The Recent Rise In LNG Disputes

    Although some in the liquefied natural gas industry are generally aware of price review disputes that occurred during the last decade, this growing trend is relatively unnoticed globally. Philip Weems at King & Spalding LLP examines possible causes...

    A Look Inside The Recent Rise In LNG Disputes

    Although some in the liquefied natural gas industry are generally aware of price review disputes that occurred during the last decade, this growing trend is relatively unnoticed globally. Philip Weems at King & Spalding LLP examines possible causes...

    A Look Inside The Recent Rise In LNG Disputes

    Although some in the liquefied natural gas industry are generally aware of price review disputes that occurred during the last decade, this growing trend is relatively unnoticed globally. Philip Weems at King & Spalding LLP examines possible causes...

    Fed. Circ. Asked To Rethink OK'ing $411M Air Force Deal

    A Danish contractor asked the Federal Circuit on Wednesday to rethink its decision to reinstate a $411 million U.S. Air Force contract awarded to Exelis Services A/S, arguing that the ruling set a new standard requiring contractors to independently verify...

    The Defend Trade Secrets Act And Copyright Preemption

    Where the facts surrounding trade secret misappropriation might give rise to a challenge based on federal copyright preemption, a claim under the Defend Trade Secrets Act — as opposed to a claim under state law exclusively — should ensure that the trade...

    How Employers Should Prep For Active Shooter Situations

    If a mass shooting occurred at your workplace, would your workforce know what to do? While you do not want to overreact, if you want to protect your workforce and avoid liability under various laws inaction and lack of preparation are no longer viable...

    SDNY Opens The Door To Privilege Waiver Arguments

    A recent Southern District of New York decision in a criminal insider trading case against a JPMorgan banker is another reminder of how responses to routine regulatory inquiries can play a prominent role in enforcement actions. While the notion that attorney...

    SDNY Opens The Door To Privilege Waiver Arguments

    A recent Southern District of New York decision in a criminal insider trading case against a JPMorgan banker is another reminder of how responses to routine regulatory inquiries can play a prominent role in enforcement actions. While the notion that attorney...

    SDNY Opens The Door To Privilege Waiver Arguments

    A recent Southern District of New York decision in a criminal insider trading case against a JPMorgan banker is another reminder of how responses to routine regulatory inquiries can play a prominent role in enforcement actions. While the notion that attorney...

    Calif. Right Of Entry Ruling Keeps Public Projects On Track

    The California Supreme Court’s recent decision in Property Reserve v. Superior Court represents a huge victory for public agencies, which faced massive project delays and costs if all rights of entry efforts involved with analyzing a potential public...

    Calif. Right Of Entry Ruling Keeps Public Projects On Track

    The California Supreme Court’s recent decision in Property Reserve v. Superior Court represents a huge victory for public agencies, which faced massive project delays and costs if all rights of entry efforts involved with analyzing a potential public...

    3 Things To Know About New Calif. Labor Trafficking Law

    A recently enacted law in California seeks to protect against contractors becoming involved with the illegal trafficking of foreign workers and could have unexpected consequences for unsuspecting employers, say attorneys at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale...

    3 Things To Know About New Calif. Labor Trafficking Law

    A recently enacted law in California seeks to protect against contractors becoming involved with the illegal trafficking of foreign workers and could have unexpected consequences for unsuspecting employers, say attorneys at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale...

    Lessons From Uber’s Wrong Turn With A Private Investigation

    In litigation the best defense is often not a good offense, and gathering irrelevant and potentially harmful information about the other side can backfire. A New York federal court's recent decision to sanction Uber should send a message to any litigant...

    Lessons From Uber’s Wrong Turn With A Private Investigation

    In litigation the best defense is often not a good offense, and gathering irrelevant and potentially harmful information about the other side can backfire. A New York federal court's recent decision to sanction Uber should send a message to any litigant...

    BREAKING: Partnerships Bound To New Audit Regime Opt-In, IRS Says

    Designated partnerships that decide to elect in early to the new partnership audit regime will be bound by their election when first notified of an audit selection and prohibited from opting out under the regime's small partnership exception, according...

    BREAKING: Partnerships Bound To New Audit Regime Opt-In, IRS Says

    Designated partnerships that decide to elect in early to the new partnership audit regime will be bound by their election when first notified of an audit selection and prohibited from opting out under the regime's small partnership exception, according...

    BREAKING: Partnerships Bound To New Audit Regime Opt-In, IRS Says

    Designated partnerships that decide to elect in early to the new partnership audit regime will be bound by their election when first notified of an audit selection and prohibited from opting out under the regime's small partnership exception, according...