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Update: This article has been updated to reflect the Federal Circuit’s affirmation of the CBCA’s Pernix Serka decision and additional developments in the Government’s ongoing COVID-19 response.

June 15, 2021
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Increased antitrust enforcement is a Biden administration priority, and Big Tech is not alone under the microscope. V&E attorneys examine other industries that can expect scrutiny, including health care, pharmaceuticals, and energy.

March 17, 2021
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On March 15, 2021, the District of Columbia’s new “Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Amendment Act of 2020” is projected to pass Congressional review and become law.

V&E Government Contracts Update

March 10, 2021
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On November 20, 2020, Vinson & Elkins attorneys Tom Leatherbury, Lindsey Pryor and Jeremy Gonzalez, in partnership with American Gateways, succeeded in obtaining an order from the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals granting their petition for panel rehearing on behalf of an asylum seeker from Eritrea in Northeast Africa.

January 12, 2021
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When an enterprising nonprofit group prepared to enter uncharted waters, it turned to V&E. Thread is a Baltimore-based organization dedicated to forging connections between students and community-based volunteers. The group’s leaders decided they wanted to scale their work, so Sarah Hemminger, Thread’s founder, first reached out to Baltimore-based entrepreneur Vince Talbert for help. But Talbert’s…

April 8, 2020
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When Danielle Patterson is asked about what’s involved in advising on renewable transactions, there’s no easy answer. “Renewable M&A deals often involve a wide range of transactions and agreements, making them much more complicated than standard M&A deals,” Patterson said. “This is where M&A meets project development, meets private equity, meets project finance.” She should…

April 6, 2020
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How do you win over a jury in a $100 million case centered on the world of natural gas pipelines? Just ask V&E partners Jim Thompson and Phillip Dye. Last summer, Thompson and Dye notched an impressive victory on behalf of longtime and significant V&E client Antero Resources in a contract dispute case against gas…

April 3, 2020
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During work hours, V&E finance partner Guy Gribov can be found at V&E’s Houston offices advising clients on financial transactions. But at 6 a.m. most weekday mornings, a different side of Gribov emerges as he engages in hand-to-hand combat in a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training class. Gribov recently sat down with V&E+ to talk about…

March 26, 2020
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The Department of the Interior has warned all bidders for oil and gas leases in federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico to consider the potential impact of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”) prior to bidding…

V&E CFIUS Update

March 9, 2020
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On January 13, 2020, the U.S. Department of the Treasury (“Treasury”), which chairs the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”), released final regulations implementing the 2018 CFIUS reform law, the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 (“FIRRMA”)…

V&E CFIUS Update

January 24, 2020
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On October 18, 2019, in Raytheon Company v. Secretary of Defense, No. 2018-2371 (Fed. Cir. Oct. 18, 2019), the Federal Circuit affirmed a decision of the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals…

V&E Government Contracts Update

November 4, 2019
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Effective October 9, 2019, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) added 28 Chinese entities to the Entity List – twenty governmental security bureaus and eight…

V&E Export Controls Update

October 9, 2019