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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
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On December 1, Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer (CFO) of Chinese telecommunications giant, Huawei Technologies, was arrested by Canadian authorities at the request of the United States.

The V&E Report

December 20, 2018
Event Recap
Event Recap
V&E counsel Lindsey Vaala served as a panelist for a podcast discussion regarding antitrust cartel enforcement hosted by the Legal Talk Network.
August 21, 2018
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For over a decade, shareholder activism has been on the rise, affecting an increasing number of publicly traded companies.

Hosted by The Federalist Society: Corporations, Securities, and Antitrust Practice Group and Litigation Practice Group Teleforum

May 10, 2018
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On May 8, 2018, the President issued a National Security Presidential Memorandum (the “Memorandum”) announcing that the United States will “take all appropriate steps to cease participation in the…

V&E Economic Sanctions Update E-communication

May 9, 2018
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On April 5, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC” or “Commission”) announced the first monetary award under the Dodd-Frank safe harbor provisions, awarding more than $2.2 million to a…

V&E Whistleblower Counseling & Defense Update E-communication

April 9, 2018
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On February 21, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a narrow definition of the term “whistleblower,” thereby limiting the scope of anti-retaliation measures available to corporate insiders under…

V&E Whistleblower Counseling & Defense Update E-communication

February 22, 2018
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The DOJ Antitrust Division has been threatening at least since 2010 that it may treat “no-poach” or “mutual no-hire” agreements as criminal violations of the antitrust laws.

V&E Antitrust Investigations Update E-communication

February 16, 2018