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SEC Decision across Administrative Agencies 12/19/2018 Next Broader Implications of SEC Charges Against Celebrities for Unlawfully Touting ICOs 12/13/2018 Previous Proportionality and Technology Assisted Review—The Evolving Post-Amendment Landscape 12/13/2018 Next DRW Decision Presents Significant Interpretation of CFTC Authority 12/10/2018 Previous Data Security in the Cloud Era: Development and Dividing Lines 12/6/2018 Next SEC Offers Possible Path to Compliance for ICO Issuers 12/5/2018 Previous A Welcome DOJ Shift on Cooperation Credit 12/4/2018 Next The Blocking of Digital Currency: A New Phase of Sanctions Enforcement 11/30/2018 Previous The California Finance Lenders Law: Gaining Traction with Both Lenders and Regulators (Updated November 2018) 11/26/2018 Next California Court of Appeal Voids Employee Post Employment Non-Solicitation Restrictions: What Your Company Needs To Do Now 11/19/2018 Previous Avoiding Russian Roulette with Rights of First Offer in Shareholders’ Agreements 11/19/2018 Next Proposed IRS Regulations Significantly Curtail Impact of Section 956 for U.S. Corporate Borrowers 11/5/2018 Previous Market Intersection: A Quarterly Look at the U.S. Credit Markets - 3Q18 11/1/2018 Next Defending Against Retaliation and Whistleblower Claims 10/22/2018 Previous IRS Provides Guidance on Qualified Opportunity Zones 10/22/2018 Next California Takes the Lead on #MeToo Legislation 10/16/2018 Previous CFIUS’s New Pilot Program Signals an Expansive Approach to Its Jurisdiction Under FIRRMA 10/16/2018 Next Fundraising of Alternative Investment Funds –A Step Forward in Adopting the New Measures on Pre-Marketing 10/15/2018 Previous California v. 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