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European Commission proposes e-privacy regulation

The Proposal includes provisions with a broad scope of application covering over-the-top (OTT) services as well as communication between devices and all data stored on a device.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 13 January 2017 | Practice Area: Data Protection and Privacy

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Prosecuting corporate offending – a new approach from the Serious Fraud Office

Deferred prosecution agreements became part of the prosecutors’ toolbox in 2014. Recent statements from the Serious Fraud Office indicate an increasing willingness to seek DPAs.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 10 January 2017 | Practice Area: Financial Crime and Fraud

Book of Jargon: healthcare & life sciences edition

An interactive reference book of healthcare and life sciences terminology and acronyms.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 06 January 2017 | Practice Area: Health Care

Sustainability: The road to a circular economy

The launch of the Ecodesign Working Plan 2016-2019 last month is another key milestone in the Commission’s plan to transition the EU to a more circular economy.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 05 January 2017 | Practice Area: Environment

The Technology, Media & Telecommunications Review

Latham & Watkins’ Simon Powell and Chi Ho Kwan co-authored the Hong Kong chapter in the Seventh Edition of The Technology, Media & Telecommunications Review.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 23 December 2016 | Practice Area: Telecoms

Green finance growth set to continue

Green finance will have an instrumental role to play in the transition of countries to a low carbon economy. This briefing explains how.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 20 December 2016 | Practice Area: Central Government

World Bank negative pledge and project financings

The negative pledge clause presents a potential challenge to any foreign investor that wishes to lend on a secured basis to a project that is owned or controlled by a World Bank member state.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 16 December 2016 | Practice Area: Projects

President Obama signs the 21st Century Cures Act into law

The act creates faster, more flexible FDA drug and biologic review, new drug and device approval pathways, increases FDA funding, and reduces EHR administrative burdens.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 14 December 2016 | Practice Area: Central Government

10 takeaways from recent global merger control timelines

In an article for Law360, a trio of Latham's merger control litigators provide insight into the current antitrust climate, backed by analysis of recent merger clearance timelines.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 09 December 2016 | Practice Area: Merger Control

2016 year-end key executive compensation reminders and considerations

With the holiday season upon us, public companies should begin to prepare for the upcoming 2017 proxy season.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 06 December 2016 | Practice Area: Directors

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