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US-Russia: Anticorruption, Sanctions, Counter-sanctions and Compliance for Companies Doing Business – Webinar Presentation Material – Russian Counter-sanction Legislation

Russian Counter-sanctions: Bill Introduced to Criminalize Dissemination of Information That May Result in Introduction or Expansion of Sanctions Against Russian Persons Following our recent webinar, our Moscow Team prepared an analysis of a draft Russian legislation that would prohibit media communications that reveal non-compliance with sanctions or facilitate imposition of sanctions and would also impose criminal … Continue Reading

Upcoming/New CFIUS Filing: Intelsat, SoftBank and WorldVu

Status:  Upcoming/New Filing   Acquirer:  Intelsat S.A. (Luxembourg);  SoftBank Group Corp. (Japan) Acquired:  WorldVu Satellites Limited (Bailiwick of Jersey, Channel Islands) Value:  Approximately US$1.7 billion Industry: Telecommunications; Aerospace   On February 28, 2017, Intelsat S.A., a Luxembourg corporation and provider of critical communications infrastructure to customers in the network services, media and government sectors, and … Continue Reading

USITC ALJ Shaw Finds Claims Patent-Ineligible After Fast-Track Hearing On Section 101 Issues

In the first-ever hearing on a patent issue under the United States International Trade Commission’s (USITC) Pilot Program for early case disposition, ALJ Shaw has found (Inv. No. 337-TA-994) that the asserted claims of the sole patent-in-suit fail to recite patent-eligible subject matter under 35 U.S.C. § 101.  As we reported in a previous blog post, the USITC, … Continue Reading

Ukraine Imposes Economic Sanctions Against Aggressors in Crimea

On 16 September 2015, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed Decree No. 549/2015 issuing new economic sanctions targeting persons and entities supporting Russia’s annexation of Crimea and aggressions in the Donbass region of Eastern Ukraine. The decree, which is effective for one year, applies sanctions against 388 individuals and more than 105 entities, the preponderance being … Continue Reading
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