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  • U.S. Seeks to Thwart Foreign Cyber Adversaries
    Concerns about foreign hackers have been heightened since the 2016 presidential election, given that various U.S. intelligence agencies reported foreign Internet efforts to influence that election. And with mid-term Congressional elections coming up, those concerns have not abated.  Meanwhile, the personal Gmail accounts of some U.S. Senators and Senate staff recently ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris TechLawPublished on Tuesday, September 25th, 2018By Eric J. Sinrod
  • Vietnam Investment Review Interview mit Rechtsanwalt in Vietnam Dr. Oliver Massmann über Trends in Fusionen und Übernahmen
    1. Wie beurteilen Sie die aktuellen M&A-Trends in Vietnam? Der M&A-Markt in Vietnam ist seit Anfang dieses Jahres sehr aktiv. Ausländische Investoren neigen dazu in börsennotierten Unternehmen oder Unternehmen mit guter Marke auf dem Markt zu investieren. Sektoren, die am meisten Interesse von ausländischen Investoren erhalten sind Finanz, Immobilien, Einzelhandel, ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Monday, September 24th, 2018By Oliver Massmann
  • Cannabis Stocks: The Thing About Bubbles
    Many believe that cannabis stocks are experiencing a “bubble,” meaning that market valuations are unjustified, unrealistic and based on investor hype as opposed to typical fundamental markers such as revenues, assets and profit. Some, like The Motley Fool, believe this is a bubble ready to burst. The Wall Street Journal includes quotes from ... read more
    Posted to Cannabis IndustryPublished on Monday, September 24th, 2018By David N. Feldman
  • On the Road with Duane Morris’ Animal Lawyers
    We’re hitting the road to attend exciting industry conferences that focus on animal businesses and organizations.  If you are attending, please look us up! On September 24 through 26, Duane Morris animal law attorneys Michelle Pardo and Rebecca Bazan will be attending the Association of Zoos & Aquariums’ Annual Conference ... read more
    Posted to Animal Law DevelopmentsPublished on Friday, September 21st, 2018By Michelle Pardo
  • Trump Asks SEC to Consider Eliminating Quarterly Reporting
    A few weeks ago the President renewed discussion of the possibility of eliminating quarterly reporting by US public companies and moving back to semi-annual reports. In a tweet on August 17, he said, “In speaking with some of the world’s top business leaders I asked what it is that would make ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris on Capital MarketsPublished on Friday, September 21st, 2018By David N. Feldman
  • Federal Court Strikes Down Pennsylvania’s Ban on Political Contributions from Casino Interests
    By Samantha Haggerty Yesterday, the District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania struck down Section 1513 of the Pennsylvania Gaming Act, 4 Pa. C.S. § 1513, as unconstitutional under the United States Constitution. Section 1513 prohibits gaming license applicants, licensees, and principals of licensees from making any political contributions. ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Gaming LawPublished on Thursday, September 20th, 2018By DuaneMorris3
  • Justice the Horse Will NOT Have his Day in Court
    by Michelle C. Pardo In August, we updated you about a lawsuit filed by the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) in which a horse called Justice was the named plaintiff.  On September 17, 2019, an Oregon judge rejected the “creative” theory that an animal has legal capacity to sue its ... read more
    Posted to Animal Law DevelopmentsPublished on Thursday, September 20th, 2018By Michelle Pardo
  • Anwalt in Vietnam Dr. Oliver Massmann – Reform im Energiesektor Wettbewerbsmechanismus für neue Generation von Investment – Was Sie wissen müssen:
    Am 31. August 2018 nahmen die Asia Development Bank (ADB) und das Ministerium für Industrie und Handel (MOIT) zusammen ein Workshop zur Einführung der ersten technischen Hilfe (AD) der ADB im Rahmen von Wettbewerbsauktionsmechanismen für neue Investitionen in der Stromerzeugung in Vietnam. Die TA zielt darauf ab, die Regelungen für ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Wednesday, September 19th, 2018By Oliver Massmann
  • Effectiveness of Licensing Procedures for Agricultural Commodities to Cuba
    The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is requesting public comments on the effectiveness of its licensing procedures for the export of agricultural commodities to Cuba. The comments must be in writing and received by October 17, 2018. BIS requests that the comments be as specific as possible. The comments ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris on Puerto Rico, Cuba and the CaribbeanPublished on Wednesday, September 19th, 2018By Jose A. Aquino
  • Game On! Chris Soriano Featured on Good Law | Bad Law Podcast on Sports Betting
    Duane Morris partner Chris Soriano was a guest on the Good Law | Bad Law podcast, “Game on! After a historic Supreme Court decision, sports betting is a go.” Chris joined podcast host, Aaron Freiwald, to discuss the recent Supreme Court decision that in effect legalized sports betting across the ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Gaming LawPublished on Wednesday, September 19th, 2018By DuaneMorris3