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Thursday, February 16, 2017
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In-House Weekly (

  1. Five-partner Ashurst private equity team set for Freshfields move, February 15, 2017
  2. Feds Propose Rule to Stabilize Marketplaces During ACA Repeal, February 15, 2017
  3. Ethics Rule Has Lit Funders Treading Carefully in Class Actions, February 15, 2017
  4. The Cloud Conundrum: Explaining Divergent Google, Microsoft Search Warrant Rulings, February 15, 2017
  5. Trade Court Throws Wet Blanket on Customs Snuggie Classification, February 15, 2017
  6. Eversheds Sutherland to Merge With Singapore Firm, February 15, 2017
  7. Changing Lanes: Georgia Named Partner Left Secure Firm Life for More Rewarding Solo Career, February 15, 2017
  8. The Biggest Risks Facing Companies are Online, JLL’s GC Explains, February 15, 2017
Bloomberg BNA News

  1. SEC Weighs Curbing Investigators’ Powers to Probe Wall Street, Bloomberg BNA: Law Departments, February 15, 2017
  2. Can Trump Fix His Travel Ban Executive Order?: QuickTake Q&A, Bloomberg BNA: Law Departments, February 15, 2017
  3. Wake Up Call: HP to Dock Fees on Firms Lagging on Diversity, Bloomberg BNA: Law Departments, February 15, 2017
  4. Mary Jo White to Rejoin Debevoise, Bloomberg BNA: The Legal Market, February 15, 2017
Law Practice - International

  1. Eversheds Sutherland to Merge With Singapore Firm - International Law, February 16, 2017
  2. Eversheds Sutherland to Merge With Singapore Firm - Daily Report (registration), February 16, 2017

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General Counsel Moves

  1. CLS appoints Gaynor Wood as General Counsel | LeapRate - LeapRate, (General Counsel), February 16, 2017
  2. Healthwise Appoints New General Counsel - Yahoo Finance - Yahoo Finance, (General Counsel), February 15, 2017
  3. John T. Araneo joins Align as General Counsel & Managing Director ... - Business Wire (press release), (General Counsel), February 15, 2017
  4. Dannelle Whiteside named general university counsel - The All State, (General Counsel), February 15, 2017
  5. SoundCloud appoints Merritt Farren new general counsel - Music Week, (General Counsel), February 15, 2017
  6. Allegiance Bancshares, Inc. Appoints Shanna Kuzdzal Executive Vice President and General Counsel - Nasdaq, (General Counsel), February 15, 2017
Legal Technology

  1. American Bar Association Releases 2017 Legal Technology Guide - Consumer Electronics Net, February 16, 2017
  2. Bryan Cave launches new technology incubator - The Global Legal Post, February 15, 2017
Records Management

  1. Post Office sponsors of 2017 Information & Records Management Society Conference -, February 15, 2017
Legal Vendor / Consultant News

  1. Security Evangelist, Lesson V: Availability, Workshare: Blog, February 16, 2017
  2. COO & CFO Forum Video: K&L Gates’ COO Palermo Discusses Legal Technology, Legal Executive Institute, February 15, 2017
  3. Marketing Partner Forum: Remember, You Work for Us, GC Panel Reminds Law Firms, Legal Executive Institute, February 15, 2017
  4. Legal Executive Institute Welcomes Chief Marketing Officer Advisory Board, Legal Executive Institute, February 15, 2017
  5. Guidance Software Forensic Security Solutions Win Top Prize at 2017 SC Media Awards, Guidance Central: Press Releases, February 15, 2017
  6. FRONTEO’s Lit i View Email Auditor Has Been Adopted By Global Container Shipping Company Evergreen Marine Corp., FRONTEO (TechLaw, UBIC, eVolve), February 15, 2017

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The World Bank

  1. Proactive health policies crucial for Timor-Leste as health funding declines, says new World Bank report, February 16, 2017
  2. South Africa Knowledge Hub Offers Optimism in Tackling TB in Southern Africa’s Mines, February 15, 2017
  3. Connecting India’s States with Good Logistics, February 15, 2017
  4. World Bank Scores Sustainable Energy Policies in 111 Countries, February 15, 2017
  5. How Dialogue is Shifting Bangladesh’s Textile Industry from Pollution Problem to Pollution Solution, February 15, 2017
  6. World Bank Group President to meet with Palestinian and Israeli Representatives, February 15, 2017
Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics

  1. Almost All of You Would Cheat and Steal If the People in Charge Imply It’s Okay - How Leaders Can Enable Employees to Voice More and Quit Less - The Origins of Ethical Failures - And More, February 15, 2017

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Workplace Prof Blog

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  2. Business and Human Rights Law Conference, February 15, 2017

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State Attorneys General

  1. Attorney General Josh Shapiro calls abandonment of Aetna-Humana merger the “right result for Pennsylvania’s seniors”, Attorney General: Pennsylvania, February 15, 2017
  2. AG Paxton: Texas Files Amicus Brief Supporting President Trump’s Constitutional Immigration Order, Attorney General: Texas, February 15, 2017



Trade Related Intellectual Property

  1. India defends IP rights despite threats from US pharma lobby groups -, February 15, 2017
  2. India has the potential to become a leader among innovative economies - Economic Times (blog), February 15, 2017



Federal Trade Commission

  1. FTC Undercover Inspections of Funeral Homes in Nine States Prompt Compliance with Funeral Rule Disclosure Requirements, FTC: News Releases, February 15, 2017
  2. FTC Testifies Before Senate Judiciary Committee on Its Efforts to Combat Fraud Affecting Older Americans, FTC: News Releases, February 15, 2017
  3. Prepared Statement of the Federal Trade Commission on Stopping Senior Scams: Developments in Financial Fraud Affecting Seniors, Before the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate, FTC: Testimony, February 15, 2017
  4. FTC Settlement Puts a Stop to Money Mule Who Profited from India-Based IRS and Other Scams, FTC: News Releases, February 15, 2017
Securities & Exchange Commission

  1. Morgan Asset Management, Inc., et al., Securities & Exchange Commission: Administrative Proceedings, February 15, 2017
  2. Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of Proposed Rule Change to Extend the Implementation Date of its Functionality Relating to Post-Only Orders and Orders with Midpoint Pegging, and its Trade-Now Functionality, SEC: Selected NASDAQ OMX BX Rulemaking, February 15, 2017
  3. Order Instituting Proceedings to Determine Whether to Approve or Disapprove a Proposed Rule Change Amending Rule 104 to Delete Subsection (g)(i)(A)(III) Prohibiting Designated Market Makers from Establishing a New High (Low) Price on the Exchange in a Security the DMM has a Long (Short) Position During the Last Ten Minutes Prior to the Close of Trading, SEC: Selected NYSE Rulemaking, February 15, 2017
  4. February 15, 2017, Securities & Exchange Commission: What's New, February 15, 2017
  5. February 14, 2017, Securities & Exchange Commission: What's New, February 15, 2017
  6. Notice of Filing of Proposed Rule Change to Adopt the CHX Liquidity Enhancing Access Delay, SEC: Selected CHX Rulemaking, February 15, 2017
Department of Labor

  1. MSHA to award up to $1M in grants for mine safety education, training, February 16, 2017
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

  1. EEOC Sues Discovering Hidden Hawaii Tours for Male-on-Male Sexual Harassment, February 15, 2017
Food and Drug Administration

  1. FDA approves new psoriasis drug, FDA Press Releases and Talk Papers, February 15, 2017
Federal Communications Commission

  1. FCC Settles Investigation Of Relay Service Providers, FCC: Headlines, February 15, 2017
International Trade Commission

  1. Certain Amorphous Silica Fabric from China Injures U.S. Industry, Says USITC, International Trade Commission: Press Releases, February 15, 2017



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  1. Sally Yates - Career Prosecutor, White Collar Crime Blog, February 15, 2017

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