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We've Got Washington Covered – A Complimentary Webcast Series

Latham’s 2018 We’ve Got Washington Covered webcast series examines current issues in Washington, D.C. and the implications for business around the world.

Navigating the crossroads of national policy, regulation, legislation, and the media in Washington, D.C. involves a mix of experience, judgment, and substantive knowledge that is unique to Latham. Latham lawyers who have served at the highest levels of government and who have worked with the government on a nearly daily basis will share their firsthand insights.

On Demand – Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB)

Learn the implications of two US Supreme Court cases (Oil States and SAS) and their potential to reshape the PTAB’s influential role in patent law, as well as other significant cases impacting PTAB practice.

Topics:

  • Oil States and SAS Outcomes
  • Litigating with Uncertain IPR Estoppel
  • Impact of Evolving Post-Grant Amendment Law on PTAB Strategy

Featured Speakers:

  • Bob Steinberg, Global Chair of Latham’s PTAB Practice and President of the national PTAB Bar Association
  • Lisa Nguyen, partner in Latham’s Intellectual Property Litigation Practice
  • Jonathan Strang, counsel in Latham’s Intellectual Property Litigation Practice

Available now on demand.

On Demand – Supreme Court of the United States

Members of Latham's renowned Supreme Court & Appellate Practice, including a former Solicitor General of the United States and others who have served in the Solicitor General’s office, will discuss significant cases from the most recent Supreme Court Term and the business implications of the Court’s decisions. In addition, the speakers will review key cases to follow closely in the upcoming Term.

Featured Speakers:

  • Gregory Garre, Global Chair of Latham’s Supreme Court & Appellate Practice and former Solicitor General of the United States
  • Michael Bern, partner in Latham’s Supreme Court & Appellate Practice
  • Richard Bress, partner in Latham’s Supreme Court & Appellate Practice and former Assistant to the Solicitor General of the United States
  • Roman Martinez, partner in Latham’s Supreme Court & Appellate Practice and former Assistant to the Solicitor General of the United States
  • Melissa Arbus Sherry, Deputy Managing Partner of Latham’s Washington, D.C. office, partner in Latham's Supreme Court & Appellate Practice, and former Assistant to the Solicitor General of the United States

Available now on demand.

 

On Demand  – CFIUS and FIRRMA: What You Need to Know About the New Law Governing Foreign Direct Investment in the United States

Please join members of Latham's CFIUS & US National Security Practice, including a former General Counsel for the United States Department of Energy and Deputy White House Counsel, and a former Assistant General Counsel of the Department of Defense, as we discuss the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 (FIRRMA), signed into law on August 13, 2018. FIRMMA brings significant changes to the framework of foreign investment in the United States. Understanding those changes will be crucial for US businesses with foreign investors or potential investors.

This informative session will provide an in-depth overview of the new legislation and its consequences, as well as the latest trends to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) and a review of recent notable cases.

Topics Include:

  • Recent CFIUS trends and notable cases
  • Overview of FIRRMA's most important provisions
  • Implementation of FIRRMA
  • Practical implications for business transactions

Featured Speakers:

  • Les Carnegie, Global Co-Chair of Latham's Export Controls, Economic Sanctions & Customs Practice
  • Steven Croley, partner in Latham's Litigation & Trial and Environmental Litigation Practices, former General Counsel for the Department of Energy, and former Deputy White House Counsel
  • Edward Shapiro, partner in Latham's Complex Commercial Litigation Practice and former Assistant General Counsel of the Department of Defense

Available now on demand.

On Demand – Top Trends and Priorities in Government Contracts Procurement, Compliance, and Enforcement

The US government is the world’s largest consumer of goods and services. Doing business in the government market requires compliance with a host of complex requirements, and raises serious compliance risks and enforcement consequences.

Members of our Government Contracts Practice will discuss the latest hot topics in government contracts procurement, compliance, and enforcement.

Topics Include:

  • Recent developments in contract procurement and bid protests, including a key case on domestic preference requirements
  • Critical compliance takeways and practical implications for diligence and business transactions
  • Key enforcement trends and developments related to the False Claims Act

Moderator:

David R. Hazelton, Partner, Washington, D.C.

Featured Speakers:

Available now on demand.

 
 
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