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  On 15 January 2019, Members of Parliament (MP) voted overwhelmingly against the UK Government’s proposed Brexit Withdrawal Agreement, resulting in a ‘historic loss’ for PM Theresa May. Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn immediately called for a vote of no confidence in the Government which took place on 16 January 2019. The Government won the vote, meaning that at this stage there will be no early general election. Options Regarding the rejection of the Withdrawal Agreement,…
E-discovery does not sit still. To provide high-level service, practitioners necessarily deal with legal technology at the bleeding edge of development. This involves the embrace of nascent artificial intelligence (AI) in combination with other analytic tools and techniques to tackle increasingly challenging discovery projects. As ever-expanding volumes and sources of information strain the capacity of counsel to manage discovery, AI is coming just in time. To read the full article on Crowell’s website, please click…
On October 18, 2018, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) and ten other Democratic senators sent a letter to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) asking why an exclusion process was not in place for the 10 percent tariff on List 3’s $200 billion of imported Chinese goods. On January 11, 2019, USTR replied, telling Senator Kaine an exclusion process will not be initiated on List 3 unless negotiations fail with China and the…
In order to move health care organizations towards consistency in mitigating important cybersecurity threats to the health care sector, the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) published multiple guidance documents on best practices for health care organizations to reduce cybersecurity risks (“HHS Cyber Guidance”). The HHS Cyber Guidance is the result of HHS’ public-private partnership with more than 150 cybersecurity and health care experts. While compliance is voluntary, this guidance serves as direction to…
This week’s episode covers government shutdown, trafficking in persons policy, and False Claims Act news, and is hosted by partner David Robbins. Crowell & Moring’s “Fastest 5 Minutes” is a biweekly podcast that provides a brief summary of significant government contracts legal and regulatory developments that no government contracts lawyer or executive should be without. Listen: Crowell.com | PodBean | SoundCloud | iTunes 
WANT TO KNOW HOW THE DOJ’S BRAND MEMO MAY GIVE HEALTH CARE CONTRACTORS A NEW AVENUE OF DEFENSE IN FCA LITIGATION? READ “DOJ: PUTTING LIMITS ON GUIDANCE” TO FIND OUT Crowell & Moring has issued its seventh-annual “Litigation Forecast 2019: What Corporate Counsel Need to Know for the Coming Year.”  The health care section of the Forecast, “DOJ: Putting Limits On Guidance,” outlines how The DOJ’s Brand Memo may…
WELCOME TO YOUR NEW WAR ROOM. TAKE A LOOK AT OUR LITIGATION FORECAST COVER STORY TO SEE HOW COMPANIES ARE USING TECHNOLOGY TO ADVANCE LITIGATION CASE STRATEGY Crowell & Moring has issued its seventh-annual “Litigation Forecast 2019: What Corporate Counsel Need to Know for the Coming Year.”  The Forecast cover story, “Welcome to Your New War Room: How Technology Is Finding Its Way into Litigation Case Strategy,” explores how companies and…
Crowell & Moring has issued its seventh-annual “Litigation Forecast 2019: What Corporate Counsel Need to Know for the Coming Year.”  The Forecast provides concise, forward-looking perspectives on technological developments that can help corporate counsel identify the many opportunities and challenges ahead as they harness the power of technology. The Forecast further explores the developing legal, regulatory, and technology developments affecting a wide range of companies in twelve areas of law: antitrust, corporate, cybersecurity,…
Crowell & Moring has issued its seventh-annual “Litigation Forecast 2019: What Corporate Counsel Need to Know for the Coming Year.”  The section focusing on government contracts, “Bid Protests Enter A Shifting Landscape,” provides an overview of how the process of protesting the awarding of a federal contract might dramatically change in 2019. Also of interest to contractors, the article, “DOJ: Putting Limits On Guidance,” which outlines how The DOJ’s…
Crowell & Moring has issued its seventh-annual “Litigation Forecast 2019: What Corporate Counsel Need to Know for the Coming Year.” The story focusing on international trade, “Big Questions For The CIT,” provides a concise summary on how the Trump administration’s aggressive trade policy has dramatically increased the scope and scale of litigation at the Court of International Trade (CIT). In addition, the Forecast also explores trends in #MeToo litigation, consumer protection,…