Self-Driving Vehicles Keep Getting Closer to Reality

By | Dashboard Insights | April 27, 2017
Multiple developments recently demonstrate that self-driving vehicles continue their steady march to potential world domination.  First, there was Apple meeting the application requirements for autonomous vehicle testing in California.  As reported in USA Today, this gave Apple “the green light to test self-driving cars in Calif.”  Among the more interesting nuggets in this story is that there are now 30 – thirty! View Full Post
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Chaos Theory, the Butterfly Effect and One More Banking Hurdle?

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown recently signed into law Senate Bill 863. The bill attracted bi-partisan support as it moved through the legislature and is well intended. The bill protects consumer names, addresses and other personally identifiable information. Patrons of adult-use cannabis retailers in Oregon no longer have to worry about whether or not their information will be recorded or transmitted to a third party. View Full Post
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Buy and Build Strategy Increases Antitrust Risk for Private Equity

By | Latham.London | April 26, 2017
By Sophia Stephanou, Luca Crocco and Hector Armengod Private equity firms have sought a greater number of buy and build opportunities in recent years, amid high valuations and competition for primary deals. In our view such deals carry higher antitrust risks and warrant careful consideration of antitrust issues by both private equity teams and portfolio company management. View Full Post
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Petition Summary: Section 201 Global Safeguard Investigation On CSPV Cells and Modules (Solar Cells)

solar panelOn April 26, 2017, Petitioner Suniva, Inc. filed a Petition for Global Safeguard Relief Pursuant to Sections 201-202 of the Trade Act of 1974 on imports of Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells and Modules (Solar Cells). SCOPE OF INVESTIGATION The merchandise covered by this petition is crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, and modules, laminates, and panels, consisting of crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, whether or not partially or fully assembled into other products, including, but not limited to, modules, laminates, panels and building integrated materials. View Full Post
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SEC Issues New C&DI On Intrastate Offerings Under New Rule 147A

By | MOFO Jumpstarter | April 26, 2017
On April 19, 2017, the staff of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance issued a new compliance and disclosure interpretation (“C&DI”) addressing intrastate offerings pursuant to new Securities Act Rule 147A. The C&DI clarified that under new Rule 147A(g)(1), offers and sales made in reliance on new Rule 147A will not be integrated with prior offers and sales of securities, including offers and sales made in reliance on amended Securities Act Rule 147. View Full Post
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Greenberg Traurig’s Emerging Technology Group to Present at the 2017 Angel Capital Association Summit

Greenberg Traurig’s Emerging Technology Practice will present on four separate sessions at this year’s Angel Capital Association (ACA) Summit in San Francisco (April 26-28 at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis Hotel). The sessions include: After the Check: Tactics to Boost Your Returns (April 27, 9:45-10:30 a.m.) James J. View Full Post
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