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click to watch Videocast: Shareholder Activism—Is Your Board Prepared for an Activist Challenge?
Videocast: Shareholder Activism—Is Your Board Prepared for an Activist Challenge?
Partner, Washington, DC
Associate, Washington, DC
In what could foretell a significant increase in the enforcement of the coastwise trade provisions of the Jones Act, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (Customs) announced on July 18 the creation of the National Jones Act Division of Enforcement (JADE). The Jones Act’s coastwise trade provisions prohibit the use of foreign flag vessels when transporting cargo from one point in the United States to another, including when cargoes are shipped through an intermediate foreign country. The prospect of increased enforcement of the Jones Act is particularly significant because of the exacting manner in ... more

Legal Alerts
Legal Alert: Court of Appeals Hears National Federation of the Blind’s Challenge to DOT Rule Regarding Blind-Accessible Kiosks at Domestic Airports July 19, 2016
On June 29, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit heard the National Federation of the Blind’s (NFB) challenge to a Department of Transportation (DOT) Final Rule ...
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Troubled Waters: Customs Increases Jones Act Enforcement July 21, 2016
In what could foretell a significant increase in the enforcement of the coastwise trade provisions of the Jones Act, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced on July 18 the creation of the ...
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Tennessee Coops Encouraged by Findings and Recommendations of Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development July 22, 2016
The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development recently issued a report finding that regulatory barriers hinder electric cooperatives from providing broadband internet access to their ...
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Fight Cyber Threats By Stepping Up Policies July 22, 2016
Sutherland Partner Brian Rubin is quoted in this Bank Investment Consultant article regarding the need for stricter policies and procedures regarding cybersecurity as it has become a top priority for ...
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Sutherland Secures $78 Million, 50-Year Timber Agreement for Hofmann Forest July 15, 2016
ATLANTA—Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is pleased to announce its representation of the Board of Trustees of the Endowment Fund of North Carolina State University, along with the mutual interests of ...

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click to watch Videocast: Shareholder Activism—Is Your Board Prepared for an Activist Challenge?
Videocast: Shareholder Activism—Is Your Board Prepared for an Activist Challenge?
Washington, DC
Annie M. Flowers, Associate
Washington, DC
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