State-backed oil giant Saudi Aramco published a price range on Sunday for what is expected to be among the largest initial public offerings ever, potentially exceeding $25 billion, albeit at a lower valuation than initially sought by the Saudi Arabian government.
The federal government hasn't collected cellphone location or GPS data without a warrant since the U.S. Supreme Court issued its landmark Carpenter decision last year, the head of the intelligence community has disclosed to a Democratic senator who's pushing Congress to ban such warrantless data grabs.
California and 22 other states on Friday sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over its decision to rescind the Golden State's Clean Air Act waiver that allowed it to set its own greenhouse gas standards and run a zero-emissions vehicle program.
The Trump administration proposed a rule Friday that would require health insurance plans to publicize their in-network and out-of-network rates and post cost-sharing information online by request.
Stablecoins present an opportunity to foster more affordable and inclusive payment systems to the benefit of “consumer welfare,” but they could also create systemic risks to financial stability and pave avenues for nefarious activity, according to a Federal Reserve report published Friday.
A New York federal judge will consider new evidence that calls into question the Trump administration's explanations behind its attempt to add a citizenship question to the Census, after the American Civil Liberties Union accused the federal government of concealing those records in court.
A Maryland federal judge has rejected the Trump administration's request to allow a rule penalizing immigrants for using public assistance programs to proceed, finding that the government is unlikely to win its Fourth Circuit appeal.
A California federal judge on Friday denied the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's attempt to dodge part of a lawsuit filed by health and environmental groups that are looking to force the EPA to tighten asbestos regulations.
The Illinois legislature has ended its veto session without taking up requested tax proposals made by the Chicago mayor, which included structural changes to the city's real estate transfer and casino taxes.
An Oregon appeals court blocked the state's temporary ban on flavored cannabis vaping products, about a month after it took similar action on a ban on flavored nicotine vaping products.
Public nuisance laws should not be applied to hold drug distributors responsible for misuse of prescription painkillers by consumers, a Pennsylvania judge heard during arguments Friday over a second wave of test cases from county governments forced to respond to the opioid epidemic.
An environmental group said Friday that a Montana federal judge shouldn't back away from his finding that a state regulation intended to provide flexibility to polluters struggling to meet water quality standards violates the Clean Water Act.
Sens. Tom Udall, D-N.M., and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, put forward legislation Friday that aims to address health care staffing shortages at the Indian Health Service by providing tax breaks for two education programs.
The U.S. Department of Justice's controversial crusade against disfavored False Claims Act suits appears to be on increasingly solid ground after a series of court decisions allowing the DOJ to end whistleblower FCA cases. Here, Law360 spotlights five key takeaways from the government's recent success.
A conservative Republican senator has reintroduced a bill for the fourth time in six years that would allow for the indefinite detention of immigrants with final deportation orders as well as immigrants with serious criminal histories going through removal proceedings.
Satellite operators continued trying to sell the Federal Communications Commission on their plan to privately sell off valuable midband spectrum, releasing new details Friday about how they would reimburse taxpayers to avoid the perception of an industry windfall and how their plan would increase rural broadband access.
Oklahoma’s governor has suggested his dispute with Native American tribes over casino compacts with the state may lead to a legal battle, saying he tried to negotiate a revenue agreement by Jan. 1 but talks broke down when tribal leaders walked out on him at a meeting late last month.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration should affirm that CBD is legal and develop rules for marketing dietary supplements that contain the newly legal but mostly unregulated chemical, a trade group told the agency in a letter on Thursday.
House and Senate committee leaders announced late Friday that they had reached a deal to square two versions of anti-robocall legislation that passed overwhelmingly earlier this year, readying the bill for White House approval.
A National Labor Relations Board official has said a group of teachers at a Maine charter school can vote to unionize despite objections from administrators, basing his reasoning on Obama-era precedent that the board's Republican members have voted to reconsider.
The U.S. Court of International Trade on Friday rebuked President Donald Trump for his use of a Cold War-era trade law to set tariffs based on national security, keeping alive an importer's suit challenging a duty increase against Turkish steel.
Following raids from European enforcers earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division has opened a criminal investigation into allegations of collusion in the Atlantic salmon farming industry.
China announced Thursday that it has lifted its ban on U.S. poultry imports, a week after the U.S. Department of Agriculture said it would allow chicken killed in China to be exported into the U.S.
The American Civil Liberties Union is calling for an investigation into the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's policy of turning away asylum-seekers at ports of entry, saying the practice violates U.S. law and treaty obligations and the agency’s own internal guidance.
The wireless industry is pressing lawmakers to back a Federal Communications Commission plan to open up the 6 GHz band to unlicensed use by wireless broadband providers, charging that utilities and other key public services using the band are wrong to attack the proposal.
U.S. companies moving their supply chains to avoid Chinese tariffs should be aware of the complexities of U.S. Customs and Border Patrol country-of-origin determinations and the scope of U.S. Department of Commerce authority to impose tariffs on Chinese goods that originate outside of China, say attorneys at Covington.
To respond to the rapidly evolving legal landscape, companies that incorporate biometric data into their business practices can take several steps to minimize the risk of privacy litigation exposure, say Jeffrey Rosenthal and David Oberly of Blank Rome.
The National Labor Relations Board’s recent LA Specialty Produce decision demonstrates the impact of the board's 2017 Boeing decision on workplace handbook standards and allowed the NLRB to explain certain aspects of the Boeing ruling, says Anthony Glenn at Barnes & Thornburg.
Firefighting practices are often shared between states, so what California does, or doesn't do, to prevent and combat wildfires has impacts beyond its borders. One lesson learned this year is that power shutoffs to prevent fires cause more problems than they solve, says Lou Cannon of State Net Capitol Journal.
Oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court in County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund raise the possibility that the national permitting system for discharging wastewater into the ground will need to be retrofitted, says Marcia Greenblatt of Integral Consulting.
While there are only three state biometric privacy laws on the books, there is a growing trend of states' introducing biometric privacy bills, many of which feature far-reaching private right of action provisions that would substantially increase the level of regulatory and litigation risk, say Jeffrey Rosenthal and David Oberly of Blank Rome.
Oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court in Comcast v. National Association of African American-Owned Media highlighted the case's flaws, including that it concerns the dismissal of a complaint that omitted a key fact and was tainted by dubious insinuations, says R. Scott Oswald of The Employment Law Group.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recently granted Paxos Trust Company limited no-action relief to settle securities using blockchain technology without registering as a clearing agency, demonstrating the regulator wants to better understand digital asset custody before allowing for broad adoption, say attorneys at Norton Rose.
Recent federal appellate and district court rulings suggest that the predicted radical curtailing of Auer deference in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Kisor v. Wilkie has not come to fruition, say Jeffrey Karp and Edward Mahaffey at Sullivan & Worcester.
An evolving view of the Fourth Amendment acknowledges that the detailed and sensitive nature of internet of things data — which is starting to find its way into courtroom evidence — requires strong privacy protections and a shift away from a blunt, either-or approach to third-party access, say Jennifer Huddleston and Anne Philpot of George Mason University.
Amy Conant Hoang and Sarah Burgart at K&L Gates explain last week's important changes to the draft Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification procedures, a framework developed by the U.S. Department of Defense to measure a contractor’s ability to safeguard information handled in the performance of DOD contracts.
Businesses with a presence in Wisconsin should be aware of the state's proposals for regulating per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances — in particular, its plans to set extremely low allowable levels of PFAS in drinking water, say George Marek and Lauren Harpke of Quarles & Brady.
The Whistleblower Programs Improvement Act's recent introduction in the Senate, along with overwhelming bipartisan support for a similar bill in the House, strongly indicates that Congress intends to extend whistleblower protections beyond the U.S. Supreme Court's 2018 Digital Realty decision, says Antuan Johnson at Katz Marshall.
While programs granting a licensing advantage to communities disproportionately impacted by the criminalization of cannabis have gained support in progressive legislative circles, they are failing due to poor legislative design, says Avis Bulbulyan of SIVA Enterprises.
Because the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has punted on whether Regulation Best Interest will preempt state broker-dealer conduct standards, state laws may face challenges under the doctrines of conflict preemption, as well as limitations from the federal securities laws, say attorneys at Williams & Jensen.