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FisherBroyles Partner Lisa Powell Elected 2020 President of Houston Chapter of Turnaround Management Association

FisherBroyles partner Lisa Powell has been elected the 2020 President of the Houston Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association. The TMA in an international nonprofit dedicated to turnaround management and corporate renewal with over 8000 members in 50 chapters in 21 countries. FisherBroyles is proud to be a silver sponsor of the Houston Chapter.

FisherBroyles Partner Julian Hammar Authors Article on the SEC’s Security-Based Swap Reporting and Recordkeeping Rules

FisherBroyles Partner Julian Hammar recently authored an article entitled "SEC Adopts Recordkeeping and Reporting Rules for Security-Based Swaps," published in The Review of Securities and Commodities Regulation. The article examines the SEC's final recordkeeping and reporting rules for security-based swaps, which rely heavily on the existing broker-dealer framework. It discusses the rules as applied to various security-based swap [...]

FisherBroyles Partner Paul Beard Quoted in Law360 Article on U.S. Supreme Court Case

On Monday, February 3, FisherBroyles Partner Paul Beard filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court, on behalf of eight pro-mining entities, urging the Court to grant review of an important Clean Water Act case. Law360 reported on FisherBroyles' brief in an article discussing the implications of the case for small-scale mining in the Western United [...]

Employment Counsel and Partner Amy Epstein Gluck to Present at Montgomery County, MD Chapter of SHRM

Employment Counsel and Partner Amy Epstein Gluck will present "Leading for Respect-Creating Inclusivity And Preventing Discrimination and Harassment Based on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression" for the Montgomery County, MD chapter of the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) on February 19, 2020 at 6 p.m. by webinar. Click HERE to register.

Client Alert – A Silent Cyber Cautionary Tale

By now all insurers should be familiar with the concept of non-affirmative or “silent” cyber.  Silent cyber is the idea that although traditional insurance policies (such as standard commercial property or errors & omissions policies) do not expressly refer to cyber-related risks, the policies nevertheless could be found to “silently” afford coverage for cyber losses [...]

FisherBroyles Intellectual Property Partner Alan Minsk Published in Law360

FisherBroyles Intellectual Property Partner Alan Minsk published an article in Law360 discussing the implications of the Supreme Court's decision in Oil States holding that a patent is a government granted franchise on the possible regulation of Non-practicing Entities (NPEs). Read the article here (Law360 subscription required).

FisherBroyles Partner Julian Hammar Quoted in

FisherBroyles Partner Julian Hammar quoted in On January 6, 2020, Noah Zuss quoted Julian in his article for entitled, "SEC derivatives rule may lead to new products." The article discusses the SEC's recently proposed rules on derivatives use by mutual funds that, if adopted, will replace the patchwork of SEC staff no-action letters and regulatory guidance [...]