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  • Dems’ Legislation Places Employment Practices in Antitrust Crosshairs
    New York Law Journal
    Shepard Goldfein, Karen Hoffman Lent

    If a "Blue Wave" in November puts Democrats in control of Congress, one of the priorities from their "A Better Deal" agenda that has gained little attention may nonetheless have a significant impact: shifting the goals of antitrust regulation from a competition-protecting doctrine to a multi-purpose regime tasked with promoting social goals.

  • Russia Amends Foreign Investment Rules
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
    Alexey V. Kiyashko, Dmitri V. Kovalenko, Robin F. Marchant, Mikhail Koulikov

    The laws have been updated to exclude the concept of "offshore companies" and redefine "foreign investor."

  • Supreme Court Rules That Pending Class Actions Do Not Toll Limitations Period for Subsequent Class Actions
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
    Jay B. Kasner, Scott D. Musoff, Noelle M. Reed, Susan L. Saltzstein, Jennifer L. Spaziano
    A pending class action does not toll the statute of limitations for absent class members who bring a subsequent class action, the Supreme Court ruled.