Latest From Skadden

  • Continued Efficiencies in the Commercial Division
    New York Law Journal
    Patrick G. Rideout, Giyoung Song

    New York’s Commercial Division continues to adopt changes emphasizing efficiency, innovation and agility in order to attract high-stakes complex commercial cases. The most recent initiatives involve promoting early dispositions of material aspects of cases, using technology during discovery and cracking down on perceived gamesmanship with respect to brief length.

  • Venezuela-Related Sanctions: U.S. and EU Developments and Compliance Challenges
    La Revue Trimestrielle de Droit Financier
    Joydeep Sengupta

    Since 2014, the U.S. and EU have imposed increasingly hardened sanctions on Venezuela. To comply with these sanctions regimes, companies must first determine whether the transaction in question contains a jurisdictional nexus to the U.S. or EU and whether a sanctioned party is involved.

  • The Distributed Ledger: Blockchain, Digital Assets and Smart Contracts
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
    Alexander C. Drylewski, Ryan J. Dzierniejko, Gregory A. Fernicola, Eytan J. Fisch, Nathan W. Giesselman, Alex Jupp, Stuart D. Levi, James A. McDonald, Peter B. Morrison, Danny Tricot, Mark D. Young, Jonathan Marcus
    Our new publication covers the latest developments in blockchain technology, digital assets and smart contracts.