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Pro Bono Teams Take On 2020
Survival guidance for small businesses. Support to nonprofits stretched to serve newly struggling communities. Protection of peaceful protesters’ rights nationwide.
Whether helping as legal first responders or continuing our commitments to racial justice and immigration rights, our pro bono teams took action as the need for help rose to new levels this year.
Blockchain Technology & Digital Currency
Anti-Money Laundering Regulation of Privacy-Enabling Cryptocurrencies
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CREATING A JUST SOCIETY
Our Commitment to Advancing Racial Equality
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response
Maintaining Business Operations in a Global Health Emergency
The mounting coronavirus pandemic requires a flexible and informed response. Our attorneys in the United States and China are helping businesses manage the legal and operational issues arising from this global outbreak.
Honoring a Trailblazer
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Robotics
Keep a Legal Eye on AI
Energy Bar Association Ignites Discussion at Virtual Fall Forum
The Energy Bar Association held a very well-attended virtual Fall Forum last week. Perkins Coie Partner Jane Rueger, who is president of the EBA this year, opened the Fall Forum with an address that built on the event theme of “Commit, Engage, Ignite.”
The ‘SEC Speaks’ in 2020: Enforcement Adapts to Turbulent Times
Top enforcement officials from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recapped the agency’s accomplishments over the past fiscal year and previewed its upcoming enforcement priorities at this year’s SEC Speaks conference, held on October 8 and 9, 2020.
Trump Administration Issues New Regulations on H-1B Workers and Prevailing Wage Requirements
The Trump administration published two new regulations on October 8, 2020, that make significant changes to the H-1B visa rules and to the prevailing wage requirements for PERM labor certification applications as well as H-1B, H-1B1, and E-3 workers.
CDC Temporarily Halts Certain Residential Evictions
In the wake of the July 24 expiration of the 120-day moratorium on residential evictions in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued an order (CDC order) temporarily halting some residential evictions in the United States.
With patent portfolios valued in billions of dollars, protecting your investments is critical. Inter partes reviews and other evolving post-grant procedures have reduced the time and cost of patent litigation, but it’s uncharted territory. We guide you through the new decisions, practices, and landscape in our post-grant proceedings resource library.
Helping Maintain Business Operations
Clients rely on Perkins Coie for advice and guidance in the face of an emergency. For those currently dealing with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and those anticipating its effects, our attorneys are helping businesses respond and prepare.
Perkins Coie is proud to announce that it has been named among the 2020 Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work For®” for the 18th consecutive year. This year, the firm ranks 40th on the list.
Perkins Coie offers qualifying clients access to the firm’s Le[a]dBetter® program, an innovative initiative that offers increased support to startups that have at least one woman in a senior leadership role.
From developments related to virtual currencies and consumer finance to trends in food litigation, privacy and data security law and more, our 15 blogs offer timely information and insights on a range of topics that affect businesses every day.