Perkins Coie

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    Making a Mark in Chicago
    Since its founding 15 years ago, our Chicago office has grown to more than 100 lawyers and has become a mainstay on the Chicago Tribune’s list of Top Workplaces. Learn about our Chicago attorneys’ counsel to great companies, from finance and M&A to hotels, retail and technology.
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    The New Food & Beverage Playbook

    The food and beverage industry is under more scrutiny than ever.
    Our Tasting Notes inform food and beverage executives about the essential legal issues facing their businesses today.

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    Complying with Data Breach Notification Requirements

    When a data breach occurs, 48 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico have breach notification laws that affect your response. Review the current law for each in our comprehensive and newly updated Data Breach Notification Chart.


    Deep Dive into Blockchain and Virtual Currencies

    We offer an in-depth look into these emerging issues for
    companies working with blockchain technology or using
    and accepting bitcoin and other digital currencies:

    Legal Aspects of Smart Contract Applications >

    Self-Sovereign Identity and Distributed Ledger
    Technology: Framing the Legal Issues >

    Treatment of Bitcoin Under U.S. Property Law >

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    Untangling Net Neutrality
    The battle over net neutrality has unleashed multiple efforts to regulate, deregulate, litigate and legislate the future of the internet ecosystem. Debates are churning up so much dust that it has become hard to see the core issues. We cut through the talking points with clear-eyed commentary on the latest net neutrality developments.
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    Workplace Harassment Taskforce

    Even the most prepared employers need support to manage the current sea change in sexual and workplace harassment claims. Our cross-practice Workplace Harassment Taskforce helps in-house lawyers, boards of directors, HR teams and other managers navigate sensitive situations and provides guidance on investigations, counseling and preventive training.



Perkins Coie Marks 16 Years On FORTUNE’s Best Companies To Work For® List
 Perkins Coie is proud to announce that it has been named among the 2018 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies To Work For® for the 16th consecutive year. This year the firm ranks 58 in this annual list, now in its 21st year.
Best Lawyers® 2018 Recognizes 281 Perkins Coie Attorneys
Perkins Coie is proud to announce that 281 of its attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers In America®.
Marc Elias Interviewed by The National Law Journal
Marc Elias sat down with The National Law Journal to discuss the uptick in business opportunities and job demands for election law attorneys in the relatively small field.



SEC on Cybersecurity: Jay Clayton’s “Light Touch”
This week, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued its first formal interpretative release on public company disclosure obligations relating to cybersecurity since the SEC Division of Corporation Finance’s guidance in 2011.
Multiemployer Pension Underfunding: How to Protect Your Company
As a result of a declining union workforce, bankruptcies of employers contributing to multiemployer pension plans (MEPPs), and tax rules that prevented MEPPs from developing sufficient reserves, many MEPPs have become significantly underfunded.
New FTC Complaint Merits Attention of Group Purchasing Organization Suppliers and Participants
The Federal Trade Commission announced on February 12, 2018, that it has filed an administrative complaint seeking injunctive relief against three large dental supply companies, alleging that they violated the antitrust laws by conspiring to refuse to provide discounts, and sometimes refusing to serve, buying groups representing dental practitioners.
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    Best Wishes for the Lunar New Year

    To mark 2018 and the Year of the Dog, Perkins Coie extends best wishes for the Chinese New Year to our innovative and leading Chinese and multinational clients. Our 1,000 attorneys across 19 offices in the United States and Asia provide counsel in areas such as intellectual property, technology, life sciences, digital currencies, corporate finance and securities, international business and personal planning. We look forward to a continued partnership and collaboration with our multinational clients in 2018. 

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    Serving as a Steward of the Future of Identity

    The Sovrin Foundation selected Perkins Coie as the first law firm to be a Founding Steward of its private sector, international nonprofit organization established to govern the world’s first self-sovereign identity (SSI) network. Using the network, people and organizations can create and control portable, self-sovereign digital identities that cannot be taken away by any government or organization.