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  • White Collar & Investigations
    Chief Compliance Officers on SEC’s Radar

    As the SEC enforcement actions against CCOs are on the
    rise, what is the best way to prevent unwanted regulatory
    scrutiny? Learn risk-reduction actions to take now from a
    former SEC chief litigation counsel.

    Drone Law Takes Flight

    What was legal and permissible in unmanned aerial vehicles
    last year may no longer apply. From safety and product
    liability to privacy and IP issues, Perkins Coie advises
    commercial drone users on safe flight amid a shifting legal
    landscape. Find out more in our drone-shot video.

  • Emerging Companies & Venture Capital

    Promoting Gender Equality
    in Business Leadership

    To help make equality in business leadership a reality,
    Perkins Coie proudly launches Le[a]dBetter, an innovative
    program that supports startups with women in senior
    executive roles.  LEARN MORE
    Concierge-Level Hotel Counsel
    Whether leading Chicago’s top hotel deals or keeping leisure industry brand leaders ahead of the competition, Perkins Coie attorneys handle virtually every aspect of hotel ownership and operations.

    More about our full-service hotel legal counsel here.
  • Interactive Entertainment
    Virtual Reality Law
    Virtual and augmented reality technology is
    triggering new legal challenges for gaming
    and interactive entertainment companies.
    Perkins Coie is in the forefront of guiding
    clients through their current and
    anticipated legal issues.

    Read more
    An Innocent Man Goes Free
    After 18 years in prison for a murder he did not commit, Teshome Campbell gives a victorious thumbs-up during his first moments of freedom. Learn how a Perkins Coie team helped to vacate the murder conviction in the 2015 Pro Bono Annual Report. More.
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Perkins Coie Marks 14 years on FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies To Work For® List
Perkins Coie is proud to announce that it has been named among the 2016 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies To Work For® for the 14th consecutive year. This year the firm ranks 37 an improvement over last year’s ranking of 46.
The Public Company Handbook: A Corporate Governance and Disclosure Guide for Directors and Executives - New Edition
Our just-released fifth edition of The Public Company Handbook:  A Corporate Governance and Disclosure Guide for Directors and Executives, provides a “plain English” guide for directors, officers and other executives seeking to familiarize themselves with legal and other board and management issues facing public or soon-to-be-public companies.
Perkins Coie Announces 2016 Partner Class
Perkins Coie announced that 22 counsel and senior counsel have been promoted to partner.
Perkins Coie Represents Planar in Acquisition by Leyard
Perkins Coie represented Planar Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLNR), a global leader in display and digital signage technology, in its acquisition by Leyard American Corporation, a subsidiary of Leyard Optoelectronic Co., Ltd., which designs, produces, and distributes a range of LED display products and its ancillary systems.



SEC Continues to Turn the Screw on Non-GAAP Financial Disclosures With Updates to Compliance & Disclosure Interpretations
Continuing the SEC’s recent focus on companies’ use of non-GAAP financial measures, the staff of the SEC Division of Corporation Finance issued updated guidance on May 17, 2016 that addresses compliance issues under Regulation G and Item 10(e) of Regulation S-K.
FTC Blocks Merger Between Staples and Office Depot
A federal court in Washington, D.C. issued an order blocking Staples' acquisition of Office Depot on grounds it would substantially lessen competition in the sale of consumable office supplies to national business customers.
New Privacy Best Practices for Drone Use Adopted by Industry, Consumer and Media Organizations
Consensus was reached in a proceeding of the NTIA of the U.S. Department of Commerce on a set of privacy best practices for the commercial and recreational use of unmanned aerial systems (UAS), more commonly referred to as “drones.” 
New Online Opportunities for .store and .stream Domain Names

Several new unrestricted generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs), such as .store and .stream, are now available, with several others set to launch soon.