HWG Regulatory Advisory: Supreme Court’s Decision in Carpenter v. United States Shifts Third Party Doctrine, With Potential Ripple Effects

June 25, 2018

Adrienne E. Fowler and Lauren Snyder The decision On Friday, the Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision in Carpenter v. United States, a watershed case in privacy law. The Court…

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HWG Partner Amy Richardson Presented “The Ethics of Joint Representation in Business Transactions” at the 2018 Kentucky Bar Association Annual Convention in Lexington, Kentucky

June 13, 2018

The presentation covered the issues in joint representation of clients including conflicts of interest, client communications, waiver of conflicts of interest, informed consent and privileged communications.

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Thomas Mason and Lauren Snyder Present a Webinar Entitled Ethics and the Virtual Practice of Law at the Clear Law Institute

June 12, 2018

The webinar included a discussion of how to define the virtual practice of law and the relevant ethics principles and constraints of virtual practice and telecommuting. The webinar also covered…

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HWG Partner Thomas Mason Presents Another Perspective: Views From Outside the Department of Justice at the Professional Responsibility Officers’ (PRO) Conference at the National Advocacy Center

May 24, 2018

Hosted by the U.S. Department of Justice Executive Office for United States Attorneys Office of Legal Education, the Professional Responsibility Officers' Conference will provide engaging and interactive presentations on novel,…

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HWG Regulatory Advisory: President Trump Announces U.S. Withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Accord and Re-Imposition of Wide-Ranging U.S. Sanctions

May 21, 2018

Kent Bressie, Robert Friedman, and Susannah Larson On May 8, 2018, President Trump announced that the United States would terminate its participation in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“JCPOA”)…

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HWG Regulatory Advisory: Practical Impact of the Updates to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework

May 15, 2018

Kent Bressie, Adrienne Fowler, Robert Friedman, and Michael Carlson The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently released an update to its Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, commonly known…

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HWG Regulatory Advisory: Commerce Department Conducts Five-Year Benchmark Survey of Foreign Direct Investment; Responses by U.S. Businesses are Mandatory

May 14, 2018

Kent Bressie and Robert Friedman Every five years, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (“BEA”) conducts a five-year benchmark survey of foreign direct investment in the United…

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