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Thursday, May 30, 2024

Transactional

Sony Music Entertainment Eyes Acquisition of Japanese E-Comics Provider Infocom Corp.

Sony Music Entertainment is gearing up to compete against private equity giants Blackstone Inc. and KKR & Co. in a bid to acquire Japanese e-comics provider Infocom Corp. The deal, estimated to be valued at around $1.3 billion, signals Sony's strategic move to expand its content offerings and delve deeper into the lucrative world of digital manga...

Litigation

Fintech Upstart Faces SEC Scrutiny Over AI Disclosures

Upstart Holdings Inc., a prominent financial technology lender, finds itself under the regulatory spotlight as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issues a subpoena concerning its disclosures, particularly regarding its artificial intelligence (AI) models and loans. The company disclosed on  May 8, 2024 that it had received the subpoena from the SEC on November 17, 2023, and affirmed its cooperation with the regulatory body...

Policy

FCC Reinstates Network Neutrality Rules with New Regulations

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced the reinstatement of network neutrality rules, marking a significant regulatory shift in the telecommunications landscape. The decision, which readopts the 2015 conclusion, categorizes Broadband Internet Access Service (BIAS) as a telecommunications service rather than an information service, subjecting it to increased oversight and regulation...

Features

TikTok and ByteDance Sue U.S. Government Over Potential Nationwide Ban

TikTok and its Chinese parent company, ByteDance, filed a lawsuit against the U.S. federal government on May 7, 2024, contesting what they term an "unconstitutional" potential ban of the social media platform. The legal action challenges a law signed by President Joe Biden in April 2024, which mandates that ByteDance sell TikTok to a non-Chinese company within nine to twelve months or face a nationwide ban...

Popular Articles

The Top 25 General Counsels of 2023

Attorney Intel is pleased to announce The Top 25 General Counsels of 2023. The recipients of this year's awards are from some of the most successful and enduring brands on the globe. Nonetheless, achieving success in any domain usually entails disputes and challenges in the legal world...

Top 25 Attorneys of Massachusetts for 2022

Attorney Intel is pleased to announce the Top 25 Attorneys of Massachusetts for 2022. The state, known for its many colleges and universities, including Harvard University — the first institution of higher learning in the country — it's no surprise that some of the country's most respected and ardent attorneys begin and make their mark here...

The Top 50 Attorneys of San Francisco for 2022

Attorney Intel is pleased to announce The Top 50 Attorneys of San Francisco for 2022. With the sixth largest economy in the U.S. and as an critical hub to global wealth, San Francisco has a wide variety of attorneys who are experts in their industries...

The Top 25 General Counsels of 2022

Attorney Intel is pleased to announce The Top 25 General Counsels of 2022. This year’s awardees represent some of the most successful companies in the world across many metrics. However, with success in any field inevitably comes controversy and legal issues, and the counsels on this year’s list provide the steady hand, guidance, and leadership necessary to navigate their companies through troubled waters and come out the other side whole and often in a better position than they were before...

The Top 50 Attorneys of New York for 2023

Attorney Intel is pleased to announce The Top 50 Attorneys of New York for 2023. With nearly 20 million residents, and the most populous city in the U.S., New York State has the highest concentration of lawyers in the country. For many legal practitioners, the Empire State serves as a desirable location to excel in their careers...

The Top 50 Attorneys of New York for 2022

Attorney Intel is pleased to announce The Top 50 Attorneys of New York for 2022. This state is home to many well-established law firms and lawyers, both which are fundamental to the inner workings of the state. This year’s awardees serve in various fields including corporate, litigation, business, digital assets, real estate, trust and estate management, and more...

The Top 50 Attorneys of New Jersey for 2022

Attorney Intel is pleased to announce The Top 50 Attorneys of New Jersey for 2022. Although this state is known for residing more engineers and scientists per square mile than anywhere else in the world, New Jersey is also known for their leading and respected law firms...

The Top 50 Attorneys of Los Angeles for 2023

Attorney Intel is pleased to announce The Top 50 Attorneys of Los Angeles for 2023. The City of Angels isn't just a haven for the arts and entertainment industry – it's also a prime destination for legal professionals. Renowned worldwide for its stunning beaches, Hollywood celebrities, and delightful climate, LA's hidden gem is its formidable economy. In fact, its 2021 real GDP exceeded $950 billion, placing it among the top 20 global economies if it were a sovereign nation...

The Top 50 Attorneys of Houston for 2022

Attorney Intel is pleased to announce The Top 50 Attorneys of Houston for 2022. Houston is the fourth most populous city in the nation and continues to grow due to the area’s booming job market. Not only is it a great city for engineers, scientists and tech professionals, it’s home to thriving law professionals...

The Top 25 Attorneys of Arizona for 2023

Attorney Intel is pleased to announce The Top 25 Attorneys of Arizona for 2023. Nicknamed the “Grand Canyon State," the state is known for more than its desert climate. It has an abundance of copper, beautiful scenery, and a rich and storied history...