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January 17, 2017, Law360

Law360 selected Covington’s Product Liability practice as a “Practice Group of the Year,” profiling the team’s defense of Takata in litigation over potentially explosive airbags and Bayer Healthcare in multidistrict litigation (MDL) over Mirena IUDs, among other matters. According to Paul Schmidt, the firm’s range of work showcases its diversity of ...

January 17, 2017, Global Competition Review

Louise Freeman and Johan Ysewyn are quoted in a Global Competition Review article regarding Freeman’s arrival to the firm’s European Dispute Resolution practice. According to Freeman, Covington is an exciting firm to join – especially as the firm is “expanding at a phenomenal rate.” She adds, “It’s going to be great fun educating the London market on what is ...

January 17, 2017, Law360

Alex Leitch and Jeremy Wilson are quoted in a Law360 article regarding the arrival of Craig Pollack and Louise Freeman to the firm’s European Dispute Resolution practice. According to Leitch and Wilson, “The firm’s growing footprint in London is a reflection of client demand that is fueled by the increasingly challenging regulatory and compliance environment, ...

January 16, 2017

LONDON—Craig Pollack and Louise Freeman have joined Covington as partners in the firm’s European Dispute Resolution practice resident in London. Mr. Pollack will also serve as co-chair of the firm’s Global Disputes Initiative with former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and former U.S. Under Secretary of State Alan Larson.  Mr. Pollack focuses on complex high ...

January 16, 2017, International Devices & Diagnostics Monitor

Cándido García Molyneux is quoted in an International Devices & Diagnostics Monitor article regarding the European Commission’s plan to allow certain second-hand and refurbished devices that contain hazardous substances to continue to be marketed in the EU beyond July 22, 2019. According to García Molyneux, the ban would greatly restrict the availability of ...

January 16, 2017, Medtech Insight

Cándido García Molyneux is quoted in a Medtech Insight article regarding an expected amendment to the Directive on the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS2). According to García Molyneux, if proposed, non-RoHS compliance electronic medical devices, IVDs and control instruments may be further supplied in the distribution chain or resold after July 22, 2019 ...

January 15, 2017, South China Morning Post

South China Morning Post references a Law360 article by John Veroneau and Catherine Gibson uncovering Section 338 of the Trade Act of 1930 which gives the president the ability to impose tariffs of up to 50 per cent and then, if escalation was required, block imports completely.

January 15, 2017, South China Morning Post

South China Morning Post highlights the re-discovery of Section 338 of the Trade Act of 1930 by John Veroneau and Catherine Gibson in an article regarding Donald Trump’s ability to affect trade with China. 

January 13, 2017, Medtech Insight

Wade Ackerman participated at the Medtech Showcase and is quoted in a Medtech Insight article regarding the launch of AdvaMed Digital and the increased focus on medtech and digital health. According to Ackerman, having the dedicated sector within AdvaMed will be a positive for future digital-health policy development.