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June 14, 2018

LOS ANGELES—The Mexican American Bar Foundation (MABF) honored Covington partner and the 82nd Attorney General of the United States Eric Holder with the Pioneer for Justice Award at its 27th Annual Scholarship & Awards Gala. MABF recognized Mr. Holder for his commitment to equal justice for all Americans and for providing inspiration to advocates in the pursuit ...

June 13, 2018

WASHINGTON—Covington submitted a Memorial to the International Court of Justice on behalf of Ukraine that documents violations of international law by the Russian Federation. The Memorial, accompanied by a substantial evidentiary record, establishes that the Russian Federation has violated the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of ...

June 13, 2018

WASHINGTON—On June 9, 2018, Genworth Financial, Inc. ("Genworth") announced that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States ("CFIUS") had cleared its $2.7 billion acquisition by China Oceanwide. Covington represented Genworth in securing CFIUS approval, which is the largest China-related transaction approved in the Trump Administration. Reuters ...

June 12, 2018, The National Law Journal

Robert Kelner is quoted by The National Law Journal in an article regarding the release of FARA advisory opinions by the Justice Department. “In general, I would say this is not quite the Rosetta Stone for interpreting DOJ’s position on FARA that some might have hoped for,” says Kelner. “The opinions cover a lot of ground but they do it in some cases at a fairly ...

June 11, 2018, Washington Times

Peter Lichtenbaum is quoted in a Washington Times article regarding U.S. policy on drone strikes. “We can set whatever rules we want, but we need to understand that we are setting a precedent, and other countries are watching very closely what we do,” says Lichtenbaum. “If we assert a certain prerogative, that will make it difficult for us to argue against other ...