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OnAir with Akin Gump features the thinking and insights of Akin Gump’s lawyers and advisors on topics of interest to those in the business and legal communities around the world. Commentaries on headline-making stories, viewpoints on interesting trends, and peeks over the horizon at upcoming opportunities and challenges—all these and more are featured in this series.

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OnAir with Akin Gump features the thinking and insights of Akin Gump’s lawyers and advisors on topics of interest to those in the business and legal communities around the world. Commentaries on headline-making stories, viewpoints on interesting trends, and peeks over the horizon at upcoming opportunities and challenges—all these and more are featured in this series.

    U.S. Elections 2020 Preview

    U.S. Elections 2020 Preview

    In this episode, Akin Gump public law & policy partner and former U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly and senior advisor & former U.S. Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen discuss the 2020 U.S. elections and their significance for business.

    Among the topics covered:
    · Issues firing up each candidate’s base.
    · The candidates on trade, immigration, taxation.
    · The significance of the “Biden Republican.”
    · Flipping the Senate, or status quo?

    To learn more, visit akingump.com and search for “public la

    • 26 min
    SCOTUS Wrapup and Preview 2020

    SCOTUS Wrapup and Preview 2020

    In this episode, recorded on Sept. 14, Akin Gump Supreme Court & appellate practice co-head Pratik Shah returns to review the 2019 Supreme Court Term and preview the big cases & topics in the October 2020 Term.

    Among the topics covered:
    • Chief Justice Roberts’ influence.
    • Justice Gorsuch as maverick & textualist.
    • COVID-19 & telephonic arguments.
    • What to look for in the October 2020 Term.
    • The 2020 elections and the Court.

    To learn more, visit akingump.com and search for “Supr

    • 33 min
    Health Care and COVID – Regulation, Fraud and Enforcement

    Health Care and COVID – Regulation, Fraud and Enforcement

    In this episode, Akin Gump health care partners Kelly Cleary and Robert Salcido discuss the health care industry and how COVID-19 has impacted the industry and affected or driven legislative and regulatory activity.

    Among the topics covered:
    • The Stark Law and conflicts of interest.
    • Oversight of the CARES Act.
    • The False Claims Act and its current and future enforcement.
    • Drug pricing models.
    • Takeaways for business.

    To learn more, visit akingump.com and search for “health care.

    • 28 min
    The Entertainment Industry During COVID-19

    The Entertainment Industry During COVID-19

    In this episode, Akin Gump entertainment practice head Chris Spicer & partner Alissa Miller talk about the entertainment industry in the U.S. and overseas and the impact that COVID-19 has had on production and financing.

    Among the topics covered:
    · U.S. vs. international productions.
    · The rise of the streaming services.
    · Insurance and COVID.
    · Representing independent content producers on Capitol Hill.
    · Investment opportunities.

    To learn more, visit akingump.com and search for “entertai

    • 35 min
    Litigating During COVID: What You Need to Know

    Litigating During COVID: What You Need to Know

    In this episode, Akin Gump antitrust partners Gorav Jindal and Corey Roush, fresh off a two-week trial, discuss the nuts and bolts of litigating during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Among the topics covered:
    · Antitrust litigation in the COVID context.
    · The challenges of remote trial preparation.
    · Technology: its advantages and disadvantages in the new normal.
    · Trial behind plexiglass and masks.
    · The post-COVID courtroom.

    To learn more, visit akingump.com and search for “antitrust.”

    • 33 min
    IP Disputes at the ITC: What You Need to Know.

    IP Disputes at the ITC: What You Need to Know.

    In this episode, Akin Gump intellectual property partners Cono Carrano & David Vondle discuss IP disputes at the U.S. International Trade Commission.

    Among the topics covered:
    · What is Section 337 & what does it mean for business?
    · ITC or district court: Which gets the job done?
    · The ITC & standard essential patents.
    · Filing complaints at the ITC against Chinese entities.
    · COVID's impact on ITC proceedings.
    To learn more about the firm’s Section 337 investigations practice, visit akingu

    • 33 min

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