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Unauthorized Transfers Present Growing Risks for Commercial Accounts

Could your institution be at risk of liability for unauthorized wire transfers and Automated Clearing House (“ACH”) credit transfers? Data security breaches continue to garner headlines, and criminals continue to engage in targeted…more

SEC Provides Guidance on Activities That Constitute "General Solicitation" for Private Placements on Electronic Platforms

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on August 6, 2015, issued a no-action letter to Citizen VC, Inc. (the “Citizen Letter”) and new compliance and disclosure interpretations (“C&DIs”), providing clarification and…more

Real estate in Paris - Pre-emption right empowers the city

IMMOBILIER A PARIS: L’arsenal renforcé de la commune pour préempter - Dans un contexte où le mécanisme d’encadrement des loyers des logements instauré par la loi ALUR devrait, selon le communiqué de presse du cabinet de la…more

Indiana Trial Rule 13(J): Now More Cloudy Than Ever

This week we discuss the often-overlooked, always-confusing Indiana Trial Rule 13(J) that allows for time-barred counterclaims to be raised ... or so we thought until last week's Delacruz v. Wittig decision…more

Updated Proposed Regulations Issued: Inpatient Hospital and Physician Services Must Be Covered

Tuesday the IRS issued proposed regulations that require an employer-sponsored health plan to include substantial coverage of inpatient hospital and physician services in order for the plan be considered as providing minimum value…more

Back to the Future? The NLRB Clouds the Waters of Joint Employment

In a landmark decision overturning 30 years of established precedent, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has expanded the definition of “joint employment” for purposes of assessing joint-employer status under the National Labor…more

Gaming Method Patent Is Held Invalid On Motion To Dismiss

Defendant claims the patent-in-suit claims ineligible subject matter and is therefore invalid under § 101. The invention uses computer technology for promotional gaming methods. Applying the 2-step Alice step, The court finds that…more

[Webinar] Mobile Device Management for Health Care Organizations and Vendors - Sept. 10th, 10:00am PDT

In this webinar, we will demystify the HIPAA Security Rule and how to apply the administrative, physical, and technical safeguards in a mobile environment. We will discuss key takeaways from the recently released NIST Draft Guide on…more

Machinima Settles FTC Enforcement Action Over Xbox One Endorsements

On September 2, 2015, the FTC announced that it had settled its complaint against a California-based online entertainment network – Machinima, Inc. – for engaging in an allegedly deceptive advertising campaign to promote the 2013…more

Does Asserting a "Good Faith" Affirmative Defense Waive the Attorney-Client Privilege?: Part I

As the most extreme example of an implied waiver, the "at issue" doctrine can waive privilege protection if a litigant affirmatively raises an issue that implicates privileged communications. Some courts hold that corporations relying…more

Performing Work with a Suspended CSLB License Costs Big: Subcontractor Faces $18,000,000 Disgorgement

In what could lead to a draconian result, the Court of Appeal for the First Appellate District held that a contractor who performs work without a valid license can be required to disgorge all payments received, even if the contractor…more

Physician Group to Pay $750,000 to Settle a HIPAA Violation

In August 2012, a Physician Group—comprising of nearly 20 physicians—reported its HIPAA breach to HHS, which resulted from a laptop bag containing the employee’s laptop and a computer server backup being stolen from an employee’s car…more

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