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EPA and the Army Corps Seeking to Consolidate Challenges to Recently Issued “Waters of the United States” Rule

Since the EPA and the Army Corps published the final rule defining “waters of the United States” on June 29, 2015, 72 plaintiffs have already filed ten separate complaints in eight federal district courts challenging the final rule…more

New FTC Guidelines for Promoting Products on Social Media

Social media can be used in a multitude of ways for savvy brands to promote their products. A popular approach is providing “celebrity bloggers” with free or discounted items in exchange for a picture, post, tweet or “shout-out”, which…more

Regional Manufacturing Outlook - July 2015

Manufacturing is important to our national economy in terms of its contribution to the UK’s productivity performance, exports, innovation capacity and employment. It also makes significant contributions to local and…more

Ethics & Compliance Training Best Practice FAQs: Top Five Questions from the Training Benchmark Webinar Answered

During our recent webinar (now available on-demand), we provided an in-depth tour through the findings of our 2015 Ethics & Compliance Training Benchmark Report. Webinar attendees asked a number of valuable questions on ethics and…more

Catalog Search Posted On Claim Preclusion Does Not Bar Additional Discovery Relating to Privity Challenge in Later-Filed IPR Proceeding

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board recently designated a decision granting a request for additional discovery as an informative opinion. Informative opinions are not binding; they rather provide guidance on rules and practices. In…more

Proposed IRS Regulations Target Management Fee Waiver Arrangements

On July 22, 2015, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) released proposed regulations (the “Proposed Regulations”) regarding disguised payments for services under Section 707(a)(2)(A) of the Internal Revenue…more

Popular Cybersecurity Reads on JD Supra

From latest data breach laws to cyber liability insurance to the FTC's consumer data safety guidance ... a recap of popular Cybersecurity reads on JD Supra during the second half of July, 2015…more

Advertising Law - July 2015 #5

Place Your Bets: Yahoo to Host Fantasy Sports Games - In a new business venture that adds to an ever expanding field, Yahoo announced that it will host daily and weeklong pay-to-play fantasy sports games for cash prizes…more

The Heat of the Moment: When Inking That Big Deal, Make Sure Dispute Resolution Provisions Are on Your Checklist

The strength of the Seattle area economy has been attracting both national and international attention. The bird that is synonymous with economic activity — the construction crane — is visible from downtown to South Lake Union and from…more

New Proposed Treasury Regulations Focus on Management Fee Waivers

On July 22, 2015, the U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service released proposed regulations under Section 707(a)(2)(A) of the Internal Revenue Code relating to disguised payments for services between partners and…more

Product Liability Update - July 2015

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Holds Failure-to-Warn Claim Against Drug Manufacturer Not Preempted Because There Was No “Clear Evidence” FDA Would Not Have Approved Plaintiffs’ Suggested Warning; Also Holds Non-Physician’s…more

Tax Policy Update

First it was three years, now it’s three months. The Senate’s attempt to pass a multiyear highway bill ran off the road this week after House Republicans announced they will adjourn one day early for the month-long August recess. The…more

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Infinite Public Relations (IPR) was founded in 2001 as a professional services and litigation/crisis communication PR firm. For more than a decade, IPR’s team members have worked with many of the…

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