Perrie Weiner

Perrie Weiner

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Accessibility 2.0 – is your company’s website accessible to disabled individuals? 5 practical steps toward compliance

A series of lawsuits over the past few years has made it clear that accessibility under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Unruh Civil Rights Act, an analogous California statute, includes website...more

10/28/2014 - ADA Assistive Technology Civil Rights Act Disability Technology Title III Websites

With record-breaking Dodd-Frank award, SEC invites the world to blow the whistle

The SEC has announced its largest-ever Dodd-Frank whistleblower award: between $30 and $35 million. While the amount of the award is eye-popping on its own, the Commission’s order awarding the whistleblower’s claim – the...more

10/3/2014 - Dodd-Frank Extraterritoriality Rules Foreign Nationals SEC Whistleblower Awards Whistleblowers

The FCC’s declaratory ruling re TCPA vicarious liability – one year later, trends and takeaways

A year ago, we reported on the FCC’s Declaratory Ruling that addressed the issue of whether parties who did not actually place telemarketing robocalls could be either directly or vicariously liable for calls made on their...more

9/4/2014 - FCC Robocalling TCPA Telemarketing Vicarious Liability

California’s privacy statute regulates California companies, but not against out-of-state plaintiffs: a recent decision, 2...

Throughout 2013 and into the new year, the plaintiffs’ bar has continued to file a steady stream of privacy-related class action claims. With statutes such as California’s Invasion of Privacy Act and the federal Telephone...more

4/24/2014 - Choice-of-Law CIPA Class Action First National Invasion of Privacy TCPA Wiretap Act

Expect greater SEC scrutiny of activist hedge funds that share information or collaborate in advance of their trades

A recent Wall Street Journal article – “Activist Investors Often Leak Their Plans to a Favored Few” – focused attention on “activist” investors and stock analysts who (as part of their bullish or bearish campaigns for or...more

4/17/2014 - Hedge Funds Insider Trading SEC Shareholder Activism Shareholder Litigation Shareholders

Robocalls and third-party violations: FCC rules on vicarious liability under the TCPA

The Federal Communications Commission recently clarified whether parties on whose behalf telemarketing “robocalls” are made may be liable for third-party violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). ...more

7/26/2013 - FCC Robocalling TCPA Third-Party Vicarious Liability

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