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On April 17, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed new regulations that would implement the recordkeeping, reporting and notification requirements of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer...more
Last week the United States Department of Energy (the DOE) announced two programs supporting the Obama administration’s commitment to renewable energy development. On April 16, the DOE released a draft solicitation for up to...more
The challenges confronting corporate counsel regarding privacy, data protection and cyber security have never been more daunting: dealing with the threat of increasingly sophisticated cybercriminals, responding to data breach...more
This regular publication by DLA Piper lawyers focuses on helping clients navigate the ever-changing business, legal and regulatory landscape.
- Supporting healthy food options for students. On April 3, Senators Heidi...more
SAG Allocation Guidelines Trump Settlement Deal -
In the first decision interpreting the Screen Actors Guild 2009 Commercials Contract Allocation Guidelines, an arbitrator ordered a signatory to double its payments to...more
A federal district court in the Northern District of California in March refused to dismiss a consumer class action against wireless telecommunications company Verizon alleging that a third-party collections agency hired by...more
In This Issue:
- Third Circuit Seeks Guidance from Pennsylvania Supreme Court Regarding Whether Insured Tortfeasor May Assign Bad Faith Claim to Injured Third Party
- District of Colorado: Insurer Entitled To...more
Listeria monocytogenes returned to hospitals and media headlines as another outbreak killed a Californian and sickened seven others. ...more
President Obama recently released a Strategy to Reduce Methane Emissions (Strategy) that sets forth a multi-pronged plan for reducing methane emissions both domestically and globally. Domestically, the plan is to focus on...more
The legal process requires injured plaintiffs to prove their damages within a certain degree of certainty. This means that juries cannot simply pick a number they think is fair. It also means they cannot simply guess what...more
Welcome to Dorsey & Whitney’s monthly Anti-Corruption Digest. Anti-corruption enforcement crosses boundaries like no other, so keeping up to date is more important than ever. In this digest, we draw together news of...more
The Province of British Columbia approved an Order in Council dated April 11, 2014 to establish environmental assessment fees in British Columbia for the review of environmental assessment applications, orders and enforcement...more
Social networking site Facebook announced in February its plans to acquire WhatsApp—a “rapidly growing cross-platform mobile messaging company”—for the princely sum of $19 billion. While Facebook and WhatsApp are looking...more
It has not even been five years since the terrifying mass shooting that took 13 lives in Fort Hood, Texas. Yet the headlines read all the same on April 2, 2014: another shooting spree with multiple fatalities.
The CFPB has issued a proposal to extend for five years the temporary exception in its remittance transfer rule that allows insured depository institutions to estimate fees and exchange rates in certain circumstances. The...more
In This Issue:
- Employers Face Increasing Number of Religious Bias Suits
- Small Business Owners Concerned About Overtime Pay Requirements
- Rising Number of Wage Theft Lawsuits Highlight Enforcement Issues
Enacted in 1977 in response to the revelation of widespread bribery of foreign officials by U.S. companies, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA” or “the Act”) was “intended to halt those corrupt practices, create a level...more
On April 14, 2014, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals in Nat'l Ass'n of Mfrs. v. SEC, 2014 BL 102614, D.C. Cir., No. 13-5252, 4/14/14) upheld all aspects of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)’s conflict mineral rule,...more
Plaintiff filed a patent infringement action and also filed an application to proceed in pro per and In Forma Pauperis. The defendants file a motion to dismiss the action based on false statements in the application....more
The world waits for an answer to what happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a jet that disappeared during its March 8th, 2014 flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Investigators believe that the key to unraveling the...more
On March 12, 2014, the SEC updated its guidance regarding the framework it will follow in reviewing a “WKSI waiver” request. Such a waiver – which, if granted, allows an issuer to continue to qualify as a WKSI despite...more
What if you lose?
When it comes to debt collection lawsuits there are no guarantees. While cases filed by junk debt buyers are often similar in the underlying facts, there are several procedural and evidentiary issues...more
Can a summons and complaint that is sent to a defendant via FedEx, that’s not personally accepted by a defendant, be deemed proper service? ...more
Even as the news media tries to untangle the latest data on Marketplace enrollment, an equally important and still-evolving story is playing out on the Medicaid side of the open enrollment equation. According to a Centers for...more
When a trustee is sued for breach of trust and claims against his professional indemnity insurers, questions often arise as to the extent to which the trustee must first pursue any other rights of indemnity (for example...more
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