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FCC Proposes New Rules On Local Wireless Siting
Data Center Networks – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin
What to expect from FCC Post-Governement Shutdown
Employer Social Media Policies – Interview with Mitch Danzig, Member, Member, Mintz Levin
Jason Maloni on Data Security
JOBS Act Implementation Regulations
Ernest DelBuono on Aviation
Jack Deschauer on Government Investigations
PODCAST - Inside Law - Public Policy Issues in 2013
Condo Adviser: Condominium Rules and Enforcement
Condo Adviser: What is 'FHA approved,' exactly?
Condo Owners and Dealing with Uncooperative Management Companies
Reserve Funds: Purposes and Common Mistakes
Instapundit: America's IP Laws Need to be "Pruned Back"
Social Media At Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't? PODCAST - Inside Law
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
Tips for Mobile App Privacy Compliance
Serving Legal Documents Through Social Media
Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
Sometimes employers can’t see the forest from the trees. This is often the case when it comes to the work environment, including workplace policies, and their impact on employee productivity and retention.
In the rush to...more
A recent decision by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals held that a nurse’s claim for unpaid wages attributed to working during unpaid meal breaks, did not violate the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). White v. Baptist...more
The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has been active in recent years pursuing companies that suffer data security breaches and arguably failed to live up to the data security standards promised in their privacy policies....more
A recent article on the Practical Law website, identified major horizon issues for General Counsel. We highlight a selected sample of these issues by subject area below:
Commercial: Green Guides
The FTC issues revised...more
In this issue:
> Telstra issued with direction to comply with TCP Code
> Trader pays $19,800 for misrepresenting broadband services
> ACCC makes final access determination for non-NBN local bitstream...more
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently issued a decision with significant impact upon employer policies that apply to employee use of social media. [Costco Wholesale Corporation, 358 NLRB No. 106 (Sept. 7,...more
Companies often charge additional fees that increase the final cost of a product or service. In some industries, such as telecommunications and airlines, fees imposed by the government may be passed on to consumers.
In Davis v. HSBC Bank Nevada, N.A., No. 10-56488, 2012 WL 3804370 (9th Cir. Aug. 31, 2012), the Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of claims for (1) false advertising in violation of the California Business and Professions...more
Google’s business model is based on delivering relevant search results and, increasingly, relevant ads to those who use its products. In order to do so, Google needs to know a user’s search history since search history and...more
Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) engaged in its first major enforcement action by requiring Capital One to refund 2 million consumers approximately $140 million for profits gained from deceptive...more
In This Issue:
- The Future of Tip Credit – And The Businesses That Depend Upon It By J. Hagood Tighe and Karen Luchka (Columbia)
The U.S. Supreme Court is being asked to decide what amounts to the future of tip...more
On August 18 2011, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc (Finra) issued Regulatory Notice 11-39 providing guidance to its broker-dealer members on social networking websites and business communications.
In March 2011, the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia affirmed Justice Jacobson's 2010 decision that two recordings of Men at Work's song "Down Under" infringed Larrikin Music Publishing's copyright in "Kookaburra...more