FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 3-Interview with Marie Patterson, Vice President of Marketing for Hiperos
What you need to know about Canada's new Anti-Spam Law (CASL)
Why Ending FCC Blackout Rules May Be Broadcast TV's Demise
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"
Polsinelli Podcast - Social Media at Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't?
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?
BETTING AND GAMING -
US: Draft legislation aims to prohibit Internet gambling - Last month, a draft Internet Gambling Control Act surfaced on the Internet. This proposed legislation, attributed by industry websites to...more
Community Banks and the Volcker Rule: What’s Next? -
For now, banks that have investments in CDO securities that are issued by funds that are invested in trust preferred securities (TruPS CDOs) have dodged a bullet. On...more
A unique settlement in a Washington, D.C., Freedom of Information Act lawsuit has provided a Memphis newspaper unprecedented access to the FBI's informant records from the civil rights era, including documentation of the U.S....more
We are pleased to introduce the inaugural issue of Goodwin Procter’s Business Litigation Reporter. This unique publication provides timely summaries of key cases and other developments within dedicated Business Litigation...more
Does Frosted Mini-Wheats cereal improve a child's attentiveness in school? Do fruit Roll-Ups and Fruit by the Foot have to contain real fruit? Would a reasonable consumer expect Cap'n Crunch with Crunchberries cereal to...more
Google has recently announced changes to its terms of service that will allow Google to incorporate its users’ photos, comments and names in advertisements. This new policy will go into effect on November 11th....more
A number of recent court decisions have addressed the enforceability of contract clauses that call for alternative dispute resolution procedures instead of traditional courtroom litigation.
Whaley v. T-Mobile, USA, Inc., No. 13-31-DLB-JGW, 2013 WL 5155342 (E.D. Ky. Sept. 12, 2013) -
Plaintiff opened a cell phone account with Defendant. Terms and conditions of the account included an arbitration provision...more
A recent decision in California should put a smile on the faces of those who routinely include mandatory arbitration clauses in their commercial contracts with customers, and should put an idea into the minds of those who...more
As early as late summer 2013, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the nonprofit entity that oversees domain names, will launch as many as 500 new Generic Top-Level Domain names (gTLDs). A...more
In this issue:
- Florida Settlement Tightens Up Face Lift Advertising
- Chairwoman Ramirez Names FTC Veteran as New Consumer Protection Bureau Director
- Artisanal Labeling: Grounds for a Lovingly Crafted...more
Recent rulings by Russia’s Supreme Arbitrazh (Commercial) Court (SAC) have clarified dispute resolution procedural issues in Russian courts. In particular, the following resolutions were adopted...more
The decision of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (“HRTO”) in Tremblay v. 1168531 Ontario Inc. serves as yet another reminder that Facebook postings can have significant consequences. It is also the first decision before...more
There have been many attempts over the last few years to address online copyright infringement. The most recent effort is the Copyright Alert System (“CAS”), which was rolled out in February 2013 as a system created to...more
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released a staff report on mobile payments, which identifies and makes recommendations for three key issues in the mobile payment industry that the FTC believes present consumer...more
ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) plans to launch the first of the registries associated with the new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) in mid-2013.
In association with the launch, ICANN is...more
In June 2011, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the organization responsible for the global coordination of the use of domain names, IP addresses and the like, announced that it would accept...more
The US Supreme Court recently vacated a decision by the Oklahoma Supreme Court, holding that the national policy favoring arbitration found in the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) and supporting case law, a policy which...more
The California Court of Appeals’ October 16, 2012 decision in Sherf v. Rusnak/Westlake, et al. invalidates a California law prohibiting class action waivers in consumer contracts. Under this ruling, marketers, including...more
In an important opinion on the enforceability of online contract terms, Senior Circuit Judge Robert D. Sacks walks through the last decade and a half of online contracting law on the way to invalidating an arbitration...more
The bad news for court funding in California continues. According to the Sacramento Business Journal, Governor Brown’s May revision of the State budget includes a $300 million cut in funding for trial courts and achieves...more
You’ve heard about the planned expansion of the domain name system, but what does it really mean for trademark owners?
Last year, the Internet Committee for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the organization...more
This month marks the 25th year of operations for the .CA domain, Canada’s country-code top-level domain (ccTLD). It was originally allocated to John Demco, an employee of UBC, who operated the domain on a volunteer basis...more
In This Issue:
Vindictive Ex-Girlfriend Could Face 18 Months in Prison for Facebook “E-Personation”; Man Bites PhoneDog: Twitter Account Ownership Dispute; Warning Signs: Promotions Using Facebook’s “Like” Feature; The...more
If someone asked you whether you own the website located at www.yourcompany.com, your likely response would be yes. However, do you own www.yourcompany.xxx? Many business owners look at a web site address ending in .xxx...more
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