fcpa Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 106-interview with Gini Deitrich
A Moment of Simple Justice - Snitching Ain't Easy
Polsinelli Podcasts - Be Careful What you Put in Writing - What Companies Need to Know About Document Retention
Jail Time for Revenge Porn Offenses?
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
JOBS Act Implementation Regulations
Polsinelli Podcast - 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"
Today the Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal held that a cable television provider’s video-on-demand (VOD) and pay-per-view (PPV) programming services are not tangible personal property and therefore not subject to sales...more
Earlier this year we told you that Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL) is not just for Canadians.
CASL is also not just about “spam”. Effective January 15, 2015, CASL applies to the installation of “computer programs” –...more
On Dec. 17, 2014, President Obama announced the United States will re-establish normal diplomatic relations with Cuba and that certain economic sanctions will be eased. Notwithstanding the media frenzy implying that the...more
On December 17, 2014, President Obama announced steps to ease the 54-year old embargo on Cuba and begin to restore diplomatic relations. Although the full extent of easing has yet to be determined, this historic policy shift...more
In This Issue:
- Marriott Fined $600,000 For Wi-Fi Jamming
- Franchisor Liability for Franchisee Employment Decisions: The NLRB’s General Counsel Addresses the Move to Expand the Joint-Employer Standard, and...more
Last Wednesday, President Obama announced the most sweeping changes to U.S.-Cuban relations in half a century, in effect beginning normalization to a relationship fractured by the pressures of the Cold War. Only baby steps...more
We started this blog about eight months ago. We did so because of the prevalence of section 75-1.1 claims in North Carolina business disputes. Indeed, it’s the unusual business dispute in North Carolina that does not include...more
Operators of social media platforms and other Web sites must manage a large number of risks resulting from their interactions with users. In an effort to maintain a...more
“How did we have sweepstakes before Facebook?” That question, which I heard during a call last week, summarizes the tremendous impact that social media has had on the use of sweepstakes and contests. These promotions are more...more
1. You Haven’t Lawyered Up.
OK, that may be a little dramatic, but the worst case scenario is that you have a handshake deal with your co-founders. After all, we are all buds, this won’t go wrong. Even if it never goes...more
On October 3, 2014, Marriott International entered into a consent decree with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) where Marriott agreed to pay a $600,000 fine for jamming conference guests' Wi-Fi hotspots at the...more
When the organization responsible for assigning domain names announced several years ago that it would expand the generic top level domain name system from the previous 21 to an unlimited number, brand owners knew their legal...more
On December 17, President Obama announced that he will take steps to normalize relations with Cuba, prompting questions about what this means for an island nation that has existed under a Cold War-era embargo for more than 50...more
Historic changes in relations between the United States and Cuba (that touch nerves in Hip-Hop and on Capitol Hill) and new U.S. sanctions against Venezuela may provide increased opportunities for U.S. business generally, and...more
Throughout their history, professional sports leagues, including the National Football League, the National Basketball Association, and the National Hockey League, have generated high-profile antitrust litigation. The nascent...more
We’ve all heard of Google.
But have you heard of Google X?
Google X is Google’s super somewhat secret research facility, a la Q Branch of Ian Fleming’s 007 spy novel fame, which has as its mission the...more
Congress this week passed the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 (the Act), which is expected to be signed by President Obama at any time. The Act renews or extends a number of expired or expiring provisions. Some of the...more
The Online Interest-Based Advertising Accountability Program just released another compliance warning, stating that the use of Interest-Based Advertising (IBA) in native advertising must comply with the Digital Advertising...more
During this busy holiday shopping season, retailers may end up facing litigation under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) for sending advertisements to consumers’ cell phones. With large-scale litigation...more
FCC Proposes Online Disclosures for Broadcast Contests -
The Federal Communications Commission has proposed a rule change that would allow broadcast stations to disclose on the Internet the material terms for contests...more
To know that relationship development is valued, one only need look at the annual compensation of rainmakers in the financial services industry. Goldman Sachs’ 250 partner managing directors, who are the...more
You are a trademark licensee, and your licensor suddenly declares bankruptcy. Then, to make matters worse, the bankruptcy trustee rejects your licensing agreement. What does this mean for you? Although intellectual...more
In Margulis v. BCS Ins. Co., 2014 Ill. App. LEXIS 826 (Ill. App. Ct. 1st Dist. 2014), the Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, had occasion to consider whether an insurer has a duty to defend an insurance agent under...more
Is the internet a place of public accommodation: a virtual town hall or a virtual shopping mall or a virtual movie theater? Courts still struggle with that....more
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Five Golden Rules…….(well, five new privacy laws/requirements)
There are five significant new privacy laws/amendments that will be effective as of New Year’s Day — January 1, 2015 — and...more
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