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?
A recent proposed settlement in Massachusetts may signal readiness on the part of retailers to end so-called “ZIP code” litigation. In 2011, customers of the arts and crafts retailer Michaels Stores Inc. filed a proposed...more
Recently, in Rob Levine & Associates Ltd. v. Travelers Casualty and Surety Co., No. 13-560-M, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 15807 (D.R.I. Feb. 3, 2014), the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island held that a legal...more
Prize promotions are an effective and increasingly popular marketing tool used globally for attracting customers. The internet and various social media platforms make this an attractive, cost efficient means of reaching a...more
On February 28, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) released a revised draft guidance for industry entitled “Distributing Scientific and Medical Publications on Unapproved New Uses–Recommended Practices” (“Revised...more
Goodwin Procter’s Business Litigation Reporter provides timely summaries of key cases and other developments within dedicated Business Litigation sessions and related courts throughout the country – courts within which...more
There are a great variety of electronically provided services (“e-services”) and the respective market is rapidly growing. The general definition is that e-services are services which are delivered over the Internet or an...more
By now, you’ve probably heard the agonized shrieks of your friendly neighborhood copyright lawyer, decrying the Ninth Circuit’s opinion Garcia v. Google. If you haven’t had the time or inclination to read the opinion, here is...more
It is an axiom in the trial lawyer world that bad facts make bad law. The reason is if the facts are particularly egregious, most judges and juries will go out of their way to try and see that justice is served if not done....more
China has further opened up its value-added telecoms sector, starting with foreign-invested companies established in the new Shanghai Free Trade Zone (“SFTZ”).
As reported in our January China Bulletin, the SFTZ offers...more
A chance to win one billion dollars. Quicken Loans and Berkshire Hathaway recently announced that they are teaming up to award one billion dollars to be shared by persons who correctly predict the winners of every game in...more
The Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), amended the Iran personal communications General License D-1 (GL D-1) on Feb. 7, 2014, expanding, clarifying and superseding the May 2013 General...more
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Insurer Must Indemnify TCPA Settlement, Despite Lack of Involvement -
Why it matters:
In a closely watched case out of Illinois, an appellate court held that a $1.7 million settlement in a Telephone Consumer...more
The threat to many American businesses posed by the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (“TCPA”) (47 U.S.C. § 227(b)) is undeniable. A typical alleged violation of the TCPA may consist of sending a fax without the...more
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It is not often that a decision from a California trial court receives or deserves as much attention as the recent tentative decision issued by Alameda County Superior Court Judge Wynne Carvill in the State’s case against...more
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Adding to the already fragmented judicial approach to insurance coverage for Telephone Consumer Protection Act claims, an Illinois appellate court has held that an insurance company is responsible for covering a $1.7 million...more
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Two new FDA guidance documents can assist both conventional beverage and liquid dietary supplement manufacturers to avoid costly mischaracterization and enforcement action.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA or...more
Last week, the Illinois Court of Appeals released an opinion ruling that Cincinnati Insurance Company has no obligation to contribute an additional $4 million to a settlement of a class action claim brought under the...more
In This Issue:
Governor Cuomo Releases Ambitious 2014-15 Executive Budget; Third Department Holds Transfer of Condemned Property Did Not Occur Until After Gains Tax Was Repealed; Trial Court Upholds Constitutionality...more
Executive summary -
The European Commission has commenced antitrust proceedings against several prominent European pay-TV service providers and major U.S. film studios including Sony Pictures Entertainment,...more
In its recent decision in Windmill Nursing Pavilion v. Cincinnati Ins. Co., 2013 IL. App. (1st) 122431, the Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, had occasion to consider the scope of products-completed operations...more
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