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
Jason Maloni on Data Security
JOBS Act Implementation Regulations
Ernest DelBuono on Aviation
Jack Deschauer on Government Investigations
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?
American Towers LLC v. BPI, Inc., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 106724 (E.D. Ky. Aug. 4, 2014) -
American Towers LLC (“American Towers”), which operates wireless and broadcast communications towers, undertook a project to...more
On August 25, 2014, The New York Review of Books issued a retraction in response to a defamation suit filed in New York State Court by well-known architect Zaha Hadid. Hadid was selected to design one of the stadiums for the...more
When an employee leaves and sets up a competing business, may he or she claim experience for work done by the former employer? The Seventh Circuit recently considered whether an architect – a former employee of a firm – is...more
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently adopted a new rule that marks good news for condo-hotel developers. In the last real estate cycle, condo hotels were popular among domestic and international investors in...more
Opinion clarifies when projects involving the construction of hundreds of new small utility structures may be exempt from environmental review -
The California Court of Appeal upheld San Francisco’s determination that...more
The California Contractors State License Board (“CSLB”) has released a new complaint form aimed at illegal contractor advertising.
Under California Business and Professions Code section 7048, a California contractors...more
On 8 September 2013, Tokyo was chosen as the host city for the 2020 Olympic Games. Tokyo is set to host the Games of the XXXII Olympiad from 25 July - 9 August 2020, and the Paralympic Games from 25 August...more
Managing litigation effectively, including controlling legal costs, especially litigation costs, is important for business owners, small and large. A recent article in InsideCounsel suggests that an important part of...more
On January 1, 2013, new rules governing indemnification in construction contracts went into effect under SB 474 in California. The new law impacts commercial real estate, and public and residential projects.
The big picture...more
The US Supreme Court sometimes makes news by refusing to hear cases, not by taking them. That was certainly the case on May 29, 2012 when the Supreme Court declined to hear a case in which Minnesota’s high court upheld state...more
The same tools and practices that help technology users maintain and administer their computer systems in an efficient and confidential manner may also be used improperly to spoil digital data and other evidence that is...more
In the years between 2003 and 2007, buyers were beating down the doors to buy lots in vacation developments in the mountains and at the beach. Developers could not produce lots fast enough to keep up with demand, and...more
Little did I know when I was writing What’s in an Orange-Colored Home Improvement Business Name? — that two days later, orange-color marks would be asserted in a trademark infringement lawsuit filed in Minnesota federal...more
A recent column in the ENR shares a plethora of good advice for structural engineers–and any design professional–who wants to avoid a lengthy, ugly construction claim lawsuit. Among the good gems in the article:
Here’s a recent case we thought our readers would be interested in that was posted in our May 2012 Media Law Bulletin. When Looney Ricks Kiss Architects, Inc. (Looney) created an architectural design known as the Island...more
When Looney Ricks Kiss Architects, Inc. (Looney) created an architectural design known as the Island Park Apartments in 1996, it probably wasn't thinking of insurance coverage law. But, it appears likely that Looney's...more
When building a new radio station, the FCC gives broadcasters three years in which to construct. The deadline for construction can only be extended for limited reasons (referred to as circumstances that justify...more
The FCC today released its further Public Notice in connection with FCC Auction No. 93, which offers for sale 119 construction permits for new FM radio stations in various communities across the...more
In This Edition:
*Law & Policy Updates:
..Henry Gifford’s Lawsuit Against U.S. Green Building Council Dismissed; LEED 101: A Look at the Proposed LEED Update - LEED 2012; and ML Strategies Energy and Environment...more
Does LEED-certification necessarily correlate to building energy savings? That is the crux of a lawsuit filed by Henry Gifford (along with an architect, engineer, and consultant) against the United States Green Building...more
Interested in A/E/C marketing Best Practices? Attend a free webinar this Thursday, sponsored by the Construction Marketing Association (CMA).
The webcast will be held Thursday, September 15, 2011, at 2pm ET. Free!...more
The failure to follow FCC filing rules when a station finished construction of new facilities under a construction permit will apparently cost a radio station $7000 according to a recent Notice of Apparent Liability released...more
The recent decision of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals which overturned the FCC's 2007 rulings on newspaper-broadcast cross ownership and on diversity initiatives, took an unexpected turn today. The FCC issued a Public...more
The NSW Court of Appeal on 1 November 2010 in Lucas Stuart Pty Ltd v Hemmes Hermitage Pty Ltd  NSWCA allowed an injunction preventing a call upon the performance bond because of the possible likely damage to the...more
In This Issue:
*Department of Labor Issues Guidance on FMLA’s Definition of In Loco Parentis
*Ruling Continues Trend of Courts Strictly Construing Terms of Construction Contract
*Overtime Lawsuit for Use of PDA's...more
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