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"
sing it with me now….
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
Burger King Settles TCPA Suit for Whopping $8.5M -
Letting the class have it their way, Burger King reached an $8.5 million deal to settle a Telephone Consumer Protection Act suit over fax advertisements....more
We have written previously regarding the pitfalls of online contract formation, including where website operators fail to implement website terms in a manner that requires users to expressly accept such terms. A recent...more
In this installment of “Perkins Coie Wrapping Papers,” we take inspiration from “The Twelve Days of Christmas” to provide an overview of the top twelve privacy and data security issues retailers should consider as the year...more
On November 26, 2014, an Illinois appellate court held that a professional liability insurer had no duty to defend or indemnify its insured for a class action brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) because...more
Enforcement efforts by the Federal Trade Commission in the area of false advertising have long emphasized the importance of disclosing material facts relevant to advertising claims to ensure that messages communicated to the...more
Amanda Balschmiter’s boyfriend, Victor Loshek, purchased a car with a loan that was serviced by TD Auto Finance LLC (“TDAF”), and subsequently defaulted on the loan. Balschmiter, on Loshek’s behalf, began making calls on her...more
The Food and Drug Administration has finalized its rules requiring that calorie information be listed on menus and menu boards of chains with at least 20 units operating under the same name and in connection with vending...more
In a recent decision involving taste tests and preference claims for sweetened breakfast cereals, the National Advertising Division (NAD) once again reminds advertisers that advertising claims must be substantiated by...more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released two final rules for menu and vending machine labeling on November 25, 2014. The long-awaited rules stem from provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the comprehensive...more
Unilever, the maker of Hellmann’s Mayonnaise, has filed a lawsuit in New Jersey federal court against Hampton Creek foods over a competing product called Just Mayo. As many folks know, Hampton Creek is a food start-up focused...more
On November 6, 2014, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) issued a Public Notice requesting comments on a petition by the American Bankers Association (“ABA”) to exempt informational calls and texts to mobile devices...more
Consumers increasingly pay a premium for environmentally friendly products. As a result, companies are expanding their green marketing claims regarding products and packaging. Those companies may find themselves under...more
The CRTC has released guidelines on the implementation of the incoming computer-program provisions of Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL). Software vendors should review the CASL Requirements for Installing Computer Programs for...more
In an attempt to clear out the backlog of numerous pending petitions addressing how the FCC’s “Blast Fax” rules apply to consensual fax advertisement transmissions, the agency on October 30, 2014 issued an Order addressing...more
It is possible that a business may contact a changed or recycled phone number. According to the Wall Street Journal, as many as 37 million phone numbers are recycled each year by telephone companies. It is equally likely that...more
Marketing and advertising is a major component of most businesses. In fact, many businesses hire marketing companies or advertisers to help promote their businesses. Recently, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals addressed...more
Recently, various SEC Commissioners, including Commissioner Stein and Commissioner Gallagher, have addressed issues related to capital formation in their public remarks.
At a Los Angeles County Bar Association...more
From November 10 to 12, 2014, the CRTC provided its interpretation of the software provisions in Canada’s anti-spam law (CASL) in several presentations to industry. The CRTC also posted a specific FAQ about their...more
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently issued a Public Notice requesting comments on a petition by the American Bankers Association (ABA) to exempt time-sensitive informational calls to mobile devices from the...more
GMO labeling measure defeated in Colorado; results in Oregon too close to call. Colorado’s Proposition 105, which would have required manufacturers to place labels on food containing genetically modified ingredients, was...more
A recent survey of over 1,200 of the top mobile apps in 19 countries by the Global Privacy Enforcement Network ("GPEN") has found that 85% of the apps reviewed were non-compliant, failing to provide even the most basic...more
On October 30, 2014, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) released an Order that “confirms” that opt-out notices complying with rules and regulations adopted by the FCC in 2006, pursuant to the authority granted to...more
Given the rise in false advertising claims, manufacturers and retailers that wish to label or advertise their goods as being “Made in the USA” must be aware of federal and state laws that place certain requirements on the...more
On October 24, 2014, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) announced that it intends to fine two telecommunications companies $10 million for storing confidential personal information of up to 305,000 customers in a...more
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