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?
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?
Comments to the White House's recent request for comments on "big data" and how it affects Americans were due April 4, but even before all the comments have been reviewed, we can be pretty sure that, as usual, most business...more
Within the course of two weeks, there have important modifications in the way that the TCPA is applied and enforced.
1. In the Matter of GroupMe Inc./Skype Communications S.A.R.L., FCC Declaratory Ruling, FCC 14-33...more
Congress enacted the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) to protect consumers from unwanted telemarketing, fax marketing, and prerecorded/auto-dialed phone calls. Recently, there has been an explosion in TCPA...more
On March 28, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit held that, under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), consent to receive autodialed calls on a cell phone number must be provided by the number’s...more
On March 27, 2014, the FCC granted, in part, a petition for expedited declaratory ruling filed by the Cargo Airline Association (“CAA”). (The FCC’s CAA Order can be found here.) In its petition, the CAA asked the FCC: (1) to...more
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- Citizen petition filed for hummus standard of identity. A citizen’s...more
Delaware state representative Darryl Scott recently introduced the Child Online Protection Act (House Bill 261 or the “Bill”), to the state’s House of Representatives. If passed, the Bill would: (1) prohibit the online...more
Taiwan’s Fair Trade Act (FTA) governs the maintenance of the trading order, protects consumers’ interests, ensures fair competition and promotes economic stability and prosperity. Noznetheless, there were originally no...more
Recently, a California court dismissed a plaintiff’s claims that Instagram’s updated Terms of Services constituted a breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing implied in all contacts because Instagram took...more
Early 2014 has produced a series of court decisions highlighting third-party liability issues under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). In February, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a case about liability for...more
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
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
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
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
Last year, the Illinois Supreme Court held statutory damages of $500 per occurrence for violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) were not punitive in nature and reversed an Illinois appellate court decision...more
FDA “reminds” manufacturers of the requirements for food and dietary supplement ingredients and finalizes long-awaited liquid dietary supplement guidance.
On January 14, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA or...more
Should retailers be required to obtain written consent before sending a consumer a text message with information or a coupon that was specifically requested? The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) thinks not, and has...more
German data protection authorities published new guidelines in December 2013 about the collection and processing of personal data for advertising purposes. The 2013 advertising guidelines (available here in German)...more
As of January 1, 2014, California law requires operators of websites and online services to publicly disclose how they respond to "do not track" (dnt) signals, though the exact requirements vary depending on whether an entity...more
The Federal Trade Commission announced last week that it had entered into proposed consent orders with nine auto dealers in six states that were charged with deceptive advertising in violation of Section 5 of the FTC Act....more
A recent amendment to the California Online Privacy Protection Act of 2003 (“CalOPPA”) will require certain owners and operators of commercial websites and online service providers to change their posted privacy policies to...more
With the 2013 holiday season behind us, the State of California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) already appears to be looking forward to Christmas 2014. It has just wrapped and put a bow on next...more
On Oct. 25, 2013, China's Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (the “NPC’s Standing Committee”) promulgated the Amendments to the Law on the Protections of the Rights and Interests of Consumers (the...more
Last week the German Federal Supreme Court (FSC) finally released its full decision, with reasons, in the Gameforge “Runes of Magic” litigation. The court had already made its decision on 17 July 2013 (file no.: I ZR 34/12)....more
Recently, the California Court of Appeals, Second District, held that a plaintiff must have suffered a statutory injury to have standing to pursue a cause of action under the state’s “Shine the Light Act” (SLA). Boorstein v....more
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