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?
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The New South Wales Court of Appeal in Prince v Malouf  NSWCA 12 has recently overturned a District Court award of damages.
The two parties, Dr Prince and Dr Malouf, were ear, nose and throat surgeons who, in...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
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
In Windmill Nursing Pavilion Ltd. v. Cincinnati Ins. Co., (No. 1-12-2431), the Illinois Court of Appeals concluded that under Ohio law, Cincinnati Insurance Company (“Cincinnati”) provided sufficient notice to its insured,...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 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 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
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
Food processors can use existing and new insurance policies in cases involving alleged violations of Prop 65 -
Labeling and duty-to-warn cases continue to emerge as a key area of risk for food and beverage companies....more
As policyholders look back at the insurance coverage landscape of 2013, a major take away point is that the courts continue to debunk the myth that there is no coverage for intellectual property claims under the advertising...more
In a case pending before the state Supreme Court, Hartford Casualty Ins. Co. v. Swift Distribution Inc., S207172, it seems the entire insurance industry has lined up in an effort to convince the high court that the rules...more
On January 9, 2014, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals again held that an insurance policy issued to class action defendants did not provide coverage for a claim brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)....more
We are pleased to introduce the inaugural issue of Goodwin Procter’s Business Litigation Reporter. This unique publication provides timely summaries of key cases and other developments within dedicated Business Litigation...more
Consent Too Varied to Certify TCPA Class, Court Rules -
Hilton Worldwide Inc. scored a victory in California federal court when a judge declined to certify a class of millions of consumers in a TCPA suit.
In A New York State Of Mind . . . For Expanded Vandalism Coverage -
Why it matters: Property owners in New York with coverage for vandalism will be pleased with the Georgitsi Realty LLC v. Penn-Star Insurance Company...more
On October 22, 2013, in The Zodiac Group, Inc. v. Axis Surplus Insurance Co., the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court’s dismissal of The Zodiac Group’s (Zodiac’s) claim against...more
On October 31, 2013, the Northern District of Illinois forced two insurers to cover a $6 million settlement of a TCPA class action despite claims that their insured, M&M Retail Center, Inc., settled for an inflated amount it...more
In This Issue:
- “The Upfront Costs of Compliance Are Looking More Like a Bargain Every Day” and “How to Minimise the Risk of Insider Trading and Leaking of Material Information” (October-December), Risk &...more
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) restricts telephone solicitations and limits the use of automatic dialing systems, prerecorded voice messages, SMS text messages, and faxes. TCPA plaintiffs typically claim that...more
Yesterday, the Belgian Privacy Commission’s announced its intention to make enforcement its number one priority:
- A dedicated inspection task force will be set up pro-actively monitoring companies and organisations...more
It's TCPA Day -
It's October 16—"TCPA Day." Today the FCC’s updated Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) regulations will finally take effect. The new rules pose significant challenges for companies seeking to...more
On October 7, 2013, a Missouri federal court judge held that a class action plaintiff that alleged violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) lacked standing to seek coverage under the defendant’s insurance...more
Generally, the language of an insurance policy governs the rights to any proceeds thereunder. However, many courts recognize a number of different theories that may allow third parties not specifically named as insureds in...more
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