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?
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PROTECTION -
Effectively protecting a business’s intellectual property rights has become an increasingly important element of safeguarding the success of many businesses nowadays. The following is...more
NEW FOR SUPPLIERS OF DIGITAL CONTENT AND INTANGIBLES: DLA PIPER’S GLOBAL VAT GUIDE -
Starting January 1, 2015, EU VAT rules for suppliers of digital content, telecommunications and broadcasting services are changing....more
In This Issue:
- NEW FRANCHISE LEGISLATION IN CANADA:
British Columbia, which presently does not have a franchise specific statute, recently took one step closer to implementing such legislation when the British...more
After years of enduring a reputation as a haven for spammers, Canada has enacted one of the toughest anti-spam laws in the world. Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (“CASL”), which goes into effect on July 1, 2014, strictly regulates...more
Following on from the guidance note we recently published on this topic, new consumer rights have now been introduced on an EU-wide basis which affect most businesses dealing with consumers. These rights have been introduced...more
As women influence an estimated 80% — or more — of auto purchases, the auto industry has long targeted female buyers. Now, the industry is facing a majority of women drivers, not just buyers. According to Frost & Sullivan and...more
If the term “CASL compliance” is giving you a nervous twitch, you’re not alone. Many small and medium-sized businesses in Canada are scrambling to prepare for Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL), whose official title says it all -...more
The telecom industry has traditionally been highly regulated and restricted in terms of foreign investment in China. China tightly controls what types of telecom business including basic telecom services (BTS) and value-added...more
In this issue:
- SEC Warns Private Equity Fund Advisers about Compliance Shortcomings
- Why the 50 Percent Rule Deserves 100 Percent Attention
- Exactly How Much Omega-3 Is in There?
The European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) recently held that Google must, under certain circumstances, provide European Union (“EU”) citizens with the right to remove information about themselves, including the list of results...more
On May 19, 2014, the European Commission (EC) Joint Research Center (JRC) announced the availability of a report discussing labeling and reporting schemes for nanomaterials in consumer products in the European Union (EU). The...more
The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (“AIFMD”), which governs alternative investment fund managers (“AIFMs”), required EU Member States (“Member States”) to implement the AIFMD into national law as of 22 July...more
On 13 June 2014, the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 (the Regulations) will come into force and affect any UK businesses selling to consumers.
Regulation 1169/2011 on the provision of food information to consumers (the FIC Regulation) will be applicable as from December 13, 2014.
This is the first of a series of news alerts specifically addressing how those...more
Virgin Mobile announced the launch of a MVNO in Mexico by Q2 2014 partnering I-New (“MVNO-in-a-Box”) and under the infrastructure of Telefonica, Recently, Virgin announced the appointment of Cecilia Vega as CEO, so the launch...more
The Regulations on Supervision and Administration of Medical Devices was amended and promulgated by the State Council on March 7th, 2014, effective June 1st, 2014. The last version is from 2000. The following highlights the...more
Regulation of financial products and services in the U.S. historically has relied on rules-based regulatory policy, governing business processes including disclosures relating to terms, pricing, structure and marketing. The...more
In This Issue:
- PRIVACY BY DESIGN? FASHION FLAIR TRANSFORMS WEARABLE TECHNOLOGIES: The rise of the wearables – and the data protection challenges they bring
- EFFECTIVELY DELIVERING IT SERVICES IN THE RETAIL...more
Increasingly, franchise concepts that begin in one country soon find that expansion involves not only domestic growth, but also development in other jurisdictions including the United States. Over the past decade, advances in...more
EU VAT CHANGES FOR E-COMMERCE SERVICES -
Australian e-commerce businesses that supply services to European customers need to be aware of important "value added tax" ("VAT") changes that will apply across the European...more
At the beginning of this year – to the (pleasant) surprise of market participants – an agreement came into force to implement a simplification in the marketing of Swiss securities funds (Effektenfonds) in Germany, and German...more
As previously reported in Dechert's Fourth Quarter 2013 Financial Services Quarterly Report and DechertOnPoint, Luxembourg Law Transposing the AIFMD Passed by Luxembourg Parliament, Luxembourg’s transposition of the AIFMD...more
A new Canadian law taking effect on July 1, 2014, will impact businesses -- whether located in Canada, the United States, or elsewhere -- that send commercial electronic messages to computers located in Canada or that install...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
The Gambling (Licencing and Advertising) Bill (“Bill“) receives its Third Reading in the House of Lords, the upper chamber of the British Parliament today. It has always been envisaged that following the Third Reading, the...more
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