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
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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
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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"
The State and Commerce Departments recently issued significant new regulations under Export Control Reform affecting the export control requirement for military electronics. These will have a major impact on manufacturers of...more
On September 25, 2014, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved the requests of six video production companies to use unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in their businesses. The six companies were among the first to...more
On Sept. 25, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved the limited use of unmanned aerial systems (UAS), commonly referred to as drones, for film production on some movie sets.
Current FAA regulations prohibit...more
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has been playing catch-up with the developers and manufacturers of "drones," a term those in the media have grown fond of using, or unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)/unmanned aerial...more
Congress returns this week from a five week district work period for approximately ten legislative days before departing Washington again in late September to campaign for the November midterm elections.
It has been a busy month at the Department of Transportation, with the DOT finally releasing its long-anticipated proposed rule on Transparency of Airline Ancillary Fees and Other Consumer Protection Issues, better known as...more
..Are threats made on social media protected free speech, or potentially criminal acts? The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to examine the constitutionality of a federal law making it a crime to transmit communications...more
In a setback to the FAA's ban on the unlicensed use of commercial drones, a federal administrative law judge has ruled that the FAA could not fine a Virginia man who used a model aircraft to take photographs and film for...more
In Air Wisconsin Airlines Corp. v. Hoeper (Jan. 27, 2014), the U.S. Supreme Court concluded that airlines are entitled to civil immunity for reporting suspicious behavior to the TSA, provided their reports are not “materially...more
The events of September 11 were by no means the first examples of terrorism involving aviation, but they unified the U.S., if not the world, in its effort to make air travel safer. It was in the wake of 9/11 that Congress...more
On Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, the Supreme Court unanimously reversed a $1.2 million Colorado defamation verdict in the case of Air Wisconsin Airlines Corp. v. Hoeper—a notable decision for a court that rarely accepts libel...more
In Air Wisconsin Airlines Corp. v. Hoeper, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that immunity may not be denied under the Aviation and Transportation Security Act (ATSA) to substantially true statements. According to the Court,...more
On January 27, 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States reversed a nearly $1.2 million jury verdict for defamation against Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation in a case surrounding the airline carrier’s report about a...more
Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Air Wisconsin Airlines Corp. v. Hoeper, 571 U.S. ---, No. 12-315 (2014), holding that immunity for an air carrier under the Aviation and Transportation Security Act, 49...more
On October 23, 2013, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released a long-anticipated draft of its Cybersecurity Framework. The Framework, as NIST explains, is “not a risk management process itself,” but...more
On October 22, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) issued its Preliminary Cybersecurity Framework (the Preliminary Framework). The Preliminary Framework represents the first full draft of the...more
Commercial drones for news gathering may be grounded from takeoff, at least for a while, by fiscal dogfights and privacy concerns playing out this month in the U.S. Congress....more
A lawsuit recently filed by Scenic America strikes at a guidance issued by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in 2007 related to the use of changeable electronic variable message signs (CEVMS) also known as digital...more
Gerardo Ruiz Esparza, the Mexican Minister of Communications and Transportation, has announced a new Investment Program for Transportation and Telecommunication for fiscal years 2013-2018....more
In a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking issued last week, the FCC proposed to establish a new, terrestrial-based, air-to-ground (“ATG”) mobile broadband service in the 14.0-14.5 GHz Ku-band, providing multi-gigabyte broadband...more
It is axiomatic that the freedom of speech is vitally important to our democratic society and that being able to criticize the government is at the core of this freedom. Yet government officials are constantly inventing new...more
Corporate counsel increasingly have a role to play in helping their corporations plan for the unusual. Some of the issues being faced in London this year are illustrative of those issues others will face when planning around...more
The House is not scheduled to be in session next week. The Senate will convene at 2:00 p.m. on Monday to resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.3240, the Farm bill, post-cloture. ...more
In a continued effort to reduce accidents from distracted driving, the federal government has banned as of January 3, 2012, all commercial motor vehicle drivers from using hand-held mobile phones while driving.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (“DOT”) fined Spirit Airlines $50,000 for violating federal aviation laws and DOT rules prohibiting deceptive advertising. DOT rules require, among other things, that government-imposed...more
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