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Bill on Bankruptcy: Delaware Garners Almost All Big Chapter 11s
Bill on Bankruptcy: Listening in the Dark at the NCBJ
Dean: Law Schools Use Merit Scholarships To Boost Rankings
Dean: Law Firms 'Support' NYLS's 2 Year Degree Program
Bill on Bankruptcy: LightSquared, the Battle among Hedge Funds
Bill on Bankruptcy: Appeals Court Changes the Law on Fraud
Bill on Bankruptcy: Make-Whole Premiums, Lehman, ResCap
Rice: Banking Lobby Won't Let New Glass-Steagall Bill Pass
Bar President: 3Ls Should Get Paid for Internships
Bill on Bankruptcy: Lawyers Must Disclose What Clients Pay
NALP: 18-Year Low for Law Grad Employment
Is Edward Snowden a Whistleblower?
Unique Privacy Concerns for Mobile Apps
Instapundit: America's IP Laws Need to be "Pruned Back"
Bill on Bankruptcy: Trustees Sleep Easy after High Court Ruling
Could This Law School Ranking Unseat US News?
Bill on Bankruptcy: Kodak Plan Bumps the Debt, Craters Stock
Tips for Mobile App Privacy Compliance
Bill on Bankruptcy: Easterbrook Turns the Tide on Student Loans
Bill on Bankruptcy: Stockton May Win the Battle, Lose the War
Child-Directed Sweepstakes Ran Afoul of COPPA -
A sweepstakes conducted by a magazine for tween girls raised concerns under the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, the Children's Advertising Review Unit...more
A California court ruled last week that retailers could lawfully collect ZIP code information to reduce credit card fraud, efforts that result in lower prices for consumers. Following the California Supreme Court’s decision...more
Originally published in Privacy & Security Law on 03/18/2013.
There is continued focus in China on privacy and data security issues. China still has no omnibus law, but it has promulgated some sector-specific...more
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
In Maxum Indem. Co. v. Eclipse Mfg. Co., ___ F.Supp.2d ___, (N.D. Ill. June 13, 2011), the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois held that...more
In this issue: “All Natural” Ice Cream Suit Can Proceed, Court Rules; For One Model, Age Is Not Just a Number – It’s a Cause of Action; $10.4M to the FTC For Work-at-Home, Government Grant Scams; and Lawmakers Introduce...more
In this issue: Facebook Updates Promotion Rule, Expands Options for Marketers; Sweepstakes Entry Form Does Not Establish a Business Relationship for Telemarketing; Father Sues Facebook for Using Son’s Image; FTC Settles Over...more
There are many different types of identity theft. Identity theft can be an unauthorized use of an existing account, or alternatively it can be the creation and subsequent use of a new account or accounts. The first step in...more
In This Issue:
*Manatt's Advertising, Marketing & Media Practice Receives National Ratings for Excellence in Chambers USA 2010
*Mark Your Calendars
*FTC Delays “Red Flags” Rule – Again
*Brando and Hogan Sue to Enforce...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Court Says Dell Deceived Customers
*Yahoo Sues Lottery Scammers
*Belgian Press Wants Google To Pay $77 Million
*Feds Seek $450 Million From Berkeley Nutraceuticals
*NAD Fingers Press Release For...more
Providence Health System's employee took unencrypted computerized medical records on some 350,000 patients to his home left them overnight in a car. A car prowler stole the tapes.
Oregon patients filed a class action...more
Industry Responds to EPIC's Phone Records Petition.
A number of phone carriers have urged the Federal Communications Commission to take enforcement actions against companies that sell phone records. But they oppose any...more