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Instapundit: America's IP Laws Need to be "Pruned Back"
Dewey's Bankruptcy Lawyer: More Large Law Firms Will Fail
Are Political Intelligence Practice Groups Too Risky?
Client Biz Dev: You're Doing It Wrong
Bill on Bankruptcy: Trustees Sleep Easy after High Court Ruling
Greenberger: Derivatives Legislation Would Seriously Weaken Dodd-Frank
Could This Law School Ranking Unseat US News?
Bill on Bankruptcy: Lehman Test Case on Judicial Nullification
S&C's Cohen: Brown-Vitter Punishes Banks For Being Big
Businessweek Reporter: BigLaw Is "Crash Landing"
With Radical Changes, Law Firms Can Beat Recession
STOCK Act Loses Much of Its Teeth, but Members of Congress Aim to Change That
Bill on Bankruptcy: Easterbrook Turns the Tide on Student Loans
Can You Patent Human Genes? ACLU Says No
Konczal: Dodd-Frank Reforms Get Roughed Up in Court
Cybersecurity Lobbying Booming: How Law Firms Can Profit
Weekly Brief: $350K in Wine Leads to $14M Lawsuit
Buchheit: Cyprus Could Need a Second Bailout
Viewer's Guide to Gay Marriage Oral Arguments
Weekly Brief: Are Scholarships a Bait-and-Switch For Law Students?
May 3 (Bloomberg Law) -- Rodge Cohen, partner at Sullivan & Cromwell who represents the nation's largest banks, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the concept of Too Big To Fail and a recent proposal from Senators...more
In This Issue:
Implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA); Other HHS and Federal Regulatory Initiatives; Other Congressional and State Initiatives; Other Health Care News; and Hearings and Mark-Ups...more
On February 28, the FTC announced that President Obama will designate Edith Ramirez as Chairman of the FTC, effective March 4, 2013. Ms. Ramirez became an FTC commissioner on April 5, 2010, and has focused on promoting...more
In this issue:
- Obama Nominates Ramirez to Lead FTC
- FDA Warning Letter Makes Shout-Out to Facebook
- Supreme Court’s Amgen Ruling: What it Means for Consumer Class Actions
After three years at the helm of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Chairman Jon Leibowitz stepped down. Without a doubt Chairman Leibowitz has been a visible and relentless advocate for restricting pay-for-day or reverse...more
Filling the vacancy left by outgoing chair Jon Leibowitz, President Barack Obama named Edith Ramirez as the next head of the Federal Trade Commission. As a current commissioner, Ramirez, who was first appointed and confirmed...more
March 13 (Bloomberg Law) -- In his 2013 State of the Union address, President Obama announced plans to negotiate and execute a free trade agreement between the United States and the European Union. Jim Bacchus, partner at...more
Congress, FTC Restrict Definition of “Creditors” who must Adopt a Formal Plan to Prevent, Detect ID Theft
In journalism, the adage goes, “man bites dog” is news. The regulatory equivalent should be “government amends...more
In a letter to the Senate Commerce Committee, EPIC has recommended that Congress require the Federal Trade Commission to consider more carefully the public's views on proposed privacy settlements. EPIC also recommended that...more
Analisi della normativa e dell'impianto regolatorio
Proposte di riforma
Aggiornato a Dicembre 2012...more
Tra il Gennaio 2001 e il Settembre 2012, sono poste a confronto le seguenti tre serie:
1) Commercio al dettaglio a valori nominali;
2)Prezzi al consumo (indice armonizzato Europa, HICP);
3) Commercio al dettaglio in...more
New leadership at the antitrust agencies is unlikely to change policies or priorities.
Regardless of which political party wins a presidential election, the election cycle coincides with turnover in the leadership of...more
Martin Hahn, a partner in the law firm of Hogan Lovells US LLP, takes an in-depth look at the class action lawsuits being filed against food and beverage companies alleged to have misled consumers with questionable labeling....more
The United States and China have filed dueling complaints at the World Trade Organization (WTO) in recent weeks. The United States complaint charged the Chinese with providing its auto parts makers with hundreds of millions...more
Full text copy of "U.S. National Security Issues Posed by Chinese Telecommunications Companies Huawei and ZTE," the House Committee on Intelligence report that found “the risks associated with [Chinese telecom companies]...more
In This Issue:
-01 The 2012 Republican And Democratic Party Platforms On International Trade
-03 Argentine Protectionism
-04 Solar Trade Wars Continue To Escalate
-04 Advocacy Groups Challenge The Validity Of WTO...more
Economist's emphasis on empirical evidence and economic theory stands in contrast to outgoing Commissioner Rosch's more litigation-oriented approach.
President Barack Obama has nominated Joshua Wright to serve a...more
The European Commission (Commission) has made clear that it is pursuing a broader policy objective of ensuring swift finality to cases in dynamic markets through settlements and commitments. The Commission believes that this...more
Congress recently introduced the whimsically titled bill, the “Team U.S.A. Made in America Act,” which would require the United States Olympic Committee to ensure that ceremonial uniforms for the Olympic team are assembled in...more
In this issue:
Heard on the Hill
- Senate Commerce Ponders Self-Regulation
- Senate Examines Facial Recognition Technology
- Congress and the States Consider Legislation on Employer Access to Social Media...more
I recently stumbled upon this bill (Senate Bill 2269) introduced by Senator Rand Paul a couple months ago. It is a bill “[t]o permit voluntary economic activity.” Who isn’t in favor of voluntary economic activity?
In Leegin Creative Leather Prods., Inc. v. PSKS, Inc., 551 U.S. 877 (2007), the U.S. Supreme Court expressly overruled the categorical ban on vertical price fixing agreements that had existed for nearly a century prior. See...more
In This Issue:
-Future of Video Programming
-House Science Subcommittee Hearing: Avoiding the Spectrum Crunch
-Chairman Genachowski to Appear Before Senate Appropriations
-Incentive Auctions for...more
Assessments of electriv vehivles (EVs) in new European competition law framework (excerpt from a book by Professor Bellis)...more
This morning, on behalf of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Bureau of Competition Chief, Richard Feinstein, testified at a meeting of a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee concerning H.R. 1946, Preserving Our...more
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