Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Strict New California Fair Pay Act Will Become Effective January 2016

In only a few months, employers in California will be subject to one of the strictest and most aggressive equal pay laws in the country. This week, Governor Jerry Brown signed the California Fair Pay Act (“Act”), Senate Bill…more
| Labor & Employment Law

District Court Dismisses TCPA Claims Based on Good Faith Defense

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina recently adopted a magistrate judge’s recommendation that summary judgment be entered in favor of a defendant because it had a good faith belief that it had…more
| Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law

Ascertainability And TCPA Class Actions

An essential requirement for certifying a class under Rule 23 is a means for presently ascertaining who is or is not a member of the proposed class. A trio of recent district court decisions has applied this ascertainability…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Science, Computers, & Technology

Securities and Governance Update: October 2015 Update

This summer, the SEC proposed a new clawback rule (Proposed Rule 10D-1) to implement Section 954 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (Dodd-Frank). Section 954 of Dodd-Frank added a new…more
| Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law, Securities Law

Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Finalized

On Monday, October 5, an agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was reached between the Unites States and 11 other Pacific Rim nations. This historic partnership would potentially link 40 percent of the world’s…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Elections & Politics, International Law & Trade

CJEU Declares Safe Harbor Framework Invalid

Overview - In a decision with significant potential ramifications for flows of personal data from the European Union to the United States, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) today ruled in Maximillian…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Debtor Sues Lenders for Alleged Violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act

On September 18, 2015, Margaret M. Okamoto (“Plaintiff”) filed a complaint (the “Complaint”) in The United States District Court for the District of Nevada alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1681…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking

IRS Provides Guidance on Fund of Funds

On September 15, the Internal Revenue Service published final regulations revising examples related to the application of the controlled group rules to regulated investment companies (RIC) and how the controlled group rules…more
| Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Securities Law, Taxation

Third Circuit Wraps Up Chocolate Price-Fixing Case

On September 15, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed the district court’s summary judgment decision in In re Chocolate Confectionary Antitrust Litigation, which we reported on last year. The…more
| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Business Torts, Civil Remedies

New Jersey Supreme Court Holds That Economic Loss is Not Needed To Recoup a Former Employee’s Salary for Breach of the Duty of Loyalty

On September 22, the New Jersey Supreme Court unanimously gave the green light to awards of the remedy of equitable disgorgement, even in the absence of economic loss, as a fair and practical response to an employee’s disloyal…more
| Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

Texas and California Appellate Courts Soundly Reject the Concept of Forced Servicing

Structured Settlement Protection Acts (SSPAs) have been enacted in 48 states to regulate structured settlement factoring transactions -- where individuals sell their rights to future settlement payments in exchange for…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance

OCIE Issues Cybersecurity Risk Alert and Exam Plans; Follows Up with Enforcement Action

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) recently released a Risk Alert containing its plan for a second round of cybersecurity examinations of registered…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Science, Computers, & Technology, Securities Law

SEC Charges Investment Adviser with Failure to Adopt Proper Cybersecurity Policies and Procedures Prior to Cyberattack

On Tuesday, September 22, 2015, the SEC charged an investment adviser with failing to adopt a written policy and procedure reasonably designed to safeguard customer records and information. The charge spawned from a July 2013…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Privacy, Securities Law

IRS to Amend Certain FATCA Transitional Rules

On September 18, 2015, the IRS issued Notice 2015-66 (the Notice), which provides that the Treasury Department and the IRS intend to amend regulations issued under Sections 1471-1474 of the Internal Revenue Code (commonly known…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Taxation

Safe Harbor Framework Under Stress

In a non-binding but persuasive opinion provided to the European Court of Justice, the Advocate General argued that (1) member state data protection authorities should be free to suspend data flows under the EU-US Safe Harbor…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade, Personal Injury, Science, Computers, & Technology
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