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FTC Continues Its Pursuit of "Robocalling" Platforms

With its latest settlement, the Federal Trade Commission shows that its prior targeting of prerecorded voice dialing platforms, as opposed to those who use them to place “robocalls,” was no one-off initiative, and that it has…more

| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Communications & Media Law, Consumer...

1st Circuit Limits Secured Lender’s Right to Post-Petition Interest by...

In an important decision for lenders, the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals recently decided In re SW Boston Hotel Venture LLC, holding that a bankruptcy court was right to give a lender a claim for post-petition interest beginning…more

| Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts,...

Part II: Fair Notice or No Notice? The Wyndham Worldwide Case and the...

In our first blog in this series, we provided a summary of the District Court of New Jersey’s recent decision in FTC v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp., in which Judge Salas confirmed the FTC’s authority to bring enforcement actions to…more

| Administrative Law, Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Civil Procedure,...

OCR Releases Information on What Phase 2 HIPAA Audits Will Look Like

The HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently presented information about the new look of its Phase 2 audit program. The new audits will look little like the old ones, with OCR conducting the audits itself and focusing on more…more

| Privacy, Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

FTC, DOJ Issue Antitrust Policy Statement Encouraging Private Sharing of...

The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice yesterday issued a joint policy statement on the sharing of cybersecurity information. Declaring that “properly designed cyber threat information sharing is not likely…more

| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Commercial Law & Contracts, Privacy,...

State of Texas Issues Memorandum on Virtual Currencies

The State of Texas is the most recent state to announce a formal policy with regard to virtual currencies. The Texas Department of Banking (DOB) issued a supervisory memorandum on April 3, 2014, interpreting how virtual…more

| Finance & Banking, Science, Computers, & Technology

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