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Everything You Need to Know About the Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism—What Does This Mean for Australian LNG Exporters...

The Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism at a Glance - On June 5, 2017, the Australian government released draft amendments to the existing Customs (Prohibited Exports) Regulations 1958 (the “Amended Regulations”)...more

Shot Through the Heart, But the Excess Carrier Isn’t to Blame: Georgia Federal Court Finds Policy’s Broad Firearms Exclusion Bars...

by Carlton Fields on

On June 1, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia granted summary judgment in favor of AIG Specialty Insurance Co. in a case involving the application of the firearms exclusion in Powe v. Chartis...more

Georgia Federal Court Finds Policy’s Broad Firearms Exclusion Bars Coverage

by Carlton Fields on

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia granted summary judgment in favor of AIG Specialty Insurance Co. in a case involving the application of the firearms exclusion in Powe v. Chartis Specialty...more

State Legislation Bans Seclusion and Restraint

by Clark Hill PLC on

On December 29, 2016, Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley signed legislation that bans Michigan public schools and public school academies from secluding or physically restraining students, except in emergency situations. The...more

Digital Currencies and Blockchain Technology Threaten to Disrupt Traditional Banking Services

To most people, the concept of digital currencies is synonymous with the name Bitcoin. However, hundreds of digital currencies exist. In fact, WorldCoinIndex.com tracks 445 currencies, and CoinMarketCap.com tracks 732....more

Illinois Federal Court Grants Motion To Confirm Arbitration Award For Pre-Hearing Security

by Carlton Fields on

We previously reported on this case in our blog dated December 21, 2015. The background of the dispute is as follows. A dispute arose between an insurer and its insured under four written program agreements, each containing...more

The FAR Councils Drop 10 FAR Amendments in End-of-Fiscal-Year Blitz

by Holland & Knight LLP on

On September 30, 2016, the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Councils issued 10 FAR amendments (nine final and one interim) on a broad range of topics. One rule imposes new risks for contractors with delinquent taxes or...more

Court of Appeal case - of interest to Security Trustees

by Bryan Cave on

Including an unsecured creditor in an agreed payments waterfall does not by itself confer on that unsecured creditor the benefit of a mortgagee’s usual duties on enforcement of security, or a direct claim against the sale...more

CAS Legal Mailbag Question of the Week - March 2016 #2

by Shipman & Goodwin LLP on

Dear Legal Mailbag: I have heard of the Freedom of Information Act; however, in my administrative preparation courses, the professors glossed over it and I never really understood the nuances of public records and the...more

Privacy Tip #23 – Home security systems vulnerable to hacking

A Forbes reporter was able to hack into a home alarm system in San Francisco using a browser and “easily-guessable passwords.” The hacking was with permission of the owner but allowed him to make his point—that he could...more

Oregon Federal Court Finds Arbitration Agreement In CGL Policy Invalid

by Carlton Fields on

Plaintiff, Technical Security Integration, Inc., a Washington company, sold certain security and surveillance equipment and services. It hired Corey Tharp as a sales associate in Oregon, to tap his connections to that state’s...more

Also In the News - Data, Privacy, & Security Practice Report - August 2015

by King & Spalding on

King & Spalding Client Alert On Unprecedented Hacking And Trading Scheme — On August 11, 2015, prosecutors in the District of New Jersey and the Eastern District of New York unsealed indictments against several individuals...more

The On-Air Shootings At WDBJ-TV: When Bad Things Happen To Good Employees

What could WDBJ7-TV have done to prevent Wednesday morning’s tragic on-air murders? Unfortunately, probably not a thing. I’m a second-guesser, and I have spent much of the last 48 hours racking my brain about what the...more

Something That You Might Not Have Known About Injunctions

by Brooks Pierce on

I had always thought that you need to post a bond in order to obtain an injunction, both in federal and state court. It turns out that I was wrong. The federal rule seems to require a bond. ...more

Law à la Mode - Edition 16 - May 2015 (Global)

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In This Issues: - Key Considerations: For Negotiating Electronic Point Of Sale Solution Agreements - Fashion Forward And Tech Savvy: The Co-Branding Of Wearable Technologies - The Internet Of Things: The...more

European High Yield and leveraged loans: Has the convergence gone too far?

by White & Case LLP on

The growth of the High Yield (HY) market in the leveraged finance arena has, save for a few short term downturns, continued unabated since the onset of the financial crisis. The financial crisis and the continued...more

What Impact Might Schools Expect From The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission Report

Two years after its creation, the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission presented its final report to Governor Malloy on March 6, 2015. The Commission has made comprehensive recommendations regarding safe school design and...more

Who’s Winning in the Battle Between Privacy and Security? The State of Surveillance Law in Europe

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

In recent years, there has been an ongoing struggle between privacy and security, with many governments looking to increase their surveillance powers in the name of fighting terrorism and protecting the population. Following...more

Teen Posing as Physician Raises Security Concerns for Healthcare Employers

On January 13, 2015, a hospital in West Palm Beach, Florida discovered that an unidentified juvenile had been walking its halls dressed as a physician, wearing a lab coat with the hospital’s logo and a stethoscope. According...more

Seafarers’ Access to Marine Facilities

by Blank Rome LLP on

Action Item: Owners, operators, and other interested parties related to the operation of marine terminals should review and comment on a Coast Guard Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) addressing new requirements to...more

What’s on the Horizon in the Golden State?

by BakerHostetler on

As we near the turn of the year into 2015, organizations should keep an eye on laws taking effect on the West Coast. This year, the crop of new privacy statutes includes a few without precedent anywhere in the country. The...more

FERC adopts grid physical security reliability standard

by PretiFlaherty on

As expected, federal regulators have approved a new physical security standard for the high-voltage electricity grid. On November 20, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved Reliability Standard CIP-014-1...more

FERC considers Physical Security Reliability Standard

by PretiFlaherty on

Federal energy regulators are considering a new national standard for protecting the physical security of the U.S. electric grid. Given the importance of electric reliability and concern over terrorist attacks and sabotage,...more

The Cost of Security for Employers: Is Time Spent Going Through Security Compensable?

by Akerman LLP - HR Defense on

The Supreme Court will soon decide whether employers will be required to pay their employees for time spent going through a security clearance at the end of each shift. The case is Busk v. Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc.,...more

FERC Proposes to Approve NERC Physical Security Standard

by Morgan Lewis on

In proposing to approve NERC’s new Physical Security Reliability Standard, FERC also seeks the ability to identify facilities that must be protected....more

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