IP|Trend: It’s Time to Get to Know the Federal Trade Commission
Pennsylvania’s Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act (“HICPA”), which went into effect in 2009, generally requires that home improvement contracts be in writing and contain thirteen specific items (including the...more
For those who did not get to attend in June, this year’s American Bankers Association Regulatory & Compliance Conference brought together a couple of thousand attendees to hear from regulators, presenters and ABA staff and...more
“The ACC” stands for more than a sports league. It’s also the Association of Corporate Counsel. In February of this year, I gave a talk to the RTP Chapter of the organization on the law of unfair trade practices.
As I discussed in “Be Cautions When Tempted to Leverage Another into an Agreement,” exerting leverage to force a business partner into settling a dispute could constitute deceptive or unfair acts or practices in violation of...more
I am pleased to present to you DLA Piper’s “Doing Business in Japan” Guide.
Japan is the world’s third largest economy and remains cutting-edge in business. In 2012, 68 Global 500 Companies were headquartered in...more
A Washington, D.C. federal district court has dismissed the lawsuit filed by Morgan Drexen against the CFPB that alleged the Bureau’s structure was unconstitutional because it violated the Constitution’s separation of powers....more
‘‘Happy, Happy, Happy’’ is the phrase used by that towering philosopher Phil Robertson, from the TV show Duck Dynasty. You can be sure no bankers utter that phrase whenever a regulatory agency first breathes a word about...more
At its open meeting on May 16, 2013, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission will vote on the final interpretative rule for disruptive trading practices under Section 747 of the Dodd-Frank Act. That order should be of...more
Not much beats the ancient Greek House of Atreus for dramatic gore: infanticide, patricide, fratricide, filicide, matricide, cannibalism, incest and about every other horror which can befall one family occurs in the various...more
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