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Bilzin Sumberg

Barilla's Pasta Under Fire: Class Action Certified Based on Misleading Label Intimating “Italian” Origin

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On May 28, 2024, Chief Magistrate Judge Donna M. Ryu, of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, certified a class of consumers in an action against Barilla Foods....more

Epstein Becker & Green

The Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing in Healthcare: Insights from the Supreme Court of New Jersey

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The Supreme Court of New Jersey recently issued its decision in Comprehensive Neurosurgical, P.C. v. Valley Hospital, vacating a $24.3 million award to a neurosurgery practice....more

Jones Day

Court of Chancery Grants Rare Motion to Dismiss Suit Governed by Entire Fairness Standard

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The electric vehicle company Canoo went public in a de-SPAC transaction in December 2020. After its stock price fell, a stockholder in the SPAC who chose not to redeem his stock sued the SPAC board and its controller for...more

Baker Donelson

Ruling Affirmed: Redemption Diluted Bulleit's Bottle Design

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The Second Circuit issued a ruling on May 28, 2024, in a trade dress case, affirming the district court's decision that Redemption Whiskey diluted the trademark and trade dress rights of Bulleit Whiskey since Redemption's...more

Alston & Bird

CFPB Expands its Reach with Final Rule Establishing Nonbank Registry of Public Settlements, Consent Orders and Enforcement Actions

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What Happened? On June 3, 2024, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) issued its Registry of Nonbank Covered Persons Subject to Certain Agency and Court Orders Final Rule (the Final Rule), a 486-page rule...more

Hinckley Allen

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Releases Much-Anticipated Prompt Pay Act Decision

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On June 17, 2024, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (“SJC”) issued its decision in Business Interiors Floor Covering Business Trust v. Graycor Construction Company, Inc. (“Graycor”).  The SJC’s decision addresses an...more

Buchalter

Navigating New PFAS Regulations in California and New York: Critical Updates for the Textile and Apparel Industries

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Buchalter can assist by providing you with recommendations for testing laboratories, detailed analysis of state and federal PFAS regulations, create compliance programs tailored to meet regulatory requirements, assist in the...more

NAVEX

No Free Tickets! Tackling Conflicts of Interest in Corporate Hospitality

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The roar of the crowd, clinking champagne flutes, and gourmet cuisine… it’s the Big Game, and the season of extravagant corporate hospitality packages is in full swing. Welcome to the high-stakes minefield of conflicts of...more

Hinch Newman LLP

FTC Alleges Adobe and Executives Deceived Consumers About Early Termination Fees and Prevented Easy Cancellation of Subscriptions

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On June 17, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission announced an action against software maker Adobe and two of its executives for allegedly deceiving consumers by hiding the early termination fee for its most popular subscription...more

A&O Shearman

United States Supreme Court Grants Certiorari To Consider When Already-Materialized Risks Must Be Disclosed

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On June 10, 2024, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari to review a decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit that partially reinstated a putative class action asserting claims under...more

Foster Swift Collins & Smith

Legal-Ease: What are my Responsibilities as Fiduciary of an Estate?

Dear Jonathan: My parents just updated their estate plan and told me that they named me in their wills, their trust and their financial and health care durable powers of attorney to act for them when they can no longer act...more

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

Court of Appeals Bolsters the Internal Affairs Doctrine, Takes a Stroll Through Scottish Fiduciary Law

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It’s not every day that New York’s highest court considers a question impacting the business divorce cases that we typically litigate.  And even when an interesting business divorce issue does make its way up to Albany, it’s...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

Can the Government Ignore Red Flags of Set-Aside Fraud?

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The Federal Government is committed to developing its relationship with small and disadvantaged businesses through set-aside contracts that incentivize and protect these companies from competing with large, established...more

Harris Beach PLLC

Hochul Implements Sweeping Leadership Changes at Office of Cannabis Management

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Gov. Kathy Hochul has overhauled leadership at the state’s Office of Cannabis Management in an effort to speed up the licensing process, improve communication with applicants and licensees, and reaffirm the state’s commitment...more

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California Employers: the July 1, 2024 California Violence Prevention Deadline is Quickly Approaching – Do You Know What Your...

A gentle reminder for California employers: the clock is ticking on your obligations to prepare a workplace violence prevention plan and conduct a training session on that plan under California’s new violence prevention plan...more

Marshall Dennehey

Sixth Circuit Discredits IRS Mileage Rate as Sufficient Payment to Employee Drivers Under the FLSA

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Parker v. Battle Creek Pizza, Inc. & Bradford v. Team Pizza, Inc., Nos. 22-2119/3561 (6th Cir. Mar. 12, 2024) (not yet reported) - The Sixth Circuit recently considered a consolidated appeal regarding how delivery drivers...more

Clark Hill PLC

A Cautionary AI Tale for Federal Contractors

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Much has been and will be written on responsibility determinations and compliance programs in federal contracting, particularly at the intersection of cybersecurity and recent developments. Although a federal contract is not...more

Ward and Smith, P.A.

Breaking Up is Hard to Do: Practical Advice for Exiting an LLC

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Cutting ties with business partners is a delicate and often complex process. Whether driven by irreconcilable differences, strategic shifts, or personal reasons, disengaging from business partners requires careful...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Rolling With the Punches in a Networked World: CCOE Cybersecurity Panel Discussion

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Whether the game is football, baseball, hockey, or Indy Car racing, no team goes into their major championship matchup without training. Companies need to train as well if they intend to operate on the internet and expect to...more

Cozen O'Connor

FTC Issues $2.4 Million in Refunds Following Settlement with Online Coaching Company

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The FTC is sending more than $2.4 million in refund payments to nearly 2,000 consumers who purchased online coaching or mentoring programs from Lurn, Inc. These refunds are part of a settlement the Commission reached with...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

What Does an Adaptable Privacy Program Look Like?

Privacy professionals know “adaptable” programs are important. But what does that really mean? What does it look like? And how do we create one? We know that with the never-ending list of new laws and modifications to...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Cases to Watch: Gilead Life Sciences v. Superior Court

The California Supreme Court granted review in Gilead Life Sciences v. Superior Court—a hopeful turn of events after lower courts issued decisions that resulted in an unprecedented expansion of negligence liability for...more

Vinson & Elkins LLP

Takeaways From the Delaware Court of Chancery’s First Dismissal of MultiPlan-style SPAC Challenge

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Since the Delaware Court of Chancery’s January 2022 decision in In re MultiPlan Corp. Stockholders Litigation,1 plaintiffs in Delaware had enjoyed a long and unbroken string of motion to dismiss victories in suits alleging...more

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

MFW Framework Inapplicable Where Conflicts Are Not Adequately Disclosed to Stockholders

Following other recent decisions addressing the applicability and scope of Kahn v. M&F Worldwide Corp. (“MFW”), including In re Match Group Inc., Derivative Litigation and Tornetta v. Musk, on May 1, 2024, the Delaware...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Ciminelli One Year Later: The Evolving Reach of the Wire Fraud Statute

The federal wire fraud statute, 18 U.S.C. § 1343, is one of the commonly used statutes in federal white-collar criminal cases. In our digital age, nearly any significant fraud or scheme could probably be charged as a wire...more

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Privacy Officer
JD Supra, LLC
150 Harbor Drive, #2760
Sausalito, CA 94965

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Privacy Officer
JD Supra, LLC
150 Harbor Drive, #2760
Sausalito, CA 94965

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Updates to This Policy

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