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Providence, RI 02903-1345, United States
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Areas Of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Appellate Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Education
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Privacy
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Transportation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Other U.S. Locations
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • Rhode Island
Number of Attorneys
50-100 Attorneys

HealthCare Fraud and Courtesies: What to Know Before Waiving a Copayment

Many healthcare facilities and physicians waive the insurance copayment for physicians and their families (known as professional courtesy) or other patients. Yet, despite how prevalent the practice is and the limited…more

Anti-Kickback Statute, False Claims Act (FCA), Health Insurance, Healthcare Facilities, Hospitals

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Rhode Island Superior Court’s Non-Liquidating Receivership Program Provides Relief For Businesses Impacted By COVID-19

With the COVID-19 pandemic adversely impacting both the state’s economy overall and individual businesses, the Rhode Island Superior Court, Presiding Justice Alice Bridget Gibney, issued an Order dated March 31, 2020 creating…more

Chapter 11, Coronavirus/COVID-19, Relief Measures, RI Supreme Court, Small Business

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Rhode Island Supreme Court Imposes A New Time Limitation On Original Homeowners To Discover Latent Defects

In a case of first impression, the Rhode Island Supreme Court this term held that a homeowner has (1) ten years following the substantial completion of an improvement to real property to discover a latent defect and (2) three…more

Breach of Warranty, Civil Rights Act, Due Diligence, Homeowners, Latent Defects

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HealthCare Fraud and Courtesies: What to Know Before Waiving a Copayment

Many healthcare facilities and physicians waive the insurance copayment for physicians and their families (known as professional courtesy) or other patients. Yet, despite how prevalent the practice is and the limited…more

Anti-Kickback Statute, False Claims Act (FCA), Health Insurance, Healthcare Facilities, Hospitals

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Governor Raimondo Issues Executive Order Requiring Cloth Face Coverings For Rhode Island Employees

Governor Gina Raimondo issued an Executive Order which takes effect Saturday, April 18, 2020, requiring that all customer/client-facing businesses and non-profit organizations, all office space businesses and non-profit…more

Coronavirus/COVID-19, Executive Orders, Governor Raimondo, Infectious Diseases, Workplace Safety

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Settlement And Assignment Agreements And The Threat Of ‘Underlitigation’

A recent Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) decision offers guidance for situations in which a defendant settles a case and assigns its insurance rights to the plaintiff. Settlement agreements are encouraged as a matter of general…more

Declaratory Judgments, Insurance Industry, Insurance Litigation, Settlement Agreements

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The LIBOR Phase-Out: What Borrowers Should Know Now

The London Interbank Offered Rate (“LIBOR”) is a benchmark interest rate index used in setting the interest rate for many variable-rate loans and other financial obligations. LIBOR is currently set to be phased out in stages,…more

Banking Sector, Benchmarks, Borrowers, ICE Benchmark Administration (IBA), Interest Rates

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Rhode Island Implements Statewide Standards for Wetlands

Recently, Governor Gina Raimondo signed into law legislation to establish statewide standards to bolster protections for wetlands while streamlining the permitting process during development. Before the new legislation, each…more

Coastal Real Estate, Department of Environmental Management, Governor Raimondo, Municipalities, New Legislation

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USPTO Adjusts Trademark Fees For First Time In Three Years, Effective January, 2021

Effective January 2, 2021, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) is adjusting certain trademark filing fees, post registration fees and Trademark Trial and Appeal Board fees for the first time in nearly three…more

Fees, Final Rules, Patents, Trademark Application, Trademark Registration

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New COVID-19 Related Changes To Massachusetts Evictions Procedure

As of October 19, 2020, the Massachusetts Moratorium on Evictions and Foreclosures During the COVID-19 Emergency (the “Moratorium”) expired. The Moratorium, signed by Governor Charlie Baker in April 20, 2020, in connection with…more

CARES Act, CDC, Coronavirus/COVID-19, Eviction, Foreclosure

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THE COST OF CORONAVIRUS: Price Gouging During The COVID-19 Outbreak

In an unprecedented attempt to curb the spread of COVID-19, Americans across the country have been ordered to stay home and leave only when necessary. Rhode Island is no exception; Governor Gina Raimondo has declared a state of…more

Coronavirus/COVID-19, Price Gouging, Retailers, Supply Chain

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HealthCare Fraud and Courtesies: What to Know Before Waiving a Copayment

Many healthcare facilities and physicians waive the insurance copayment for physicians and their families (known as professional courtesy) or other patients. Yet, despite how prevalent the practice is and the limited…more

Anti-Kickback Statute, False Claims Act (FCA), Health Insurance, Healthcare Facilities, Hospitals

See all updates »

Help is Here For Eligible Small Businesses And Non-Profit Organizations – Part II

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the US economy, small businesses and non-profit organizations appear to be experiencing the most severe ramifications. While loan programs available under the Coronavirus…more

CARES Act, Coronavirus/COVID-19, Economic Injury Disaster Loans, Financial Stimulus, SBA Lending Programs

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That’s Bogus! Protecting Your Business Against Fraudulent UCC Financing Statements

In Rhode Island, a “bogus” lien on your business’s assets is always just a few clicks away. Indeed, without consent, warning, or any factual basis, any individual with internet access can allege a secured interest in any named…more

Collateral, Creditors, Databases, Debtors, Financial Statements

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Help is Here For Eligible Small Businesses And Non-Profit Organizations – Part II

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the US economy, small businesses and non-profit organizations appear to be experiencing the most severe ramifications. While loan programs available under the Coronavirus…more

CARES Act, Coronavirus/COVID-19, Economic Injury Disaster Loans, Financial Stimulus, SBA Lending Programs

See all updates »

Rhode Island Superior Court’s Non-Liquidating Receivership Program Provides Relief For Businesses Impacted By COVID-19

With the COVID-19 pandemic adversely impacting both the state’s economy overall and individual businesses, the Rhode Island Superior Court, Presiding Justice Alice Bridget Gibney, issued an Order dated March 31, 2020 creating…more

Chapter 11, Coronavirus/COVID-19, Relief Measures, RI Supreme Court, Small Business

See all updates »

U.S Patent Office Increased Government Fees: How To Avoid Or Minimize This Increase?

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) adjusted patent fees affecting all facets of patent practice, as published in a Final Rule. The Final Rule sets or adjusts 296 patent fees for large, small, and micro…more

Fees, Final Rules, Information Technology, Patent Applications, Patents

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Driving Revenue And Deal Flow Through An Intelligent IP Strategy: Strategies For Smaller And Early-Stage Life Science Companies. Part III: Choosing The Right Transaction

Part I described various strategies to help smaller and early-stage life science companies establish an intelligent IP strategy and Part II described various strategies used when preparing for a transaction. In this Part III, we…more

Acquisitions, Biopharmaceutical, Collaboration, IP License, Life Sciences

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Issues Additional Guidance Regarding COVID-19 And The Americans With Disabilities Act.

On April 9, 2020, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) provided updated Technical Assistance Questions and Answers regarding COVID-19 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). This is a summary of the…more

ADA, CDC, Coronavirus/COVID-19, EEOC, Workplace Safety

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Considerations For eDiscovery Of Remote Work Applications

The transition to working remotely during the last year brought about a shift in the use of a variety of videoconferencing technology and remote work applications that connect employees like Zoom, WebEx, Cisco, Slack and…more

Coronavirus/COVID-19, Data Collection, Data Storage, Discovery, Discovery Disputes

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Give And Take: How The U.S. Supreme Court’s Ruling In Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid May Impact Rhode Islanders Who Own Property Abutting Public Lands

Rhode Island is a small state favored with many natural attractions, not the least of which are its 400 miles of shoreline and more than 8,200 acres of public parks and recreation areas. Such lands frequently abut private…more

Agricultural Workers, Cedar Point Nursery v Hassid, Fifth Amendment, Just Compensation, Public Land

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Workers’ Compensation Act And Contractual Indemnification – A Conflict Between Employer Rights And Responsibilities? Not In Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Act, G.L. 152 §§ 1-86 offers employers certain protections from qualified employee-prosecuted work-related negligence actions at common law. It does not protect employers from honoring…more

Bodily Injury, Employer Liability Issues, Third-Party, Workers' Compensation Claim, Workplace Injury

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Consider A Tax Entity Conversion Now

The recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act significantly changed the federal income tax landscape for all businesses beginning in 2018. The tax rate on the income of C corporations dropped from a top marginal rate of 35% to a…more

Business Taxes, C-Corporation, Corporate Taxes, Income Taxes, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

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Rhode Island Usury: Interest By Any Other Name Is Still Interest

In LaBonte v. New England Development R.I., LLC et al., No 12-328, the Rhode Island Supreme Court recently clarified the state’s usury law by holding that a fee could be included in the calculation of interest even though it was…more

Fees, Interest Payments, Loan Agreements, Loans, Usury

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Driving Revenue And Deal Flow Through An Intelligent IP Strategy: Strategies For Smaller And Early-Stage Life Science Companies. Part III: Choosing The Right Transaction

Part I described various strategies to help smaller and early-stage life science companies establish an intelligent IP strategy and Part II described various strategies used when preparing for a transaction. In this Part III, we…more

Acquisitions, Biopharmaceutical, Collaboration, IP License, Life Sciences

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As More Companies Offer Paid Parental Leave, They Should Take Care To Avoid One Potential Pitfall

The recently enacted America Rescue Plan made several changes to federal policies affecting parents. A number of lawmakers, moreover, have introduced other bills aimed to make additional changes. At the same time, many…more

American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, Caregivers, Class Action, Coronavirus/COVID-19, EEOC

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Navigating Rhode Island’s Zoning Regulations

Thinking about bringing your business to Rhode Island? Interested in expanding and developing in this state? If yes, you will have to navigate Rhode Island’s state and local land use regulations, which encompass zoning and…more

Local Ordinance, Property Owners, State and Local Government, Zoning Laws

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PANDEMIC PROTECTION: Coronavirus And Business Interruption Insurance

As concerns regarding the spread and containment of COVID-19 (the “coronavirus”) grow, the specter of economic loss linked to the pandemic looms on the near horizon. Many businesses are already experiencing a loss in income and…more

Business Interruption, Commercial Insurance Policies, Coronavirus/COVID-19, Infectious Diseases, Insurance Industry

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The LIBOR Phase-Out: What Borrowers Should Know Now

The London Interbank Offered Rate (“LIBOR”) is a benchmark interest rate index used in setting the interest rate for many variable-rate loans and other financial obligations. LIBOR is currently set to be phased out in stages,…more

Banking Sector, Benchmarks, Borrowers, ICE Benchmark Administration (IBA), Interest Rates

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Going The Distance: The Application Of Telemedicine In Rhode Island Health Care

In Rhode Island, the practice of medicine is going long distance. This year, the Rhode Island Telemedicine Coverage Act went into effect, requiring insurers to provide coverage for telemedicine services to the same extent that…more

Health Care Providers, Physicians, Telehealth, Telemedicine

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Operational Guidance For Marine Business During Rhode Island’s COVID-19 Phase I Reopening

As many Rhode Islanders know, the Governor has recently released a plan to begin phased reopening as the State begins to emerge from the Coronavirus crisis. As part of that phased reopening, the Rhode Island Department of…more

CDC, Coronavirus/COVID-19, Governor Raimondo, Personal Protective Equipment, Public Health

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Rhode Island Supreme Court Imposes A New Time Limitation On Original Homeowners To Discover Latent Defects

In a case of first impression, the Rhode Island Supreme Court this term held that a homeowner has (1) ten years following the substantial completion of an improvement to real property to discover a latent defect and (2) three…more

Breach of Warranty, Civil Rights Act, Due Diligence, Homeowners, Latent Defects

See all updates »

Driving Revenue And Deal Flow Through An Intelligent IP Strategy: Strategies For Smaller And Early-Stage Life Science Companies. Part III: Choosing The Right Transaction

Part I described various strategies to help smaller and early-stage life science companies establish an intelligent IP strategy and Part II described various strategies used when preparing for a transaction. In this Part III, we…more

Acquisitions, Biopharmaceutical, Collaboration, IP License, Life Sciences

See all updates »

Give And Take: How The U.S. Supreme Court’s Ruling In Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid May Impact Rhode Islanders Who Own Property Abutting Public Lands

Rhode Island is a small state favored with many natural attractions, not the least of which are its 400 miles of shoreline and more than 8,200 acres of public parks and recreation areas. Such lands frequently abut private…more

Agricultural Workers, Cedar Point Nursery v Hassid, Fifth Amendment, Just Compensation, Public Land

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Add Estate Planning Flexibility With Powers of Appointment

The best laid plans can go awry. Consider the estate plan you may have carefully crafted by taking into account the needs of your family members. After you’re gone, events may transpire that you hadn’t anticipated or couldn’t…more

Beneficiaries, Capital Gains Tax, Estate Planning, Estate Tax, Power of Appointment

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Massachusetts Enacts Telehealth Bill That Signals Further Expansion Of Telehealth Services In The Commonwealth

Massachusetts began this year by enacting comprehensive health care legislation that will have a lasting impact on the provision of telehealth within the Commonwealth. Massachusetts had previously expanded the use of telehealth…more

Co-payments, Coronavirus/COVID-19, Deductibles, Health Care Providers, Health Insurance

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HealthCare Fraud and Courtesies: What to Know Before Waiving a Copayment

Many healthcare facilities and physicians waive the insurance copayment for physicians and their families (known as professional courtesy) or other patients. Yet, despite how prevalent the practice is and the limited…more

Anti-Kickback Statute, False Claims Act (FCA), Health Insurance, Healthcare Facilities, Hospitals

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Legality of Upfront Tenant Fees

A recent Massachusetts federal district court case has placed a significant limitation on the type of upfront fees that landlords may charge tenants. On August 26, 2014, Judge Rya Zobel ruled that Equity Residential, a…more

Consumer Protection Act, Fees, Landlords, Residential Leases, Tenants

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USPTO Adjusts Trademark Fees For First Time In Three Years, Effective January, 2021

Effective January 2, 2021, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) is adjusting certain trademark filing fees, post registration fees and Trademark Trial and Appeal Board fees for the first time in nearly three…more

Fees, Final Rules, Patents, Trademark Application, Trademark Registration

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New Rhode Island Acquired Real Estate Company Conveyance Tax Leaves Many Unanswered Questions

Effective July 1, 2015, Rhode Island now imposes a realty conveyance tax on the transfer of controlling interests in a “real estate company,” in addition to any other state taxes. Under prior law, if a person or business entity…more

Business Entities, Business Ownership, Change of Ownership, Income Taxes, New Legislation

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Massachusetts Adoption Of The “But-For” Factual Causation Standard In Multiple Defendant Tort Actions And Its Impact On Toxic Tort Litigation

On February 26, 2021, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) clarified the standard to be used for factual causation in multiple defendant tort actions. The SJC’s opinion in Doull v. Foster, 487 Mass. 1 (2021), changed…more

Asbestos, But For Causation, MA Supreme Judicial Court, Substantial Factor Test

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Lawyers and Social Media: Ethical Considerations, Problems and Pitfalls

Social media provides an extraordinary means not only to communicate and share information, but also to obtain information that may lead to incriminating, exculpatory and impeachment evidence for use in discovery and at trial. …more

American Bar Association (ABA), Business Development, Ethics, Ex Parte, Ex-Parte Communications

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Supreme Court Decision Resolves Technical Patent Issue But Hints At Looming Separation Of Powers Questions

As often happens in patent cases, a “small potatoes” legal issue can lead to a change in law that will certainly have significant impact on inventors and businesses for years to come. When the parties argued the matter of Thryv…more

Inter Partes Review (IPR) Proceeding, Patent Infringement, SCOTUS, Thryv Inc v Click-To-Call Technologies LP, Time-Barred Claims

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Proposed Rhode Island Open Meetings Act Legislation

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Rhode Island public bodies have been authorized to meet remotely pursuant to Executive Orders issued by the Rhode Island Governor’s Office..…more

Coronavirus/COVID-19, Open Meetings Act, Public Meetings, Rhode Island, State and Local Government

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Will Remote Work Trap Employers In Remote Jurisdictions?

AP&S recently defended a Rhode Island federal lawsuit brought by an employee against his employer. The employee accused the employer of reneging on a promise to give the employee options to purchase the employer’s stock..…more

Employee Stock Purchase Plans, Personal Jurisdiction, Remote Working, SCOTUS, State and Local Government

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The Rhode Island Condominium Act And Unit Owner Unanimity: Intra-Condominium Litigation Waiting To Happen

Both Condominium board members and unit owners should be mindful of limitations placed on them via the Rhode Island Condominium Act through requirements that unanimous unit owner approval be obtained before a condominium’s…more

Condominium Act, Condominium Associations, Condominiums, Declaration

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We use cookies and other tracking technologies to:

  1. Improve the user experience on our Website and Services;
  2. Store the authorization token that users receive when they login to the private areas of our Website. This token is specific to a user's login session and requires a valid username and password to obtain. It is required to access the user's profile information, subscriptions, and analytics;
  3. Track anonymous site usage; and
  4. Permit connectivity with social media networks to permit content sharing.

There are different types of cookies and other technologies used our Website, notably:

  • "Session cookies" - These cookies only last as long as your online session, and disappear from your computer or device when you close your browser (like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Safari).
  • "Persistent cookies" - These cookies stay on your computer or device after your browser has been closed and last for a time specified in the cookie. We use persistent cookies when we need to know who you are for more than one browsing session. For example, we use them to remember your preferences for the next time you visit.
  • "Web Beacons/Pixels" - Some of our web pages and emails may also contain small electronic images known as web beacons, clear GIFs or single-pixel GIFs. These images are placed on a web page or email and typically work in conjunction with cookies to collect data. We use these images to identify our users and user behavior, such as counting the number of users who have visited a web page or acted upon one of our email digests.

JD Supra Cookies. We place our own cookies on your computer to track certain information about you while you are using our Website and Services. For example, we place a session cookie on your computer each time you visit our Website. We use these cookies to allow you to log-in to your subscriber account. In addition, through these cookies we are able to collect information about how you use the Website, including what browser you may be using, your IP address, and the URL address you came from upon visiting our Website and the URL you next visit (even if those URLs are not on our Website). We also utilize email web beacons to monitor whether our emails are being delivered and read. We also use these tools to help deliver reader analytics to our authors to give them insight into their readership and help them to improve their content, so that it is most useful for our users.

Analytics/Performance Cookies. JD Supra also uses the following analytic tools to help us analyze the performance of our Website and Services as well as how visitors use our Website and Services:

  • HubSpot - For more information about HubSpot cookies, please visit legal.hubspot.com/privacy-policy.
  • New Relic - For more information on New Relic cookies, please visit www.newrelic.com/privacy.
  • Google Analytics - For more information on Google Analytics cookies, visit www.google.com/policies. To opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. This will allow you to download and install a Google Analytics cookie-free web browser.

Facebook, Twitter and other Social Network Cookies. Our content pages allow you to share content appearing on our Website and Services to your social media accounts through the "Like," "Tweet," or similar buttons displayed on such pages. To accomplish this Service, we embed code that such third party social networks provide and that we do not control. These buttons know that you are logged in to your social network account and therefore such social networks could also know that you are viewing the JD Supra Website.

Controlling and Deleting Cookies

If you would like to change how a browser uses cookies, including blocking or deleting cookies from the JD Supra Website and Services you can do so by changing the settings in your web browser. To control cookies, most browsers allow you to either accept or reject all cookies, only accept certain types of cookies, or prompt you every time a site wishes to save a cookie. It's also easy to delete cookies that are already saved on your device by a browser.

The processes for controlling and deleting cookies vary depending on which browser you use. To find out how to do so with a particular browser, you can use your browser's "Help" function or alternatively, you can visit http://www.aboutcookies.org which explains, step-by-step, how to control and delete cookies in most browsers.

Updates to This Policy

We may update this cookie policy and our Privacy Policy from time-to-time, particularly as technology changes. You can always check this page for the latest version. We may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy by email.

Contacting JD Supra

If you have any questions about how we use cookies and other tracking technologies, please contact us at: privacy@jdsupra.com.

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