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Does the FAA Aircraft Registry recognize a ‘mailbox rule’?

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Many people are aware of the old common law concept known as the “mailbox rule,” whereby placing a document in the mail is considered under certain circumstances as tantamount to delivering or filing the document under...more

King & Spalding

Uncertainty in the Airline Industry: An Overview of Slots, Gates and Routes Pledged as Collateral in the Wake of COVID-19

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In recent years, several major US airlines have entered into loan facilities secured solely by certain of its slots, gates and routes (“SGR”). This alert provides (i) a brief overview of SGR, (ii) how SGR collateral may be...more

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Financial Daily Dose 8.4.2020 | Top Story: Twitter to Pay FTC Up to $250 Over Privacy Violations

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Twitter will pay the Federal Trade Commission up to $250 million to “resolve new charges . . . that the social media giant breached a 2011 consent decree by using data provided for security purposes to target users with...more

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New Jersey High Court Enforces Arbitration Agreement With Independent Contractors Under State Law

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Companies in the transportation industry in New Jersey can enforce arbitration agreements with employees and independent contractors under the New Jersey Arbitration Act (NJAA), the New Jersey Supreme Court has held. Arafa v....more

Robinson & Cole LLP

Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Insider - July 2020 #3

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CYBERSECURITY - Chinese and Russian Hackers Targeting COVID-19 Vaccine Makers in U.S. Crosshairs - Last week, authorities from the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada accused a well-known hacker group tied to...more

Pillsbury - Internet & Social Media Law Blog

A Drone’s Eye View of Rights and Legal Remedies

Have you ever been startled by the buzzing sound of a passing swarm of angry mechanical bees as you work from home? Have you ever looked out your window and noticed an agile device zipping through your property? If so, drones...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

FAA Waivers Can Help During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has been granting drone flight waivers for certain restricted flights to help during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the FAA says that it is unlikely the waivers will extend beyond current...more

Foley Hoag LLP

First Circuit Rules Amazon Delivery Drivers Not Required to Arbitrate Misclassification Claims

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On July 17, 2020, the Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, in an issue of first impression, ruled that an Amazon delivery driver who brought a class action misclassification claim against the company was a transportation...more

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EEOC Sues United Airlines for Religious Discrimination

Airline Refused to Accommodate Buddhist Pilot’s Religious Beliefs, Federal Agency Charges - NEW YORK – United Airlines discriminated against a Buddhist pilot on the basis of his religion when it refused to modify its...more

Fisher Phillips

Transportation Arbitration Agreements Ruled Enforceable Under New Jersey’s Arbitration Act Despite U.S. Supreme Court Ruling

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The New Jersey Supreme Court just ruled that state law ensures the enforceability of arbitration agreements with transportation workers despite a recent U.S. Supreme Court case that struck down such an agreement under federal...more

BakerHostetler

New Jersey Supreme Court Requires Delivery Drivers to Arbitrate Regardless of FAA Transportation Workers Exemption

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As we noted in our June 10, 2019 blog post, many have questioned whether state arbitration laws could be applied when some transportation workers are held to be exempt from the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) based on Section 1...more

Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP

U.S. and Switzerland Approve Drone Agreement

On July 8, the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Switzerland’s Federal Office of Civil Aviation announced the adoption of an agreement for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) or drones....more

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Drones And Bilaterals: Switzerland First And Then The World

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A growing number of nations have been successfully, but slowly, pushing both the technological and regulatory boundaries of advanced UAS operations. These national pilot programs have taken the first steps towards beyond...more

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Attention . . . Get Your Waivers Renewed Here!!

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One of the great innovations of the Part 107 regulations for unmanned aircraft was the ability to obtain a waiver from many of its more restrictive requirements. The Part 107 waiver process allows operators the flexibility to...more

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The FAA Speaks . . . Pilot Certificates And COVID-19

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While many states are currently “open for business” to one degree or another, COVID-19 has stubbornly refused to release its hold in some areas. As a result, while progress is being made, we clearly are not “back to...more

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt PC

CARES Act Questions for the Transportation, Ports, and Maritime Industries - Update #5

Congress recently passed the economic stimulus package referred to as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act1”), the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act (“PPPHCE Act”),...more

Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP

What Information From An NTSB Report is Admissible Evidence in Court?

In many of our aviation accident cases, one of the first tasks for investigation is reviewing the report from the National Transportation Safety Board (“NTSB”). The “preliminary” report is generally available within a few...more

Carlton Fields

WEBINAR: The ABCs of Pilot Deviations

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This webinar, hosted by Carlton Fields for the Alaska Airmen's Association, explains how the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) responds to pilot deviations that violate the code of federal regulations or call into...more

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Buchalter COVID-19 Client Alert: Financial Accommodations for Airport Tenants in Response to COVID-19

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Airport sponsors and their legal counsel have been forced by the COVID-19 pandemic to exercise judgment and make tough decisions regarding the financial accommodations they will offer their commercial aeronautical tenants to...more

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Is Your Aircraft Lease Agreement Ready For A Review By The FAA?

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With the recently updated inspection guidance published by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and “informal” letters being sent to many pilots, the FAA is signaling an effort of increased scrutiny of aircraft lease...more

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

As the Country Slowly Reopens, Opportunities to Do Business with the Government Look Increasingly Attractive

The U.S. Government spends billions annually on procuring goods and services, frequently using streamlined methods. As one of the largest owners and lessees of real property in the country, the U.S. Government may be an...more

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Colombia - Summary of recent tax measures

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The tax measures announced by the Government during the extension of the ongoing COVID-19 sanitary emergency include new amendments to tax filing and payment due dates regarding income tax, consumption tax, and local taxes...more

Snell & Wilmer

FAA Issues Emergency Waiver Allowing Drone Delivery of Medical Supplies

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Having recently been granted an emergency Part 107 waiver from the Federal Aviation Administration, a San Francisco-based drone delivery company, Zipline, has commenced medical drone delivery for the first time in the United...more

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Fifth Circuit Finds That Airport Supervisor Is Not Exempt From Arbitration

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Once again, a court has considered the criteria for the transportation worker exemption from the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA), 9 U.S.C. § 1. This time an account manager for ISS Facility Services Inc., Heidi Eastus, who...more

Michael Volkov

A Window into Boeing’s Defective Culture (Part III of III)

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Boeing is still under investigation.  A grand jury is investigating potential safety and obstructions allegations.  Congressional investigations are continuing....more

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