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Ninth Circuit Gives Leg Up To Shoe Purchasers’ Data Breach Suit

by Carlton Fields on

On March 8, a Ninth Circuit panel held that fear of identity theft in the wake of a data breach satisfies the standing requirements of Article III of the United States Constitution....more

What Might Wayfair Mean for Me? The Changing Landscape of State and Local Sales Taxes and Retroactivity Concerns

by Pullman & Comley, LLC on

The rise of the internet retailer has created significant loss of sales tax revenue for state revenue agencies due to the loss of revenue from sales and use tax collected in brick-and-mortar retail establishments....more

Subscription Services and Their Impact on Retail

by Robins Kaplan LLP on

Subscription services are becoming increasingly popular. Once offered by e-commerce retailers, subscription services have caught the attention of traditional retailers....more

Cross-border parcel delivery – European Parliament approves the regulation proposal

by Hogan Lovells on

Some time ago now, the European Commission launched an initiative to improve transparency and regulate the cross-border parcel delivery sector as part of its aspiration to create a real Digital Single Market. Clearly, no...more

EU Competition Newsletter - March 2018

by Bryan Cave on

Early attention to the antitrust considerations of a given transaction can go a long way towards promoting the chances of timely or even early clearance of a transaction. As an initial matter, parties should focus their...more

A Prime Opportunity for Online Sales Tax Bill

by McGuireWoods LLP on

Rep. Kristi Noem (R-SD) has been pushing to include an online sales tax measure in the forthcoming omnibus. Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) has accused Republicans of “plotting to sneak a massive...more

Challenge To Sales Tax “Physical Presence Test” To Be Heard By The Supreme Court

by Moskowitz LLP on

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that stands to change sales tax collection and remittance laws for out-of-state and online retailers. ...more

Appellate Court Finds Risk of Identity Theft Sufficient to Establish Standing, Circuit Split Worsens

by Fenwick & West LLP on

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has found that allegations of a future risk of identity theft resulting from a data breach are sufficient to establish standing....more

Under the Radar Changes to Proposition 65 – OEHHA Issues New “Guidance” For Web Purchases (Is it an Illegal “Underground...

If your products are sold online or you operate a website with sales to consumers in California, these changes will impact whether you can obtain “safe harbor” protection under Prop 65. Over a year after adopting new...more

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

by Robins Kaplan LLP on

Heath insurance behemoth Cigna has agreed to buy Express Scripts—a “pharmacy benefits manger”—for $67 billion in cash and stock, including assuming $15 billion of its debt. The merger is one of a series of big moves in the...more

The Digital Single Market: Geoblocking regulation ready to be enacted!

by Hogan Lovells on

The new provision on the banning of unjustified geoblocking in online sales is at the heart of the EU Commission’s aspiration and effort to create a real Digital Single Market within the European Union....more

About Time: DOJ Backs States in Sales Tax Case

One of the early reported pillars of the Trump Administration was the idea of promoting federalism – let power be centered in states. That commitment was on display yesterday as the US Solicitor General filed an amicus brief...more

ADA Suit Against Blooms

Demonstrating the minefield facing online retailers, the U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts refused to dismiss an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessibility suit filed against

Product Liability Issues of Today’s Direct Sales Industry

by Miles & Stockbridge P.C. on

Anyone with a social media account has likely recently seen a friend start a side-hustle selling products to their network through a direct sales company. The direct sales industry has experienced a renaissance since the...more

EU – DSM Watch: Geoblocking – Council approves new regulation

by Hogan Lovells on

The new provision on the banning of unjustified geoblocking in online sales is at the heart of the EU Commission’s aspiration and effort to create a real Digital Single Market within the European Union. ...more

U.S. Supreme Court Schedules Oral Arguments In South Dakota V. Wayfair

by Fox Rothschild LLP on

The U.S. Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments for April 17 in South Dakota v. Wayfair, a case that could dramatically reshape the sales tax landscape for online retailers. As previously reported, under current Supreme...more

Dentons laws of fashion - Major trends in the development of Russian fashion law and court practice in 2017

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Major Russian legislation changes - Total chipping - Russian Government Resolution No. 7871 (the “Resolution”), which provides for mandatory labeling of fur products with control (identification) tags (“identification...more

The Katten Kattwalk - Issue 15

The Katten Kattwalk discusses legal issues in the fashion industry affecting the trademarks, patents and copyrights associated with companies, brands and products. Please see full Newsletter below for more information....more

EU Retail News - February 2018

by Bryan Cave on

Do You Need to Appoint a Data Protection Officer in Your Organisation? Under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), any company that monitors individuals on a "large scale" or has "large scale" collections of...more

Unitary but toothless? – Limitations to jurisdiction over online EUTM infringements

by Hogan Lovells on

German Federal Court of Justice rules on the scope of jurisdiction of national courts - In an online context, IP infringement frequently occurs simultaneously in more than one country and so the flexibility to take action...more

Service Contracts and Extended Warranties: Building Customer Loyalty and Profits

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Purchasers of consumer goods are more discerning than ever before, and thanks to the internet, have access to more choices and more information every day. Manufacturers that are perceived as producing high-quality products...more

Taxing Decision

by Akerman LLP on

For years, state officials have wrung their hands in frustration because they haven't been able to tax most online retail sales. By some estimates, states could collect an extra $211 billion over the next five years in sales...more

Automatic Renewal Laws in All 50 States: A Comprehensive Guide

by Faegre Baker Daniels on

From streaming music and television to diaper and grocery deliveries, subscription services have become part of consumers’ daily life. However, while these subscription services — which enable customers to continue receiving...more

Resale Price Maintenance and Restrictions on Online Selling Still Dominate CMA Concerns

by Bryan Cave on

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), the principal UK competition regulator, maintains a register of competition law advisory and warning letters it sends to businesses it believes could be breaching competition law....more

A Grocery Attack on Multiple Fronts

by Goulston & Storrs PC on

Amazon has entered the grocery store space with a bang. From the recent opening of its AmazonGo store, to its acquisition of Whole Foods last August, Amazon has threatened to disrupt the grocery store industry and has jolted...more

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