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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

Affirmations of CPO and CTA registration exemptions are due by March 1, 2018

Persons claiming exemptions from registration as a commodity pool operator (CPO) or a commodity trading advisor (CTA) must affirm their exemptions by March 1, 2018. Pursuant to Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)...more

Mandatory register of ultimate beneficial owners in the Czech Republic as of 1 January 2018

by White & Case LLP on

Effective as of 1 January 2018, Czech law requires that "ultimate beneficial owners" of companies and trust funds be recorded in a central register, in the interest of bringing increased transparency to the ownership...more

Copyright Office Clarifies Rules on Protection and Damage Award Linked with Group and Database Copyright Applications

by Vedder Price on

With the continued growth of Internet-related new technologies, authors, website operators and photographers are producing larger and larger volumes of digital content. The Coalition of Visual Artists surveyed 1,744...more

Prince Edward Island Lobbying Regime on the Horizon

Recently, the Prince Edward Island Legislative Assembly passed the Lobbyists Registration Act (Act). The passage of this legislation marks an important step towards establishing a lobbying regime in the province. A...more

Should Your Bank Consider Eliminating Its Parent Bank Holding Company?

by Holland & Knight LLP on

• After the April 2017 announcement that Bank of the Ozarks in Little Rock, Ark., had decided to eliminate its bank holding company in favor of operating directly through its bank subsidiary, a number of banks have followed...more

.IE registration rules to relax in March

by Hogan Lovells on

In our earlier post we commented on IEDR´s (the Irish Registry for the .IE country code Top Level Domain) Public Consultation with a view to relaxing the registration policy for .IE domain names....more

No Direct Cause, No Restitution

A recent federal appellate decision shows there are limits to the ability of a regulator to claim monetary sanctions for statutory violations. Last week the 11th Circuit held that investors whose losses were solely associated...more

OTA & Travel Distribution Update - California City Can Ban Short-Term Rentals; Airbnb Purges San Francisco Listings; Italian...

by Garvey Schubert Barer on

This week’s OTA & Travel Distribution Update for the week ending January 19 is below. This week’s Update includes a heavy dose of short-term rental stories as well as details on Italian regulators’ recent efforts against...more

CFTC Approves Exemption from SEF Registration Requirement for Multilateral Trading Facilities and Organized Trading Facilities...

by Allen & Overy LLP on

SPEED READ - The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced on December 8, 2017 that it is exempting certain "multilateral trading facilities" (MTFs) and "organised trading facilities" (OTFs) regulated in the...more

Reminder: Hospitals must use QualityNet for attestation in 2018

by Bricker & Eckler LLP on

Eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals (CAHs) must now use the QualityNet Secure Portal (QNet) to submit meaningful use attestations for the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program. ...more

U.S. Drone Registration Celebrates the 1 Million Mark

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently announced that the total number of drones now registered has surpassed one million. That one million registration figure includes 878,000 drone hobbyists, who receive only...more

Haitian Temporary Protected Status Re-registration To Begin

by Jackson Lewis P.C. on

The long-awaited announcement of the 60-day re-registration period for Haitian TPS beneficiaries is about to be published in the Federal Register on January 18, 2018. The re-registration period will begin immediately upon...more

Contractor Registration Requirements in Iowa

by Davis Brown Law Firm on

All construction contractors and companies who perform any type of construction work in Iowa are required to register with Iowa Workforce Development/Iowa Division of Labor and renew the registration annually. However,...more

Rise of the Drones: Flying Over Newton and Registration Requirements Reinstated

by Goulston & Storrs PC on

The skies are a little friendlier for drones now that the Dutch police have suspended their squad of drone-hunting eagles. This is also great news for retailers, as drone popularity continues to soar with overall electronics...more

Setting the Course for 2018 and Beyond: The Unified Carrier Registration Fee Final Rule

by Benesch on

On January 5, 2018, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (“FMCSA”) published a Final Rule setting the fees for the Unified Carrier Registration Plan and Agreement (“UCR”). The January 5, 2018 Final Rule (the “Final...more

Recreational Drone Registration Requirement Has Returned

Back on December 21, 2015, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) required drone owners to register their drones if their drones weighed more than 0.55 pounds and less than 55 pounds (small drones). The registration was...more

Reminder: Re-Register Your DMCA Agent Designations Before End of Year or Risk Losing Safe Harbor Protections!

by Bracewell LLP on

U.S. Copyright Office Goes Paperless for DMCA registered agents; All paper registrations invalid as of December 31, 2017. As you’re making your end of year lists and checking them twice, better make sure you’ve registered...more

Changes to Form ADV Just in Time for Annual Updating Amendments

by Pullman & Comley, LLC on

It is that time of year again, when state and federal registered investment advisers (RIAs) renew their registrations and file annual Form ADV updating amendments. The updating amendments are due by March 31, 2018. Part 1A...more

DMCA Safe Harbors Will Discontinue for Websites and Internet Service Providers that Fail to Electronically Register their...

by Ladas & Parry LLP on

Proprietors of websites that host user generated content and online search engines and directories have long benefitted from the safe harbors available to them under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). These safe...more

Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Insider - December 2017 #3

by Robinson & Cole LLP on

Apple has pushed an update to iOS 11.2 to its users. Users should consider pushing any updates that are recommended by the manufacturer, as there is usually a reason behind the update, and many times it is to fix a...more

China issues its second Draft E-Commerce Law

by Hogan Lovells on

On 7 November 2017, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (“NPC“) published the second draft of the E-commerce Law (?????(???????), “Draft“). The goal of the Draft is to regulate China’s burgeoning...more

Alert: CRTC Seeks Comments on Its Reseller Registration Obligation

On December 15, 2017, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) published a Notice of Consultation in connection with its upcoming review of non-carrier (i.e., telecommunications reseller)...more

President Trump Reinstates the FAA Drone Registration Requirement

By signing the National Defense Authorization Act for 2018, President Donald Trump reinstated the requirement for recreational drone operators to register with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The requirement was...more

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) Registration is due by December 31st, 2017

by Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP on

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is a safe harbor from copyright infringement liability for “online service providers.” An “online service providers” is a website that falls into one of the four following...more

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