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On Monday, the Third Circuit issued a highly anticipated opinion affirming the Federal Trade Commission's authority to regulate "unfair" cybersecurity practices under Section 5 of the FTC Act.
Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier this month, the Judge Lucy Koh set aside the Fish & Wildlife Service's decision to extend its programmatic permit for bald and golden eagle SOARING EAGLE-1000 pixels widetakes from five to 30 years.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
With increased activity regarding proposed federal trade secrets legislation expected next month and for the remainder of the fall Congressional session, Seyfarth Shaw's dedicated Trade Secrets/Non-Compete group has created a resource which summarizes the proposed legislation, outlines the arguments in favor of and against the legislation, and provides additional resources for our readers' convenience.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
This week, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") obtained a preliminary injunction in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, ceasing the operations of certain businesses and individuals, ..
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Announced and effective today, August 26, 2015, DoD has issued an interim rule that significantly expands existing DFARS provisions and clauses requiring contractors and subcontractors to report cyber incidents
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
A recent decision out of the Northern District of California creates new hope for TCPA defendants. In Luna v. Shac, LLC, Case No. 5:14-cv-00607-HRL, 2015 WL 4941781 (N.D. Cal. Aug. 19, 2015), defendant Shac, LLC won summary judgment by arguing that the web-based application the company used to send promotional text messages could not operate without human intervention, a "defining characteristic" of an autodialer under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA"), 47 U.S.C. § 227(b)(1).
Fox Rothschild LLP
Law is never easy. Practicing law can be even less so. How about going it on your own without an attorney?
Ropes & Gray LLP
On August 25, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") proposed an anti-money laundering rule applicable to investment advisers registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC").
Day Pitney LLP
On August 25, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released information on the 2014 quality and financial performance results for the accountable care organizations (ACOs) participating in the Pioneer model ("Pioneer ACOs") and the Medicare Shared Savings Program ("MSSP ACOs").
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
Whether or not the United States has truly backed down is difficult to say, due to the intense secrecy surrounding the talks.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Exploration and development of oil and gas reserves increasingly requires costly, tailored technologies and enhanced safety and environmental measures
McDermott Will & Emery
Earlier this month, the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) approved Statement No. 77, Tax Abatement Disclosures, which requires state and local governments to report on foregone revenue from tax abatement agreements.
Fox Rothschild LLP
If you're waiting for your employment card or greencard to be issued, your wait may be slightly longer than usual by a few weeks.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
After many years of waning significance, the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 ("PURPA") has reignited as a useful tool for renewable energy and cogeneration project developers.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
FINRA has made no secret of its interest in broker compensation, and the potential conflicts of interest that can be generated by some types of compensation practices.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
It is believed that the memorandum could be instrumental in the lawsuit challenging the rule which currently includes 30 states and nearly 20 industry groups.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
After a summer that saw major data breaches at the Office of Personnel Management and UCLA Health System, this fall is a great time to take your organization back to school on HIPAA compliance and data security.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Court determined that the subrogation provision was contained within a document that served as the summary plan description as well as the plan document.
Bello Welsh LLP
On July 15, 2015, the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor issued guidance aimed at clarifying the distinction between "employees" and "independent contractors."
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Mr. Chairman, I'm pleased to provide my testimony today as a follow-up to previous appearances before this committee.
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Fisher & Phillips LLP
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Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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