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ADA & Website Compliance >> Lawsuits By The Disabled Against Websites Spike
2018 saw a nearly 200% increase in the number of lawsuits targeting websites and mobile apps for their alleged failure to comply with Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
United States
17 Jul 2019
The FTC's "Reasonable Basis" Standard Has Evolved For Disease Efficacy Claims
Decades ago, in an action the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) brought against Pfizer, Inc., the FTC identified several factors to weigh in determining the appropriate level of substantiation an advertiser must have for objective advertising claims.
United States
14 Jan 2019
Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Alert >> Celebrity Endorsers Of Initial Coin Offerings Settle With Securities And Exchange Commission
Music producer and rapper DJ Khaled and boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. settled allegations brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
United States
2 Jan 2019
United States
9 Jul 2018
SAG / JPC >>Are (More) Good Things On The Horizon For SAG-AFTRA Agencies And Advertisers?
Heading into the last round of collective bargaining that resulted in the 2016 SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract, signatory advertising agencies and advertisers voiced concerns about the challenges they faced...
United States
25 May 2018
Enhancing The Likelihood Of Enforcement Of A Forum Selection Clause In An Online Contract
The court found that this design failed to encourage the customer to examine the Service Terms and Conditions.
United States
27 Mar 2018
What The Fargo? Doubling-Down On Loans And Deposits Is A Dubious Move Following The Fed's Order
Wells Fargo is being put on a highly restrictive diet by the Federal Reserve and won't get any relief until its compliance and governance shape up. Under the terms of the Fed's Consent Order ...
United States
20 Feb 2018
Subprime Auto In 2018: Riding A Market That's All Show And No Go
If the subprime auto loan asset-backed securities (ABS) market collapses, any post-mortem is likely to begin and end with the underlying auto market.
United States
1 Feb 2018
Marketplace Lending In 2018: A DIY Mindset
There is no doubt marketplace lending, by offering speed and flexibility not historically seen in traditional banking, has done its part to foster the "do it yourself" (DIY) era.
United States
23 Jan 2018
2017 M&A Activity For PR Firms: The Year Of The ‘Tuck-In' Transaction
In 2016, in contrast, independent PR firms were the buyers in only 59% of the consummated transactions.
United States
21 Dec 2017
Another Look At Sun Capital: Pe Fund Faces Claims For Unfunded Pension Liability Of A Portfolio Company
Private equity (PE) funds are revisiting the 2016 decision by the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts in Sun Capital Partners III, LP v. New England Teamsters & Trucking Indus. Pension Fund (Sun Capital) ...
United States
14 Dec 2017
Appeals Court Enforces Arbitration Clause In Hyperlinked Terms & Conditions
In an important decision concerning the enforceability of an arbitration clause included in a mobile app's Terms of Service, the federal appeals court in New York recently found ...
United States
9 Nov 2017
How PR Firms Must Navigate Website Compliance Under The Americans With Disabilities Act
Public relations firms increasingly develop content and websites for their clients' programs, products, and services.
United States
8 Nov 2017
SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract Modified To Provide "Free Bargaining" As To Compensation For Low-Budget Digital Productions
Responding to the increased concerns voiced by advertising agencies bound by the 2016 SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract (Commercials Contract)...
United States
1 Nov 2017
More Pitfalls And Solutions When Negotiating The Client's Form Of Master Services Agreement
My June 16 article addressed a few common pitfalls faced by public relations firms when they are required to negotiate using their client's form of contract.
United States
10 Aug 2017
When Is A "Firm Offer" Really Firm When Negotiating Talent Agreements? When The Term Sheet Says So
In talent contract negotiations, the talent's agent often insists on what is commonly referred to as a "firm offer" to ensure that the negotiations are not just speculative.
United States
13 Jun 2017
Breach Of Contract Claims Allowed For Alleged Open Source License Violations
An open source license is a type of license for software that imposes fewer use restrictions than a standard proprietary license.
United States
24 May 2017
Gambling And Lottery Risks Are Highlighted By New York City Marathon Lawsuit And Settlement
The filing of a lawsuit against the organizer of the New York City Marathon began in 2016, and the end of this year has seen a proposed resolution of that case.
United States
14 Dec 2016
Spotlight Remains On Marketplace Lenders Post-Madden
Marketplace lenders will need to adjust their business operations and expectations as the legal landscape evolves post-Madden.
United States
3 Nov 2016
'I Agreed To What?' – Federal Court Decision May Increase Scrutiny Of Online Terms And Conditions
Can a consumer be bound by an arbitration agreement contained in online terms and conditions by merely signing in to an Internet-connected service?
United States
15 Sep 2016
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