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By Hillel Cohn, Lloyd Harmetz, Kelley Howes
A recent enforcement action by FINRA underscores the regulator's continuing concern regarding how financial advisers are paid to sell investment products.
By Demme Doufekias
The underlying facts of a False Claims Act case argued before the U.S. Supreme Court last week are the stuff of a good Hollywood blockbuster.
By Demme Doufekias, Sandeep Nandivada
Historically, the federal government has fought corporate healthcare fraud in two ways. First, the Department of Justice ("DOJ") routinely intervenes in civil FCA cases filed by qui tam relators.
By Brett Miller, Erica Richards
Throwing yet another wrench into the long-running and hard fought bankruptcy proceedings of Energy Future Holdings Corp., et al.
By Fahd Patel, Lynn Levine
The case was originally filed by U.S. Steel naming numerous Chinese steel manufacturers and distributors as the Respondents.
By Christopher Carr, Robert Fleishman
President-elect Donald Trump has pledged to drastically change the federal government's role and policies in relation to energy, the environment, and climate change.
By Matthew D'Amore, Steve Keane, David Doyle, Matthew Chivvis, Rakesh Grubb-Sharma, Joyce Liou, Alistair Maughan, Susan McLean, Dina Roumiantseva, Paul Goldstein
On October 6, 2016, the FDA issued a final rule implementing certain provisions of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003...
By Anna Pinedo
The FAST Act required the Securities and Exchange Commission to deliver to Congress a report detailing its recommendations regarding the modernization and simplification of the disclosure requirements...
By Peter Green, Jeremy Jennings-Mares
On 23rd November 2016, the European Commission released a package of banking legislation reforms.
By Ashley Nakamura
On November 2, 2016, a Florida Federal District Court issued a $29 million judgment against the marketer of Pure Green Coffee extract weight-loss pills in a deceptive advertising suit...
By Matthew Kreeger, Diek Van Nort
Earlier this week, the Federal Circuit narrowed the types of patents eligible for covered business method (CBM) review. In Unwired Planet, LLC v. Google Inc., Case No. 15-1812...
By Scott Sawyer, Aaron Rubin
2016 has been a challenging year for Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) and the website operators who depend on it for protection against liability stemming from user-generated content
By Ze’-ev Eiger
On October 26, 2016, the SEC adopted final rules (1) amending Rule 147 and Rule 504 under the Securities Act of 1933...
By John Delaney, Aaron Rubin
The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) has filed suit to overturn a law that requires the popular entertainment website to remove the ages or birth dates of people in the entertainment industry upon request.
By Robert Fleishman, Zori Ferkin, Paul Varnado
FERC issued a proposed rule last week that has the potential to blaze a path forward for electric storage and distributed energy resources in organized wholesale electricity markets...
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