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By Njeri Chasseau, Jason Gordon
Last month, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC"), in response to a complaint filed by Electronic Privacy Information Center ("EPIC") and other consumer groups...
By Stephen J. McConnell
We have long suspected that the reason some judges are hostile to Daubert is because application of the doctrine involves so much work.
By Katie Pawlitz, Karl Thallner
The rule finalizes, with certain modifications, all of the AKS safe harbors and beneficiary inducement CMP exceptions noted in a proposed rule published on October 3, 2014.
By Leigh Hansson, David Myers, Jeffrey Orenstein
As every individual and entity concerned was also made the subject of secondary sanctions, the crucial effect is that both U.S. and non-U.S. companies and individuals can be penalized and sanctioned for dealing with the designated parties.
By James Beck
When we heard about Judge Neil Gorsuch being nominated for the United States Supreme Court, our first move was to enter his name in Westlaw along with the term "preemption."
By Debra McCurdy
The Department of Justice (DOJ) also is making corresponding inflation updates to its CMPs, reflecting a 1.01636 inflation update to the CMP levels in effect since August 1, 2016.
By Stephen J. McConnell
Like most Americans, we like our doctor. We like doctors in general. We are not looking to start another song battle with our friends over at the Abnormal Use blog...
By Njeri Chasseau, Jason Gordon
Last month, a Tennessee Federal court ordered Mapco Express, Inc. ("Mapco") to pay approximately $1.9 million to settle class action claims arising from a 2013 data breach of its retail computer systems.
By Michael Jacobs, Brent Beissel
On January 25, 2017, Governor Charlie Baker released his proposals for the Commonwealth's fiscal year 2018 budget.
By Michael P. Sandusky, Jason Gordon
The Eleventh Circuit recently denied the Kim, Khloe, and Kourtney Kardashian's (the "Kardashians") motion to compel arbitration related to a trademark infringement lawsuit filed by upscale cosmetics company, By Lee Tillett ("Tillett").
By Michelle Mantine, Barry Coyne
The Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice have made their first amendments to the Antitrust Guidelines for the Licensing of Intellectual Property since their origin in 1995.
By Michelle Mantine, Bruce Blefeld, William Sheridan, Edward Duffy
Duke Energy Corporation (Duke) agreed to pay $600,000 to settle a DOJ claim that it violated the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976...
By Debra McCurdy
CMS has scheduled an April 25, 2017 call to discuss new data reporting requirements for clinicians in selected states who furnish global surgery services, as authorized by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA).
By Michael Jacobs, Jonathan Maddison
With states like Alabama and South Dakota attempting to place Quill's physical presence rule before the U.S. Supreme Court, Judge Gorsuch's concurring opinion in Direct Marketing v. Brohl—and his previous clerkship with Justice Anthony Kennedy—may indicate that if he is confirmed to the Court, he would vote in favor of hearing such a challenge.
By Kari S. Larsen, Michael Selig
The Report provides valuable guidance to both the financial services industry and the broader technology sector as U.S. lawmakers and regulators begin to focus their attention on the development of these swiftly evolving technologies.
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