By Paige Burnham
We previously told you about Thornton v. Pinnacle Foods Group LLC, No. 4:16-CV-00158-JAR, in which the Eastern District of Missouri refused to dismiss a consumer fraud claim...
By David Jinkins
, Matthew Braunel
, Jonathan Musch
, Samuel Watkins
Amazon is taking a new aggressive stance against counterfeiters who use its marketplace — a sign that the massive online retailer's tactics toward rights-holders may be turning from frustration to friendship.
By Jeffrey Brown
The California Supreme Court just closed a loophole as to whether a salesperson's duties to a buyer in a real estate transaction
By David Dick
The Illinois Court of Appeals' recent decision in AUI Construction Group, LLC v. Vaessen highlights the need for careful planning in structuring development agreements, construction contracts...
By Justin P. Mulligan
One of the attractions of copyright law is that copyright owners can recover substantial damages (which can go up to $150,000 in cases of willful infringement) without having to prove actual losses.
By Fredric Roth V
, Melissa Ventrone
In November 2016, the Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit stayed a Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") Final Order enforcing a complaint against LabMD related to the exposure of customer data.
By Paul Griesemer
, Patricia Winchell
In April 2016, the Department of Labor promulgated final regulations that fundamentally changed the ERISA fiduciary rules governing advisors to retirement income investors.
By Jason Schwent
, Melissa Ventrone
The Securities and Exchange Commission continues to be active in the area of cybersecurity.
By Crystal Kennedy
, Paul Sonderegger
, Ben Harner
An impactful decision from the Missouri Supreme Court will likely affect how leaking underground storage tank owners collect cleanup costs from the Petroleum Storage Tank Insurance Fund in the future.
By Diane Romza-Kutz
, Fredric Roth V
Legal cannabis programs continue to spread to more states with every election cycle.
By Kelly Simon
, Kimberly Bousquet
, Robert Wallace, Jr.
, Christopher Murray
, Aaron D. Lacey
Much has already been written about President-elect Donald Trump's unanticipated victory and the GOP retention of Congress last week.
By Melissa Ventrone
, Matthew Hafter
The Delaware Chancery Court just issued an opinion that will have directors breathing a sigh of relief in connection with cybersecurity risks.
By Jackie Dimmitt
Donor advised funds are endowment-like funds that are operated by public charities.
By Nicole Jobe
Effective Nov. 28, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will prohibit the use of pre-dispute arbitration agreements by long-term care facilities.
By Steven Gorin
Beware that an employer-owned life insurance contract might not qualify for the usual exclusion from regular income tax.