Minden Gross LLP
The right of distress allows a landlord, without any judicial
process, to seize, take into possession, and sell the goods and
chattels of its tenant to satisfy any unpaid rent
Bennett Jones LLP
The British Columbia Supreme Court has decided that the use of a competitor's trademarks in Google AdWords does not constitute infringement.
In a recent Ontario decision, an employee successfully sought default judgment for a wrongful dismissal claim. The employee's evidence was uncontested and the facts set forth in the Statement of Claim were deemed to be true.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In a recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision, Strathy CJO certified a proposed class action including a subclass of "presumptively time-barred" class members.
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.