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Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Over the last several months, the Federal Communications Commission has taken on a significantly expanded role on consumer privacy protection issues.
Troutman Sanders LLP
In Mattiaccio v. DHA Group, Inc., the plaintiff asserted three counts against his employer and its management under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Butler Snow LLP
The Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") requires employers with 50 or more employees to provide unpaid, job-protected leave to eligible employees.
Butler Snow LLP
While there may be some areas in which employers are not willing to alter current handbook language, there may be other areas where minor revisions now can avoid lengthy and expensive legal battles later.
Foley Hoag LLP
am just back from presenting at the New York Stock Exchange’s program on Cyber Risks and the Boardroom, where I presented on The Role of Cyber Insurance.
Duane Morris LLP
This Friday, May 1, 2015, the government is expected to submit its response to the petition for certiorari filed by Kingdomware Technologies, Inc., which seeks to reverse the Federal Circuit’s 2-1 ruling that the VA may use FSS without considering available VOSBs and/or SDVOSBs to fulfill the requirement.
Foley & Lardner
California sees opportunities in personalized medicine. Earlier this month, Governor Brown announced the creation of a two year initiative – California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
It has long been the Federal Trade Commission’s position that if you make a privacy promise to consumers you should expect to be held to that promise.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Insite Vision Inc. and Inspire Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Sandoz, Inc., No. 2014-1065, 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 5717 (Fed. Cir. Apr. 9, 2015) (Linn, J.).
Troutman Sanders LLP
Ineos USA LLC v. Berry Plastics Corp., No. 2014-1540, 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 6175 (Fed. Cir. Apr. 16, 2015) (Moore, J.).
Troutman Sanders LLP
On April 15, the House Energy and Commerce Committee approved the Data Security and Breach Notification Act by a 29-20 vote.
BakerHostetler
While the new law codifies payment for chronic care management under the Medicare physician fee schedule, effective immediately, it leaves many of the details largely to CMS’s discretion.
Jones Day
On April 14, 2015, the Department of Labor re-proposed regulations that define when someone becomes a fiduciary by reason of providing "investment advice for a fee or other compensation."
Jones Day
The Texas Attorney General has settled its challenge to an agreement among sellers of dental supplies that, in the State's view, prevented competition by a new entrant in Texas.
Foley Hoag LLP
On April 21, 2015, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) held in Sebago, et al. v. Boston Cab Dispatch, Inc., et al., that taxicab companies may classify taxicab drivers as independent contractors.
Orrick
Playboy Enterprises is suing its former defense counsel Sheppard Mullin after being hit with a $6 million jury verdict in a SOX whistleblower case, the highest jury award in a SOX case to date.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
With the foregoing as predicate, it is an appropriate time to examine whether the Texas State Legislature is trying do something for Indian Gaming or to Indian Gaming.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On April 14, 2015, the US DOL issued its proposed rule clarifying when individuals and institutions providing advice to employee benefit plans and individual retirement accounts will be fiduciaries for purposes of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Gaming Legal News: Volume 8, Number 8
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Despite the fact that Congress had enacted sweeping pro-Indian legislation in the form of the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934 in the previous year, the NLRA did not mention Indian tribes at any point.
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As a result of this decision, many businesses are already out of compliance and must take steps to comply with this very significant new burden.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
On April 7, 2015, USCIS announced that it has received more than enough H-1B petitions to meet the numerical limit for fiscal year 2016 cap-subject H-1B visas.
Fox Rothschild LLP
You’ve likely been flooded with information regarding H-1B season from multiple sources. Yesterday, USCIS issued its own information regarding Fiscal Year 2016 (FY 2016) H-1B petitions.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
In a straightforward application of Section 2(a) of the Lanham Act, the TTAB upheld a refusal to register the mark PORNO JESUS for adult entertainment videos finding the mark may disparage Christian-Americans.
Foley Hoag LLP
Yesterday marked the sunrise launch of the .porn and .adult generic top-level domains (gTLDs), which join .xxx in the top-level domain name space as gTLDs targeted mainly at online purveyors of adult entertainment.
Fox Rothschild LLP
As many are aware, the filing period for H-1B petitions subject to the fiscal year 2016 numerical cap begins in about two weeks, on April 1, 2015.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Last week, the IRS issued its "final" versions of the forms 1094-B, 1094-C, 1095-B and 1095-C along with instructions for the "B" forms and instructions for the "C" forms.
Orrick
Italy’s high court has taken up the appeal of Amanda Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 murder of Knox’s British roommate in Italy.
Fox Rothschild LLP
There are many things that must be done before an H-1B petition is ready to be filed.
Thompson Coburn LLP
Following are checklists of countries that are subject to a variety of U.S. and European Union-imposed restrictions affecting international trade.
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