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Landmark FTC Settlement Offers Important Lessons For Businesses That May Collect Or Use Children's Information
On September 4, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC or the "Commission") announced a settlement with YouTube and its parent Google
United States
12 Sep 2019
Red Notice Newsletter - August 2019
On August 29, 2019, The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) instituted cease-and-desist proceedings against California based Juniper Networks, Inc.
United States
11 Sep 2019
Agencies Release Interim Final Rule Implementing First Phase of 2019 NDAA Section 889
On August 7, the DOD, GSA, and NASA released a prepublication version of an Interim Final Rule implementing paragraph (a)(1)(A) of § 889 of the 2019 NDAA.
United States
13 Aug 2019
New Hampshire Hold ‘Em: Federal Decision Sets Aside Latest DOJ Wire Act Opinion
The New Hampshire Lottery Commission commenced the lawsuit in February 2019, shortly after the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) released a new opinion interpreting the Wire Act to include nonsports-related gambling.
United States
21 Jun 2019
Agencies Call For Comments On NDAA 2019 Section 889
The Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
United States
6 Jun 2019
Post Weinstein: How Does Talent Protect Their Right To Profit Participations?
Lantern Entertainment, LLC, which acquired substantially all of the assets of The Weinstein Company in a 363 sale in 2018, has faced numerous objections from actors alleging they are owed unpaid profit participations ...
United States
26 Apr 2019
The U.S. Court Of International Trade Imposes Limits On Commerce's Scope Enforcement Activities
Over the last decade, the U.S. Department of Commerce and U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) ...
United States
29 Mar 2019
OECD Holding Public Consultation On The Tax Challenges Of Digitalization
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) will kick off tomorrow a public consultation on its most recent foray into the tax challenges arising from the digitalization
United States
21 Mar 2019
Top Tips For Reviewing Your Social Media Profile
Fifty-six percent of law school admissions officers say they look at an applicant's social media profile to learn more about them, according to a survey by Kaplan Test Prep of 117 law schools.
United States
20 Mar 2019
Sundance 2019: Megadeals Return And Diversity Comes Into Focus
Hollywood made its annual descent upon Park City, Utah, from January 24, 2019 through February 3, 2019, for another year of deal-making at the preeminent indie playground, the Sundance Film Festival.
United States
18 Feb 2019
5G And The Future Of Entertainment
The technology on everyone's mind at this year's CES was 5G. So named because it is the fifth-generation wireless networking technology,
United States
5 Feb 2019
Ninth Circuit Determines That Absence Of Federal Guidance Is No Bar To ADA Claims Challenging Websites And Mobile Apps
The 9th Circuit held that, because a website and mobile app were auxiliary services of a place of public accommodation, they were required to be ADA-compliant.
United States
30 Jan 2019
DOJ Reshuffles The Deck On Online Gaming
The Wire Act, originally created in 1961, prohibits the use of wire communication facilities1 to send bets, information assisting in placing bets, or money or credit resulting from those bets internationally or between states.
United States
23 Jan 2019
Jury Verdict Of $145 Million Reduced To $10 Million Based On Expert's Failure To Properly Apportion
On January 3, 2019, following a jury's award of $145 million in damages to Wi-LAN, the Southern District of California granted Apple's motion for a conditional order of remittitur to a $10 million
United States
21 Jan 2019
FAA Issues First National Waiver For Beyond-Visual-Line-Of-Sight Drone Operations
State Farm just announced that it has received "the first national waiver to any company in the U.S. by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)" for the operation of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or drones beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) and over people.
United States
16 Jan 2019
SEC OCIE Issues Guidance On Advisers' Recordkeeping Requirements For Electronic Messaging Following Its Sweep Examination
On December 14, the SEC's OCIE issued a Risk Alert summarizing the findings of its limited-scope examination initiative relating to electronic messaging
United States
20 Dec 2018
FCC Approves Order Addressing Reassigned Number Database And Accompanying Safe Harbor
Companies across industries have been facing TCPA litigation based upon calls and text messages to reassigned telephone numbers.
United States
18 Dec 2018
Federal Circuit Clarifies Standard For Public Accessibility Of Printed Publications; Offers Claim Drafting Tips
The Federal Circuit has affirmed the final written decisions of a Patent Trial and Appeal Board (the "Board") panel in six related inter partes review (IPR) proceedings.
United States
23 Nov 2018
Podcast - Virtual And Augmented Reality
In this episode, Dreamscape Immersive chief legal officer Tammy Brandt and Akin Gump corporate partner Courtney York, whose practice includes guiding clients through complex tech transactions, discuss the business and law of the dynamic virtual reality and augmented reality market.
United States
8 Nov 2018
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