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Connected Car Hacking Claims—Managing Litigation Risks
As more consumers start to drive connected cars, plaintiffs' lawyers and regulators are scrutinizing the cars' cybersecurity for any perceived vulnerabilities.
United States
30 Apr 2019
Rating Agency Developments - March 25, 2019
On March 14, DBRS published an updated methodology entitled "Rating Structured Aircraft Transactions".
United States
5 Apr 2019
Profiles in Innovation: Ford's Research & Innovation Team Drives Company Towards An Autonomous Future
Traditionally, OEMs like Ford have focused on the design, assembly, and marketing of vehicles, while suppliers develop parts and systems.
United States
15 Mar 2019
What Crashing Autonomous Cars Tell Us About The Future Of Product Liability
Will self-driving cars end up making our roads more dangerous? More importantly, who will be held responsible when the inevitable happens?
United States
13 Dec 2018
Snapback Of Iran Sanctions: Now In Full Effect
As described in our prior alert, November 5, 2018 marked the full return ("snapback") of U.S. Iran-related sanctions measures lifted or waived pursuant ...
United States
15 Nov 2018
AV 3.0 Sets Path For Streamlined Regulatory Process For Autonomous Vehicles
After months of preparation, the U.S. Department of Transportation ("USDOT") has released the third iteration of its informal guidance on the development and deployment of highly automated vehicles...
United States
15 Oct 2018
Rating Agency Developments - June 5, 2017
On June 1, 2017, Kroll Bond Rating Agency released a report entitled KBRA's Views on the State of the Solar Market. Report.
United States
15 Jun 2017
Orrick Advises Drone Analytics Pioneer Redbird In Acquisition By Airware
Orrick's Paris Technology Companies Group advised Redbird in its acquisition by Airware, creating an end-to-end enterprise solution for commercial drone operations.
10 Oct 2016
Ninth Circuit Grounds Aftermarket Claims, Refusing To Stretch Antitrust Theories And Reminding Plaintiffs That Allegations Must Be Supported By Evidence Of Anti-Competitive Harm
Last week, the Ninth Circuit affirmed a summary judgment disposing of numerous antitrust claims brought by an independent servicer against a manufacturer of systems and parts that also provides service.
United States
14 Sep 2016
There's No Longer An "App For That" In Austin: Lyft And Uber Pull Out Over Driver Fingerprinting Requirements
Rideshare companies Lyft and Uber announced on May 9 that they were no longer offering their services in Austin, Texas, after voters there rejected a proposed ordinance that would have eliminated fingerprint-based background checks for drivers.
United States
26 May 2016
Sales Tax Revenue Bonds Provide Critically Needed Transportation Funding Source
Funding transportation infrastructure in California is becoming increasingly difficult, as diminished gasoline taxes and other state and federal funding sources continue to be insufficient to provide fully for burgeoning capital improvement needs and critical infrastructure gaps resulting from extended deferred maintenance of existing facilities.
United States
29 Apr 2016
Aviation Contractor Glides Away From Liability After Receiving Unsolicited Email Containing Trade Secrets
If a third party sends you someone's trade secrets, and you delete them as soon as you know they're trade secrets, you're off the hook for misappropriation.
United States
3 Feb 2016
CFPB Publishes Final Rule That Allows Its Supervision Of Nonbank Auto Finance Companies
On June 10, CFPB published a final rule today that allows the agency to begin supervising large, nonbank auto finance companies for the first time.
United States
3 Jul 2015
Coverage Takes Flight: Insurers Launch Programs To Use Drones In Claims Handling And Underwriting
As these pilotless programs continue over the next two years, and the FAA finalizes its regulations, insurers and policyholders should both keep a careful eye on the skies.
United States
30 Apr 2015
Moving On From The Uninsured Motorist To The Insured Un-Motorist: Insuring The Driverless Car, And Other Innovations
The time may be approaching when no distracted, intoxicated or fatigued driver ever causes an accident and automobile insurance as we know it becomes a thing of the past.
United States
11 Mar 2015
U.S. Export Policy For Commercial And Military Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
On February 17, the Obama Administration announced a new U.S. export control policy for military and commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicles ("UAVs").
United States
25 Feb 2015
FAA Proposes Long-Awaited Commercial Drone Guidelines As White House Issues Privacy Memo On Government Drone Use
​On Feb. 15, 2015, the Federal Aviation Administration released a set of long-awaited proposed rules for commercial drone operation that paves the way for commercial drone usage in the United States by 2017.
United States
24 Feb 2015
Deutsche Bahn: Commitments End Margin Squeeze Investigation
Deutsche Bahn changes its prices for the supply of electricity for locomotives and allows third parties access to its electrical grid to avoid margin squeeze allegations.
5 Aug 2014
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