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ADA & Website Compliance >> Lawsuits By The Disabled Against Websites Spike
2018 saw a nearly 200% increase in the number of lawsuits targeting websites and mobile apps for their alleged failure to comply with Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
United States
17 Jul 2019
The FTC's "Reasonable Basis" Standard Has Evolved For Disease Efficacy Claims
Decades ago, in an action the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) brought against Pfizer, Inc., the FTC identified several factors to weigh in determining the appropriate level of substantiation an advertiser must have for objective advertising claims.
United States
14 Jan 2019
Gambling And Lottery Risks Are Highlighted By New York City Marathon Lawsuit And Settlement
The filing of a lawsuit against the organizer of the New York City Marathon began in 2016, and the end of this year has seen a proposed resolution of that case.
United States
14 Dec 2016
IRS Regulations Clarify Treatment Of Self-Employment Tax Of Partners
In recently issued final and temporary regulations, the IRS has clarified the tax treatment of partners in a partnership that owns a disregarded entity for which the partners work as employees.
United States
17 May 2016
2016 Mitigating Risk: Key Litigation Developments - Commercial Litigation: Procedural Issues >> No, Not All Arbitration Clauses Are Created Equal
Faced with the delays and burdens that often go hand-in-hand with resolving disputes in court, companies increasingly have turned to arbitration as a method of alternative dispute resolution.
United States
11 Apr 2016
FTC Proposes Amendments To "Mail Order Rule" To Keep Up With Technology
For many years, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has required that sellers who solicit buyers to order merchandise through mail or telephone have a reasonable basis to expect that they can ship ordered merchandise within the time frame they advertise or, if they do not specify a time frame, within 30 days.
United States
17 Oct 2011
When Is An Early Termination Fee Considered Unjust Enrichment?
Contracts often contemplate periodic payments over a fixed term, and frequently require the payment of a pre-determined early termination fee if the client terminates the contract early.
United States
26 Jul 2011
Double-Derivative Shareholder Actions In The Wake Of Stock-For-Stock Mergers
Shareholder derivative actions can emerge as an important issue for nearly everyone involved in a company’s activities, including its executives, board members, in-house attorneys, principals and other shareholders.
United States
22 Jul 2011
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