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Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - September 2019
In this month's edition of our Privacy & Cybersecurity Update, we examine five amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act,...
9 Oct 2019
Manufacturers Won't Bear All Liability For Driverless Vehicles
The introduction of autonomous vehicles will likely transform the landscape for litigation stemming from automobile accidents. Most commentators have assumed that liability will shift almost entirely
United States
29 Aug 2019
Ninth Circuit Holds Cftc Dodd-Frank Enforcement Authority Allows Fraud-Only Claims
On July 25, 2019, the Ninth Circuit reinstated the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's (CFTC) lawsuit in CFTC v. Monex Credit Co.,1 interpreting the CFTC's Dodd-Frank enforcement
United States
5 Aug 2019
Managing Compliance Risks For Income Share Agreements
Counsel Austin Brown and Darren Welch take a look at educational income share agreements, an increasingly popular alternative to traditional student loans that ties students' repayment obligations to their future earnings.
United States
26 Jul 2019
Supreme Court Holds Antitrust Claims Of iPhone App Consumers Are Not Barred By Illinois Brick
On May 13, 2019, in a 5-4 decision in Apple Inc. v. Pepper, the U.S. Supreme Court held that consumers of iPhone apps are direct purchasers of Apple and therefore have standing to sue the company
United States
29 May 2019
Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - March 2019
In this month's edition of our Privacy & Cybersecurity Update, we examine new cybersecurity legislation in California and Massachusetts, the British government's updates to its cybersecurity laws in anticipation...
20 May 2019
Mergers & Acquisitions 2019
The United States has a federal system of government. Accordingly, regulation of M&A activity falls within the dual jurisdiction of the federal government ...
United States
17 May 2019
Exploring The New California Consumer Privacy Act's Unusual Class Action Cure Provision
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) takes effect on January 1, 2020, and applies to all companies that do business in the Golden State.
United States
6 May 2019
UK Antitrust Authority Seeks Powers To Increase Merger Scrutiny, Issue Sectoral Interim Regulations And Weaken Judicial Accountability
On 21 February 2019, the U.K. Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), at the U.K. government's request, set out ‘wide-ranging and radical' proposals to reshape U.K. competition enforcement and consumer protection regime.
11 Mar 2019
FTC Enforcement Trends In Consumer Protection
A comprehensive review of recent Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission) consumer protection actions shows that the FTC continues to be one of Washington's most aggressive regulators
United States
15 Feb 2019
SEC Adopts Hedging Policy Disclosure Requirements
On December 18, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted final rules that will require hedging policy disclosures.
United States
14 Jan 2019
Potential Outcomes Of ‘Apple v. Pepper'
On Nov. 26, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in a potentially landmark antitrust case: Apple v. Pepper, 846 F.3d 313 (9th Cir. 2017), cert. granted, 138 S. Ct. 2647 (2018) (No. 17-204)
United States
8 Jan 2019
Failure To Report Adverse Events Results In Criminal Misbranding Settlement And Individual Liability
On December 10, 2018, Olympus Medical Systems Corporation and a former quality manager at the company pleaded guilty to introducing misbranded medical devices into interstate commerce in violation of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.
20 Dec 2018
FTC Invites Comment On Online Ticket Sales, Examines GAO Report
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced that it will hold a series of public hearings examining whether changes in the economy
28 Nov 2018
Preparing For Democratic Oversight Investigations
For the past several years, Republican majorities in the House of Representatives and Senate have dictated the agenda of Congress
United States
13 Nov 2018
The Supreme Court's Business Docket For The October 2018 Term
On September 26, 2018, Skadden hosted a webinar titled "US Supreme Court October 2018 Term."
United States
24 Oct 2018
The Class Action Chronicle – Midyear Update
This edition focuses on rulings issued between February 16, 2018, and June 15, 2018.
15 Oct 2018
Recent Court Decisions Shine Spotlight On Scope Of CFTC's Dodd-Frank Anti-Fraud And Anti-Manipulation Enforcement Authority
Recent federal court decisions, and a pending appeal in the Ninth Circuit, highlight disagreement among the courts as to the scope of the CFTC anti-fraud and anti-manipulation authority under the Dodd-Frank Act...
United States
4 Oct 2018
New Era Of Collective Actions In Europe?
Despite 20 years of robust legislative activity in the field of consumer protection and the 2013 European Commission recommendation on collective redress mechanisms.
27 Sep 2018
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