- Blog: Privacy and Information Security Law BlogSEC Warns Initial Coin Offerings May Be Subject to U.S. Federal Securities LawsPosted on August 16, 2017 by Hunton & Williams LLPAmidst much anticipation, on July 25, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission released a Report of Investigation under Section 21(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 warning the market that "tokens" issued in ICOs may be "securities" such that the full breadth of the U.S. federal securities laws may apply to their offer and sale.… Continue Reading
- Blog: MMM Tech Law & Business ReportSE Tech Podcast Ep. 39 – PermitZone with Ray AntoninoPosted on August 16, 2017 by AdminWe speak with Ray Antonino from PermitZone, a technology for contractors and do-it-yourselfers to apply for, pay, and receive permits online, nationwide. PermitZone is headquartered in Myrtle Beach, SC. http:// www.permitzone.com/
- Blog: Biologics BlogHumira Biosimilar Approved As Litigation Gets GoingPosted on August 14, 2017 by The FDA on Friday approved the first U.S. biosimilar of Humira (adalimumab), AbbVie’s best-selling biologic for treatment of inflammatory conditions. The biosimilar, Amgen’s Amjevita (adalimumab-atto), received approval for all of the indications requested by Amgen: in adults, moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis, active psoriatic arthritis, active ankylosing spondylitis, moderately to severely active Crohn’s disease, moderately to severely active [...]
- Blog: TSMP ForefrontWe do(n’t) need another (type of) heroPosted on August 8, 2017 by Forefront: By TSMP takes a break from mulling the Law, and doffs its cap to Singapore’s heroes as we celebrate Singapore’s 52nd birthday.
- Blog: Global Capital Markets LitigationRBS Settles RMBS Claims in FHFA SettlementPosted on July 25, 2017 by Meg SlachetkaOn July 12, 2017, the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (“FHFA”) announced an agreement to settle claims arising out of RBS’s sale of allegedly faulty residential mortgage-backed securities (“RMBS”). RBS will pay $5.5 billion to settle the claims. The FHFA, as conservator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, filed...… Continue Reading
- Blog: Minter Ellison Technology, Media and IP BlogCanada's Supreme Court decision against Google has far reaching implicationsPosted on July 23, 2017 by On 28 June 2017 Canada's Supreme Court upheld a decision ordering Google to remove links to websites unlawfully selling the intellectual property of another company. The Judges (7-2) in Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc maintained that Canadian courts had authority to issue an injunction forcing Google, a non-party to the initial proceedings, to delete search results, not only within Canada but globally. The case The underlying action (commenced in 2011) involved Equustek Solutions Inc (Equustek), a small technology company, launching proceedings against Datalink Technologies Gateways L...