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  • Blog: Privacy and Information Security Law BlogFTC Issues Policy Statement on COPPA and Voice RecordingsPosted on October 23, 2017 by Hunton & Williams LLP
    On October 23, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission issued a policy enforcement statement providing additional guidance on the applicability of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule to the collection of children's audio voice recordings.… Continue Reading
  • Blog: Western Canada Business LitigationThe Remedy of “Money Had and Received.”Posted on October 23, 2017 by <a href='http://www.lawsonlundell.com/team-Peter-Roberts.html'>Peter Roberts</a>
    Over the years, the courts have developed various remedies to allow for the recovery of money in circumstances where fairness simply demands it. These remedies arise in situations where there is no legal or contractual relationship between the parties that might otherwise ground such a claim.  Situations like this arise where one person pays another... Continue Reading
  • Blog: Global Capital Markets LitigationSecond Circuit Affirms $806 million Judgment Against Nomura and RBSPosted on October 20, 2017 by Meg Slachetka and Carly Coleman
    Last month, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upheld a 2014 ruling holding issuers of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) liable for securities fraud. In the opinion by U.S. Circuit Judge Richard C. Wesley, the court emphasized the policies underlying the passage of the Securities Act of 1933 and related state laws, which aim...… Continue Reading
  • Blog: MMM Tech Law & Business ReportMMM’s Austin Mills discusses Blockchain’s legal issues and his role as chair of the firm’s Blockchain & Cryptocurrency GroupPosted on October 20, 2017 by Admin
    Blockchain technology and cryptocurrency represent a potential paradigm shift in the way we transact with each other. The number of potential uses is wide-ranging and open-ended — it’s a reality that could disrupt any industry that involves the movement of data or value. Most industries and business models will at least be exposed to blockchain […]
  • Blog: Labor & Employment Law BlogTwo New California Employment Laws To Take Effect in JanuaryPosted on October 12, 2017 by John (Jack) P. Schaedel
    On October 12, 2017, Governor Brown signed two new laws that take effect January 1, 2018, that will affect California employers. Senate Bill (SB) 63 mandates that small businesses provide 12 weeks of baby bonding to employees. Assembly Bill (AB) 168 bans employers from inquiring about a job applicant’s salary history. Read More › Tags:
  • Blog: Biologics BlogA New Strain Of Inequitable Conduct LitigationPosted on October 5, 2017 by
    In July, a split panel of the Federal Circuit upheld the district court’s use of an adverse inference from litigation misconduct to hold a patent unenforceable for inequitable conduct. The Federal Circuit’s decision in the case, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. Merus NV, raises interesting questions about the relationship between attorney misconduct during litigation (which is not [...]

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