- Blog: Privacy and Information Security Law BlogFTC Approves Changes to Video Game Industry’s Safe Harbor Program Under COPPAPosted on August 16, 2018 by Hunton Andrews Kurth LLPOn August 13, 2018, the Federal Trade Commission approved changes to the video game industry’s safe harbor guidelines under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Rule. COPPA’s “safe harbor” provision enables industry groups to propose self-regulatory guidelines regarding COPPA compliance for FTC approval. Continue Reading
- Blog: Ireland IP & Technology Law BlogCJEU rules the reposting of a photograph on the internet freely accessible on another website requires reauthorisation of the authorPosted on August 16, 2018 by Davinia BrennanThe CJEU has ruled that an unauthorised reposting of a photograph on a website, which is already publicly accessible without restriction on another website, can infringe the copyright rights of a photographer (Renckhoff, C-161/17). It is of little importance if, as in the present case, the copyright holder does not limit the ways in which the photograph may be used by...Continue Reading…
- Blog: Waller Law BlogWhy QAPI could be a life-or-death decision for skilled nursing facilitiesPosted on August 15, 2018 by Jeffery D. Parrish
- Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsSixth Circuit Decision Highlights Importance of Distributing Accurate SPDsPosted on August 7, 2018 by Haynes and Boone Benefits GroupA recent case decided by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit provides yet another example of the importance of ensuring that plan documents and summary plan descriptions (“SPDs”) accurately and consistently describe plan benefits. In Pearce v. Chrysler Group LLC Pension Plan, the plan document provided that a participant who was not […] The post Sixth Circuit Decision Highlights Importance of Distributing Accurate SPDs appeared first on Haynes and Boone Blogs.
- Blog: Antitrust UpdateSupreme Court Grants Apple’s Petition To Take Major Antitrust Standing CasePosted on August 5, 2018 by Daniel A. Friedman, Jonathan H. HatchThe Supreme Court has granted certiorari and will hear, next term, an appeal from Ninth Circuit’s decision in In re Apple iPhone Antitrust Litigation, a case we previously reported on. In In re Apple iPhone, the Ninth Circuit held that because Apple sold iPhone apps directly to consumers, consumers are direct purchasers that have standing [...]
- Blog: The FirewallAccess vs. Security: Takeaways For U.S. Financial Institutions from the European PSD2 Open API FrameworkPosted on August 1, 2018 by Erin F. Fonté and Brenna E. McGeeNot long ago, financial technology (FinTech) startups were all seeking to disrupt the market for financial services and compete directly with financial institutions (FIs) for customers. But as these startups have grown into more mature companies, cooperation with FIs has come to replace disruption for many FinTech firms. These companies have realized that FIs can... Continue Reading