- Blog: Privacy and Information Security Law BlogFTC Approves Record $5 Billion Settlement with FacebookPosted on July 12, 2019 by Hunton Andrews Kurth LLPAccording to media reports, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook, Inc. to resolve a privacy probe investigating whether Facebook had violated a prior FTC consent decree requiring the company to better protect user privacy. Continue Reading
- Blog: Ireland IP & Technology Law BlogGovernment signs the Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Law Provisions Act 2019 into lawPosted on July 12, 2019 by Daniel JacksonOn 26 June 2019, the Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Law Provisions Act 2019 (the 2019 Act) was signed into law. The Act amends the Copyright and Related Rights Act 2000 and modernises Irish copyright law in accordance with the Report of the Copyright Review Committee on Modernising Copyright, published in October 2013. The Act...Continue Reading…
- Blog: Waller Law BlogCan I withhold retainage for claims I have against the contractor? Posted on July 11, 2019 by Joseph Joe L. Watson
- Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsCoordinating Retirement Plan Definition of “Compensation” with PayrollPosted on July 10, 2019 by Haynes and Boone Benefits GroupA frequent, but often times avoidable, operational error for retirement plans is the failure to use the proper definition of “compensation” for various plan purposes, including, without limitation, calculating employee deferrals and employer contributions. A retirement plan’s definition of compensation typically includes dozens of components that all must be properly coded in the plan sponsor’s […] The post Coordinating Retirement Plan Definition of “Compensation” with Payroll appeared first on Haynes and Boone Blogs.
- Blog: Appellate InsightA Respondent’s Obligation on Appeal: Burden, or Opportunity?Posted on July 9, 2019 by Gary A. WattEvery now and then an appeal gets taken that, frankly speaking, shouldn’t be filed. When on the receiving end it’s possible—depending on the extreme lack of merit in the opening brief—to contemplate saving the client the time, effort, and $$$$ involved in preparing a responsive brief. The thinking would be something along the lines of […]
- Blog: You Might Be a WinnerI Catch the Fish, You Cook the Fish, The Only Time We’re Together is When We Eat the Fish: Banning Gender Stereotypes in AdsPosted on June 17, 2019 by Robert LaplacaWomen in the kitchen and men in the wilderness. An ad concept as old as time. But has its time come? The U.S. has traditionally taken a hands-off approach to regulating “traditional” gender-stereotyping in ads. But this week, the U.K. has said enough is enough.