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  • 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 LLP
    On 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 Brennan
    The 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: NextGen Financial Services ReportOnline Banking: Are Financial Institutions Subjecting Themselves to Other Jurisdictions Without Knowing?Posted on August 13, 2018 by Larissa Sanchez Fields
    We work with many regional financial institution clients on a daily basis, and they regularly send us out-of-state garnishments, liens, levies, and other legal processes with one question—“Do I have to answer this?” The first question we ask is whether the foreign state can exercise jurisdiction over the regional financial institution—in other words, whether the...Continue Reading…
  • Blog: Biologics BlogFDA Approves First-Ever siRNA TherapyPosted on August 9, 2018 by
    Today FDA approved the first-ever “small interfering RNA” (siRNA) product, marking a significant milestone in the story of RNA interference (RNAi) technology and clearing the way for a new type of therapeutic.  Alnylam® secured approval and Orphan Drug Designation for its siRNA product Onpattro (patisiran), a therapy for the rare hereditary disease transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis in adult [...]
  • Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsSixth Circuit Decision Highlights Importance of Distributing Accurate SPDsPosted on August 7, 2018 by Haynes and Boone Benefits Group
    A 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.

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