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FTC authority to bring enforcement actions over data-security standards upheld

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 18 2014

In a recent decision, a federal judge concluded that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has the power to regulate data security and thus rejected a

US Department of Energy releases draft loan guarantee solicitation for up to $4 billion of renewable energy and efficient energy projects

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 17 2014

On April 16, 2014, the United States Department of Energy (DOE) released a draft solicitation for loan guarantees of up to $4 billion for innovative

Sixth Circuit slams the door on unreliable, result-oriented expert testimony in disparate-impact case

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 17 2014

Plaintiffs increasingly rely on questionable expert testimony to fill gaps in their proof, trusting that the imprimatur of an expert will overcome

Conflict minerals: SEC guidance and appellate court decision

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • Democratic Republic of Congo, USA
  • -
  • April 16 2014

On April 7, 2014, the Division of Corporation Finance of the US Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") updated its frequently asked questions

Recent FTC findings signal closer eye on social media contests

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2014

In closing a recent investigation, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced for the first time that an individual's participation in a social

Another California court does backflips to thwart arbitration and elevate the class-action device

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2014

The hostility of some California courts to arbitrationand their resistance to preemption under theFederal Arbitration Act (FAA)has

FTC requires companies to honor privacy policies of acquired companies

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2014

The US Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") has a significant history of using its Section 5 authority to enforce promises that companies make to

Federal court upholds FTC’s authority to bring enforcement actions over data-security standards; will class actions follow?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2014

Already, 2014 has been an eventful year in the world of data breaches and cybersecurity. In addition to a flurry of litigation over high-profile

No-action relief granted with regard to certain foreign issuer preliminary proxy filing requirements

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 9 2014

The staff ("Staff") of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") has provided no-action relief to certain foreign issuers that are

Campaign finance in the wake of the US Supreme Court’s McCutcheon decision

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 8 2014

In a significant campaign finance decision, the Supreme Court struck down one of the key limits on federal campaign contributions. The Court's