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FEC requires PACs to provide additional detail on “purpose of disbursements”

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 16 2007

Political committees and other persons required to file reports with the FEC must itemize certain disbursements and, for each itemized disbursement, must include a brief description of the purpose of the disbursement

Minnesota court: failure to disclose claim voids coverage

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2009

The Court of Appeals of Minnesota affirmed summary judgment in favor of an insurer, rescinding a lawyer's professional liability insurance policy, based on an insured lawyer's material misrepresentation in the renewal process

President Obama creates Interagency Trade Enforcement Center

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2012

On February 28, President Obama signed an executive order creating a new trade enforcement unit, the Interagency Trade Enforcement Center (ITEC

D.C. Circuit insulates service contractors from state tort law liability based on "battlefield preemption"

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 16 2009

In a decision issued September 11, 2009, a split panel of the D.C. Circuit in Saleh v. Titan Corp., Nos. 08-7008, 08-7009 (D.C. Cir. Sept. 11, 2009) held that federal law, pursuant to the Supremacy Clause of the United States Constitution, preempted state law tort claims arising from allegations of detainee abuse lodged against contractor employees performing at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq

Appellate court finds question of fact regarding whether amounts paid pursuant to settlement constitute disgorgement

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 11 2007

The Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court has held that disgorgement paid as part of a settlement may be recoverable under professional liability policies

FCC reaffirms CAN-SPAM’s application to wireless providers

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 14 2007

Last month, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) denied a petition for reconsideration filed by Cingular Wireless seeking to remove the restriction on sending Mobile Service Commercial Messages (MSCMs) to wireless devices

Insurer not required to establish prejudice under claims made and reported policies

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 30 2013

Applying Missouri law, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri has found that an insurer is not required to demonstrate

No coverage when insured's counsel acknowledged impending claim prior to effective date of policy

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2009

The Supreme Court of Nebraska has upheld summary judgment on behalf of an insurer where the insured’s counsel, prior to the effective date of the insurance policy, acknowledged circumstances likely to give rise to the lawsuit for which coverage was sought

OFCCP to identify federal government contractors for compliance reviews

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 4 2009

On March 9, 2009, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) will release a list of 5,000 supply and service federal government contractor establishments to its regional offices for the scheduling of compliance reviews

Insured versus Insured exclusion held inapplicable to FDIC’s failed bank suit

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • Puerto Rico, USA
  • -
  • November 1 2012

A Puerto Rico federal district court has declined to apply a D&O policy’s Insured versus Insured exclusion to a suit brought by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) against former directors and officers of a failed bank