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FTC updates guidelines for obtaining parental consent applicable to website operators and developers of children’s apps

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2014

On July 16, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued revised guidance regarding compliance with its C Online Privacy Protection Act

EPA extends comment period

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is extending the public comment period for 30 days on its advanced notice of

A new alternative for expediting a patent application

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2014

Are you interested in expediting the examination of a patent application? Applicants now have a temporary opportunity to obtain expedited examination

EEOC issues new Enforcement Guidance on pregnancy discrimination

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2014

On July 14, 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued new Enforcement Guidance (the "Guidance") on pregnancy discrimination and

Notice to late filers of Form 5500 regarding relief from penalties under the Internal Revenue Code and reminder about fee disclosures

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2014

This advisory addresses an important update regarding additional steps that plan administrators must take, in order to avoid penalties under the

SEC adopts Final Rules and guidance defining “security-based swap dealer” and “major security-based swap participant” in cross-border transactions

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2014

On June 25, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted the first of a series of rules on cross-border security-based swap activities

CPSC snapshot: congressional opposition to recall rule changes

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2014

In response to the CPSC's proposed changes to the CPSC Voluntary Recall Program (VCP), Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-KS) proposed an amendment to prevent the

EPA administrator testifies before Senate Committee

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2014

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy testified before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) regarding EPA's proposed Clean Power Plan

Employment-related Fair Credit Reporting Act cases on the rise

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

With increasing frequency, employers are being targeted by lawsuits alleging violations of state and federal consumer reporting statutes

Congress’ creation of privately funded and privately managed federal program not enough to trigger False Claims Act liability

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2014

In a decision that may have far-reaching implications to the Federal Government's efforts to oversee the E-Rate Program, the Fifth Circuit Court of