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Consumer-initiated text message telemarketing complies with TCPA prior express written consent requirement and E-SIGN Act?
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2014

Telemarketing practices in the United States are governed by the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), as well as by specific Federal Trade


Long term care insurance: policy provisions in dispute
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2014

Long term care ("LTC") insurance has been and will continue to be a focus of attention for the plaintiffs' bar and state and federal regulators. LTC


The General Data Protection Regulation: What Insurers Should Do Now to Prepare for Its Implementation
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • May 24 2016

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR or Regulation) has been approved by European Union (EU) members as well as the Council of Europe and, at


New York state court decision raises issues concerning the drafting of arbitration clauses
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2010

By Design, LLC terminated the employment of Oded Nachmani, who claimed he was wrongfully dismissed in violation of his employment contract and certain discrimination laws


Lithium-Ion Battery Patent Landscape - A Patent Portfolio Review
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2016

The lithium-ion battery (“LIB”) industry has witnessed tremendous growth in the last decade. As a natural part of this growth, the patent landscape


Bank lender tie-in prohibitions - “caveat commodator”
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2010

The recent uncertainty in the financial markets, as well as the general increase in the tightening of the credit market and the need to fashion more creative financing arrangements has caused a greater likelihood that certain practices may run afoul of the prohibitions on bank tying under the Bank Holding Company Act Amendments of 1970 (12 U.S.C. 1972) (“Act”


Termination for misconduct does not automatically end injured employees' workers’ compensation benefits
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 5 2010

The Illinois Supreme Court recently ruled that an employee disabled by a work-related injury is entitled to continued temporary total disability workers' compensation benefits (TTD), even if he is later terminated for misconduct unrelated to the injury


Proration units and lease expirations
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • November 17 2014

In October, two Texas Courts of Appeals handed down decisions about how to determine which acreage expires when a lease hits the end of the primary


Employee medical conditions not covered by the ADA
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2007

The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA” or “Act”) protects only certain impairments as disabilities those that substantially limit engagement in a “major life activity”


Delaware Court of Chancery upholds freedom of contract (with narrow exception)
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2007

In Abry Partners V, L.P., v. F&W Acquisition LLC, 891 A.2d 1032 (Del. Ch. 2006), plaintiffs, a group of Delaware entities affiliated with a private equity firm, ABRY Partners (“ABRY”), sought to rescind a stock purchase agreement (“SPA”) pursuant to which they bought a portfolio company, F&W Publications, Inc. (“F&W”), from an entity owned by another private equity firm, Providence Equity Partners (“Providence”