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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


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


Recent local FMLA cases clarify employer obligations
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2009

The Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") has received much attention lately


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


The Illinois Supreme Court rules that the Telephone Consumer Protection Act’s statutory damages are not punitive
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2013

In an opinion adjudicating the insurability of claims brought under the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA"), the Illinois Supreme


Federal appellate court prohibits private settlement of FMLA claims
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 25 2007

Settlement agreements and general releases long have been an important tool for employers to protect themselves against disgruntled employees who settle one claim but then look for other avenues to sue their former employer


Caterpillar sues Aon alleging violations of federal and state antitrust laws
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2007

On October 12, 2007, Caterpillar filed suit (the “Complaint”) against Aon Corporation, Aon Risk Services, Inc. of Illinois, and Aon Re Global, Inc. (“Aon”) in the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois


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”


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


Supreme Court denies NCAA's motion to intervene in NCAA v. Keller et al
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2014

Yesterday, January 14, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court denied the NCAA's motion to intervene in the long-running likeness litigation between Electronic