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“Everything old is new again” issues in recent cyber insurance litigation
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2015

Early days still for coverage litigation about cyber risks - whether under cyber insurance policies or other types of policies. This is not


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


Third Circuit affirms district court’s decision in favor of Wal-Mart to decertify collective action
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2012

After eight years of protracted litigation, the Third Circuit in Zavala v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., No. 11-2381, 2012 WL 3217522 (3d Cir. Aug. 9, 2012), recently ruled in favor of Wal-Mart in an action brought by undocumented immigrant workers who provided cleaning services at Wal-Mart stores nationwide


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


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”


Life Partners, et al. v. Arnold et al.; Texas Supreme Court confirms fractionalized life settlement interests sold to Texas investors are investment contract
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2015

The ruling - On May 8, 2015, the Texas Supreme Court, in Life Partners, Inc., et al. v. Michael Arnold, et al., case number 14-1022, unanimously


FTC interpreted to be cyber security police
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2015

Today, August 24, 2015, in a long-anticipated decision, the Third Circuit has interpreted the enforcement authority of the Federal Trade Commission


Federal Circuit provides plain language test for analogous art
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2015

Whether or not a prior art reference constitutes “analogous art” for purposes of an obviousness inquiry under 35 U.S.C. 103 has been


What’s underground is still up for grabs in Texas
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2015

Since the first oilman drilled the first water disposal well, cases have come through the courts in the U.S. trying to determine what rights each