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DoD addresses cybersecurity preparedness, incident reporting, and cloud computing acquisitions with new DFARS interim rule
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2015

Announced and effective today, August 26, 2015, DoD has issued an interim rule that significantly expands existing DFARS provisions and clauses


Cross subsidization for purpose of enhanced grocery sales through alleged below cost gasoline discounts found not to violate California Unfair Practices Act
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2015

Injury to competing retail fuel stations is non-actionable where market conditions demonstrate that an “incipient antitrust violation” is not


FTC “enforcement principles” for Section 5 of the FTC Act: is something better than nothing?
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2015

For many years, antitrust practitioners have struggled to understand exactly how the FTC will analyze and enforce Section 5’s prohibition of “unfair


The California Supreme Court holds consumer class action waivers in arbitration provisions are enforceable under federal law
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2015

On August 3, 2015, the California Supreme Court issued its long-awaited arbitration decision inSanchez v. Valencia Holding Co., LLC, No. B228027. The


BitLicense regulations and the August 8, 2015 deadline
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2015

The New York "BitLicense" regulations became effective on June 24, 2015, and businesses that are engaged in "Virtual Currency Business Activity"


The pitfalls of ascertaining ascertainability: Seventh Circuit declines to adopt heightened threshold requirement for class actions
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2015

Although not explicitly stated in the text of Rule 23, for several decades courts have held that a putative class must be clearly defined and based on


Redaction in discovery: the state of affairs in NY
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2015

Redaction is most commonly used to either withhold specific sensitive information as required by court rules, such as Social Security or telephone


Supreme Court to hear VA procurement controversy this fall
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2015

In a matter of keen interest to the small business community, last month the Supreme Court, granted certiorari in Kingdomware Technologies, Inc. v


As GSA FAS struggles to reinvent itself; contractors suffer
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2015

The last year has been a tough one for the GSA Multiple Award Schedules (“MAS”) program. The Federal Acquisition Service (“FAS”) the agency charged


Heads up! inflation adjustments to acquisition thresholds are just around the corner
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2015

On July 2, 2015, the FAR Council issued a Final Rule that amends the FAR, effective October 1, 2015, to implement inflation-based adjustments to