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1st Amendment litigation: DC Circ. Edition
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2013

On May 7, 2013, in National Association of Manufacturers v. National Labor Relations Board, No. 12-5068, the D.C. Circuit unanimously rejected the


Comments sought on petition for rulemaking to amend the Federal Communications Commission's Contest Rule to permit online disclosure of material contest terms
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2012

On November 20, 2012, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a Public Notice seeking comment on whether to initiate a rulemaking proceeding to update and amend its so-called "Contest Rule."


Vague description of “possible claim” not sufficient under claims-made-and-reported policy
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2013

The United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, applying Florida law, has held that a title agent did not provide adequate


Prior knowledge condition not met where attorney had pre-inception knowledge of disciplinary complaint asserting failure to file suit in a timely manner
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2013

Applying Pennsylvania law, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has held that the prior knowledge provision in


Checking up on state campaign finance, ethics and lobbying laws
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2012

Over the past few months several developments have occurred concerning campaign finance, ethics and lobbying at the state level


OSHA issues GHSHazCom harmonization rule
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2012

On March 26, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a final rule updating its Hazard Communication Standard to align it with the United Nations' Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals, also known as the "Purple Book"


FEC releases documents on compliance and enforcement procedures, changes policy on email addresses
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2012

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) recently released several documents related to compliance and enforcement and announced that political committees may now provide more than one email address for correspondence from the FEC


Georgia bankruptcy court: FDIC may sue officer of failed bank, notwithstanding his bankruptcy, if defense and recovery limited to D&O insurance
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2012

A Georgia bankruptcy court has held that notwithstanding the discharge of an individual in his individual bankruptcy proceeding, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) may file suit against the individual as a former officer of a failed bank so long as the applicable D&O policy covers defense costs and the FDIC’s recovery is limited to insurance proceeds


Contract exclusion bars coverage for related fraud allegations
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2012

Applying Pennsylvania law, a federal district court has held that a directors and officers liability policy’s contract exclusion precluded coverage for a suit against the insured operator of a chain of gas stations and convenience stores, where the suit included breach of contract allegations as well as tort allegations for fraudulent inducement and negligent misrepresentations in connection with the sale of convenience stores to third parties


Virginia high court affirms no coverage for climate change suit
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2012

The Supreme Court of Virginia has affirmed that global warming claims made by the village of Kivalina did not allege a covered "occurrence" within the meaning of general liability policies