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Bill would shine more light on gov't activities under FOIA
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • March 5 2014

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) was enacted decades ago to enable the citizenry the opportunity to monitor governmental affairs. As FOIA


There’s a nice knock-down argument for you
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2014

It should come as little surprise that federal agencies, whether they sit on a wall or not, believe that a word means what they "choose it to mean


Social media and its impact on the workplace: what every employer needs to consider
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 5 2014

The rapid evolution of social media and the activities of employees have created legal challenges for employers. Social media has the potential to


California Federal Court upholds pre-certification discovery of defendant’s “outbound dial list” in TCPA class action
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • March 4 2014

A California federal district court recently ordered a debt collector to produce an "outbound dial list" that identified all telephone numbers it had


Federal Circuit clarifies entire market value rule, hypothetical negotiation date and use of settlement agreements
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 6 2012

In LaserDynamics v. Quanta Computer, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit overturned an $8.5 million lump sum jury award and remanded the case for a new trial on damages


California (surprisingly) becomes first state to take a more balanced approach to social media "password protection" laws
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • September 5 2012

Following the lead of Maryland and Illinois, California’s legislature, last week, sent to the governor for signature the nation’s third “password protection” law


Employee background checks and the Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • September 4 2012

In conjunction with a more competitive job market, employers have increasingly relied on pre-employment background checks to distinguish candidates


$1.5 million settlement of first HIPAA enforcement action resulting from HITECH Breach Notification Rule
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2012

The trend toward increasingly large health information breach settlements has continued with yesterday's announcement that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee (BCBST) has agreed to pay the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) $1,500,000 to settle potential violations of HIPAA's Privacy and Security Rules, HHS's Office of Civil Rights


SEC and CFTC propose identity theft prevention rules
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2012

Reflective of an increased interest in data privacy concerns, on February 28, 2012, the Securities and Exchange and Commodity Futures Trading commissions jointly released proposed rules designed to protect investors from identity theft by mandating the creation of programs to detect potential security threats


US Federal Communications Commission suspends special access pricing flexibility rules
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2012

The Federal Communications Commission recently adopted an order suspending “on an interim basis” its special access pricing flexibility rules