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Falling short of the gold: SEC charges BHP Billiton with FCPA violations relating to its 2008 Summer Olympics sponsorship program
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

On May 20, 2015, the SEC announced that BHP Billiton had agreed to pay $25 million to settle charges that it violated the FCPA’s Accounting


The unfolding FIFA scandal: will the DOJ show the banks a red card?
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

The worldwide soccer community has for years decried the brazen corruption that permeated FIFA, international soccer’s governing organization, but


Garcia v. Google: “doubtful” copyright ownership claim in film performance does not outweigh First Amendment right to free speech
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

In a closely watched case that tests the limits of copyright protection, on May 18, 2015, the Ninth Circuit sitting en banc reversed its panel


California district court rules that Twitter not required to reveal identities of anonymous users
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

On March 2, 2015, a California district court ruled that online social networking site Twitter, a nonparty to an underlying defamation lawsuit, could


Thunderheads on the horizon for SoundCloud?
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

Over the past year, free digital music streaming service SoundCloud has been attempting to “go legit” and stave off mounting outrage from the music


Universal Music Group settles with recording artists over digital downloads
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

In April, Universal Music Group agreed to pay approximately $11.5 million to settle a class action lawsuit brought by over 7,000 recording artists who


Lawmakers oppose changes to ad tax deduction
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2015

In a letter addressed to House leaders, 87 lawmakers stated their position that the tax code should not be revised to modify the current tax


CFPB cautions consumers about deceptive reverse mortgage ads
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2015

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently tackled deceptive advertising by issuing a report and a consumer advisory based on a study that


At the intersection of “all natural” claims and GMO ingredients: litigation
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2015

Litigation challenging “all natural” advertising claims has been filling courthouses for years, but the suits have incorporated another trend


Riveraccelerating virtual reality start-ups
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2015

In December 2014, two-year-old fund Rothenberg Ventures first opened its doors to applications for River, its new virtual reality-focused accelerator