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Sweeping changes to Iran sanctions enacted
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2010

After more than six months of negotiations and tactical delays while the Obama Administration pursued stiffer UN sanctions on Iran, Congress passed the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2010 (CISADA) on June 24, 2010.


Aircraft leasing and predominant business use: IRS adds a few new wrinkles
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2010

When is an aircraft leasing business not a business?


Summary of CableCARD Fourth Further Notice of Proposed Rule Making
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2010

On April 21, 2010, the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) released a Fourth Further Notice of Proposed Rule Making (FNPRM) requesting comment on changes to its CableCARD regime.


Severability provision requires insurer to plead all insureds' knowledge of misrepresentation to state claim for rescission
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2010

Applying Michigan law, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan has dismissed an excess insurer's claim for a declaratory judgment for rescission, concluding that the applicable severability provision required the insurer to plead facts establishing that each of the individual insureds had knowledge of alleged misrepresentations in the application for the policy.


The Supreme Court limits constructive termination under the PMPA
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2010

In a rare look at franchise practices, the United States Supreme Court has unanimously held that a franchisee may not recover for constructive termination under the Petroleum Marketing Practices Act (PMPA) if the franchisor's allegedly wrongful conduct did not compel the franchisee to abandon its franchise.


FCC orders wireless microphones and other low-power auxiliary devices to vacate 700 MHz band by June 12
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2010

On January 15, 2010, the FCC released a Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rule Making (R&O and FNPRM) regarding the use of wireless microphones and other low-power auxiliary devices in the 700 MHz Band.


Don't forget the consumer privacy ombudsman in bankruptcy proceedings
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2009

The dispute over the disposition of customer records held by the "Clear" airport traveler program casts a spotlight once again on the handling of consumer personal data when a business falls on hard times.


FEC permits joint venture's PAC to disaffiliate
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2009

At its open meeting on July 28, 2009, the Federal Election Commission (FEC) unanimously agreed to permit the federal political action committee (PAC) of Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., to disaffiliate from the federal PAC of the General Electric Company.


Aviation terminology: the "word" is... "flight department"
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2009

Dictionary Definition: A flight department is the collection of qualified people and associated manuals and management procedures required to support the operation of an aircraft.


Applying mixed subjectiveobjective test, Third Circuit holds that prior knowledge exclusion bars coverage
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2009

The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, applying New Jersey law, has held that there is no coverage under a real estate brokerage professional liability policy where the insureds had knowledge of drafting errors in two commercial leases prior to completing the application for insurance.