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Go to Ad Law Access » Go to the Ad Law Access blog Ad Law Access Feed
posted on Fri, 16 Mar 2018
The Wall Street Journal recently published an article discussing a growing practice among retailers who use third-party services to identify fraudulent returns. These services will inform retailers when they think a return is fraudulent, and some retailers will reject returns based on this information, notwithstanding what is in their return policies. The article presents an...… Continue Reading
posted on Tue, 13 Mar 2018
The Grim Reaper, a mummy, a mad scientist, and a werewolf are riding together on a train after work. No, that’s not the start of a joke, but it is the start of a funny commercial for Spectrum TV. The four characters talk about their weekend plans, as a light rain pelts the train’s windows....… Continue Reading
Go to Bankruptcy Law Insights » Go to the Bankruptcy Law Insights blog Bankruptcy Law Insights Feed
posted on Tue, 09 Jan 2018
The Supreme Court recently heard arguments in a patent dispute case, Oil States Energy Services, LLC v. Greene’s Energy Group, LLC.  Although the case has nothing to do with bankruptcy law, its outcome could have a substantial impact on bankruptcy practice and litigation. Oil States Energy concerns the limits of Congress’s ability to create courts...… Continue Reading
posted on Mon, 06 Nov 2017
In December 2015, U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Laurie Silverstein of the District of Delaware confirmed a plan of reorganization in the Millennium Lab Holdings chapter 11 case that included the non-consensual release of certain claims against various non-debtor third parties.  Earlier this year, ruling on an appeal from that decision, U.S. District Court Judge Leonard...… Continue Reading
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posted on Fri, 16 Mar 2018
Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued its long-awaited decision reviewing the FCC’s 2015 TCPA Declaratory Ruling and Order.  In the case of ACA International v. FCC, Case No. 15-1211, the Court, in a 3-0 opinion authored by Judge Srinivasan, granted in part and denied in part the various petitions for...… Continue Reading
posted on Sun, 11 Mar 2018
On March 8, 2018, the United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation randomly selected the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to hear the petitions for review of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC’s) Restoring Internet Freedom Order. Under FCC rules, petitioners of FCC orders have ten days from the date of publication of the...… Continue Reading
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posted on Mon, 05 Mar 2018
Most companies understand they should obtain a license before using a photograph in an advertising campaign or on printed materials.  And yet companies may not think twice about embedding images from a tweet or social media post into the company’s own social media feed or website. But embedder beware.  A federal judge in the U.S....… Continue Reading
posted on Mon, 12 Feb 2018
A federal judge in the Southern District of Ohio recently dismissed a case against actor James Woods over a tweet he posted during the 2016 presidential campaign.  Woods, the outspoken conservative actor best known for his roles in Casino, Once Upon A Time In America, and Ghosts of Mississippi (for which he received an Oscar...… Continue Reading
Go to Food and Drug Law Access » Go to the Food and Drug Law Access blog Food and Drug Law Access Feed
posted on Thu, 08 Mar 2018
Ohio Judge Dan A. Polster, who is handling the multi-district opioid litigation proceedings, is taking a very active hand in the management of the proceedings before him, the New York Times reports.  His methods are unorthodox: calling for minimal discovery, rapid settlement (if possible), and real-world solutions to “clean up this mess.”  Judge Polster’s distinctive...… Continue Reading
posted on Wed, 28 Feb 2018
FDA announced last week that it is permitting marketing of an mHealth app that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze CT images for signs of stroke. The app, called Contact, is a clinical decision support tool marketed by Viz.AI.  It relies on triage software to scan for potential blockages and then notifies a medical specialist...… Continue Reading
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posted on Mon, 12 Mar 2018

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee: Full Committee Hearing to Examine the President’s Budget Request for the Department of the Interior for Fiscal Year 2019 Time: 03/13/2018, 10:00 AM Location: 366 Dirksen Senate Office Building House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy Hearing: DOE Modernization: Legislation Addressing Cybersecurity and Emergency Response Time: 03/14/2018,...… Continue Reading

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posted on Mon, 05 Mar 2018

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology – Hearing Topic: Subcommittee on Energy Hearing: The Future of U.S. Fusion Energy Research Time: 03/06/2018, 10:00 AM Location: 2318 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform – Hearing Topic: Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy, and Environment Hearing: “Examining the U.S. Army...… Continue Reading

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posted on Fri, 16 Mar 2018
In the past two weeks, we saw two major decisions in the area of LGBTQ rights in the workplace. First, the Second Circuit in New York held that Title VII does prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation. Zarda v. Altitude Express, Inc., No. 15-3775, 2018 WL 1040820 (2d Cir. Feb. 26, 2018). In Zarda, the...… Continue Reading
posted on Fri, 09 Mar 2018
As mentioned in our January 2018 Client Advisory, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Act”), signed into law at the end of 2017, contains a temporary employer tax credit, ranging from 12.5 percent to 25 percent, that may be claimed by eligible employers for certain wages paid to qualifying employees during family and medical...… Continue Reading
Go to On Competition Law and Economics » Go to the On Competition Law and Economics blog On Competition Law and Economics Feed
posted on Thu, 01 Feb 2018
In what may be the first case ever, a party to an FTC administrative merger challenge has filed suit in U.S. District Court asking the court to halt the administrative proceeding and order the FTC to pursue a preliminary injunction motion in that court. The gravamen of their argument is that the outside date for...… Continue Reading
posted on Tue, 02 Jan 2018
The FCC recently repealed the net neutrality rules.  Now your favorite ISP can charge more for better and faster access, deny you access to sites you really shouldn’t be looking at (we’re looking at you CNN), and degrade all those over-the-top services you should be getting indirectly on their platforms anyway.  One thing repealing net...… Continue Reading
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posted on Thu, 15 Mar 2018
03/15/2018 – Region 3 OSHA News Release – U.S. Department of Labor Recognizes BAE Systems For Excellence in Workplace Safety at Norfolk Repair Facility 03/14/2018 – Region 6 OSHA News Release – OSHA Partners with McCarthy Building Companies To Protect Employees at Christus Spohn Hospital Project 03/14/2018 – Region 8 OSHA News Release – U.S....… Continue Reading
posted on Wed, 28 Feb 2018
02/27/2018 – Region 3 OSHA News Release – U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration And The Clarion University Small Business Development Center Join in Effort to Improve Workplace Safety and Health 02/27/2018 – Region 4 OSHA News Release – U.S. Department of Labor Cites Patio and Pool Enclosure Installer Following Employee Fatality...… Continue Reading
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posted on Fri, 16 Mar 2018
Yesterday, the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) blacklisted 14 new Russian individuals and the Internet Research Agency as Specially Designated Nationals (SDNs) for their role interfering with the 2016 U.S. presidential election.  While limited in scope, the new designations are the first use of authority under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA)...… Continue Reading
posted on Wed, 14 Mar 2018
Yesterday evening, the Senate confirmed Gilbert Kaplan to serve as Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade, after his April 2017 nomination and September 2017 confirmation hearing.  In this position, Mr. Kaplan will oversee Commerce’s trade remedy functions and export promotion activities.  He arrives at Commerce at a particularly critical period as the Administration tackles a...… Continue Reading