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In Moran, Dissent Sets Up Arguments For Other Circuits To Find Dismissals Are Adverse Events
The Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA") bars consumer reporting agencies from reporting civil suits, civil judgments, records of arrest, and other "adverse items" more than seven years after they occur.
United States
5 Jul 2019
Fourth Circuit Affirms $61 Million Treble Damages Award In TCPA Class Action Against Marketing Agency's Customer
As a result, companies should be wary of using third parties to conduct telemarketing without appropriate oversight.
United States
10 Jun 2019
Supreme Court: Third-Party Defendants Cannot Remove To Federal Court
It has long been established that a state-court plaintiff who is the subject of a counterclaim cannot remove the case to federal court.
United States
6 Jun 2019
Statutory Text Or Discovery Rule? SCOTUS To Weigh In On Rotkiske v. Klemm
Recently, the Supreme Court of the United States granted certiorari in the matter of Rotkiske v. Klemm. At issue is whether the discovery rule tolls the statute of limitations
United States
30 Apr 2019
The Supreme Court Taketh Away (Equitable Tolling) . . . And Perhaps Giveth (A Second Chance On Reconsideration)?
The Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure are generally liberal and allow the appellate courts a great deal of discretion: for example, FRAP 2 allows a Court of Appeals to "suspend any provision
United States
15 Mar 2019
California Federal Court Denies Preliminary Injunction In "Blockchain" Dispute
How different is a celebrity-focused "cryptocollectible" from a celebrity-focused "cryptocurrency," and how similar does it have to be to constitute a trade secret?
United States
6 Aug 2018
The Internet Of Things + Medical Devices = Liability (Part 2)
In the first part of this post, we examined the security risks posed by the growing "Internet of Things," especially as connected implants and other medical devices become more common.
United States
27 Jun 2018
The Internet Of Things + Medical Devices = Liability (Part 1)
We all remember the video from a few years ago in which (benevolent) hackers remotely seized control of an SUV, initially playing with the climate control, stereo, and screen but then interfering...
United States
25 Jun 2018
Multinational Company In China – Are You Concerned About The Personal Credit System And Privacy Provisions In China? You Should Be!
The People's Republic of China is making progress in implementing its mandatory "social credit system." Multinational businesses in China should be watchful of this system, and ready for it when it rolls out – if it hasn't already.
13 Dec 2017
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