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Boston Red Sox Vs New York Yankees – Titanic Baseball Rivalry Puts London At The Centre Of The Sporting World This Weekend
London plays host to Major League Baseball (MLB) for the first time this weekend, and sports industry commentators see this as a notable milestone in both the continuing globalisation
United States
9 Jul 2019
China Proposes Major Changes To Pharmaceutical Regulations
On April 20, 2019, the Chinese government submitted a second draft of the Drug Administration Law of the People's Republic of China to the Standing Committee of the NPC for deliberation.
30 May 2019
HHS Sets Out To Tackle Health Information Access And Exchanges
On Feb. 11, 2019, two agencies of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services coordinated the release of complementary proposed rules designed to support and advance seamless and secure access...
United States
5 Mar 2019
SEC Issues Risk Alert On Adviser Personnel's Use Of Electronic Messaging
On December 14, 2018, the SEC's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations ("OCIE") issued a Risk Alert to share its observations from a recent exam initiative.
United States
27 Dec 2018
A Closer Look At CMS' Drug Price Disclosure Proposal
One important difference between the standards is how strong the government's interest must be in order to justify the regulation.
United States
29 Oct 2018
CMS Issues Proposed Rule To Require Disclosure Of List Price In Direct-To-Consumer Advertising For Prescription Drugs And Biological Products
Allow the Department of Health & Human Services to maintain a public list of drugs and biological products advertised in violation of the rule.
United States
24 Oct 2018
States Bet On Sports Wagering To Fill State Coffers After Supreme Court Decision
The Supreme Court was presented with a challenge to the state of New Jersey's attempts to repeal prior states laws prohibiting sports wagering.
United States
17 May 2018
And They're Off: Supreme Court Strikes Down PASPA, Leaving States Free To Legalize Sports Wagering
Contrary to what some in the mainstream media have reported, the Supreme Court's decision does not legalize sports wagering.
United States
16 May 2018
D.C. Circuit Rolls Back The FCC's Expansive Order Targeting Telephone Marketing
On March 16, 2018, the D.C. Circuit handed down a unanimous decision rejecting two core components of a 2015 Declaratory Ruling and Order issued by the Federal Communications Commission ...
United States
6 Apr 2018
EU Member State Courts Rule Against Facebook's WhatsApp In Decisions Providing Guidance On The Contours Of Consent For Data Processing
WhatsApp has recently faced scrutiny by regulators about data processing consents it purported to obtain from users.
European Union
22 Mar 2018
Video: Life Sciences Quarterly: The Use Of Social Media And Mobile Applications In Clinical Trials & Recent Developments In Research Fraud
What are the legal implications of using social media and mobile applications in clinical trials and the recent developments impacting research fraud investigations?
United States
14 Dec 2017
Sports Betting Could Be Fast Approaching On The Horizon
The Tenth Amendment will likely win the day, and that will open the doors to legislation in states that recognize, like New Jersey, the revenue opportunities presented by appropriately regulated sports betting.
United States
8 Dec 2017
Ropes & Gray's Investment Management Update: August – September 2017
The following summarizes recent legal developments of note affecting the mutual fund/investment management industry:
United States
12 Oct 2017
In The Third-Largest FCPA Enforcement Action Ever, Telia Agrees To Pay Almost $1 Billion To Resolve Bribery Inquiry In Uzbekistan; CEO, Senior Executive, And In-House Counsel Also Charged
In the first blockbuster FCPA action of the Trump administration, on September 21, 2017, Swedish telecommunications company Telia agreed to pay $965 million in total penalties to the DOJ and SEC ...
United States
25 Sep 2017
hiQ Labs, Inc. v. LinkedIn Corp.: A Federal Court Weighs In On Web Scraping, Free Speech Rights, And The Computer Fraud And Abuse Act
Having found that hiQ's claims were not preempted under the CFAA, the court then went on to address the potential merits of hiQ's claims under state law.
United States
11 Sep 2017
Leading Tax Counsel For College Athletes Advise They May Not Realize How Good They Now Have It
In this interview with the LEAD1 Association, tax partner Lorry Spitzer examines the tax implications of paying college athletes.
United States
3 May 2017
First Circuit Affirms Dismissal Of FCA Off-Label Marketing Case For Failure To Meet 9(b) Particularity Requirement
In Lawton v. Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. et al., 842 F.3d 125 (1st Cir. 2016), the First Circuit affirmed the lower court's dismissal of a FCA suit alleging a drug maker fraudulently marketed a product for off-label uses.
United States
2 Feb 2017
China Announces A Detailed Pilot Plan For The Marketing Authorization Holder System For Drugs In Selected Regions
China's State Council announced on May 26, 2016, a detailed pilot plan for the Marketing Authorization Holder System ("MAH") for drugs in 10 provinces in China.
15 Jun 2016
Supreme Court's Spokeo Decision Erects Barriers For Privacy And Data Security Plaintiffs
On May 16, 2016, the United States Supreme Court in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins confirmed that a "concrete" injury is required of all private parties seeking to assert claims in federal court.
United States
18 May 2016
Key Data Privacy And Security Concerns For Investment Firms
Privacy and data security concerns are among the most critical issues facing investment funds, advisors and managers (collectively, "investment firms").
United States
13 May 2016
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