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Criminal Justice Reform In America: Confronting Reentry Challenges
The United States comprises about 4% of the world's population – and houses about 22% of the world's prison population. The U.S. Department of Justice reports that each year approximately
United States
10 Jul 2019
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Locksmiths Locked Out: Court Affirms Immunity For Use Of Tools That Portray Third-Party Content Pictorially Or As An Aggregate Metric
In the past few months, there have been a number of notable decisions affirming broad immunity under the Communications Decency Act (CDA), 47 U.S.C. §230(c), for online providers that host third party content.
United States
28 Jun 2019
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CFAA Claim Dismissed In Scraping Suit, While Contract Claim Survives
This month, an Illinois district court considered another in the series of web scraping disputes that have been working their way through our courts.
United States
14 May 2019
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Fraud Claims Against Startup Founder Involving Secondary Market Sales Demonstrate SEC Focus On Privately-Held Companies
Last week the SEC announced a settlement of fraud claims against the founder of Jumio, Inc, a private mobile payments company, for misstating the company's financial results
United States
30 Apr 2019
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Supreme Court Holds That Persons Who Do Not "Make" Misstatements Can Nevertheless Be Liable For Other Securities-Fraud Violations
The Supreme Court held today that persons who do not "make" material misstatements or omissions.
United States
9 Apr 2019
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Baited, Abused, And Jailed: The Silent Plight Of Human Trafficking Victims
Thousands of women in the United States, who never knowingly or intentionally entered the sex industry, find themselves trapped in a world of unspeakable abuse.
United States
27 Mar 2019
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Update: New York Governor Signs Gender Identity Discrimination Ban Into Law
On January 25, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA).
United States
31 Jan 2019
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Insider Trading For Dummies: Judge Rakoff Tries To Simplify The Law
A lot of ink has been spilled over the crime of insider trading, which – in the view of U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff – "is a straightforward concept that some courts have managed to complicate."
United States
13 Dec 2018
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"Cyberattack" Campaign That Purportedly Flooded YouTube Channel With "Dislikes" Not A CFAA Violation
In the case, AXTS hired GY6 to create a promotional video featuring AXTS's products on YouTube, with payment calculated based on the number of views.
United States
4 Dec 2018
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Defending The Massachusetts Assault Weapons Ban
Earlier this month, Proskauer filed an amicus brief on behalf of the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence in support of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' ban on assault weapons, such as the AK-47 or the AR-15, and large-capacity magazines.
United States
30 Nov 2018
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New York Law On Sealing Convictions Helps Some Begin A New Life
With over two million Americans behind bars, this country has the highest incarceration rate in the world.
United States
26 Nov 2018
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Payment By MCOs To Encourage Preventive Screenings Not A Kickback
On October 11, 2018, the OIG for the Department of HHS issued an advisory opinion clarifying that an arrangement between a managed care organization and its network providers wherein the providers are incentivized...
United States
1 Nov 2018
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Virtual Currencies Can Be Regulated By CFTC As A "Commodity"
In a notable ruling, a Massachusetts district court declined to dismiss a complaint filed by the Commodity Future Trading Commission ("CFTC") against an entity over an alleged fraudulent virtual currency offering.
United States
3 Oct 2018
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Federal Judge Rules Securities Laws May Cover ICOs
U.S. District Judge Raymond Dearie of the Eastern District of New York has ruled that initial coin offerings (ICOs) may be subject to securities law. The ruling came in the court's denial...
United States
13 Sep 2018
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New York Toughens Anti-Trafficking Law
What I thought would be a simple bill signing ceremony for legislation intended to protect children from sex trafficking turned out to be something more.
United States
4 Sep 2018
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CFAA And Breach Of Contract Claims Dismissed In Website Data Scraping Suit
This past week, an Illinois district court dismissed, with leave to amend, claims relating to a competitor's alleged scraping of sales listings from a company's website for use on its own site.
United States
18 Jul 2018
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Second Circuit Again Holds That Tipper/Tippee Liability Can Arise From A Gift Of Inside Information Even Without A Close Personal Relationship
The Second Circuit confirmed this week that a "meaningfully close personal relationship" is not required for insider-trading liability where a tipper discloses inside information as a gift with the intent to benefit the tippee.
United States
5 Jul 2018
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SEC Enforcement Co-Director Gives Guidance For Wells Process, Part 2
On June 4, we posted a summary of SEC Enforcement Co-Director Steven Peikin observations during his recent keynote address at the New York City Bar Association's 7th Annual White Collar Crime Institute
United States
21 Jun 2018
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Another SEC Enforcement Action Against Allegedly Fraudulent ICO
On May 29, the SEC announced that it had secured injunctive relief halting an allegedly "ongoing fraud" involving an unregistered, non-exempt ICO that raised as much as $21 million in cryptoassets.
United States
14 Jun 2018
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Gun Safety Now
Beyond learning about specific legislative and litigation efforts, one thing was clear from the event last week.
United States
6 Jun 2018
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