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FTC Announces Two More Actions Enforcing The Consumer Review Fairness Act
Last month, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") announced two new actions under the Consumer Review Fairness Act ("CRFA")
United States
5 Aug 2019
2019 SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contracts Moas Breathe New Life Into Decades-Old Contract
The Joint Policy Committee, LLC ("JPC") reached an agreement with the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists ("SAG-AFTRA") on the 2019
United States
6 May 2019
High Court Finds Independent Contractor Truck Drivers Excluded From FAA
On Tuesday, January 15, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court found that truck drivers classified as independent contractors cannot be compelled to arbitrate their claims under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA).
United States
23 Jan 2019
Today's Hot Topic: Public Service Announcements
From time to time it's good to keep in mind specific network guidelines when producing public service announcements.
United States
28 Dec 2018
"Not So Fast!" District Court Orders Divestiture Of Assets In Private Clayton Act Case Six Years After DOJ Clears Deal
Increasingly, the antitrust agencies have been challenging unreported transactions post-closing under the Clayton Act ...
United States
25 Oct 2018
Breaking News – Third Circuit Green Lights Pre-Service Removal
On August 17, 2018, we observed in our latest comprehensive post on pre-service removal, that "[w]ith Court of Appeals decisions now breaking in our favor
United States
5 Sep 2018
SDNY TKOs MMA Fighter's Fraud Claims vs. Dietary Supplements
For at least forty years we've been hearing that soccer is going to supplant baseball, basketball, or football among America's top three sports.
United States
23 Aug 2018
SAG-AFTRA And The JPC Release FAQs On The Low Budget Digital Waiver
The waiver applies to commercials made for the Internet and New Media with a production budget of $50,000 or less per commercial.
United States
30 Oct 2017
Pennsylvania Court Confirms Multiple Trigger For Environmental Claims
Recently, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania gave policyholders another victory in the continuing battle with insurers over application of the "multiple trigger" doctrine.
United States
2 May 2017
"You're Fired" – The Growing Fallout From Celebrity Rants
While the beginning of the Trump era started with debates over the size of crowds and immigration bans, last week was all about brands and their affiliation (or desire to be unaffiliated) with President Trump.
United States
28 Feb 2017
Reed Smith Launches Second Edition Of 3D Printing White Paper
Following up the success of its first, medical device-focused 3D printing white paper, 3D Printing of Medical Devices: When a Novel Technology Meets Traditional Legal Principles...
United States
19 Dec 2016
Virginia Supreme Court Undermines Effectiveness Of Flow-Down Provisions In Construction Agreements
At issue was a claim by Virginia Tech against Hensel Phelps (HP) for the alleged defective construction of a student health and fitness center completed in June 2000.
United States
17 Nov 2016
Chicago Contract Workshop for Advertiser/Agency Agreements: Incorporating Transparency, Audit Rights and Governance
The ANA will be hosting a contract workshop in Chicago for Advertiser/Agency Agreements on November 16, 2016.
United States
19 Oct 2016
Litigation Funding Contract Invalidated As Champertous In Pennsylvania
This post does not involve a drug/device case – or even a tort case − but counsel worried about potentially abusive litigation funding should take a look at WFIC, LLC v. Labarre.
United States
5 Oct 2016
The ANA Is Hosting A Contract Workshop For Advertiser/Agency Agreements On October 4
The ANA will be hosting a contract workshop for Advertiser/Agency Agreements on October 4, 2016.
United States
29 Sep 2016
Are You Prepared For Your Vendor's Data Breach?
Ever since the Target and Home Depot breaches were traced to intrusions at their vendors, the management of cybersecurity at third-party vendors has been a focus of companies and regulators.
United States
16 May 2016
YouTube Rulings Emphasize The Importance Of An OSP's Terms Of Service In Social Media Marketing
Two recent cases serve as a reminder of the key role an online service provider's (OSP) terms of service play in social media marketing.
United States
10 Feb 2016
Commercial Restructuring & Bankruptcy Alert – January 2016
Reed Smith's global Commercial Restructuring & Bankruptcy team have recently published the January issue of their quarterly newsletter.
United States
6 Jan 2016
Consumer Review Freedom Act Of 2015 Wins Support Of Every Senator
There isn't much that all members of the U.S. Senate can agree on these days, but protecting the ability of consumers to write reviews of businesses has emerged as a uniting issue.
United States
29 Dec 2015
Supreme Court Re Arbitration : Go Ask Your Congress
With its last opinion of 2015, the Supreme Court added DIRECTV v. Imburgia to the ever-growing line of decisions reversing California courts refusal to enforce provisions in arbitration agreements that barred class arbitration.
United States
22 Dec 2015
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