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HIPAA Authorization For Research: HHS Issues Interim Guidance On Authorization Sufficiency
In the final days of his presidency, Barack Obama signed the 21st Century Cures Act, a sweeping medical innovation bill intended to boost funding for medical research, simplify the approval process...
United States
21 Jun 2018
Eighth Circuit: Courts, Not Arbitrators, Decide If Arbitration Agreement Permits Class Arbitration
In a unanimous opinion, the US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit joined the majority of appellate courts (including the Third, Fourth, and Sixth Circuits) in holding that the question of whether an arbitration agreement authorizes class arbitration is for a court, not an arbitrator, to decide, ..
United States
2 Aug 2017
Court Strikes Class Allegations In TCPA Case
The plaintiff has filed a petition for leave to appeal under Rule 23(f), and the Seventh Circuit directed the defendant to respond.
United States
7 Mar 2017
Fourth Circuit: Courts, Not Arbitrators, Decide If Arbitration Agreement Authorizes Class-Wide Arbitration
A unanimous panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has held that the question whether an arbitration agreement authorizes class-wide arbitration is for the courts, not an arbitrator, to decide.
United States
5 Apr 2016
Disconnected: The Telephone Consumer Protection Act At 25 Years Old
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) has become fertile ground for plaintiffs seeking to use the prospect of aggregated statutory damages to extract sizable settlements.
United States
1 Apr 2016
Cybersecurity And Data Privacy: 2016 Outlook
Cybersecurity and data privacy were top priority issues in 2015 for companies in a broad range of industries.
United States
8 Feb 2016
The Video Protection Privacy Act: Risks And Considerations When Enabling A "Like" Button On Web-Based Video Content
In a recent seminal decision in the action In re: Hulu Privacy Litigation, the Northern District of California denied class certification, without prejudice, to a putative class.
United States
6 Oct 2014
Applying Illinoisís Anti-SLAPP Statute Following the Illinois Supreme Courtís Decision In Sandholm V. Kuecker
A recent Illinois Supreme Court decision, Sandholm v. Kuecker, creates additional complexity when seeking dismissal based on Illinoisís anti-SLAPP ("Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation") statute.
United States
2 Feb 2012
Actions to Identify Anonymous Internet Posters on the Rise
Technology that provides a platform for Internet users to express their views on a range of topics has proliferated over the past several years.
United States
19 Apr 2011
Is Data Breach Litigation a Continuing Threat?
On June 25, 2010, a federal court in New York granted summary judgment dismissing consumer class action claims against Bank of New York arising from the loss of unencrypted computer back-up tapes. "Hammond v. The Bank of New York Mellon Corp.", Case No. 1:08-CV-06060 (S.D.N.Y. June 25, 2010); 2010 WL 2643307 ("BNY Litigation").
United States
16 Jul 2010
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