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The Future Of Direct Shipping
In September 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a petition for a writ of certiorari brought before the Court by the Tennessee Retailers in Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers Association v. Byrd.
United States
4 Apr 2019
Tracking The Emerging Global Regulation Of Cybersecurity And Privacy In Autonomous Vehicles
The world of autonomous and connected vehicles is still very much evolving, but it is vital to understand the regulatory framework as it now stands in order to anticipate the most likely outcomes of this revolution.
United States
25 Apr 2018
The Department Of Transportation Helps Clear The Road For Autonomous Vehicles
The US Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently released A Vision for Safety 2.0, an update to its prior guidance on automated driving systems.
United States
3 Oct 2017
The Uncertain Legal Future Of Wine Direct Shipping By The Retail Tier
The Supreme Court of the United States' 2005 decision in Granholm v. Heald, which required states allowing their own wineries to direct-ship to consumers to also grant such privileges...
United States
2 Mar 2017
Aerospace And Defense Series: Trump Administration—Potential For Increased Antitrust Leniency For Vertical Transactions In The Defense Industry
President-elect Donald Trump has called for a dramatic increase in defense spending including purchases of new ships and warplanes as well as the addition of tens of thousands of new troops.
United States
5 Dec 2016
European Commission Challenges Public Price Announcements By Shipping Liner Companies
On 7 July 2016, the European Commission adopted a decision accepting commitments by 14 shipping liner companies to change their practices concerning announcements of intended price increases for containerised shipping services.
United States
21 Sep 2016
National Transportation Safety Board Targets Impaired Driving
Industry professionals should remain aware of trends in policy and technology that may lead to changes in our nation's laws to combat drunk driving.
United States
20 Jan 2016
FTC Sees Disconnect On Proposed Connected Cars Legislation
Manufacturers that fail to comply face a maximum penalty, per manufacturer, of up to $1 million. The penalty for failure to protect against hacking is up to $100,000 per "unauthorized" access.
United States
26 Oct 2015
Favorable New York Guidance On Sales And Use Tax Exemption For Noncommercial Aircraft
On July 24, 2015, the New York Department of Taxation and Finance published guidance on the sales and use tax exemption for "general aviation aircraft," effective September 1, 2015.
United States
29 Jul 2015
Shipping Executive Acquitted Of Antitrust Charge
The type of freight in the alleged conspiracy included heavy equipment, medicines, food, beverages and consumer goods.
United States
19 May 2015
Aerospace & Defense Series: Leading Antitrust Considerations For M&A Transactions
Aerospace and defense contractors engage in a wide range of mergers, acquisitions and joint venture transactions. Like all companies, aerospace and defense contractors need to be sensitive to antitrust considerations that might limit their ability to complete certain transactions.
United States
18 Dec 2014
Aerospace & Defense Series: DOD Study Touts Competition Benefits In Military Purchases—Creates Implications For Future Antitrust Reviews
It is a general tenet that competition serves customers well, enabling them to acquire better products at lower prices.
United States
18 Jul 2014
Cathay Pacific Airlines Settles Freight Shipping Price-Fixing Class Action
On February 12, 2014, Cathay Pacific Airlines Ltd. settled a freight shipping price-fixing multidistrict class action litigation in the Eastern District of New York.
United States
17 Feb 2014
Massachusetts Public-Private Partnerships: Time To Prime The Pump
This newsletter provides an update on the status of public-private partnerships in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
United States
9 Apr 2013
Recent Corporate Aircraft Litigation Raises SEC Perquisite Disclosure Issues
A recent shareholder derivative action alleges that the directors of Chesapeake Energy breached their fiduciary duties to shareholders by, among other things, misleading shareholders about the true extent and true cost of personal use of the company’s aircraft.
United States
7 Aug 2012
Update On Aviation And The Emissions Trading Scheme
The European Commission’s proposal to extend the European emissions trading scheme (ETS) to include aviation activities has been controversial and subject to amendments by the European Parliament and, most recently, the European Council (Council).
United States
21 Jan 2008
Proposed Rule Would Increase Reporting Requirements For Carriers And Importers
Rule aims to enhance U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection’s ability to prevent terrorist weapons from being transported to the United States.
United States
18 Jan 2008
Recent Developments In Communications Tower Regulation
Anyone planning to construct a new communications tower or install antennas on another structure should remember to comply with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) requirements for studying the effect of the structure on historic properties that may be in the vicinity.
United States
16 May 2007
United States Lifts Sanctions Against Libya
On April 29, 2004, the United States effectively lifted the majority of its sanctions against Libya.
United States
6 May 2004
Temporary Presence in U.S. Defense Prevails
For the first time in its 22-year history, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit had an opportunity to address the scope of an obscure infringement defense known to as "temporary presence in the U.S." (35 U.S.C. § 272.)
United States
3 Mar 2004
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