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HTMLValidus Wins Round One: Retrocessions Not Taxable Under 26 USC § 4371(3)
Alexander G. Henlin, Barry Leigh Weissman; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 17, 2014, previously published on February 7, 2014
A federal district court in Washington handed Validus Reinsurance a major win on Wednesday, declaring that the IRS has no authority to assess excise tax on retrocessions. The decision in Validus Reinsurance, Ltd. v. United States of America, No. 13-0109 (D.D.C. Feb. 5, 2014), is available here-...

 

HTMLNew Ways to Get Parental Consent to Collect Data from Children Emerging Under COPPA
Alan L. Friel, Ari Z. Moskowitz; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 17, 2014, previously published on February 13, 2014
The regulations restricting data collection from children under the federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) were greatly expanded in July 2013, casting a wider net and making life more difficult for publishers of both children’s sites and apps as well as...

 

HTMLA New Era of US-EU Safe Harbor Scrutiny by the FTC? FTC Reaches Consent Agreements with 12 Different Safe Harbor Certified Companies
David L. Anderson, Ari Z. Moskowitz, Mark E. Schreiber; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 6, 2014, previously published on February 3, 2014
Recently announced FTC actions are a signal of renewed focus and enhanced enforcement by the FTC on companies which have pledged to adhere to Safe Harbor obligations. Some see this as a response by the FTC to EU pressures arising from the NSA disclosures and attempts to eliminate or re-align the...

 

HTMLMaterial Adverse Change
Theodore H. Cominos, Rod J. Cowper, Arzum Gunalcin, Cristina Proca; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 5, 2014, previously published on January 2014
The recent dramatic decline in the value of the Turkish Lira (the Turkish currency has lost about 10 percent since mid-December) as well as the substantial increase in interest rates (the Turkish Central Bank ramped up interest rates on 28 January, a measure which has already shown some positive...

 

HTMLNew Year, New Requirements for Consumer Web Sites and Mobile Apps
Jesse M. Brody, Alan L. Friel; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 15, 2014, previously published on January 2014
There are a myriad of new, and not-so-new, privacy and consumer protection laws that impose requirements on web site and mobile app operators. For instance, if you do business with California consumers, certain specific notices are required. The California Attorney General is stepping up...

 

HTMLSocial Media Guidance for Banks and Financial Institution Issued
Alan L. Friel; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 16, 2013, previously published on December 12, 2013
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council, whose members include the federal agencies that oversee banks, savings and loans, credit unions and other regulated financial institutions, has issued a guidance document summarizing applicable laws and regulations as related to use of social...

 

HTMLCalifornia Adds New Hazardous Financial Condition Regulations
Barry Leigh Weissman; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 16, 2013, previously published on December 12, 2013
Effective January 1, 2014, the California Department of Insurance has added six new regulations to Title 10 of the California Code of Regulations. These can be found at Title 10, Chapter 5, Article 22 Sections 2598 through 2598.6. The purpose of the new regulations is to provide the Insurance...

 

HTMLCalifornia Court of Appeal, Third District Holds In-House Attorney May Be Liable for Malpractice for Failing to Warn Employee About Conflict
Nora A. Valenza-Frost, Barry Leigh Weissman; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 6, 2013, previously published on December 4, 2013
The California Court of Appeal, Third District, in Yanez v. Plummer, 2013 WL 5915639, Cal. Ct. App. 3d Dist., No. C070726 (Nov. 5, 2013) recently held that a former employee deposed in connection with a co-worker’s personal injury suit may pursue malpractice claims against in-house counsel...

 

HTMLThe New Year May Mean You Need a New Privacy Policy: Recent Changes in Laws Require Attention
Jesse M. Brody, Alan L. Friel; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 6, 2013, previously published on December 2013
Companies should examine their data privacy and security policies and practices before the start of the New Year to make sure that they are compliant with new changes in federal and state laws, regulatory guidance, self-regulatory programs and evolving enforcement priorities affecting consumer data...

 

HTMLCalifornia Passes Three Privacy and Data Security Laws that Affect Many Companies
David L. Anderson, Theodore P. Augustinos, Karen L. Booth, Alan L. Friel; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 7, 2013, previously published on October 3, 2013
California recently passed three significant new privacy laws, increasing many companies’ privacy and data protection obligations.