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|SEC Provides Important Municipal Securities Disclosure Guidance in Harrisburg Enforcement Proceeding|
Stanley Keller, Walter J. St. Onge; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
May 10, 2013, previously published on May 2013On May 6, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) issued important guidance to public officials regarding their legal responsibilities for accurate disclosure to the secondary market for municipal securities. This guidance appears in a settled cease and desist...
|Recent Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Ruling Highlights the Importance of Carefully Crafting Remedies Clauses in Commercial Leases|
Laura M. Kaplan, Sander A. Rikleen; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
May 9, 2013, previously published on May 2013The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s decision in 275 Washington Street Corp., Trustee v. Hudson River International, LLC, SJC-11217 (April 30, 2013), highlights the importance of carefully negotiating and drafting the remedies provisions in commercial leases to ensure practical and...
|Reminder to File Your BEA Reports|
Amber S. Mills, Neil R. ("Nick") Pearson; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
May 9, 2013, previously published on May 2013Several Bureau of Economic Analysis (“BEA”) reports will be due later this month, on May 31st, including a 5-year Benchmark Survey of Foreign Direct Investment. U.S. companies with foreign affiliates should ensure their compliance departments are working to timely file applicable...
|Considering The "Hypothetical Negotiation" In Determining Damages For Trade Mark Infringement In The UK On A Notional Royalty Basis|
Ellen Hughes-Jones, Akash Sachdeva; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
May 6, 2013, previously published on May 2013A recent case concerning trade mark infringement in the world of online gaming provides some useful guidance on the English court's approach to awarding damages for trade mark infringement where no specific loss of profits can be shown.
|Browse Away - UK Supreme Court Says Temporary Copies of Copyright Works Produced While Browsing Do Not Infringe Copyright, But Plays It Safe by Seeking a Preliminary Ruling from the CJEU|
Akash Sachdeva; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
May 2, 2013, previously published on May 2013On 17 April 2013, the UK Supreme Court gave its judgment in Public Relations Consultants Association Limited v The Newspaper Licensing Agency Limited and others  UKSC 18.
|The Importance of Making and Accepting Part 36 Offers Correctly|
Ellen Hughes-Jones, Geoff Mendelsohn; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
May 2, 2013, previously published on May 2013A recent application has highlighted the importance of following the correct procedure when making, accepting or withdrawing a Part 36 offer. The case of Sutton Jigsaw Transport Limited v Croydon London Borough Council  EWHC 874 (QB) held that a claimant who failed to comply with the...
|Recent Developments in Wage and Hour Law|
Richard D. Glovsky, Eric B. Mack; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
May 1, 2013, previously published on April 2013March was another busy month in the world of wage and hour law. In our continuing efforts to keep our clients and friends apprised of recent developments in that often vexing and treacherous legal arena, we highlight some important recent developments.
|Game Over for UK Video Games Tax Relief?|
Gemma Boore, Michael McCormack, Becket McGrath; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
May 1, 2013, previously published on April 25, 2013On 16 April 2013, the European Commission (the Commission) announced that it had launched an in-depth investigation into whether tax breaks for businesses involved in the United Kingdom (UK) video games industry will constitute illegal state aid under European Union (EU) law.
|FTC Clarifies New Federal Privacy Rules that Affect Companies Targeting Kids, Adults and a Mix of Kids and Adults, but Questions Remain|
Alan L. Friel; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
May 1, 2013, previously published on April 2013The FTC staff has issued guidance to its January 2013 updates to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) regulations (COPPA Rule), which go into effect in July. COPPA prohibits collection of certain data from children under 13, absent certain exceptions, by the operator of an...
|Delaware Chancery Court Rules that a Reverse Triangular Merger Does Not Trigger Consent Requirement Under Non-Assignment Provision|
Stanley Keller, Ralph A. Loren, Gregory J. Ploussios, Matthew E. Reardon; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
May 1, 2013, previously published on April 2013A recent ruling by the Delaware Chancery Court holds that the reverse triangular merger structure avoids the consent requirements of non-assignment clauses in target contracts.