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HTMLU.S. Merger Control - FTC Announces Revised HSR Filing Thresholds for 2014
Thomas F. Bush, Joseph A. Farside, Edward F. Glynn, Stephen P. Murphy; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 24, 2014, previously published on January 21, 2014
The United States Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has revised the filing thresholds under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (the “HSR Act”) for 2014. The 2014 thresholds will apply to transactions that will close after a date to be determined in late...

 

HTMLUK Competition Commission Issues Timely Reminders of Extensive Remedy Powers
Becket McGrath; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 24, 2014, previously published on January 2014
The United Kingdom’s Competition Commission (CC) is unusual among competition authorities, in that it is able to subject entire markets to an in-depth review, in circumstances where there is no suggestion that market participants have acted in a way that would infringe general competition...

 

HTMLTexas High Court Rules That Contractor Does Not “Assume Liability” When Agreeing To Perform Work In Good & Workmanlike Manner
Alexander G. Henlin; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 24, 2014, previously published on January 22, 2014
This past Friday, the Texas Supreme Court gave general liability insurers pointed guidance about what constitutes an “assumption of liability” for purposes of a contractual liability exclusion. Declaring that a contractor that agrees to construct a project in a good and workmanlike...

 

HTMLUK: BIBA Manifesto 2014 Highlights Cost of Brokers' Regulation in the UK
Jane Elphick; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 24, 2014, previously published on January 21, 2014
The British Insurance Brokers' Association (BIBA) has launched its 2014 Manifesto in UK Parliament. BIBA addresses its campaigning issues in three ways: delivering for consumers; businesses; and the insurance industry.

 

HTMLD.C. Circuit Strikes Down Net Neutrality Rules, Affirms FCC Has Limited Authority to Regulate Broadband
Seth A. Davidson, Craig A. Gilley, Arthur H. Harding, Ari Z. Moskowitz; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 17, 2014, previously published on January 2014
On January 14, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down most of the FCC’s net neutrality rules (see Edwards Wildman Client Advisory, October 11, 2011 - Controversial Net Neutrality Rules Set to Go Into Effect on November 20). In ruling on a lawsuit brought by Verizon, the court vacated...

 

HTMLGoogle Fined Maximum Amount Permitted By French Data Protection Authorities In Latest Round In The Battle Over Its Privacy Policy (More Fines To Follow?)
Jonny McDonald, Sarah Pearce; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 16, 2014, previously published on January 14, 2014
Back in January 2012 Google announced that, as of 1 March 2012, it would replace the privacy policies applicable to each of its online services with a single overarching privacy policy covering all of its services. In February 2012, the European Union’s Article 29 Data Protection Working...

 

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...

 

HTMLUK: English Court of Appeal Interprets Bermuda Form Policy Subject to English Law
Russell Anderson; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 14, 2014, previously published on January 10, 2014
The Court of Appeal in AstraZeneca Insurance Company Ltd v XL Insurance (Bermuda) Ltd & ACE Bermuda Insurance Ltd [2013] EWCA Civ 1660 has dismissed the claimant’s appeal against the decision at first instance.

 

HTMLJanuary 2014 Update on Federal Budget Sequestration Affecting Build America and Other Direct Pay Bonds
Joe E. Forrester, Christie Lombard Martin, Antonio D. Martini; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2014, previously published on January 2014
On December 26, 2013, President Obama signed into law the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013, a “top line” budget package for federal fiscal years 2014 and 2015. While the enactment restores a federal budgeting process that has been on hiatus for a number of years and offers a framework for...

 

HTMLColombia: New Rules Applicable to Foreign Insurers
William Slaiding; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2014, previously published on January 7, 2014
On 6 December 2013, the Colombian Ministry of Finance and Public Credit issued Decree No. 2838 of 2013 (the “Decree”), amending Decree No. 2555 of 2010, regarding the rules applicable to foreign banks and insurance companies in Colombia. The Decree sets out specific provisions for...

 


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