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|English Court Of Appeal Confirms That Follow-On Competition Damages Actions Can Include Conspiracy Elements in the Claim but Only ‘In Rare Cases’|
Emma Kingston, Becket McGrath; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
December 11, 2013, previously published on December 10, 2013A key question for anybody who is thinking about commencing a competition law damages action in the courts is the extent to which it is able to rely on a prior infringement decision by an enforcement authority as the basis for its claim. Specifically, is it able to rely on a decision as a binding...
|Administration Delays Online Enrollment for Small Businesses; CMS Issues Four CY2014 Final Rules|
Leslie J. Levinson, Michaela ("Kayla") Tabela; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
December 6, 2013, previously published on December 2013 On November 27, 2013, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) announced its plan to delay online enrollment in the Small Business Health Options Program (“SHOP”) Marketplace until November 2014. According to CMS, this will allow the agency to continue making improvements to...
|California 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;
December 6, 2013, previously published on December 4, 2013The 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...
Jesse M. Brody, Alan L. Friel; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
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...
|EU-US Data Flows - Rebuilding Trust|
Sarah Pearce; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
December 5, 2013, previously published on December 3, 2013The statements and follow-up of the Ministerial in Washington last week where the EU was represented by Vice President Viviane Reding and Commissioner Cecilia Malstrom, show signs of the US and the EU making attempts to work towards rebuilding trust, particularly in the context of data protection...
|Filing Fees Established for Cable and Satellite Copyright Compulsory License Forms|
Seth A. Davidson, Arthur H. Harding, Ari Z. Moskowitz; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
December 5, 2013, previously published on December 2013On November 29, the Copyright Office published its final schedule of filing fees for cable and satellite semiannual Statement of Account (SOA) submissions:
|World Bank Report Concludes That Financial Sanctions Imposed By Prosecuting States Are Failing To Compensate Countries Whose Officials Have Been Bribed|
Annie Clarke, Jamie Humphreys, James Maton, Antonio Suarez-Martinez; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
December 5, 2013, previously published on December 3, 2013The World Bank’s Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative (StAR) last week published a report, Left Out of the Bargain (http://star.worldbank.org/star/publication/left-out-bargain-settlements-foreign-bribery-cases-and-implications-asset-recovery), concluding that although significant out of court...
|Court of Appeal Rules on Defendant’s Use of Frozen Assets to Pay for Legal Representation|
Annie Clarke, Antonio Suarez-Martinez; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
December 2, 2013, previously published on November 28, 2013The appellant, Azam, was a defendant in proceedings brought by the Serious Organised Crime Agency (‘SOCA’) under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (‘POCA’). A property freezing order (‘PFO’) was made against Azam (under s.245A POCA) which required him to disclose...
|UK: English High Court Rules on the Application of a Follow the Settlements Clause|
Mark Everiss, Sam Tacey; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
November 25, 2013, previously published on November 19, 2013The case of Tokio Marine Europe Insurance Ltd v Novae Corporate Underwriting Ltd  EWHC 3362 (Comm) concerned losses suffered by a Thai subsidiary of Tesco plc arising out of severe floods in Thailand in 2011. The Tesco subsidiary claimed for losses of approximately £125m under various...
|The Seventh Circuit Puts an End to Litigation Attacking the Cost of Force-Place Insurance|
Patrick Frye; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
November 25, 2013, previously published on November 20, 2013In Cohen v. American Security Insurance Co., the Seventh Circuit rang the death knell on mortgagors’ lawsuits complaining about the cost of force-place insurance bought by the mortgagors’ bank. When a bank makes a loan and takes a mortgage, the mortgagor’s real estate often is...