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|Identity Theft Red Flag Rules Adopted by SEC and CFTC|
Meaghan L. Sanders, Heather M. Stone; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
April 19, 2013, previously published on April 2013On April 10, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) jointly adopted rules and guidelines requiring certain entities regulated by the agencies to enact programs that identify, detect, and respond to...
|Contests and Sweepstakes Under Siege in Florida: Revisions to Florida’s Game Promotion Statute May Have Unintended Consequences For Brands and Non-Profits|
Jesse M. Brody, Alan L. Friel; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
April 15, 2013, previously published on April 2013Recent revisions to Florida’s Game Promotion statute (Florida Section. 849.094, F.S.), which became effective on April 10, 2013, were intended to prohibit the controversial practice of operating electronic sweepstakes cafes from within the state but instead may have unintended consequences...
|Federal Appeals Court Rejects Exclusive Video Service Arrangement in Virginia Planned Housing Community|
Lawrence R. Freedman; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
April 15, 2013, previously published on April 2013On April 5, 2013, a three-judge panel from the United States Court of Appeals of the Fourth Circuit issued a unanimous decision finding that Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) rules nullify an exclusive access arrangement between a video service provider and a housing community....
|Could This Be The Beginning Of A Global Market Of Regulated Gambling Jurisdictions?|
Gemma Boore, Moris Mashali, Michael McCormack; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
April 9, 2013, previously published on April 2013Online gambling in the UK is a huge industry and, despite the economic crisis, growth has been unprecedented in the last five years. At the moment, the UK Government imposes strict regulations and requirements on operators including a gambling-specific tax of 15%: a rate too high for most online...
|The SBA Issues Instructions for Pre-Screening Prospective Applicants to the SBIC Program|
Christopher J. Douglass, Alan B. Roth, Michael R. Wilson; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
April 6, 2013, previously published on April 2013The U.S. Small Business Administration (the “SBA”) recently issued instructions for prospective applicants to the SBIC Program regarding the process of being “pre-screened” by the SBA to evaluate their fit with the program and receive direct feedback from the SBA. For any...
|SEC Issues Guidance on the Use of Social Media to Disseminate Company Announcements|
Stacie Sawchak Aarestad, Randall Dorf; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
April 6, 2013, previously published on April 2013The SEC has updated its 2008 guidance governing the disclosure of company information on corporate websites and blogs in compliance with Regulation FD to reflect the increasing popularity of social media. The SEC has confirmed that a public company may use social media outlets like Facebook and...
|The European Venture Capital Funds & European Social Entrepreneurship Funds Regulations|
Chris Finney, Kate Parkinson-Cole, William Slaiding; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
April 5, 2013, previously published on April 2013The European Union (EU) has developed a package of new Funds rules that are expected to come into force across the EU on 22 July 2013. The package is in three parts:
|A Costly Warranty|
Rod J. Cowper; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
April 5, 2013, previously published on April 2013Making a tort misrepresentation claim on the basis of warranties given in a share purchase agreement can be one way of sidestepping the contract limitations on liability usually included in such agreements. In appropriate cases a tort claim can also provide a more favourable basis for calculating...
|Regulators are Expressing Heightened Interest in Mobile Apps and Privacy Enforcement: Is Your Company Prepared?|
Alan L. Friel, Laurie A. Kamaiko, Dominique R. Shelton; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
April 5, 2013, previously published on April 2013On March 28, 2013, one of the Federal Trade Commission’s (“FTC”) privacy division attorneys predicted that the FTC will continue to remain focused on mobile privacy citing it as a “huge priority for the agency.” He also advised that enforcement actions will ensue if...
|Citing Cablevision Decision, Second Circuit Affirms Lower Court Denial of Broadcasters’ Request for a Preliminary Injunction Against Aereo’s Antenna/DVR Service|
Seth A. Davidson, Dominique R. Shelton; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
April 5, 2013, previously published on April 3, 2013On April 1, 2013, a divided three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals affirmed a July 2012 district court decision that denied a motion filed by a group of broadcasters seeking a preliminary injunction against Barry Diller’s “Aereo” streaming video/remote DVR...