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|Talks on the Draft EU Data Protection Regulation Regain Momentum|
Sarah Pearce, Kathryn Whitfield; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
March 18, 2014, previously published on March 14, 2014On Wednesday 12 March 2014, European Parliament (Parliament) voted in plenary in favour of the European Commission’s draft EU Data Protection Regulation (the Regulation). The vote confirmed Parliament’s strong support of the decisions made previously at committee level by the Civil...
|Final Regulations on ACA Employer Mandate Eases Compliance for Employers in 2015|
Lori A. Basilico; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
March 14, 2014, previously published on March 2014On February 10, 2014, the Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service issued final regulations on the employer shared responsibility provisions under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Although these final regulations do not differ significantly from the proposed...
|New Criminal Offence under the UK Data Protection Act: Requiring a Person to Submit and Reveal the Results of a Subject Access Request|
Jonny McDonald, Sarah Pearce; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
March 14, 2014, previously published on March 12, 2014In his keynote speech at the Information Commissioner’s Office (the “ICO”), annual Data Protection Practitioner Conference in Manchester, England (attended by Edwards Wildman), Minister of State for Justice and Civil Liberties Simon Hughes MP announced that the UK government would...
|The Florida Supreme Court Takes the “Self” Out of “Self-Insured Retention” and Rules that the Insured’s Self-Insured Retention Can Be Satisfied by Payment by Someone Other Than the Insured|
Patrick Frye; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
March 13, 2014, previously published on March 11, 2014In Intervest Construction of Jax v. General Fidelity Ins. Co., the Florida Supreme Court considered insurance policy language that called for a self-insured retention to be exhausted by “payments made by the insured.” The court decided that those payments could be made by someone else...
|Swiss Immigration EU Initiative Threatens to Jeopardise Access to Free Market|
Kimberley Cottrell; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
March 12, 2014, previously published on March 10, 2014On 9 February 2014, 50.3% of Swiss voters backed an initiative calling for quotas on immigrants from the EU. The initiative was proposed by the right wing Swiss People’s Party (SVP) and has caused considerable tension between Switzerland and Brussels. Supporters of the quotas blame the rise...
|U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Issues Guidance in View of Prometheus and Myriad|
Daniel W. Clarke, Peter F. Corless, Christopher R. Cowles, Ralph A. Loren; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
March 11, 2014, previously published on March 2014 On March 4, 2014, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued a highly anticipated Guidance for Determining Subject Matter Eligibility of Claims Reciting or Involving Laws of Nature, Natural Phenomena & Natural Products (“Guidance”). The Guidance is promulgated for...
|Ministry Of Sound and Spotify Settle Copyright Infringement Dispute|
Ellen Hughes-Jones, Akash Sachdeva; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
March 11, 2014, previously published on March 6, 2014The arguable king of the nightclub industry Ministry of Sound last week reached a settlement with streaming service Spotify in relation to its claim for alleged copyright infringement over playlists based on Ministry of Sound compilations.
|Ukraine: UK Treasury Issues Financial Sanctions Notice against Individuals|
Antonio Suarez-Martinez; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
March 11, 2014, previously published on March 7, 2014Following the Council of the European Union’s agreement through Council Regulation (EU) 208/2014 on 6 March 2014 to impose financial sanctions, including asset freezes, against certain Ukrainian persons, entities and bodies in view of the situation in Ukraine, the UK Treasury has published...
|Enterprise Risk Report For Certain New York Insurers Due April 30, 2014|
Julie L. Mahaney, Nick Pearson; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
March 10, 2014, previously published on March 2014The New York State Department of Financial Services (the “Department”) recently proposed Regulation 203 (the “Proposed Regulation”) which attempts to assess the “enterprise risk” impacting New York authorized insurers and business risks disclosed by New York...
|An Introduction to Corporate Participation at Lloyd’s|
Damian Connolly, Chris Finney, David R. Kendall, William Slaiding; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
February 27, 2014, previously published on February 2014Lloyd’s of London is perhaps the most famous insurance brand in the world. Yet for those not actively involved in the market, its structure and methods of doing business have until recent years largely remained a mystery. After three centuries of operation (with its capital being provided by...