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HTMLAt the Edge of A New Frontier: USCIS Begins Transition to Electronic Immigration System
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 26, 2015, previously published on August 25, 2015
In July 2015, the White House announced a series of technology initiatives aimed at modernizing the application process for certain immigration benefits. As part of this effort, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) was charged with overhauling their Electronic Immigration...

 

HTMLBanks’ Class Certification Motion Trumpets Target Data Security Failings, Ignores Impact of Card Association Settlements
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 26, 2015, previously published on August 25, 2015
Card-issuing banks are forging ahead with their lawsuit against Target arising from the 2013 holiday shopping season data breach. Their July 1 motion for class certification has just been unsealed, allowing a glimpse at plaintiffs’ version of the events during November and December 2013 that...

 

HTMLBreaking News: FTC vs. Wyndham Update
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 25, 2015, previously published on August 24, 2015
Rather than our usual Privacy Monday “bits and bytes,” we have a breaking story relating to the ongoing Wyndham/FTC saga.

 

HTMLAre “Personal Flamethrowers” Under the Jurisdiction of the CPSC?
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 25, 2015, previously published on August 24, 2015
Yes. You read that correctly. Two US companies are selling personal flamethrowers to the public. Once grisly weapons of war, the flamethrowers are now being marketed for more practical purposes such as clearing brush and snow, incinerating weeds between cracks on the driveway, controlled burns,...

 

HTMLNIST Publishes Cybersecurity Standards Objectives
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 25, 2015, previously published on August 24, 2015
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has published a draft of its objectives for cybersecurity standardization, following in many ways the consultative model that it used successfully in drafting the NIST Framework for critical infrastructure cybersecurity.

 

HTMLPTAB Summer Package of Proposed Rule Changes Now Available and Open for Public Comment
Brad M. Scheller; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 25, 2015, previously published on August 24, 2015
On March 31 we posted about the Patent Office rolling out a series of rulemakings for improving post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) pursuant to public feedback to a Request for Comments published by the Office last June. The first rules package went into effect...

 

HTMLThe Affordable Care Act’s Reporting Requirements for Carriers and Employers (Part 6 of 24): Reporting Group Health Plan Opt-Out Arrangements under Code § 6055
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 25, 2015, previously published on August 24, 2015
Under a common strategy for controlling group health care plan costs, employers sometimes adopt arrangements under which an employee is offered cash as an incentive to waive coverage. These arrangements are colloquially referred to as “opt-out plans” or “opt-out...

 

HTMLNew SEC Guidance on Private Placements and General Solicitations
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 24, 2015, previously published on August 20, 2015
Following up on their discussion last week about the SEC’s CitizenVC no action letter, our colleagues Dan DeWolf and Sam Effron have written another alert about the SEC’s recently issued compliance and disclosure interpretations relating to private placements under Regulation D.

 

HTMLOff-Label Marketing and the False Claims Act
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 24, 2015, previously published on August 21, 2015
In a post published earlier this week this week our colleagues Brian Dunphy and Joanne Hawana examined key issues in the recent Amarin decision from the Southern District Court of the New York. The August 7th ruling provided Amarin Pharma, Inc. with a preliminary injunction that blocks FDA from...

 

HTMLDC Circuit Court Reaffirms Earlier Decision Partially Invalidating Conflict Minerals Rule On First Amendment Grounds
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 24, 2015, previously published on August 21, 2015
Pursuant to Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act, which added new Section 13(p)(1) to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the SEC promulgated Rule 13p-1 (the “Conflict Minerals Rule”), which required that issuers that manufacture (or contract to manufacture) products in which...

 


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