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HTMLThe Buck Stops Here - Senate Bill Takes Aim at E-retailers
Sheppard Mullin Richter Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 1, 2014, previously published on July 28, 2014
After more than a decade of trying to gain traction on Capitol Hill, brick-and-mortar retailers could be close to leveling the playing field with online merchants if the Marketplace and Internet Tax Fairness Act (“MITFA”) Senate bill proceeds.

 

HTMLTrending Information: The Connection Between Data Brokers and the Fashion Industry
Lindsay Colvin, Theodore C. Max; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 29, 2014, previously published on July 24, 2014
Consumers frequently reveal personal information about themselves through a variety of daily online and offline activities. For fashion designers and retailers, this consumer information represents a valuable tool to identify, target, and expand customer advertising and messaging. This...

 

HTMLOnly When a Permit is Required: The Supreme Court Caps the EPA’s Authority to Regulate Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Stationary Sources
Matthew Klinger; Sheppard Mullin Richter Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 28, 2014, previously published on July 21, 2014
On June 23, 2014, the United States Supreme Court held that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) overstepped its authority under the Clean Air Act when it attempted to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from stationary sources not already subject to a permit controlling emissions of more...

 

HTMLRedbox Collection of ZIP Codes Does Not Violate Song-Beverly Privacy Rights
Juthamas Judy Suwatanapongched; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 26, 2014, previously published on July 11, 2014
Redbox Automated Retail, LLC (“Redbox”), provider of the popular self-service kiosks that rent movies and video games in airports and other locations, received confirmation last month from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that it can continue requiring customers to provide their ZIP...

 

HTMLIllinois Becomes The Fifth State To Enact So Called “Ban The Box” Law, Prohibiting Private Sector Employers From Asking About Criminal History
Brian S. Arbetter; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 26, 2014, previously published on July 25, 2014
This past Monday, July 21, 2014, Illinois joined Hawaii, Massachusetts, Minnesota and Rhode Island as the fifth State to enact a so called “ban the box” law. Signed by the Governor, the law will take effect on January 1, 2015. Called the Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act,...

 

HTMLDOL Proposes to Amend FMLA Definition of “Spouse” to Include Same-Sex Marriages
Christopher J. Collins, Shira Forman; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 24, 2014, previously published on July 17, 2014
The U.S. Department of Labor has proposed amending the regulatory definition of “spouse” under the Family and Medical Leave Act to expressly include individuals in same-sex marriages.

 

HTMLState Council Released Opinions on Promoting Fair Competition and Maintaining Regular Order in the Market
Xiaolu Xu; Sheppard Mullin Richter Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 24, 2014, previously published on July 17, 2014
The State Council has released the Several Opinions on Promoting Fair Competition and Maintaining Regular Order in the Market (the “Opinions”) on July 8, 2014.

 

HTMLFilm Tax Incentives in Latin America
Marcos Vergara del Carril; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 24, 2014, previously published on July 18, 2014
Distribution of audiovisual content is blooming at a very fast pace, and while the consumer is still demanding for more new content, producers are struggling with this new competitive era. While appetite for content is at its highest peak, and consumer is getting original content from distributors...

 

HTMLPrincipal Architects on Residential Projects Liable for Construction Defects Outside Their Control; Developers and Owners May Pay the Price
Meredith A. Jones-McKeown; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 24, 2014, previously published on July 16, 2014
On July 3, 2014, the California Supreme Court decided the much watched case Beacon Residential Community Assoc. v. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP. The court held that the “principal architect” “owes a duty of care to future homeowners in the design of a residential building ....

 

HTMLShedding Light on CFIUS: Appeals Court Holds That CFIUS Review Lacks Constitutional Due Process
Mark L. Jensen, J. Scott Maberry, Robert L. Magielnicki, Thaddeus Rogers McBride, Brian D. Weimer; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 24, 2014, previously published on July 18, 2014
In a stunning ruling issued on July 15, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit held that review by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”) and the subsequent unwinding of the investment deprived the foreign investor of due process under the 5th...

 


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