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HTMLCFPB, Virginia Attorney General Target Payday and Auto Title Lenders
J.P. McGuire Boyd, Alan Bradley Clark; Williams Mullen;
Legal Alert/Article
May 6, 2015, previously published on April 27, 2015
Section 1031 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd Frank”) authorizes the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) to issue rules to prevent unfair, deceptive, or abusive acts or practices in consumer financial markets. Under this broad...

 

HTMLParticipant’s Estate Fails to Show a Claim For Failure to Give Notice of Right to Continue Life Insurance Coverage: Estate of Moceri v. Ratner Companies, LC
Mark S. Thomas; Williams Mullen;
Legal Alert/Article
May 6, 2015, previously published on April 24, 2015
Providing a practical lesson on determining a duty to give notice to ERISA participants, the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida dismissed the claim by the estate of an ERISA group life insurance plan participant for a fiduciary’s alleged failure to give timely notice of...

 

HTMLEEOC Issues Important Proposed Rule Governing Employer Wellness Programs
Edward S. Schenk III; Williams Mullen;
Legal Alert/Article
April 27, 2015, previously published on April 22, 2015
On April 16, 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published a proposed rule further addressing increasingly popular employer “wellness programs.” These programs generally incentivize employees to make healthier lifestyle choices by participating in nutrition and...

 

HTMLNLRB and SEC Impose Restrictions on Workplace Policies and Confidentiality Agreements
Lynn F. Jacob, Amanda M. Weaver; Williams Mullen;
Legal Alert/Article
April 23, 2015, previously published on April 10, 2015
During the last few years, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) has been aggressively reviewing employers’ confidentiality policies, as well as other work rules regarding, among other things, social media, use of the employer’s computer, workplace civility,...

 

HTMLClearing Up the Confusion as to Preclusion: Supreme Court’s Trademark Ruling Gives Deference to the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB)
Thomas F. Bergert, Neil Magnuson, Amy G. Marino, Richard T. Matthews, Robert C. Van Arnam; Williams Mullen;
Legal Alert/Article
April 15, 2015, previously published on March 27, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that federal court decisions on “likelihood of confusion” can be precluded by earlier findings on the same issue from the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB”). Following an 18-year fight between B&B Hardware Inc. and Hargis...

 

HTMLFAA Interim Policy Further Supports Section 333 Exemption Process
Judy Lin Bristow, Kevin D. Pomfret; Williams Mullen;
Legal Alert/Article
April 15, 2015, previously published on April 02, 2015
Last week, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced an interim policy that it hopes will facilitate the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), commonly referred to as “drones,” for commercial purposes.

 

HTMLTrinity Wall Street v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: Is it About Guns on the Shelves or Guns in the Streets?
Charles Everett James, Camden R. Webb; Williams Mullen;
Legal Alert/Article
April 15, 2015, previously published on April, 02.2015
In late November of 2014, a federal district court in Delaware ruled that Wal-Mart must include in its 2015 proxy materials a shareholder proposal seeking heightened board oversight concerning the societal, community, and reputational effects of the company’s sale of certain products,...

 

HTMLSixth Circuit Overturns the Lower Court’s Award of $3.8 Million in Alleged Profits Arising From a Denial of Benefits
Mark S. Thomas; Williams Mullen;
Legal Alert/Article
April 13, 2015, previously published on March 11, 2015
The U. S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, sitting en banc, has overturned the decision of a divided three-judge Sixth Circuit panel which had affirmed the district court’s award of $3.8 million of “disgorged” profits, in a case involving the denial of long-term disability...

 

HTMLWhite House Memo Will Impact How Federal Contractors Can Use Drones
Anthony H. Anikeeff, Robert E. Korroch, Kevin D. Pomfret; Williams Mullen;
Legal Alert/Article
March 24, 2015, previously published on March 12, 2015
There has been a great deal written about the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA’s) recent release of proposed regulations concerning the commercial use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) - or drones. Much of what has been written has quite accurately pointed out that the proposed...

 

HTMLIt’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s...Super Priority! A Brief Primer on Purchase Money Security Interests
Jamie Watkins Bruno; Williams Mullen;
Legal Alert/Article
March 24, 2015, previously published on March 5, 2015
A “purchase-money security interest” (or “PMSI”) is a security interest securing a “purchase-money obligation”, or an obligation incurred by a debtor to buy collateral (known as “purchase-money collateral”). Such obligation can be in the form of...

 


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