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HTMLIs International Service of Process by Mail Permitted?
John R. Danos; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 15, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2014
When a foreign client is sued in a U.S. court, the first question we typically address is the issue of how the complaint was served. It is not uncommon for some plaintiff’s lawyers to attempt service of process over a foreign entity by mailing the complaint to the company’s...

 

HTML“Raging Bull” Settles but Its Repercussions Persist
Laura A. Alos, Adam R. Bialek, Gregory N. Brescia; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 15, 2015, previously published on April 9, 2015
The United States Supreme Court’s decision in Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., et al., 134 S. Ct. 1962 (U.S. 2014) delivered a clear message to copyright holders and those who wish to capitalize on those copyrights. The ruling states that invoking laches cannot restrict the relief...

 

HTMLE-Cigarettes: The Safer Alternative?
H. Michael O'Brien; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 15, 2015, previously published on March 2, 2015
E-cigarettes have gained widespread popularity as an alternative to traditional tobacco cigarettes, with hundreds of millions of these devices expected to be imported into the United States in 2015. The majority of imported e-cigarettes are from China, where most of these devices are manufactured...

 

HTMLPennsylvania Product Liability Law Still Smoking after Reversal of Tincher
Jonathan Dryer; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 15, 2015, previously published on January 16, 2015
On November 19, 2014, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in Tincher v. Omega Flex, Inc., No. 7 MAP 2013, a case closely followed by the Product Liability Bar in Pennsylvania. The Supreme Court’s decision was expected by many to resolve a lingering conflict in...

 

HTMLDon’t “Dabble” in Employee Benefit Plan Auditing
Peter J. Larkin; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 15, 2015, previously published on March 27, 2015
For years, U.S. Department of Labor Chief Accountant Ian Dingwall has been advising employee benefit plan administrators to avoid using auditors who “dabble” in employee benefit plans. During this period, the DOL has consistently found that approximately one third of the employee...

 

HTMLWho Does an Insurance Broker Serve? Somebody!
Steven L. Young; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 15, 2015, previously published on January 9, 2015
The year was 1979 when Bob Dylan’s song “Gotta Serve Somebody” was released on his album Slow Train Coming: “It may be the devil or it may be the Lord, but you’re gonna have to serve somebody.”

 

HTMLNo Attorney Disbarment in NJ for Misappropriation of Law Firm Funds
Brian S. Gatens; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 15, 2015, previously published on December 19, 2014
As we are taught in law school, and as some members of the public find hard to believe, attorneys are held to the highest ethical standards. One of the surest ways for an attorney to secure his or her disbarment is to misappropriate funds. In a December 18, 2014 decision, however, the New Jersey...

 

HTMLBrazil’s Clean Companies Act: One Year Later, Is It Finally Getting Teeth?
George M. Melo; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 14, 2015, previously published on April 8, 2015
While 2014 started with much fanfare over Brazil’s Lei da Empresa Limpa or “Anticorruption Law” (Lei no. 12.846/2013), also referred to as the “Clean Companies Act” (CCA), coming into effect, it seems that the remainder of the year was spent quietly with companies...

 

HTMLIs Ignorance Bliss for Website Users Confronting Terms of Use Agreements?
Adam R. Bialek; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 14, 2015, previously published on April 3, 2015
Have website agreements gone too far? Can too much disclosure cause people to no longer care enough about Terms of Use (TOU) to read them fully before agreeing to them?

 

HTMLNYDFS to Collect Data on Cyber Security, but Could Hackers Use This Database as a Road Map to Launch Targeted Attacks?
Jonathan L. Bing, Melissa K. Ventrone; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 6, 2015, previously published on March 31 2015
On March 26, 2015, the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) announced that it is broadening the scope of questions and topics in its current information technology (IT) examination framework. In addition, the NYDFS requires insurers to provide a response to 16 questions about...

 


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