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May 1, 2017

U.S. Supreme Court Denies Antitrust Protection for State Professional Boards

U.S. Supreme Court Denies Antitrust Protection for State Professional Boards In a 6-3 decision in North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. Federal Trade Commission, the United States Supreme Court ruled today that state professional boards comprised of active professionals in the occupation the board regulates cannot invoke state-action antitrust immunity unless the board […]

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April 29, 2017

Former Olympics Sponsor Settles With SEC for $25 Million Over FCPA Violations

Former Olympics Sponsor Settles With SEC for $25 Million Over FCPA Violations On May 20, BHP Billiton Limited. and BHP Billiton Plc (BHPB), a worldwide sources company that backed the 2008 Beijing Summer time Olympics, settled Registration charges of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations. The SEC discovered that BHPB violated the FCPA by neglecting […]

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April 27, 2017

Final Text of Trans-Off-shore Partnership Released

Final Text of Trans-Off-shore Partnership Released At lengthy last, the ultimate text from the Trans-Off-shore Partnership, a totally free trade agreement among twelve Off-shore Rim nations, has been distributed around the general public. The chapter on ip, however, doesn’t have the symptoms of any material changes associated with exclusivity for brand new biologics in the […]

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April 26, 2017

New You are able to City Taxi Commisioner Meera Joshi questions British requirement of Uber motorists

New You are able to City Taxi Commisioner Meera Joshi questions British requirement of Uber motorists Photo: Buck Ennis New You are able to City Taxi Commissioner Meera Joshi The city’s taxi and limousine commissioner elevated doubts Monday a good British-language requirement of taxi as well as for-hire motorists suggested through the City Council. Motorists […]

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April 24, 2017

Controlling the Unknown: The Federal trade commission Seeks to know yesteryear, Present and Way forward for Financial Technology

Controlling the Unknown: The Federal trade commission Seeks to know yesteryear, Present and Way forward for Financial Technology In the last ten years, advances in technology have altered the way in which people live their lives. No more must an individual leave her the place to find purchase clothing, groceries or perhaps a vehicle. Industry […]

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April 24, 2017

When Joint Bidding Is Not Bid Rigging

When Joint Bidding Is Not Bid Rigging [co-author: Dominic Salinas – Associate] Last week we discussed the pitfalls of joint bidding for oil and gas properties. We didn’t say you can’t do it. It’s like domestic life: There are ways you can tell your beloved that dress makes her look  …, well, never mind. You […]

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April 22, 2017

Miami Developers Utilizing Non Traditional Sources of Venture Capital

Miami Developers Utilizing Non Traditional Sources of Venture Capital With all the current and planned building projects taking place in South Florida, it seems the recent real estate crash has largely been forgotten. However, the collapse still haunts traditional lending institutions, many of whom are unwilling or unable to finance Miami’s present building boom. Further, […]

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April 21, 2017

Health Care Update – August 2014 #2

Health Care Update – August 2014 #2 In This Issue: – Brady Unveils Medicare/Medicaid Fraud Bill – Possible Litigation Threat Adds to Considerations in Containing Drug Costs – Implementation of the Affordable Care Act – Other Federal Regulatory Initiatives – Other Congressional and State Initiatives – Other Health Care News – Upcoming Hearings and Markups […]

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April 21, 2017

Hacked Class Can Sue Pre Injury

Hacked Class Can Sue Pre Injury Last week, a three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held in Remijas v. Neiman Marcus Group LLC that individuals whose debit and credit card numbers were stolen by cyberthieves who had hacked into Neiman Marcus’s computer networks have standing to sue the retailer, even though […]

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