- Blog: Privacy and Information Security Law BlogFTC and FCC Announce Cooperation on Repeal of Net Neutrality RulesPosted on December 12, 2017 by Hunton & Williams LLPRecently, the FTC and FCC announced their intent to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding under which the agencies would coordinate their efforts following the adoption the Restoring Internet Freedom Order. If adopted, the Order would repeal the rules put in place by the FCC in 2015 that prohibit high-speed internet service providers from stopping or slowing down the delivery of websites and from charging customers extra fees for high-quality streaming and other services. … Continue Reading
- Blog: Waller Law BlogSEC Chairman Issues Personal Statement on ICOs in Wake of SEC Enforcement ActionsPosted on December 12, 2017 by Marc J. AdessoOn December 11, 2017, the SEC’s Cyber Unit issued a cease and desist order halting an utility token-based initial coin offering (“ICO”) one day after the launch of the ICO. On the same day, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton issued a personal statement stating that Mr. Clayton believes that ICOs “can be effective ways for entrepreneurs and others to raise funding, including for innovative projects,” while simultaneously
- Blog: MMM Tech Law & Business ReportSE Tech Podcast Ep. 48 – Intrinio with Rachel CarpenterPosted on December 11, 2017 by AdminWe speak with Rachel Carpenter from Intrinio, a financial services organization that provides affordable and accessible financial data for developers and investors. Intrinio is headquartered in St. Petersburg, FL. https://intrinio.com/
- Blog: TSMP ForefrontHousing The MillennialsPosted on December 4, 2017 by Understanding the Gen Y mindset is crucial to riding the next wave of property sales.
- Blog: Antitrust UpdateIndirect Purchasers Cannot Sue Qualcomm Under Federal Law, But State Law Claims SurvivePosted on November 21, 2017 by Kathrina Szymborski, Jonathan H. HatchA federal judge in California has refused to allow indirect purchasers of semiconductor chips—i.e., cell phone consumers—to bring claims against Qualcomm under federal antitrust law. Plaintiffs allege Qualcomm’s patent licensing practices are anticompetitive and constitute an abuse of Qualcomm’s dominant position in the supply of semiconductor chips. As a result of these practices, plaintiffs say, [...]
- Blog: HB BrieflyDisqualification: A Painful Reminder of the Pitfalls of Using Inadvertently Disclosed Attorney-Client Privileged InformationPosted on August 21, 2017 by Candice ShihIn California, State Compensation Insurance Fund v. WPS, Inc. 70 Cal.App.4th 644 (1999), has served as the rule book for attorneys who obtain inadvertently disclosed and obvious attorney-client information on how to avoid certain disqualification from representation. Under State Fund, regardless of how the attorney came into possession of the information, once it is concluded that … Continue reading Disqualification: A Painful Reminder of the Pitfalls of Using Inadvertently Disclosed Attorney-Client Privileged Information →