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  • Blog: MMM Tech Law & Business ReportSE Tech Podcast Ep. 17 – uBack with Melissa BodfordPosted on March 21, 2017 by MMMTechLaw
    We speak with Melissa Bodford from uBack, a mobile fundraising app & employee giving tool. uBack has offices in Atlanta, Charlotte, and Chicago. www.ubackforgood.com/index.html
  • Blog: Western Canada Business LitigationCourt of Appeal upholds mortgage exit fee in face of Interest Act challengePosted on March 17, 2017 by <a href=''>Peter Roberts</a>
    Section 8 of the Interest Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. I-15, prohibits any “fine, penalty or rate of interest . . . that has the effect of increasing the charge on the arrears beyond the rate of interest payable on principal money not in arrears.” Relying on this provision, borrowers often challenge fees and charges that... Continue Reading
  • Blog: Privacy and Information Security Law BlogCNIL Publishes Six Step Methodology and Tools to Prepare for GDPRPosted on March 17, 2017 by Hunton & Williams LLP
    On March 15, 2017, the French data protection authority published a six step methodology and tools for businesses to prepare for the EU General Data Protection Regulation that will become applicable on May 25, 2018. The six steps are outlined in this entry. … Continue Reading
  • Blog: Global Capital Markets LitigationAppellate Decision on Loss Causation Is a Warning to RMBS Fraud PlaintiffsPosted on March 9, 2017 by Alexandra Droz
    Investment advisor TCW Asset Management Company (“TCW”) scored a major victory last week when an appellate court dismissed a $128 million RMBS fraud suit that was filed against it by two Australian-based Cayman Island hedge funds: Basis Pac-Rim Opportunity Fund (Master) and Basis Yield Alpha Fund (Master) (together, “Basis”).  Basis sued TCW for alleged fraud … Continue Reading
  • Blog: Biologics BlogRepublican Healthcare Bill Would Leave BPCIA UntouchedPosted on March 9, 2017 by
    In public debates over the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, biosimilars are rarely, if ever, mentioned.  But the U.S. biosimilar statute, the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (BPCIA), was in fact enacted as part of Obamacare — specifically, as Title VII to the ACA.  Although the BPCIA is no longer politically [...]
  • Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsIRS Provides Transition Relief Regarding QSEHRA Notice DeadlinePosted on March 9, 2017 by Haynes and Boone Benefits Group
    The IRS has provided transition relief under its Notice 2017-20 (the “IRS Notice”) regarding the employee notice requirement that small employers must meet if they want to provide a “qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangement” (“QSEHRA”) to their employees. As background, the 21st Century Cures Act (the “Cures Act”) permits certain employers who are not [...]

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