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  • Blog: Ireland IP & Technology Law BlogEDPB publishes finalised Guidelines on Territorial Scope of the GDPRPosted on December 6, 2019 by Davinia Brennan
    On 12 November 2019, the EDPB published its finalised Guidelines on Territorial Scope of the GDPR (3/2018). The Guidelines aim to assist companies and supervisory authorities in determining whether a particular processing activity falls within the territorial scope of the GDPR. The key changes to the draft Guidelines include clarification that: whilst some of a...Continue Reading…
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  • Blog: Capital Markets LitigationCapital Markets Litigation Team Defeats Jurisdictional Challenge to Ponzi Scheme DisputePosted on November 27, 2019 by Carly Coleman
    Lowenstein Sandler’s Capital Markets Litigation team recently defeated a fund administrator’s renewed motion to dismiss on jurisdictional grounds, a second key victory in an action for common law fraud, securities fraud, and Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act violations, among other claims. The plaintiffs, investors in a tax lien fund, seek to recoup millions of...… Continue Reading The post Capital Markets Litigation Team Defeats Jurisdictional Challenge to Ponzi Scheme Dispute appeared first on Capital Markets Litigation.
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  • Blog: NextGen Financial Services ReportOCC Seeks Comment as Part of New Rulemaking to Clarify “Valid When Made” DoctrinePosted on November 26, 2019 by Lauren E. Quigley
    On Monday, November 18, 2019, the Office of the Comptroller of Currency (“OCC”) announced that it is seeking public comment on a proposed rule to clarify the “valid when made” doctrine in the wake of a decision from the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Madden v. Midland Funding, that undermined and...Continue Reading…
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  • Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsLogos and the Ordinary Observer TestPosted on November 22, 2019 by Vera Suarez
    The Federal Circuit recently held in Columbia Sportswear North America, Inc. v Seirus Innovative Accessories, Inc. that logos may be considered in the ordinary observer test.[1]  Seirus Innovative Accessories (“Seirus”) makes and sells cold weather gear, and a lower court had ruled on summary judgment that U.S. Patent No. D657,093 to Snyder was infringed by […] The post Logos and the Ordinary Observer Test appeared first on Haynes and Boone Blogs.
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  • Blog: Antitrust UpdateUpdate: DOJ Announces It Will Move to Lower the Curtain on 70-Year-Old Paramount Consent DecreesPosted on November 18, 2019 by Timothy H. Gray, Robert P. LoBue
    Last October, we discussed the Department of Justice’s announcement that it would be revisiting the 1948 Paramount Consent Decrees, a series of movie-studio concessions and divestments resulting from a landmark antitrust prosecution, United States v. Paramount Pictures, Inc., 334 U.S. 131 (1948).  Among other things, those decrees held unlawful the then-existing vertical integration of production [...]
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  • Blog: MMM Tech Law & Business ReportSE Tech Podcast Ep. 73 – Usit with Ifrah KhanPosted on October 22, 2019 by MMMTechLaw
    We speak with Ifrah Khan, Founder of Usit, a mobile application created to provide an on-demand babysitting service that connects households to college students in the area at the tap of a button, helping households find the perfect babysitter within minutes.
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