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  • Blog: Privacy and Information Security Law BlogUnrollme Inc. Settles with FTC Over Allegedly Deceptive Email PracticesPosted on August 22, 2019 by Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
    On August 8, 2019, the FTC announced that Unrollme Inc. (“Unrollme”), an email management company, agreed to settle allegations the company deceived consumers about how it accesses and uses their personal emails. Unrollme offered users a service whereby the company would help unsubscribe users from unwanted subscription emails. In connection with this service, Unrollme required... Continue Reading
  • Blog: Waller Law BlogFederal credit union regulator provides guidance confirming that credit unions can loan to hemp businessesPosted on August 19, 2019 by Marc J. Adesso
  • Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsDOL Publishes FAQs on Employer Retirement Plan Obligations to Reemployed Service Members Under USERRAPosted on August 15, 2019 by Haynes and Boone Benefits Group
    The DOL recently published a series of frequently asked questions (“FAQs”) on its website that provide general guidance to employers on their retirement plan obligations to reemployed service members under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (“USERRA”). Among other things, the FAQs address (i) what military service must be credited for […] The post DOL Publishes FAQs on Employer Retirement Plan Obligations to Reemployed Service Members Under USERRA appeared first on Haynes and Boone Blogs.
  • Blog: NextGen Financial Services ReportImportance of Careful Drafting of Intercreditor Agreements Highlighted by Recent Federal Appeals Court RulingPosted on August 13, 2019 by Jonathan E. Aberman
    Over the past several years, much has been written about how numerous bankruptcy courts have interpreted and enforced bankruptcy and insolvency-related provisions in intercreditor agreements, subordination agreements and other “agreements among lenders” when they may affect a debtor and its estate. Although the Bankruptcy Code itself provides little guidance, the emerging trend has been for...Continue Reading…
  • Blog: Appellate InsightPersuasive Writing & Footnote FollyPosted on August 9, 2019 by David Casarrubias
    One of the greatest difficulties in creating good legal writing, particularly effective appellate brief writing, is taking voluminous and complex information and distilling it down to a handful of simple points. It is also one of its greatest delights. There are plenty of tools in a writer’s toolbox to achieve the ultimate goal of succinctness, […]
  • Blog: Biologics BlogFederal Circuit Rebuffs Fifth Amendment Challenge to IPR ProceedingsPosted on August 8, 2019 by
    In Oil States Energy Services, LLC v. Greene’s Energy Group, LLC,[1] the Supreme Court suggested that whether inter partes reviews (“IPRs”) apply to pre-AIA patents is an open constitutional question.[2]  But following the Federal Circuit’s recent decision in Celgene Corp. v. Peter,[3] it appears that retroactive IPRs are here to stay, at least for now. [...]

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