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Restoring Internet Freedom: FCC eliminates common carrier regulation of broadband providers

New FCC order scales back net neutrality mandates while seeking to ensure internet openness through updated transparency requirements and FTC oversight.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 10 January 2018 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

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Food and Beverage News and Trends: December 2017

This regular publication by DLA Piper lawyers focuses on helping clients navigate the ever-changing business, legal and regulatory landscape.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 20 December 2017 | Practice Area: Betting Gaming and Leisure

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Food and Beverage News and Trends

This regular publication by DLA Piper lawyers focuses on helping clients navigate the ever-changing business, legal and regulatory landscape.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 08 December 2017 | Practice Area: Consumer

Potential fine for Supermarket data leak

Last week the High Court ruled Morrisons to be vicariously liable for a leak of its employees' data, in the first US-style class action in the UK involving a personal data breach.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 06 December 2017 | Practice Area: Data Protection and Privacy

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The ongoing Jackson reforms and the future of civil litigation costs

Jackson LJ has set out the next stage in costs management in his "Review of Civil Litigation Costs: Supplemental Report fixed Recoverable Costs" dated July 2017. This article examines its contents.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 05 December 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

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Authorised push payment scams - Payment Systems Regulator announces consultation into reimbursement model for victims

The Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) published its Report on Authorised Push Payment (APP) scams on 7 November 2017. This briefing examines the contents of the report.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 30 November 2017 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance

CARU Refers Dave & Busters Inquiry to FTC

Last month, the Children’s Advertising Review Unit (CARU) referred claims by Dave & Busters Entertainment, Inc. to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). This briefing examines the findings.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 29 November 2017 | Practice Area: Advertising and Marketing

NJ Tax Court issues ruling on sales tax sourcing

On November 16, 2017, the Tax Court of New Jersey issued a ruling in Spirit Halloween Superstores, Inc. v. Director, Division of Taxation. This article examines the ruling in detail.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 21 November 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

How confidential information exchanged at a single meeting can infringe competition law

This briefing looks at a recent judgment which shows that exchanging competitively sensitive information with competitors - even at a single meeting, on a one-off basis - can infringe EU/UK competition law, exposing companies to potentially significant fines and reputational harm.

Law Firm: Travers Smith | Published: 17 November 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation and Dispute Resolution

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Brexit: IoT to the rescue?

With the possibility of a "hard" or "no deal" Brexit, retailers must adapt to a new operating environment. The Internet of Things could play an important role, but also comes with a range of legal implications.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 16 November 2017 | Practice Area: Data Protection and Privacy

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