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07.25.17  Increased Focus on Employment-Based Visa Compliance and Enforcement
07.24.17  Phoebe Buffay And The ‘Friends’ Guide To Sexual Harassment
07.19.17  Arbitration Rule Compliance Date Set for March 19, 2018
07.13.17  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog - June in Review
07.10.17  Lessons From ’30 Rock’ On Mental Illness
07.10.17  CFPB Issues Rule Banning Class Action Waivers In Arbitration Provisions
06.27.17  Virginia Real Estate Purchase and Sale Issues for Buyers
06.23.17  New Federal Appeals Court Ruling Provides Ray of Sunshine for TCPA Defendants: Contractual Consent to Receive Calls Cannot be Revoked
06.19.17  Supreme Court Refuses to Extend the Scope of the FDCPA to Consumer Finance Company
06.19.17  Pending Changes to Federal Bankruptcy Rules Could Negatively Impact Residential Mortgage Lenders
06.15.17  Time to Assess "Foreign Private Issuer" Status
06.15.17  WV Appellate Court Finds High Volume of Unanswered Calls Alone Does Not Violate § 46A-2-125(d)
06.14.17  $6.8 Million Penalty Upheld in Overstock Price Advertising Case
06.13.17  NYC “Fair Workweek” Laws Will Affect Fast Food and Retail Industries
06.12.17  CFPB Updates Its Planned Overhaul of Acceptable Debt Collection Practices
06.12.17  3 Things ‘The Office’ Taught Me About Employment Law (Part 2)
06.12.17  Special Masters: How to Help Judges Extend Their Reach ... And Exceed Their Grasp
06.09.17  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog – May in Review
06.07.17  Health Care Cybersecurity On Life Support
06.01.17  New Focus on Lithium Battery Safety
05.31.17  State Banking Regulators File Suit Challenging OCC Fintech Charter
05.25.17  TCPA Is Not Dead Yet – Court Trebles Eight Figure TCPA Award While World Awaits ACA Decision
05.22.17  Georgia’s New “Family Care Act” – Using Paid Leave for Sick Family Members
05.22.17  Are You Ready For the New California Prop 65 Warning Requirements?
05.19.17  Why Insider Benefit Is Irrelevant To Criminal Insider Trading
05.18.17  Private Equity Quarterly – Spring 2017
05.16.17  WannaCry Ransomware: Understanding the Cyber Attack that Rocked the World
05.16.17  Supreme Court Rules That Filing a Proof of Claim on a Time-Barred Debt Does Not Violate the FDCPA
05.15.17  Spokeo Strikes Again: Fourth Circuit Reverses and Dismisses $12 Million FCRA Class Action on Spokeo Grounds
05.15.17  New Georgia Law Strengthens Business Judgment Rule
05.08.17  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog - April in Review
05.08.17  CPSC Recalls Put Focus on Lithium Ion Battery Safety
05.05.17  Supreme Court Rules Municipalities Have Standing to Sue Under The FHA, But Raises The Bar On Showing Proximate Cause
04.28.17  ESG, Greenwashing and Other Four-Letter Words
04.27.17  New WVCCPA Amendments are Enacted by Governor Justice
04.26.17  Third Circuit Curbs Insurers’ Asbestos Exposure
04.20.17  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog – March in Review
04.19.17  Washington State Amends Money Transmitter Law to Exclude Payment Processors
04.18.17  SEC Adopts T+2 Settlement Cycle for Securities Transactions
04.12.17  March 2017 Banking Blog Summary
04.11.17  U.S. District Court Dismisses CFPB Case Against Payment Processor
04.07.17  A Message to Employers Who Aren’t in a Current OFCCP Audit
04.06.17  Seventh Circuit Issues Landmark Ruling Permitting Sexual Orientation Discrimination Claims Under Title VII
03.31.17  Plaintiffs Not Reading the Terms of Use Dooms Two New Jersey TCCWNA Class Actions
03.30.17  2016 Renewable Energy Market Year in Review and a Look Ahead to 2017
03.27.17  Lawmakers in U.S. House of Representatives Pass Bill That Would Reform Class Action Litigation under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23
03.22.17  Federal Reserve Board Expands Financial Stability Presumption for Decisions on M&A Proposals under the Bank Holding Company Act
03.21.17  Foreign Private Issuers May Begin Submitting Their Financial Statements in XBRL
03.20.17  DOJ Brief Opposing CFPB Brings More Uncertainty
03.14.17  North Carolina Supreme Court Upholds Denial of Arbitration Based Upon Breach of Fiduciary Duty
03.09.17  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog – February in Review
03.07.17  Modernizing New York’s Fraudulent Conveyance Laws
03.07.17  USCIS to Suspend Premium Processing for H-1B Petitions on April 3, 2017
03.06.16  Preparing for Opportunity – Questions You Should Answer to Be Ready for a Capital Raise
03.01.17  Private Equity Quarterly - Winter 2017
02.27.17  D&O and Professional Liability 2016 - A Year In Review
02.23.17  Troutman Sanders Strategies - NC Legislative Update
02.22.17  DOJ Issues New Guidance on Corporate Compliance Programs
02.21.17  The Sixth Circuit Finds That a Bank Is Not a Transferee for Deposits Made in Excess of the Amount Owed
02.21.17  China’s Internet Sovereignty
02.16.17  Troutman Sanders Partner Steven Gravely Contributes to Healthcare Information Management Systems Society’s “Book of the Year”
02.14.17  Hospital Fined $3.2 Million for Failing to Secure Its Mobile Devices
02.13.17  Data Privacy: The Current Legal Landscape
02.09.17  USCIS to Begin Accepting Cap-Subject H-1B Petitions on Monday, April 3, 2017
02.09.17  HIPAA Breach Notification Deadline Fast Approaching
02.08.17  CFPB Takes Action Against Law Firm Debt Collectors for Lack of Meaningful Involvement
02.07.17  HSR Transaction and Filing Fee Thresholds Adjusted
02.07.17  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog – January in Review
02.06.17  Environmental Law & Policy Monitor Blog Update
02.03.17  FERC Delegates Authority to Staff in Absence of Quorum
02.02.17  Tips on Completing the New I-9 and E-Verify
01.31.17  2016 Consumer Financial Services Year in Review and a Look Ahead
01.31.17  Recent Developments – Employee Benefits
01.30.17  Employers Beware: Ninth Circuit Finds Inclusion of Liability Waiver in FCRA Background Check Disclosure Form is a Willful Violation
01.26.17  Supreme Court Focuses on Intersection of FDCPA and Bankruptcy Code
01.26.17  New Mandatory PII Privacy Training for Government Contractors and Subcontractors
01.25.17  President Trump’s Affordable Care Act Executive Order – Business As Usual for Employer Sponsored Group Health Plans
01.23.17  A Known Construction Defect Left Uncorrected Is Not An Accidental “Occurrence”Originally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 11, 2017
01.23.17  Report Data Breaches On Time or Pay the Price
01.23.17  Employment-Related Practices Exclusion Precludes Duty To Defend Or Indemnify Insured Accused Of Negligent Hiring and SupervisionOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 11, 2017
01.23.17  D&O Insurer With No Duty To Defend Ordered To Produce Loss Reserve Information But Not To Answer Interrogatories Asking For Its Interpretation Of Policy Terms In The AbstractOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 11, 2017
01.23.17  Underlying Complaint Allegations Did Not Create Duty To Defend Under Additional Insured Coverage Where Entity Did Not Actually Meet Policy’s Additional Insured DefinitionOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 11, 2017
01.23.17  California Supreme Court Certifies Ninth Circuit’s Question: Is There An Accidental “Occurrence” For Purposes Of A Negligent Hiring And Supervision Claim Against The Insured That Arises From Bodily Injury Deliberately Caused By The Insured’s Employee?Originally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 11, 2017
01.23.17  Unauthorized Use Of Trademarked Logo On Insured’s Website Not Covered Advertising InjuryOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 11, 2017
01.23.17  California Supreme Court To Consider Whether Contributing Excess Insurer Can Sue Primary Insurer For Unreasonably Rejecting Prior Settlement Demands When Case Settles Before JudgmentOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 11, 2017
01.23.17  California Supreme Court To Consider Whether a Primary Insurer With An “Other Insurance” Clause Can Enforce It Against A Primary Insurer Without One, Or Enforce A Limits Reduction ClauseOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 11, 2017
01.23.17  Insurer Held Liable For Bad Faith Refusal To Settle Despite Superfluous Exception In Proposed Release For The Insured’s Criminal Restitution LiabilityOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 11, 2017
01.23.17  No Bad Faith Failure To Settle Where Insurer Refused Stipulated Judgment Potentially In Excess of Policy Limits Coupled With A Covenant Not To Execute Against The InsuredOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 11, 2017
01.23.17  Insured-vs-Insured Exclusion Bars Coverage for Action Against Corporation Brought By Minority Shareholders Who Were Also Former DirectorsOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 11, 2017
01.23.17  Insurer Did Not Breach Any Duty Where No One Had Ever Satisfied Policy’s Self-Insured Retention And The Underlying Action Resulted In A Default Judgment Against The InsuredOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 11, 2017
01.20.17  The Eleventh Circuit Finds that a Debtor’s Misuse of a Lender’s Collateral Gives Rise to a Nondischargeable Claim
01.19.17  Supreme Court To Decide Whether Financing Company Collecting Debts Is A “Debt Collector” Under The FDCPA
01.18.17  Courts Continue to Uphold Forum Selection Bylaws
01.17.17  Revision to New York’s Proposed Cybersecurity Regulations Reflect Risk-Based Approach
01.09.17  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog – December in Review
01.05.17  New Leverage in the Federal Marketplace for Commercial Item and Commercial Systems Contractors
01.04.17  Minimal Blanket, Maximum Comfort: Less is More When Drafting “All Assets” UCC-1 Descriptions
12.30.16  District Court Finds That “Complete and Up to Date” Requirement of FCRA § 1681K Does Not Include an Accuracy Component
12.23.16  Troutman Sanders Strategies 2017 Federal Outlook
12.21.16  IRS Broadens Prior “Beginning of Construction” Guidance
12.21.16  Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler Announces Resignation on Dec. 15, 2016, Signaling Potential Reform to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)
12.20.16  SEC Staff Issues New C&DIs Related to Foreign Issuers and Other Matters
12.20.16  21st Century Cures Act: A New Prescription for the Healthcare Industry
12.19.16  Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers
12.08.16  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog – November in Review
11.28.16  IRS Notice 2016-70 Grants Narrow Extension for ACA Filing Requirement and Penalty Relief for Employers
11.23.16  FERC Issues Key Rulemakings On Energy Storage
11.23.16  Nationwide Injunction Prohibits Implementation of the Department of Labor’s New Overtime Rules
11.18.16  Employees’ Claims For Reimbursement Of Business Expenses Is Not A Wage And Hour Violation
11.17.16  Private Equity Quarterly - Fall 2016
11.16.16  Secured Creditors are Rejoicing over the Ninth Circuit's Decision Overruling Costly Precedent
11.15.16  Gas and Electric Utility Company Settles TCPA Class Action for $1.1 Million
11.15.16  New Version of the Form I-9 Now Available
11.10.16  Special Update Regarding Presidential Election and Impact on the FERC
11.03.16  Troutman Sanders Strategies Election Report
11.08.16  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog – October in Review
11.08.16  Alta Wind Addresses Fundamental ITC and Depreciation Issues for Renewables
11.04.16  Data Privacy: The Current Legal Landscape – Quarterly Update, October 2016
11.03.16  HIMSS Cybersecurity Call to Action - The Health Sector is the Target
10.28.16  U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services to Increase Fees on December 23, 2016
10.25.16  DOJ Secures Its Largest False Claims Act Settlement Involving A Nursing Home Company
10.13.16  District of Arizona Grants Summary Judgment to JPMorgan Chase on FCRA Background Screening Class Action
10.12.16  D.C. Circuit Rules CFPB “For Cause” Removal of the Director Unconstitutional, but Declines to Shut it Down
10.12.16  Supreme Court Grants Cert. In FDCPA Claim Related to Filing of Stale Claims in Bankruptcy
10.12.16  Blue Shield and SQM Defeat TCPA Putative Class Action Following Spokeo
10.11.16  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog – September in Review
10.11.16  Golden Shares or Simply Gold Plated?
10.04.16  Information on Fiscal Year 2018 Diversity Visa Lottery Registration
09.29.16  Deadline Looms for Healthcare Providers to Comply with New ACA Non-Discrimination Requirements
09.28.16  UK Insurance Act 2015 In Force
09.23.16  Court Clarifies Whether a Seller’s Legal Privilege Passes to a Buyer Post-Acquisition
09.21.16  FTC Adopts Final Amendments to Magnuson-Moss Warranty Rules to Give Effect to E-Warranty Act.
09.15.16  SEC Proposes to Require Hyperlinks to Exhibits
09.08.16  Louisiana Supreme Court Adopts Pro Rata Allocation of Defense Costs
09.08.16  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog – August in Review
09.06.16  Provision Purporting To Make Primary CGL Insurer’s Defense Duty Vanish If A Defense Is Available From Other Insurance Held A Disfavored Escape ClauseOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  District Court Finds That Claims Handler Is Not A Proper Party To Insurance Dispute For Acts Allegedly Within The Course And Scope Of Her EmploymentOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  Second District’s Fourth Division Takes A Side In The Split Over Whether An Excess Insurer That Contributes To An Excess Settlement Can Assert A Cause Of Action Based On A Primary Insurer’s Unreasonable Rejection Of Prior DemandsOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  Exclusion For Losses Caused By “Authorized Representatives” Was Not Ambiguous In The Context Of Losses Caused By Insured’s Payroll-Services AgentOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  Insurer Had No Duty To Defend Or Indemnify Claims Based On Unpaid WagesOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  District Court Rules That A State Civil Investigative Demand Is Not A “Claim,” And That A Contractual Liability Exclusion Does Not Apply To All ContractsOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  California Supreme Court Clarifies When Brandt Fees May Be Considered In Determining If A Punitive Damages Award Is Unconstitutionally ExcessiveOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  Where Primary Cause Of Stone Floor Cracking Was Improperly Applied Mortar, Cost of Making Good Exclusions Barred Coverage Under Builder’s Risk Policies And Ensuing Loss Exception Did Not Restore Any CoverageOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  District Court Finds It Cannot Decide Rescission Claim As A Matter Of Law Due To Discrepancy Between Witness Deposition Testimony and Subsequent ErrataOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  Although Gravamen Of Underlying Action Was Non-Covered Trademark Infringement, District Court Found Duty To Defend Based On Potential Covered Liability For Trade Dress Infringement In Insured’s AdvertisementsOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  District Court Rejects Insured’s Attempts to Compel Production of Post-Suit Claims Handling InformationOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  Insurer Did Not Act in Bad Faith by Conditioning Its Acceptance of Policy Limit Demand on Release of InsuredOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals Addresses What The Word “Intentional” Means In A “Dishonest, Malicious, Fraudulent, Criminal Or Intentional” Acts ExclusionOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  District Court Rules That Intellectual Property Exclusion Does Not Bar Duty To Defend Patent-Holder For Allegedly Making False Accusations Of InfringementOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.06.16  District Court Rules On The Measure Of Damages For Breaching The Duty To Defend A Mixed ActionOriginally published in California Insurance Newsletter - Vol. 10, 2016
09.01.16  Crafting Dispute Resolution Clauses That Work For You
09.01.16  Friends Don’t Let Friends Have COTS Prime Contracts: Exceptions to Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces (E.O. 13673) Blacklisting
09.01.16  Nondiscrimination Protections for Transgender Care under Section 1557 of ACA
08.31.16  Insurer Is Not Required to “Drop Down” and Provide Coverage within Insolvent Insured’s Retention
08.30.16  Fourth Circuit Rejects FDCPA Liability For Filing Proofs of Claim On Time-Barred Debt
08.26.16  Appellate Court Vindicates Insurers’ Position That Coverage Dispute Is Not A Core Bankruptcy Matter
08.25.16  Private Equity Quarterly - Summer 2016
08.12.16  Troutman Sanders Strategies 2016 Congressional Summer Recess Update
08.09.16  FDIC Proposes Examination Guidance for Third-Party Lending Arrangements
08.08.16  CFPB Introduces New Protections for Borrowers
08.05.16  Troutman Sanders CFS Law Monitor Blog – July in Review
08.05.16  The Seventh Circuit Holds Section 546(e) Does Not Extend To Conduits
08.04.16  CFPB Outlines Overhaul of Acceptable Debt Collection Practices
07.29.16  Practical Advice On Applying For The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Program
07.28.16  New SBA Rules Expands Mentor-Protégé Program—Creating Opportunities for Small and Large Businesses