Pizza Bell Hop: A Food Service Franchise for Hotel and Motel Owners

By | Franchisor Attorneys | August 16, 2017
Have you heard the one where a weary and hungry traveler checks into a hotel only to find that the hotel has no room service and all the take out venues are closed? Yeah, been there right? Enter Pizza Bellhop. They have the solution, with a unique franchise offering for hotel and motel owners who are losing guests, and an additional revenue opportunity, from these stories. View Full Post
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Putative Class Complains That Annie’s “Strawberry Fruit Snacks” Lack Strawberries

By | Minding Your Business | August 16, 2017
On August 1, 2017, plaintiff Raymond Alvandi filed a putative class action in California federal court against Annie’s, Inc., seeking damages and injunctive and declaratory relief. Alvandi alleges that Annie’s misrepresented the strawberry content and nutritional and health qualities of its “Summer Strawberry” Organic Bunny Fruit Snacks. View Full Post
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On Remand from Supreme Court in Spokeo, Ninth Circuit Holds FCRA Violation Satisfies Article III Standing

Spokeo The Ninth Circuit finally weighed in again on Article III standing issues after the remand of the Spokeo case from the United States Supreme Court.  The Supreme Court in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, 136 S. Ct. 1540 (2016), addressed whether a willful violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”), absent proof of actual damages, constituted sufficient harm to confer Article III standing to a FCRA plaintiff.  View Full Post
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CPR Appoints New Cyber Panel Ahead of Anticipated Increase in Data Security Disputes

By | ARBlog | August 16, 2017
The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution, a New York-based organisation offering Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services, has recently announced the launch of a new specialised panel of neutrals, commissioned to deal with cybersecurity disputes. The Cyber Panel is composed of experts in cyber-related areas such as data breaches and subsequent insurance claims. View Full Post
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Petition Summary: Stainless Steel Flanges from China and India

On August 16, 2017, the Coalition of American Flange Producers, composed of Core Pipe Products, Inc. and Maass Flange Corporation, filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping duties and countervailing duties on imports of Stainless Steel Flanges from the People’s Republic of China and India.  View Full Post
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Hunton Insurance Partner Syed Ahmad Named to Benchmark Litigation’s “Under 40 Hotlist”!

Benchmark Litigation has released its Under 40 Hotlist for 2017, naming the year’s most promising emerging talent in their respective litigation communities in the US and Canadian litigation community by peers and clients.  Among those named is our own Syed Ahmad, along with other Hunton partners Ryan Glasgow (Labor & Employment), Jason Harbour (Bankruptcy), Kerry McGrath (Administrative Law) and Amanda Wait (Competition). View Full Post
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