Monday Morning Regulatory Review: Open Internet Randomness to the Courthouse; State / Local Internet Preemption; Immigration Executive Action Litigation VI; Same-Sex FMLA Injunction

Monday Morning Regulatory Review: Open Internet Randomness to the Courthouse; State / Local Internet Preemption; Immigration Executive Action Litigation VI; Same-Sex FMLA Injunction

Litigation and agency responses dominate last week’s regulatory practice. Two different protective petitions for review of the Federal Communication Commission (FCC)’s open internet / net neutrality / net utility final rules were filed with the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and the Fifth Circuit, and a State challenged the FCC’s preemption of State laws limiting political subdivisions’ authority to provide internet services outside their geographic boundaries in the Sixth Circuit.

Russia Data Localization Law Update and Webinar: New Details Emerge from Meetings with Russian Regulator

Russia Data Localization Law Update and Webinar: New Details Emerge from Meetings with Russian Regulator

With the September 2015 effective date of Russia’s Data Localization Law less than six months away, the Russian data protection authority, Roskomnadzor, has still not issued any formal guidance on how it interprets the law’s broad requirement that companies must process and store the personal data of Russian citizens within Russia.