Eleventh Circuit Endorses Different TCPA Liability Standards for Faxes and Calls

By | TMT Law Watch | November 14, 2014

The United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit recently ruled in Palm Beach Golf Center-Boca, Inc. v. Sarris that a company that contracted with a third party advertising firm to send fax advertisements could be directly liable under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act for faxes sent by the third-party firm on the company’s behalf.

If the Kunstmuseum Bern Says No: Gurlitt Heirs Discuss Plans if They Inherit Schwabing Trove

By | The Art Law Report | November 14, 2014
If the Kunstmuseum Bern Says No: Gurlitt Heirs Discuss Plans if They Inherit Schwabing Trove

As the November 26, 2014 deadline approaches by which the Kunstmuseum Bern must accept or reject the appointment as Cornelius Gurlitt’s heir and the bequest of the paintings seized by the Bavarian government on suspicions of Nazi-looting concerns (as well as those in other countries that were not seized), most observers expect the museum to accept the appointment, albeit perhaps with some side agreement with the German government.

The Election is Over, but the Complaints Keep Coming – Should Michael Bloomberg Have Been Identified As the True Sponsor of an Ad Run by His PAC?

By | Broadcast Law Blog | November 13, 2014
The Election is Over, but the Complaints Keep Coming – Should Michael Bloomberg Have Been Identified As the True Sponsor of an Ad Run by His PAC?

Even though the election is over, political broadcasting issues have not stopped.  Yesterday, the same groups (the Campaign Legal Center, Common Cause, and the Sunlight Foundation) that had previously objected to the sponsorship identification of issue ads funded by PACs with a limited donor base have struck again.