For someone who writes about history when out of the office, Kirk Jenkins sure emphasizes modern-day mediums in his practice.
This week is National Consumer Protection Week, and most AG offices have taken to their websites, Facebook, and Twitter, as well as traditional media, to draw public awareness to scams that criminals have attempted to perpetrate on consumers, and to highlight recent activities, priorities, and future potential areas of interest for their Consumer Protection Divisions.
One of the issues that frequently arises in copyright cases involving BitTorrent, a peer-to-peer Internet filing sharing protocol, is whether an individual defendant can be identified and held liable solely on the basis of an Internet Protocol (IP) address associated with a specific account.
The Washington Post recently published an article reminding individuals not to tweet or otherwise share information concerning their medical conditions on social media, warning that disclosing such information publicly “is akin to posting your address along with the dates you’ll be away on vacation.”
Employees who sue their employers and then settle — can we talk?
Does the thought of Cristal with ice sound weird to you? Yeah, it did to me too – until I went to Mexico.
Persuader Rule Postponed: Employers Get Temporary Reprieve from Assault On Attorney-Client Privilege
As we noted in “First Kill All The Lawyers“, last November the DOL announced its intention to move forward this month with the Administration’s Proposed Rule change which would eviscerate the Advice Exemption to the Persuader Rule .
As Simple As Do-Re-Mi: Treasury and IRS Issue Final Rules On Employer Information Reporting Under ACA
While no one would claim that understanding the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) and all of its associated regulations is as simple as the chorus from a Jackson 5 song, the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service announced final rules (“Final Rules”) Wednesday to make it easier for employers to report on employee health coverage.
Given the CFPB’s fair lending focus, there is certainly a strong dose of irony in the American Banker’s report yesterday that CFPB staff evaluations show a pattern of racial disparities.