Although China does not have an omnibus privacy statute or framework, the Chinese government recently has released a number of new privacy guidelines and regulations.
Florida recently joined the federal courts and 40 other states in adopting the Daubert standard for admissibility of expert testimony. The new rule, enacted by House Bill 7015, will subject experts and their opinions to greater scrutiny before being presented to a jury.
Ultramercial holds a patent (the ʼ545 patent) for a method for distributing copyrighted materials over the Internet. The consumer gains access to copyrighted materials for free in exchange for first viewing an advertisement.
During a speech at Georgetown University on June 25, 2013, President Obama unveiled his climate change action plan. Not suprisingly, the plan seeks to increase reliance on renewable energy and decrease consumption of fossil fuels. It further directs USEPA to finalize the much anticipated regulation of energy generating units (EGUs) before the end of the President’s term.
Appearing before the House Financial Services Committee on June 26, 2013, Richard W. Fisher, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, invoked none other than Patrick Henry in support of his plea that Congress overhaul the Dodd-Frank Act [“DFA”] (which Fisher damned with the faint praise of being “well-intentioned”) in order to correct the systemic threat posed by financial institutions that remain too big to fail.
Overnight going “green” became a more attractive option for businesses and manufactures. How? The Obama administration increased the social cost of carbon (SCC).
As you have probably already heard, on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 the Supreme Court ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”) is unconstitutional, which means that same-sex couples who are legally married in any jurisdiction that permits same-sex marriage can now apply for marriage-based immigration benefits.
There was some news yesterday that Will.I.am of the Black Eyed Peas “sued” Pharrell Williams, one of my favorite producers and member of N.E.R.D. and The Neptunes, over the I AM OTHER brand.