On February 20, the US Supreme Court declined to hear challenges brought by rental unit owners to recent changes made to New York City’s Rent Stabilization Laws.
In 2023, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) reversed examiners’ decisions in about 30% of appeals, and only in about 7% of appeals related to patent applications for business methods, which include financial technology (fintech) inventions.
Consumer Advisory Committee Reinstated and Meeting Scheduled for April 4, 2024, on Heels of AI Robocall Ruling
2023 was another eventful year for class action litigation under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA).
In 2023, we saw the continued proliferation of class action lawsuits filed by “consumer watchdog” plaintiffs under state wiretapping laws, particularly the California Invasion of Privacy Act (CIPA), against website operators that use standard online technologies, such as chat boxes and cookies — the latter of which do not even monitor “communications.”
ArentFox Schiff's annual review of significant developments and trends that shaped class action litigation in 2023 has major implications for companies across the country.
It is common practice for companies to utilize agreements requiring arbitration on an individual basis to avoid or limit the risk, burden, and expense of class and collective actions.
Panorama view of the Woodrow Wilson Plaza
We are at the initial stages of a major paradigm shift that has significant implications for the municipal market over the next five to 10 years.
The use of arbitration agreements between employers and employees is a long-standing practice that has become an integral part of employment dispute resolution across the country.
Location, price, brand, and customer reviews are typically the key considerations when someone is choosing a hotel.
On March 7, at the annual American Bar Association (ABA) National Institute on White Collar Crime, US Deputy Attorney General (DAG) Lisa Monaco announced a new whistleblower program that will provide financial rewards to individuals who notify the US Department of Justice (DOJ) of misconduct.
Welcome to the first issue of “As the (Customs and Trade) World Turns,” our new monthly newsletter where we compile essential updates from the customs and trade world over the past month.
Trade tensions between Washington and US trading partners, notably China, have complicated many supply chain decisions — what to buy, from where, made by whom, and at what tariff cost.
On March 12, the Second Circuit affirmed in part and reversed in part a district court dismissal of False Claims Act (FCA) claims predicated on alleged Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) violations.
On March 5, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the US Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division, and the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) launched a cross-government inquiry into the role private equity firms, other alternative asset managers, health systems, and private payers play in health care transactions.
Artificial intelligence and machine learning have revolutionized sectors across the globe. As industries embrace these technologies and a host of innovative ideas, however, heavily regulated industries will face an increasingly complex landscape of liability, regulation and enforcement.
On March 14, 2024, Corteva Agriscience LLC (Petitioner) filed an antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) petitioners on 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid (2,4-D) from the People’s Republic of China and India.
On March 7, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco delivered the keynote remarks at the American Bar Association’s (ABA) 39th National Institute on White Collar Crime.
Change Healthcare, an affiliate of Optum and UnitedHealth Group, processes more than 15 billion health care transactions annually and touches one of every three patient records.
With the 2024 election cycle underway, it is important for exempt organizations to understand and comply with relevant restrictions on political campaign activities to safeguard their tax-exempt status and avoid triggering excise tax penalties.
On March 6, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved new rules requiring public companies to disclose extensive climate-related information in their registration statements and periodic reports.
On March 1, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced finalized amendments to the Clean Air Act’s Risk Management Program (RMP) through the Safer Communities by Chemical Accident Prevention Rule (Final Rule).
Allegations of defamation and conspiracy to defame alone are insufficient to establish the crime-fraud exception and defeat the attorney-client privilege, the Illinois Appellate Court recently held.
The world of music often sees as much drama in the courtroom as on the stage. One fight that frequently results in protracted, expensive, and bitter legal disputes is over ownership of a band or group name.