No More Surprise Medical Bills: Providers Score More Victories in First Year of No Surprises Act Arbitrations, But Claims Backlog Otherwise Complicates Implementation
In the year following the implementation of the arbitration process established under the federal No Surprises Act (NSA), more than 330,000 disputes have been submitted for resolution.
On May 5, 2023, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced a landmark bill — the Crypto Regulation, Protection, Transparency, and Oversight (CRPTO) Act — that, if passed, would dramatically tighten regulation on digital assets issuers, brokers, advisors, and marketplaces operating in New York
Crafting environmental regulations often takes time and substantive knowledge about complex technical and policy issues.
Supreme Court Rules Against Warhol Estate in Copyright Dispute Over Use of Photo of Prince for Magazine Cover — Potentially Wide-Reaching Implications for Generative AI for Visual Art
Anthony V. Lupo, Ricardo Fischer, Matthew L. Finkelstein*, Michelle Mancino Marsh, Dan Jasnow, Danielle W. Bulger
On May 18, 2023, the US Supreme Court affirmed the Second Circuit’s decision that artist Andy Warhol’s silkscreen portrait of Lynn Goldsmith’s photograph of musician Prince, used for a Vanity Fair cover, was not a fair use under US Copyright Law.
Data protection assessments are required for high-risk processing activities in a rapidly growing set of federal, state, and international comprehensive privacy laws.
D. Jacques Smith, Randall A. Brater, Michael F. Dearington, Nadia Patel, Elizabeth Satarov, Heather M. Zimmer
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We Need to Talk: Court Cases Overturn High Value Defense Procurements Over Failure to Hold Discussions
Once again, in the third such decision in fewer than two years, the US Court of Federal Claims (CFC) in January issued a decision granting a protest of, and thereby upending, a major Department of Defense (DoD) award decision.
Legislation Introduced Adding Exception to Diligent Effort Requirement In New York For Certain Excess Line Policies
Almost all states promulgate regulations regarding “diligent efforts” that licensed excess line brokers must perform while wishing to offer permissible coverage from unlicensed insurance companies in that state’s market, when no coverage or an insufficient amount of insurance is available.
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The concept of administrative deference — i.e., that the courts should defer to relevant agencies' interpretations of ambiguous statutes they are tasked to administer — is a key component to the modern regulatory state.
Mexico’s New Mining Laws: Additional Complexity, Government Control, and Increased Country Risk Requires Investment Protection Planning
The President of Mexico, Andres Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), from the outset of his six-year term, made it abundantly clear that his government will exercise greater control and intrusive state supervision over mining activities in Mexico.
“This is the new arms race.” That’s how Missouri State Representative and former University of Missouri offensive lineman Kurtis Gregory described the burgeoning patchwork of state laws that govern student athletes’ ability to profit from their name, image, and likeness (NIL).
Yankees’ superstar Aaron Judge and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) have finally emerged victorious from an intellectual property dispute, which they have been fighting since Judge’s 2017 rookie season.
On May 8, 2023, the Michigan Sales and Use Tax Acts were amended to allow an industrial processing tax exemption for property used for the production, manufacturing, or recycling of “aggregate” materials.
On May 3, 2023, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted amendments to Form PF.
Kirsten A. Hart, David P. Grosso, Patrick Feeney, Matthew W. Kulju, Gwendolyn Lemley Laurich, Jake Gilbert, Justin A. Goldberg, Malia K. Benison, Luna M. Samman, Anthony D. Peluso
The ArentFox Schiff Cannabis Industry team reviews 10 of the most pressing legal issues facing the industry in 2023.
Pixels are the new cookies. Here we go again. The Federal Trade Commission is continuing its assault on trackers with its latest enforcement actions against GoodRx Inc. and BetterHelp Inc.
In USA v. Patel et al., US District Court Judge Victor A. Bolden granted the defendants’ motion for acquittal in a criminal prosecution alleging six current and former aerospace executives were involved in an illegal conspiracy.
Fourth Circuit: Employers Can Enforce Fiduciary Duty Claims Against Employees Competing For New Contract
In a case involving government contracts, the Fourth Circuit held that a company could proceed with its claims against three former employees for actions they took as employees – through their newly formed company - to pursue the same contract the company was pursuing.
In another pro-employee decision, the National Labor Relations Board (Board) has held that the familiar Wright Line standard no longer governs cases involving employees disciplined for engaging in offensive or abusive conduct while participating in activities that Section 7 of the NLRA protects.