A federal district court in the Southern District of New York dismissed claims filed against a CEO in his individual capacity under the False Claims Act’s anti-retaliation provision, and also rejected an alter-ego theory of liability.
California is burning as three major wildfires rage across both Northern and Southern California. The Woolsey and Hill Fires are devastating parts of Ventura and Los Angeles Counties, covering more than 138,000 acres and threatening more than 57,000 structures.
Starting on January 1, 2020, automotive dealers will need to comply with the strongest online privacy law in the United States, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018.
In this video episode of Fashion Counsel, Arent Fox Partner Anthony Lupo and WWD Reporter Kali Hays discuss how media has evolved over the past year.
With only two months until the January 1 implementation of the final State Cannabis Regulations, the California agencies given licensing authority under the Medicinal and Adult-use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act posted last minute changes that are causing quite a buzz in the cannabis community. 
This August, Ohio became the first state in the nation to pass a law incentivizing organizations to develop a strong data protection and cybersecurity program.
Earlier this week, in Potts v. Center for Excellence in Higher Education, the Tenth Circuit held “that the False Claims Act’s anti-retaliation provision unambiguously excludes relief for retaliatory acts occurring after the employee has left employment.” 2018 WL 5796963, — F.3d — (10th Cir. Nov. 6,
On October 26, 2018, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) updated its online National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) Guidebook for the first time since April 2015. The Guidebook provides information to eligible entities and professionals regarding reporting to the NPDB, querying th
Late last month, in Daniels v. Fan Duel, Inc., et ano, the Indiana Supreme Court sided with the fantasy sports industry holding that the use of the names, pictures, and statistics of athletes by online-fantasy sports operators without the athletes’ consent does not violate the right of publicity.
The FDA has delayed the date on which it plans to enforce compliance with certain Unique Device Identification (UDI) requirements, prompting a concerted sigh of relief throughout the medical device community. 
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As the dust settles on a campaign cycle that was unprecedented in many ways, we have composed this biennial post-election analysis to assist our clients in assessing the potential impact of the elections on their organizations and their industries.
On December 14, 2018, a new bag ordinance in Boston will require all retail stores to stop providing free plastic bags. Given this, retailers in the area should prepare by purchasing appropriate bags and posting a notice at checkout.
As class action practitioners know, class certification can be difficult to achieve, particularly in the years since the Supreme Court’s decision in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes. 
Below is a roundup of headlines that matter and key takeaways from the industries and issues we're following closely. We'll be back later today with more in-depth analysis.
Back in May 2018, President Trump announced the United States’ intention to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and re-impose secondary sanctions on Iran. 
Last week, the Supreme Court heard arguments in Lamps Plus, Inc. v. Frank Varela, a case with major implications for companies seeking to avoid class arbitration.
The Government of Australia is proposing a new bill that would grant additional powers to law enforcement and national security agencies.
Colorado’s new consumer data protection law, the Protections for Consumer Data Privacy Act, took effect September 1 and companies now have another set of requirements to comply with for their data privacy compliance.
Why be competitors, when friends can get it done?
Retailers across the country are paying close attention to a series of legal battles over state laws that prohibit merchants from charging an extra fee to consumers who pay by credit card.
The Food and Drug Administration is maintaining its August 2017 commitment to step up enforcement against violative stem cell therapy and regenerative medicine companies. But FDA’s activity hasn’t stopped the Federal Trade Commission from flexing its own regulatory muscle against the same industry.
Ford heads to the far east to help in the autonomous competition.