Ballard Spahr LLP: Is Your Brand EXXXposed? Sunrise Period To Block .XXX Domain Registrations Begins Soon

By Troy E. Larson The International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which governs the domain name system for the Internet, approved the September 7, 2011, launch of the controversial .XXX top-level domain. The new domain is intended to provide the adult entertainment industry with...

Ballard Spahr LLP: Shades of Spitzer: New York Law Enforcement Takes Aggressive Stance on AML and LIBOR Scandals

by the Consumer Financial Services Group In a one-two punch reminiscent of Eliot Spitzer's tenure as New York Attorney General, that State's law enforcement authorities beat their federal counterparts to the punch by bringing proceedings in the most highly publicized financial scandal of the...