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Citigroup Bet Against Housing Market Investors, SEC Says, Will Pay $285M To Settle Claims
Posted on 19 Oct 2011 by Timothy Raub

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Citigroup Global Markets Inc. has agreed to pay $285 million to settle claims that it misled investors about a collateralized debt obligation (CDO) "that was tied to the U.S. housing market in which Citigroup bet... Read More

Troutman Sanders LLP: Avoiding Legal Problems Created by Your Company Website (Part I)
Posted on 13 Sep 2012 by Troutman Sanders

In today's technology-focused age, commercial websites are ever more sophisticated and interactive, allowing customers to do far more than view and purchase a company's products. More and more businesses use social media outlets such as Facebook... Read More

Troutman Sanders LLP: Avoiding Legal Problems Created by Your Company Website (Part II: Gathering Information from Website Visitors)
Posted on 13 Sep 2012 by Troutman Sanders

By Troutman Sanders Part I of this post addressed the content that appears on your company website - both content you create or that was created for you and content generated by users of your website. Today, we will look at the various technologies... Read More

Starting an Online Business / CLE Webinar - ICANN's New Top-Level Domain Names Part 2: The Expenses Related To New Domain Names
Posted on 27 May 2011 by Paul D. McGrady, Jr.

By Paul D. McGrady, Jr., Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig / Author, McGrady on Domain Names In terms of timing, ICANN can pull the switch at any moment. The last meeting in San Francisco just ended recently and there's another meeting in Singapore... Read More

Keller & Heckman LLP Telecom Business Alert -- Vol. VIII Issue 33
Posted on 17 Aug 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

FCC Moves to Expand Wireless Microwave Backhaul in Rural Areas On August 9 th , the Commission adopted a Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking ("Order") making up to 650 MHz of spectrum in the 7 GHz (6875-7125 MHz) and... Read More

Proposed Minnesota Voter ID Amendment: Classic Bait and Switch or Concise Ballot Summary?
Posted on 31 Aug 2012 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Law Community Staff

In April 2012, the Minnesota Legislature approved a proposed amendment to Article VII, Section 1 of the Minnesota Constitution . The proposed amendment would add two subsections as follows: "(b) All voters voting in person must present valid... Read More

Morrison & Foerster on Dodd-Frank: One Year Later
Posted on 22 Jul 2011 by Morrison and Foerster LLP

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act represents the most comprehensive financial regulatory reform measures taken since the great depression. So, one year after enactment, what do we know? By the time you read this, we will... Read More

Support Us on the Social Madness Corporate Challenge!
Posted on 1 Jun 2012 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Law Community Staff

The Social Madness corporate challenge has kicked off, and LexisNexis is one of 60 Dayton-area companies selected to compete in this social media competition hosted by the Dayton Business Journal and its parent, American City Business Journals. The three... Read More

Florida Homeowners Reach $55M Settlement In Chinese Drywall Action
Posted on 14 Jun 2011 by Christopher Bauer

NEW ORLEANS -- (Mealey's) Parties in MDL 2047 announced June 14 that a preliminary $55 million settlement has been reached between Florida-based drywall suppliers, their insurers and a proposed class of homeowners whose properties were damaged by... Read More

Peter S. Vogel: EU Court Ruling Protects Social Media Site
Posted on 17 Feb 2012 by Peter S. Vogel

By Peter S. Vogel The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) refused to order a Social Media site to prevent the unlawful use of copyrighted works. In 2010 SABAM (Société Belge des Auteurs, Compositeurs et Editeurs ), the Belgian... Read More

Keller and Heckman LLP Telecom Business Alert -- Vol. IX Issue 5: FCC Tower Rule Published
Posted on 15 Feb 2012 by Keller and Heckman LLP

FCC's Tower Rule Published in Federal Register Last week, the FCC's Final Rule implementing a notification process for new towers was published in the Federal Register . The Final Rule will become effective when the FCC publishes an additional... Read More

Judge Orders Former Galleon Partner To Pay Record $92.8 Million Penalty
Posted on 10 Nov 2011 by Timothy Raub

NEW YORK - (Mealey's) A federal judge in New York on Nov. 8 ordered former Galleon Management Co. General Partner Raj Rajaratnam to pay a nearly $93 million civil penalty to the Securities and Exchange Commission for his role in a massive insider... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal: Connecticut Enacts Sweeping Gun Control Law
Posted on 16 Apr 2013 by State Net

In Connecticut, where less than four months ago Adam Lanza fired 154 shots in four minutes from a Bushmaster AR-15 semiautomatic rifle, killing 26 children and teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School, lawmakers passed and Gov. Dannel Malloy (D) signed... Read More

Federal Reserve Adopts Final Amendments to Regulation E on Store Gift Cards, Gift Certificates and General-Use Prepaid Cards
Posted on 7 Jul 2010 by Professor Arnold Rosenberg

By Arnold S. Rosenberg The Federal Reserve amended Regulation E, implementing provisions of the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act or Credit CARD Act (Public L. No. 111-24), concerning store gift cards, gift certificates and... Read More

LexisNexis Offers Insurance Resources in the Wake of Hurricane Irene
Posted on 6 Sep 2011 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

After Hurricane Irene, individuals and businesses will face property losses and interruption of business and will look to insurers for coverage of these multi-faceted losses. To remain up-to-date on the coverage issues raised by Hurricane Irene and... Read More