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To understand whether the GLBA or FCRA (or both) governs a particular instance of data sharing, the key questions to ask are: With whom you are sharing the data, and for what purposes?
Effective May 1, 2023, HUD will restore its 2013 Discriminatory Effects Rule under the Fair Housing Act, officially rescinding its 2020 Rule. How will this interact with the U.S.
This article will explore the basics of blockchain and its applications such as Web 3.0, how they are relevant for business lawyers, and current business, litigation, and regulatory risks.
Legal Ethics in the Emerald City: What the Rules of Professional Conduct Say about Brains, Heart, and Courage
Take a journey through the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct with the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion.
Following the Trulieve settlement, it appears the federal government intends to regulate the workplace safety of cannabis companies under OSHA.
The size of disqualified lender lists and the restrictions on transfer upon a payment default should be examined by lenders to determine whether this architecture has become too restrictive.
Advertising relationships between brands and social media influencers require careful vetting, and likely a contractual code of conduct, to plan for unforeseen controversies.
That’s a Super-Sized Sack of Sliders: Illinois Supreme Court Finds White Castle Could Face up to $17 Billion in Damages
A recent decision interpreting the IL BIPA, Cothron v. White Castle Sys., Inc., serves as a stark warning to all businesses collecting biometric information: obtain informed consent or prepare for po…
The C-suite must join with the board and others in focusing on operational and capital cash flows, which are often the critical indicator of a company’s ability to survive.
The Pro Bono Committee and Rule of Law Working Group spearheaded a program combining a fun and dynamic opportunity for members of the ABA BLS to read with elementary school students with civic educat…
Self-cure of consumer compliance issues is an assessment factor in CFPB examinations. We explore insights from a financial institution's project to implement a self-cure, including approaches to redr…
On March 10, 2023, Silicon Valley Bank was put into FDIC receivership. This article explores what happened next, from the workings of the SVB bridge bank to implications for lenders.
While ESG has emerged as a defining trend in investing and corporate governance in recent years, a reaction against it has also become more prominent. How can lawyers advise corporate boards struggli…
This article highlights key tips for counsel acting on behalf of users in negotiating technology services agreements, from future-proofing your agreement to incorporating vendor proposals.
Mendes Hershman Winner Abstract: Port in a Storm: Colorado’s “Safe Harbor” Settlement as a Template for Online Lending Reform
A recent settlement between Colorado authorities and two online lenders offers a unique template for changing the incentive mechanisms that lead online lenders to originate high-interest loans ordina…
Month-in-Brief update, May 2023: Delaware Court of Chancery Holds that Corporate Officer Convicted of Wire Fraud and Later Pardoned Is Not Entitled to Indemnification.
Month-in-Brief update, May 2023: Supreme Court Rules against Fair Use Defense in Case Involving Warhol, OCC and FDIC Issue Guidance on Overdraft Fees, and more.
Month-in-Brief update, May 2023: SEC Adopts Share Repurchase Disclosure Rules; PCAOB Expands Audit Firm Inspection Reports, Updates Standard-Setting Agenda; and more.
Month-in-Brief update, May 2023: Private Equity Buyer Allowed to Terminate Merger Agreement Based on Seller’s Breach of Capitalization Representation.
Month-in-Brief update, May 2023: ABA Adopts Resolution Calling on U.S. Supreme Court to Adopt a Code of Ethics.
Month-in-Brief update, May 2023: New Enterprise Associates 14, L.P. v. Rich—Del. Court of Chancery Holds Contractual Limitations on Fiduciary Duties Are Not Facially Invalid under Delaware Law.