Advisories

Click on any advisory below to learn about recent cases, trends, legislation, emerging issues, and more that impact your industry and your organization. These periodic publications, compiled by Wiggin and Dana attorneys with frontline legal and industry knowledge, are designed to help you stay on top of developing legal and business matters.

DateTitle
12.18.2014NLRB Rules Employees Have Right to Use Company Email for NLRA-Protected Activity
12.17.2014In Ericsson v. D-Link The Federal Circuit Provides Guidance on Damages for Standard Essential Patents
12.17.2014U.S. Regulators Face European Competition on UAV
12.17.2014UAVs and ITAR: Why Range Matters
12.16.2014Administrative Dissolution and Revocation of Authority to do Business - The New Penalty in Connecticut for Failing to File Your Annual Report
12.16.2014FAA Testifies to Congress: More UAS Delays
12.15.2014Can I Fly My Drone? A Primer on the Regulation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
12.10.2014The Connecticut Supreme Court Opens Door for Expanded Negligence Liability Based on HIPAA Violations
12.3.2014Can I Fly My Drone? A Primer on the Regulation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
12.2.2014DOJ: Successor Liability Does Not Create FCPA Liability Where It Did Not Exist Pre-Acquisition
11.24.2014Immigration and Nationality Law and Compliance Year-End Newsletter
11.21.2014It's Time (Really!) To Prepare For Increased Whistleblowing Activity
11.17.2014False Claims Act Settlements at Torrid Clip for FY 2015
11.12.2014Big Changes to the OFCCP's Scheduling Letter and Itemized Listing
11.7.2014California Reports 600% Increase in the Number of Individuals Affected by Data Breaches
11.7.2014FCC Gives Companies Six Months to Seek Retroactive Waiver of Fax Ad Rule
11.4.2014Who Owns the Monkey Selfie?
10.31.2014Time to Focus on Compliance Programs Again: SEC Enforcement Actions and Sanctions Are On The Rise
10.28.2014Cybersecurity by Design: FDA's Final Guidance for the Medical Device Industry
10.7.2014FTC Publishes Revised Guides for Advertising Allowances and Other Merchandising Payments
10.6.2014DoJ's 10-Point Compliance Framework
10.3.2014False Claims Act Update: Heightened Risk and Record Settlements Predicted in Fiscal Year 2015
9.30.20142014 Summary of Key Connecticut Legislation Relating to Providers of Services to the Elderly
9.23.2014Proposed Rule Prohibiting Pay Secrecy Policies
9.18.2014Second Circuit Further Limits Restitution to Corporate Victims of Crime
9.10.2014The Irregular Results of Using Regular Mail for FMLA Notices
8.26.2014Down the Rabbit Hole: Ensuring Compliance for Labeling Pharmaceuticals
8.19.2014OFCCP Proposed Rule to Collect Pay Data/Addition of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity to Protected Groups
8.13.2014Border Search Contributes To Conviction In IEEPA Prosecution
8.13.2014FinCEN Provides Guidance to U.S. Financial Institutions on Creating a Strong BSA/AML Compliance Culture
8.12.2014Piercing the Attorney-Client Privilege: The Delaware Supreme Court Orders Wal-Mart to Turn Over Privileged Material Concerning Its Handling of an Internal FCPA Investigation
8.5.2014Insurance News, Summer 2014
8.5.2014Insurance News, Summer 2014 (Excerpt on Art Law)
8.4.2014FinCEN Report Indicates Greater Scrutiny of Bitcoin Related Transactions
8.4.2014OFCCP Releases Newly Revised FAQ Sheets
8.1.2014EEOC Issues New Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination
7.15.2014Ninth Circuit Holds Franchisor is Not Liable for Franchisee's Text Message Advertising
7.3.2014Recent Amendment Clarifies Connecticut's Paid Sick Leave Act
6.30.2014Canadian Authorities Charge American Executives With Foreign Corruption Violations
6.26.2014HALOS Bill Seeks to Remove Uncertainty That May Burden Investor Forums and Similar Events
6.25.2014SEC Orders Investment Adviser to Disgorge Two Years of Fees and Pay Substantial Fine for Violation of "Pay-To-Play" Rules
6.20.2014Abstract Ideas Require Something More than Implementation on Generic Computer to be Patent Eligible
6.18.2014Delaware Supreme Court Holds that Fee-Shifting Bylaws are Presumptively Valid
6.18.2014Export Basics For The UAV Industry
6.5.2014Second Circuit Affirms SEC Settlement Policy
6.2.2014Significant Changes to New York Estate and Income Tax Law Effective April 1, 2014
5.6.2014Staying One Step Ahead: Does Privilege Still Protect Internal Investigations?
4.17.2014SEC's OCIE Issues Cybersecurity Risk Alert and Sample Information Request
4.14.2014EEOC Issues New Guidelines on Religious Garb in the Workplace
4.14.2014HIPAA Enforcement Update
4.14.2014Licensing In the European Union: The European Commission Adopts New Regulations and Guidelines for Applying EU Competition Law To Technology Transfer Agreements
4.9.2014Proper Prescription and Controlled Substance Practices: A Review of Federal and State Requirements
4.9.2014The Connecticut Prescription Monitoring and Reporting System
4.8.2014Judge Green Lights FTC's Data Security Case Against Wyndham Worldwide
4.7.2014Disclaiming Consequential Damages and Lost Profits
4.7.2014What You And Your Acquaintances Say Can Hurt You: Affirmance of Gupta Conviction Offers Lessons on Insider Trading Investigations
3.27.2014SEC Holds Roundtable on Cybersecurity
3.26.2014‘Kill Chain' Analysis of Target Data Breach is a Chilling Read for Corporate Cybersecurity and Privacy Professionals
3.24.2014OFCCP Makes Section 503 Self-ID Form User Friendly
3.24.2014VEVRAA and Section 503 Regulations Now In Effect
3.20.2014District Court Judge Applies ‘Negative Multiplier' to Reduce Requested Attorneys' Fees
3.17.2014Commerce Department Hints at Broadening Export Enforcement
3.13.2014Second Circuit Limits Available Restitution to Corporate Victims of Crime
3.11.2014Second Circuit Expands SEC Insider Trading Liability for Disgorgement
3.4.2014New Guidance on Providing Financial Services to Medical Marijuana Businesses
2.21.2014Cybersecurity Updates Newsletter, February 2014
2.18.2014Common Employee Handbook Policies Raising Red Flags with the NLRB
2.11.2014Cybersecurity Legislation: Is Congress Ready?
2.6.2014SEC to Examine RIAS and B-Ds for Cyber Security Procedures and Protections
2.3.20142014 - 2015 H-1B Visa Cap Season Soon Approaching
2.3.2014Estate Planning For Your Digital Assets
1.30.2014EPCRA Tier II Reporting Changes Now in Effect
1.30.2014SEC Issues Risk Alert on Alternative Investment Due Diligence
1.28.2014Federal Contractors: Meet the New Cybersecurity Standards or Lose Your Government Book
1.28.2014Supreme Court Limits Removal of State Attorney General Actions to Federal Court
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