Blog Posts in May, 2014

Recent Study Highlights Extreme Disparities in Billing Rates between Large and Small Corporate Law Firms

A recent report jointly created by Law360 and BTI Consulting Group Inc. analyzes how the biggest U.S. law firms are commanding billing rates that are astoundingly higher than their smaller ...
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California releases guidance on DNT disclosures for privacy policies

On May 21, 2014 the California Attorney General Kamala Harris released much-anticipated guidance providing website and mobile app operators recommended best practices when disclosing how the operator ...
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FCC Fines Company $2.9 Million for Political Robocalls to Cell Phones

The Federal Communications Commission announced plans to fine Dialing Services, LLC, nearly $3 million for making illegal "robocalls" to cell phones. The FCC has specific rules for automatic ...
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SEC reminds investment advisers to review compliance policies annually

Norm Champ, Director, SEC Division of Investment Management, recently gave a speech where he reminded investment advisers to review compliance policies annually as required by SEC rules. He said ...
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Ten Key Take-Aways From the White House Big Data Report

On May 1, 2014, the White House Big Data Working Group, led by senior presidential advisor John Podesta, released a 79-page report that outlines a number of key observations and recommendations for ...
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White House Urges Privacy Law Overhaul In 'Big Data' Review

The White House on Thursday backed a host of policy initiatives to better safeguard privacy in the age of “big data,” including a law to forge a single national standard for reporting data ...
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FTC Big Data Workshop

The Federal Trade Commission has scheduled the “Big Data: A Tool for Inclusion or Exclusion?” workshop that will explore the use of big data and its impact, including the impact on ...
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