• Entertainment Law & Finance

    Decision of Note: Live Nation Can’t Force Arbitration over Online Ticketing Site

    Max Mitchell

    Agreeing to arbitration was supposed to be as easy as clicking a button, but Live Nation was unable to show that a man seeking to sue the company actually clicked any of the buttons indicating his consent to arbitrate.

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  • Business Crimes Bulletin

    The False Claims Act Sealing Orders

    Andrew W. Schilling and Megan E. Whitehill

    What They Say and Do Not Say

    Part Three of a Three-Part Article

    The question remains: Is the defendant in a False Claims Act matter barred from discussing the case, as are the relator and the government?

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  • Internet Law & Strategy

    Influencing the Influencers

    Alan Friel and Stephanie Lucas

    The importance of promoting brands and products on digital platforms has continued to grow as advertisers are learning how to use social media to reach out to specific populations by harnessing the power and goodwill of the people on these platforms that are popular with and influence particular niche groups of interest. These so-called “influencers” can have thousands, or even millions and tens of millions of followers. But when is the influencer an objective critic, and when is she a paid spokesperson?

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  • Internet Law & Strategy

    The Equifax Breach: Why This One Is Different

    F. Paul Greene

    This is not the first time that a credit reporting agency has been breached, nor is it the first time that Equifax has reported a breach. What is different with the current breach is its size and the nature of information compromised, as well as the implications of the breach in light of the increasingly complex web of cybersecurity regulations nationwide.

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  • The Corporate Counselor

    Chapter 13
    Best Practices in Credit Reporting

    Amy L. Drushal and Lara Roeske Fernandez

    There is a new trend emerging in FCRA litigation involving Chapter 13 bankruptcy, under which debtors propose a repayment plan to make installment payments to creditors over three to five years. Increasingly, plaintiffs are filing suit based on certain credit-reporting actions taken (or not taken) during a pending Chapter 13 bankruptcy case, after plan confirmation but prior to the entry of the discharge — when a debtor has met all requirements set by the court.

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