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Supreme Court Upholds Ninth Circuit Decision: Antitrust Action Against Apple May Proceed

Supreme Court Upholds Ninth Circuit Decision: Antitrust Action Against Apple May Proceed

May 17, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court determined that iPhone users may proceed with antitrust claims over alleged anticompetitive app store practices.

With All Eyes on

With All Eyes on "Implementation" of Amendment 4, Senate Bill 7066 Makes Significant Additional Changes to Florida Election Laws in Response to the 2018 Election

May 14, 2019

The Florida Legislature recently passed SB 7066, portions of which are aimed at resolving issues that arose during last year's elections. This client alert discusses the noteworthy changes to Florida's election laws that will go into effect if the bill is signed into law.

Florida Hemp: Is Green the New Orange?

Florida Hemp: Is Green the New Orange?

May 3, 2019

Today, the Florida Legislature passed Florida’s version of the 2018 Farm Bill authorizing hemp production and removing hemp from Florida’s list of controlled substances. This client alert discusses the new bill and what it means for Floridians and clients in the hemp industry.

Pending Approval By Governor, Companies That Rent Industrial

Pending Approval By Governor, Companies That Rent Industrial "Special Mobile Equipment" Will No Longer Be Subject to Strict Vicarious Liability for the Actions of Their Renters

April 30, 2019

If signed into law by the Governor, a new bill passed by the Florida Legislature will change the law that currently imposes strict vicarious liability on the owners of special mobile equipment, such as cranes and loaders, when leasing equipment to third parties. This client alert provides an overview of the bill and how it affects owners of special mobile equipment.

Florida Legislature Passes Sweeping Assignment of Benefits Legislation

Florida Legislature Passes Sweeping Assignment of Benefits Legislation

April 26, 2019

Significant changes appear to be in the pipeline for Florida property insurers after the Florida legislature passed sweeping assignment of benefits (AOB) reform legislation earlier this week. This alert provides a high-level overview of some of the notable aspects of the legislation for Florida property insurers.

Insight: A Moral Compass - A Guide to Celebrity-Focused Morals Clauses

Insight: A Moral Compass - A Guide to Celebrity-Focused Morals Clauses

April 26, 2019

Celebrities sometimes fall from grace and their endorsements can fall with them. Corporate contracts with "morals" clauses are common and important, but need to be extremely clear on certain points, like what constitutes a violation.

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