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  1. Federal appeals court confirms FTC authority to regulate cybersecurity policies and proceduresRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | JD Supra

    Banks and other companies subject to the CFPB's jurisdiction face the possibility that the CFPB could begin using its authority under Sections 1031 and 1036 of the Dodd-Frank Act to regulate cybersecurity policies and procedures. For companies also subject to the FTC's jurisdiction, however, the threat of FTC regulation of their cybersecurity policies and procedures is significantly more imminent in view of a recent decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

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  2. Court torpedoes law that authorized sports gambling in New JerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    New Jersey's bid to legalize sports betting has once again been shot down by a federal appellate court but advocates say they are willing to keep rolling the dice because taxpayers have an interest in saving the gambling industry. The U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia issued a 2-to-1 decision on Aug. 25 against a 2014 law that authorized sports gambling in New Jersey.

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  3. FTC v. Wyndham: The Litigation Goes On, But Other Lessons To LearnRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | JD Supra

    It's fair to say that the opinion by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in FTC v. Wyndham was a set-back for Wyndham, but for businesses it may be just the right wake-up call.

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  4. Federal Appeals Court Recognizes for the First Time the FTC's...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | JD Supra

    On August 24, 2015, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals issued a much-awaited decision in FTC v. Wyndham Worldwide Corporation, holding that the Federal Trade Commission has authority to regulate "unfair" or "deceptive" cybersecurity practices under Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act, 15 U.S.C. A 45 .

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  5. The Third Circuit Requires Benefit Denial Letters to Contain Plan Limitations PeriodRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | jdsupra.com

    In Mirza v. Insurance Administrator of America, Inc. , No. 13-3535 , the Third Circuit became the latest Court to require benefit denial letters to include a notification of the plan's limitations period for bringing suit.

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  6. Stakes Rise for Vetting Data Security at Bank VendorsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | American Banker

    Hoteliers, U.S. military brass and bankers are in very different lines of work, but they share at least one common concern - cybersecurity. Banks could learn a lot from a high-profile gaffe in the hospitality industry, and some recent precautions taken recently by the Defense Department, that both involve the need to keep an eye on how well third parties protect data and network access.

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  7. NLRB Adopts New Joint Employer StandardRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | JD Supra

    The National Labor Relations Board handed organized labor a major victory that in certain contexts will likely give unions significantly increased leverage at the bargaining table in a landmark ruling issued on Thursday. The case, Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc., et al. v.

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  8. Fourth Circuit Decides Rule Exempting Certain Management...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Employers in the Fourth Circuit states of Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia must now be mindful that employees who deal with complaints of discrimination and harassment can point to that work as the basis for a retaliation lawsuit under federal law. The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit held that managers who deal with discrimination and harassment issues can bring retaliation claims under Title VII for work they do as part of their job.

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  9. Data Privacy: Wyndham Hotel's Wake Up Call Should Be Your OwnRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | JD Supra

    On August 24, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued a precedential opinion in the matter of Federal Trade Commission v. Wyndham Worldwide Corporation, et al. , No.

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  10. Everything Old is New Again: NLRB's Decision "Restates" Joint Employer StandardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | jdsupra.com

    In a landmark ruling yesterday, the National Labor Relations Board dramatically revised its standard for determining when two businesses constitute "joint employers" for purposes of collective bargaining and liability under the National Labor Relations Act . This decision may have far-reaching implications for businesses nationwide.

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  11. Third Circuit affirms FTC's jurisdiction over security practices in Wyndham caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | JD Supra

    In a strongly worded opinion, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday slammed Wyndham Worldwide Corporation's arguments that the FTC did not have jurisdiction to enforce the security practices of businesses following a data breach. The Court noted that it found most of Wyndham's arguments "unpersuasive."

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  12. Wyndham must face hacker suit as court upholds FTC powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Washington Examiner

    One of the year's most significant cybersecurity policy developments didn't emerge from Capitol Hill or the White House, but was delivered on Aug. 25 by a U.S. appeals court in Philadelphia. A ruling by a three-judge panel of the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals strongly affirmed the Federal Trade Commission's broad authority to punish companies for failing to secure the data they collect from customers.

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  13. Wanna bet? Why yes, I doRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | 700WLW Cincinnati

    ... bid to bring legalized sports betting to the state's struggling casinos and racetracks. The Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia denied New Jersey's appeal by a 2-1 majority decision, ruling that the state's efforts violate the ...

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  14. New Court Ruling Paves the Way for Businesses to be Sued for Failure to Protect InformationRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | World News Report

    The ruling clarifies the [Federal Trade Commission's] powers, giving it more ammunition against businesses that fail to invest in their own security... WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES, August 25, 2015 / EINPresswire.com / -- Elise Viebeck, writing in Powerpost for the Washington Post , reports that the Third Circuit Court of Appeals just made it easier for the government to sue business who have been hacked for failure to provide adequate security for their customers and brokers. The ruling clarifies the [Federal Trade Commission's] powers, giving it more ammunition against businesses that fail to invest in their own security," The Washington Post reports.

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  15. 3rd Circuit Says: FTC Can Take Action Against Companies That Suffer Data Security BreachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | JD Supra

    ... attack: fines and enforcement actions levied by the Federal Trade Commission. On Monday, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals released a decision allowing the FTC to punish companies that fail to properly secure their computer systems. In Federal ...

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  16. U.S. Appeals Court Upholds the FTC's Authority to Police Cybersecurity PracticesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | JD Supra

    In a highly anticipated and precedential opinion issued earlier this week, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the FTC's authority to regulate corporate cybersecurity. The decision in Federal Trade Commission v Wyndham Worldwide Corp et al ., addressed whether the FTC has authority to regulate cybersecurity under the unfairness prong of 15 U.S.C. 45 ; and, if so, whether Wyndham had fair notice that its specific cybersecurity practices could fall short of that provision.

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  17. Recent Appellate FTC Cybersecurity RulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | JD Supra

    On August 24, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled that the Federal Trade Commission has the power under the FTC Act to police companies that fail to employ adequate security and privacy practices to protect the information of their customers. Since 2005, the FTC has brought administrative complaints against companies with allegedly deficient cybersecurity practices, but the vast majority ended with a settlement or consent order.

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  18. ERISA Plan Can't Shrink Deadlines Without Providing Notice, Says 3rd Circuit Court of AppealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | JD Supra

    The 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals just ruled that an ERISA plan can't shorten the deadline for filing a legal action challenging a denial of benefits unless the participant receives written communication of the plan's altered deadline. Mirza v.

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  19. FTC as Data Security Cop AffirmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | JD Supra

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit this week affirmed the authority of the Federal Trade Commission to enforce against companies that lack reasonable cybersecurity practices. Prior to this ruling, no federal court had adjudicated whether the FTC had authority under 15 U.S.C. 45 ") of the Federal Trade Commission Act to bring actions against companies for allegedly deficient cybersecurity practices.

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  20. Court Rejects Claim that a Doctor's Loss of Privileges is an Antitrust InjuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | JD Supra

    A federal appeals court held that a doctor who lost his privileges at a local hospital failed to establish an antitrust injury sufficient to confer standing under the Sherman Act. The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed a district court ruling that Dr. Victor Novak could not show that he had been excluded from the market or that patients were restrained in physician choice when he lost his privileges at the hospital.

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