Marc S. Roth has joined the firm as a partner in Manatt's Advertising, Marketing and Media Division.
On March 18, 2010, the California Supreme Court reversed the Court of Appeal’s judgment in Steiner v. Thexton, an opinion issued in May 2008.
On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, H.R. 3590 (“PPACA”).
Recently, the Illinois State Supreme Court affirmed a previous ruling revoking an Illinois Hospital’s property tax exempt status.
The Senate has unanimously confirmed two new commissioners to the Federal Trade Commission, filling out the Commission for the first time in almost two years.
In an effort to provide certainty and stability of tax treatment for U.S. and Chilean cross-border investors, U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and Chilean Finance Minister Andrés Velasco signed on February 4, 2010 a new income tax treaty between the United States and Chile.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recently issued a policy statement, called “Prevention of Choking Among Children,” that seeks sweeping changes in the way food is designed and labeled, hoping to minimize the incidents of children choking on food.
Internet gambling has captured the attention of the House Financial Services Committee and its chairman, Congressman Barney Frank of Massachusetts.
The most stringent data security law in the country took effect in Massachusetts on March 1, requiring all entities to create a written data security plan and mandating the encryption of consumers’ personal information.
Companies who use celebrity endorsers are trying to protect their brands in the wake of the Tiger Woods scandal.