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  • 9th Cir. Resisting Efforts to Dilute CDA Section 230 ISP Immunity?
    Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) generally affords immunity for Internet Service Providers (ISPs) with respect to content posted by users on their websites. There have been various efforts by plaintiffs in lawsuits to chip away at this immunity, most of which have failed. Now along comes Doe… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris TechLawPublished on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015By Eric J. Sinrod
  • Pennsylvania House Gaming Oversight Committee Introduces Bill That Would Allow Existing Casinos to Offer Internet Gaming
    On February 25, 2015, John Payne, Chairman of the Pennsylvania House Gaming Oversight Committee, introduced a bill that would allow existing Pennsylvania casinos to offer Internet gaming to patrons in Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB), which currently regulates casino gaming in the Commonwealth, would be responsible for licensing… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Gaming LawPublished on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015By DuaneMorris3
  • FinCEN Addresses Anti-Money Laundering Compliance for Sports Betting
    Speaking of anti-money laundering (AML), FinCEN recently published an industry letter to address compliance in the sports betting business. FinCEN confirms that sports books are expected to prevent persons from placing sports wagers on behalf of another, which FinCEN believes is an activity ripe for money laundering. Under Nevada gaming… ... read more
    Posted to Nevada Liquor, Casino and Entertainment LawPublished on Monday, March 2nd, 2015By Jennifer Roberts
  • Contract Disputes Act Deadline for Contracting Officer Decision – Can’t Keep Extending
    The government when faced with a complex contractor claim may extend the deadline for the Contracting Officer’s response to a date beyond the original CDA 60-day period. What happens when the CO seeks to extend the deadline a second time? The Court of Federal Claims confirmed that the CO does… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Construction LawPublished on Friday, February 27th, 2015By Stan Martin
  • Anti-Money Laundering Remains at Forefront of Compliance in Nevada Gaming Industry
    There is a lot of talk in the Nevada gaming industry about anti-money laundering efforts.  In 1970, Congress passed the Bank Secrecy Act, which required banks to report large cash transactions in order to help find drug trafficking and tax evaders.  The Bank Secrecy Act is enforced by FinCEN, the… ... read more
    Posted to Nevada Liquor, Casino and Entertainment LawPublished on Friday, February 27th, 2015By Jennifer Roberts
  • Nevada State Gaming Regulators Still Must Receive E-Mail Address Updates
    A few years ago, the Nevada Gaming Commission adopted a regulation provision – NGC Regulation 2.070(1) — requiring Nevada gaming licensees to provide an e-mail address to the Nevada State Gaming Control Board by January 15 of each year.  If you are wondering whether you forgot to report this year,… ... read more
    Posted to Nevada Liquor, Casino and Entertainment LawPublished on Thursday, February 26th, 2015By Jennifer Roberts
  • Duane Morris Attorney Adam Berger Writes About the P.A. Gaming Industry
    Associate Adam Berger in the Cherry Hill office wrote an article for the Philadelphia Business Journal titled “P.A. Gaming Industry at a Crossroads: Lessons from Atlantic City.” As the song goes, Atlantic City didn’t know what it had until it was gone. In 2006, the city’s casinos brought in more… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Gaming LawPublished on Wednesday, February 25th, 2015By Adam Berger
  • Nevada Chain Restaurants/Food Establishments Must Provide Food and Alcohol Nutrition Information by December 1
    The federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently adopted regulations that require restaurants and retail food establishments, including coffee shops, grocery stores, food facilities in entertainment venues, etc., that are one of 20+ locations of the same business (i.e., a chain or franchise) to provide nutrition and calories for “standard… ... read more
    Posted to Nevada Liquor, Casino and Entertainment LawPublished on Tuesday, February 24th, 2015By Jennifer Roberts
  • Lawyer in Vietnam Oliver Massman Transformation of the Financial Market Management
    Introduction Vietnam is one of the most dynamic markets of Asia. Since the financial institutions and authorities are a part of the general economic system, they are not only strongly involved in the changes, but also have a more solid financial basis for the competitiveness of the country. The financial… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Tuesday, February 24th, 2015By Oliver Massmann
  • Rechtsanwalt Vietnam Oliver Massmann Kapitalmarkt
    Vietnams Finanzsystem bleibt schwach und schlecht reguliert. Der Mangel an finanzieller Transparenz und die Nichteinhaltung international akzeptierter Standards seitens vietnamesischer Firmen gehören zu den vielen Herausforderungen, denen der Plan der GVN begegnet, den inländischen Aktien- und Wertpapiermarkt als Platz für Firmen zur Kapitalbeschaffung im Inland zu erweitern. Der Banksektor ist… ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Tuesday, February 24th, 2015By Oliver Massmann