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CFTC staff grants relief for Eurex to clear swaps

By Amy Leisinger, J.D. On December 20, the CFTC staff issued three letters granting permission to Eurex Clearing AG to begin clearing swap transactions on behalf of U.S. futures commission merchant (FCM) customers. In the series of letters, the staff … Continue reading

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False patent marking claim fails in cannabis case despite clear falsity/motive to crush competition: mostly it didn't work

Kremerman v. Open Source Steel, LLC, 2018 WL 5785441, No. C17-953-BAT (W.D. Wash. Nov. 5, 2018)This case involved cannabis distillation equipment. Kremerman sued OSS for design patent and trade dress infringement and related claims. OSS counterclaimed for false patent marking, … Continue reading

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Basel Committee and Others Consult Centrally Clear OTC Derivatives

Financial Stability Board, Basel Committee, and standard-setting bodies consult on effects of reforms on incentives to centrally clear over-the-counter derivatives The post Basel Committee and Others Consult Centrally Clear OTC Derivatives appeared first on CFTC Law. Read more detail on Recent … Continue reading

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Judge Allows Trip-and-Fall Victim to Proceed with Lawsuit Based on Presence of Clear Clothes Hanger

A key question in most premises liability cases is, “What constitutes a hazard?” After all, not every object that may obstruct a customer’s path is is necessarily dangerous. It is important to establish why a particular object constitutes a hazard–which … Continue reading

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The Sentinel Strike: The Hartford’s Gift to New York Insurers in the War to Stop Policyholder Experts from Claiming Ambiguities Exist in Clear Policy Exclusions

In this age of exponentially increasing technology, we can rely on one certainty in property casualty jurisprudence – that is, bold policyholder assertions supported by even bolder “expert” opinions. In BF Advance, LLC v. Sentinel Insurance Company, No. 16-cv-5931 (E.D.N.Y. … Continue reading

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