New York Law Will Regulate Consumer Device Repair Options: What The Digital Fair Repair Act Means For The Consumer Electronics Industry – Telecoms, Mobile & Cable Communications

25 January 2023 Wiley Rein To print this article, all you need is to be registered or login on Mondaq.com. As 2022 drew to a close, New York Governor Kathy…

New York Law Will Regulate Consumer Device Repair Options: What the Digital Fair Repair Act Means for the Consumer Electronics Industry | Wiley Rein LLP

As 2022 drew to a close, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed the Digital Fair Repair Act (the Act), the nation’s first state law related to what advocates call a…

New Law from Local State Senator is About More than Air Conditioning and Building Codes

A lot of attention at the beginning of the new year is directed toward the bills that the Texas Legislature will consider in the upcoming legislative session. But what about…

Law Firm Wins $2M Rent Credit for Bad HVAC During Covid

Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz’ Mark Rifkin and ABS Partners Real Estate’s James Caseley (right) with 270 Madison Avenue (Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz, ABS Partners, Getty) Many…

New York Could Become First State With a ‘Right To Repair’ Law for Electronic Devices

After passing with near unanimous support in both houses of the state Legislature, a bill that would allow New Yorkers to repair their electronic devices is all ready to become…

Kansas City’s new ‘environmental justice’ law may mean only the rich have air conditioning

In 1936, Kansas City endured 53 days with temperatures 100 degrees or above. The high temperature that summer was 113 degrees.  Locals were getting used to the hot weather, as…

Holidaymakers warned over new Spanish air conditioning law

Spanish public places, such as pubs, restaurants and bars, will be forced to follow new air conditioning rules. (Credit: Getty Images) Holidaymakers may feel the heat more than usual in…

Florida law requires landlords to provide heat, not air conditioning. Michael Grieco wants to fix that

In Florida, one of the best states in America, landlords are demanded by legislation to deliver tenants with “doing the job services for wintertime heating”. You you should not have…