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Social Media At Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't? PODCAST - Inside Law
AP Scandal Demonstrates Need for Federal Shield Law to Protect Reporters
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
Tips for Mobile App Privacy Compliance
Serving Legal Documents Through Social Media
Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
How to Protect Your Company From Hackers
Two Key Elements Every Social Media Policy Should Include
Free Nationwide WiFi: Myths & Facts
Attorney Michelle Cohen: Increased Federal Enforcement of Mobile Commerce in 2013
Jeff Ifrah on the Historic Legalization of Online Gaming in New Jersey
Can Virginia Block Non-Residents from FOIA Requests? Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments
FCC to Create Free National Super WiFi Network? Not Anytime Soon—Dana Frix
Corporate Law Report: Managing Cyber Risks, BYOD, Obama's NLRB Crisis, Iran Sanctions, and More
Corporate Law Report: U.S. Manufacturing, Social Media, Online Endorsements, Hart Scott Rodino, More
Former Congressman Steve Bartlett Joins the LEVICK Team
Corporate Law Report: Economic Espionage Act, Top FCPA Enforcement Actions, Trademark Audits, and More
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Corporate Law Report: Cybersecurity, CEO Social Media, New Workplace Laws, Healthcare Reform in 2013
In a newly released Order, the FCC upheld a Universal Service Administrative Company finding that a school district had violated the Commission’s competitive bidding rules by failing to weigh price as the primary factor in...more
In December, 2011, the Office of Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) caused much consternation among the federal contracting community by publishing proposed changes to the affirmative action and nondiscrimination...more
On April 3, 2013, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) held a workshop at the Department of Commerce in which it offered a sneak preview of the Cybersecurity Framework required under the recently-issued...more
In This Issue:
- Government Contractor Alert: Criminal Convictions and Employment Decisions Don’t Mix
- New Rulings on Social Media Policies May Impact Your Company’s Policy
- Meet Our Attorneys - William F....more
On February 6, 2013, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) requested public comment on its latest revised draft of “Security and Privacy Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations,”...more
On February 5, the Attorney General of California, Kamala D. Harris, filed suit in Superior Court in California against Standard & Poor’s and its parent company, the McGraw Hill Company. The Complaint alleges violations of...more
After two years of deliberation, the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals has finally issued its decision in United States v. Caronia, holding that the government cannot prosecute pharmaceutical manufacturers or their...more
On December 3, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that the First Amendment protects pharmaceutical companies who truthfully promote the lawful, off-label use of prescription drugs from...more
In order to have the new 2012-13 education legislation handy, we have combined our series on the subject into one easy to reference location. Here you will find a recap of all the legislation we summarized, along with a link...more
Be careful, your Letters of Intent may be binding unless drafted properly. That’s the message from a 2011 case First National Mortgage Co. v. Federal Realty Investment Trust, 631 F.3d 1058 (February 1, 2011).
On October 8, 2012, the House Intelligence Committee issued a damning bi-partisan report on what it perceived to be national security risks posed by two Chinese telecommunications companies: Huawei and ZTE. The committee...more
What do Stockton, San Bernardino and Mammoth Lakes,California have in common?
If you were thinking about warm weather, plenty of sunshine and the California lifestyle, you might be right, but that’s not the answer we’re...more
International companies that do business in the U.S. will at one time or another likely encounter a situation where a U.S.-based customer defaults on its debt. In this case, it is important for the international entity to...more
The US economy may be experiencing slow growth but that doesn’t mean there aren’t positive signs in certain sectors. The industrial sector in California is one area that offers signs of potential future growth. That’s the...more
It’s been said that people do business with people they like and trust. Not with computers or apps or processes they like and trust.
Technology has been a market-mover for many businesses, making companies...more
Ontario's top court recently allowed parts of a claim that the Competition Bureau defamed suspects when it an announced bid-rigging charges against them to proceed to trial....more
Los Angeles has had a long and controversial history dealing with billboard issues, most recently brought to light in the Second District Court of Appeal decision in Summit Media v. City of Los Angeles (12/10/12), a case in...more
In This Issue:
Advertising & Marketing and Energy: FTC Proposes Revised Green Marketing Guides; Advertising and Marketing Litigation: U.S. Trade Representative Seeks Public Comment For List of Markets Notorious for...more
“Loose tweets sink fleets” is a new twist on a familiar saying. It is also borrowed from the Navy Command Social Media Handbook issued October 15, 2010. The Navy appreciates that social media is widely used, and that a ban on...more
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