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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
Corporate Law Report: Mobile App Privacy, HR & the FCPA, Insider Trading, First Sale Doctrine, More
Filmmaker's Lawyer Asserts Privilege to Oppose NYC Subpoena
On March 8, 2013, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) closed the comment period on its Staff Consultation Paper 45-710: Considerations for New Capital Raising Prospectus Exemptions (the Consultation Paper), which sought...more
Last week, the FCC adopted an Order to streamline its policies with respect to foreign ownership of common carrier radio station licensees (i.e., entities that provide fixed or mobile telecommunications service over networks...more
The proxy and annual reporting season has begun, with relatively few changes in reporting requirements from last year. Here are some tips to take you through the season and prepare for changes to come.
1. Consider the...more
What three letters strike fear into the heart of small business owners across the United States?
I . . . R . . . S Internal . . . Revenue . . . Service.
And in 2013 there may be even greater reason for small...more
In This Issue:
- Executive Communications
- U.S. Fiscal Policy
- Our Strongest Answer To Terrorism Funding
- CNOOC & NEXEN: Is Canada’s Energy Sector Fertile Ground For Foreign Investment?
- NACD Boardvision...more
In This issue:
- DOJ and SEC Issue Long-Awaited Guidance on the FCPA
- Recent Sentencings of Executives Serve as Reminder of Risks of Responsible Corporate Officer Prosecutions; Risks Grow for Medical Device...more
We recently came across a list of the top ten mistakes businessmen make in China. It was written by the President of a consulting company based in Los Angeles that assists small to medium sized companies in their Asian and...more
In This Issue:
- 1. Will Canada Make Room for Crowdfunding?
- 2. Contact Us
Excerpt From “Will Canada Make Room for Crowdfunding?”
When the U.S. recently changed its securities laws to enable...more
Small businesses can benefit from operating as corporations. If a small business is not a corporation it is most likely operating as a sole proprietor (one person) or partnership (two or more owners).
But neither a sole...more
A project to modernize a container terminal at the Portof Los Angelesis being trumpeted by a press release after approval by the Los Angeles Harbor Commission of the final Environmental Impact Report. The container terminal...more
On August 29, 2012, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued for public comment a proposal to eliminate the prohibition against general solicitation and general advertising contained in Regulation D...more
Los Angeles area businesses looking to expand or establish a presence within the City, but concerned about the cost of doing business, may want to consider locating their offices or other facilities within a State Enterprise...more
Some argue that contracts need not be “filled with mind-bending legal gibberish” and that plain simple everyday language will suffice.
Perhaps attorneys need to take a deep breath of fresh air and let go of the legal...more
It’s common knowledge that doing business in China or with Chinese companies can be complicated and risky. But did you know that among those risks is the real possibility that you may be dealing with an imposter, either a...more
As a purely legal matter, corporate sustainability and social entrepreneurship require that we begin by asking the following question: Does the law of corporate governance permit social good as a primary focus and aim of...more
On August 22, 2012, the SEC adopted disclosure rules required by Sections 1502 and 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act related to conflict minerals and payments by issuers engaged in resource...more
According to the 2012 Carlton Fields Class Action Survey, U.S. corporate legal departments are expecting to handle more class action suits (an average of 5.4 in 2012 vs. 4.4 in 2011) – and are also expecting to spend about 17...more
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is part of the US Department of Labor. It was created “to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and...more
The bad news for court funding in California continues. According to the Sacramento Business Journal, Governor Brown’s May revision of the State budget includes a $300 million cut in funding for trial courts and achieves...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
There are many risks involved in dealing with Chinese companies.
We previously discussed The Importance Of China Due Diligence And Corporate Seals.
And we asked the probing question: Is The Era Of Cheap Goods From China...more
On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the “JOBS Act”) containing important changes to U.S. federal securities laws that should make the U.S. capital markets more appealing...more
This article first appeared in the June 2012 issue of PLC Magazine.
For years now, business leaders have argued that the regulatory requirements to be met in order to finance companies in the US, including those...more
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