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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
Blogging for Lawyers
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
With the ever changing advent of Internet law, it is very crucial to ensure the legal compliance of a website and get it audited from an internet lawyer. Various components of a website, including, Terms and...more
My cell phone rings at 6:30 on a Friday evening. It's the CEO of a client company and she is panicked. Hysterical. It turns out she was doing some "old-fashioned" investigating by performing Google searches on herself and the...more
In early 2011 we published our first Seed Financing Survey (for 2010) in recognition of the growing importance of seed financing to entrepreneurs and the venture capital environment, especially in the internet/digital media...more
In This Issue:
- Corporate Humor Context is Key
- Cyber Security
- Technology’s Impact on Reputation
- Blogs Worth Following
- LEVICK In the News
- Excerpt from Corporate Humor, Context is...more
Life is full of anxieties. We all know that. Some suffer worse anxieties than others. As I often say, anxiety comes and goes. Anxiety cannot be measured but is something that everyone experiences on their own terms....more
The message–that’s what I’m talking about–who’s gonna get the message sent to them first?
Data breaches, hacking, and privacy are one of the biggest news stories since 2011 and there is no sign that will be changing...more
The SEC recently informed service providers in the proxy distribution industry of a new interpretive position regarding the use of voting buttons. According to the new SEC staff position, service providers must present...more
As one calendar year ends and the next begins, it is natural to look back to take an inventory of lessons learned and to look forward in an attempt to implement such lessons. The year 2012 certainly had its fair share of...more
The CAN-SPAM act sets legal rules for commercial E-Mail and includes various provisions that apply to “any electronic mail message the primary purpose of which is the commercial advertisement or promotion of a commercial...more
The Conference Board and the Stanford University’s Rock Center for Corporate Governance recently published its 2012 Social Media Survey, entitled “What Do Corporate Directors and Senior Managers Know about Social Media?” What...more
Infographic: The Growing Impact of Social Media
Social media sites are transforming not only the daily lives of consumers, but also how companies interact with consumers. As with the Internet boom during the mid-to-late...more
Technology is central to our daily lives. We rely on it. We embrace it. Many of us can’t live without it. Businesses employ new technology, often as early adopters, in an attempt to increase productivity, stay ahead of the...more
This week, Apple shareholders requested that its Board of Directors publish a report explaining how the board oversees privacy and data security risks. The proposal was prompted by concern that recent issues such as 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
"Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through - e-Commerce 2013 (published in July 2012; contributing editor:
Robert Bond of Speechly Bircham LLP)....more
Michelle Cohen recently joined Ifrah Law as a partner. Here is an edited transcript of a recent interview with Ms. Cohen.
Question: What are some of your legal experiences and strengths that you’d like to...more
On May 11, 2012, the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance issued instructions for submitting draft registration statements confidentially under the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the "JOBS Act"). As noted in our...more
Access, an advocacy organization that promotes open and secure access to the Internet, recently released its Telco Action Plan, a document that sets forth ten steps and implementation objectives for telecommunications...more
10 Mind-Blowing Augmented Reality Campaigns
With the recent release of Google's 'Project Glass', the eyes of many consumers and marketers have drifted over to the idea of Augmented Reality. Augmented reality (AR) is a...more
Epic Games to make government training games
Of all the companies you'd expect to announce a big government partnership, a major video game studio is probably not at the top of your list. Nevertheless, Epic Games...more
Last year we published our first Seed Financing Survey in recognition of the growing importance of seed financing to entrepreneurs and the venture capital environment, especially in the internet/digital media and software...more
In This Issue:
Toothpaste, Juice Targets of New False Advertising Suits; FTC Settles Flash Cookies Action; Federal Food Marketing Guidelines Confront Hurdle; NAD Inquiry Leads to Mascara Ad Yank; Senate Seeks to Delay...more
An introduction to the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy. This article originally appeared in the Maryland Bar Association Bar Bulletin....more
A reader asks: With all of the buzz surrounding Google +, I’ve been contemplating using it to replace my company’s intranet. I realize there are likely some risks that go with the savings this will create, but are there any...more
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