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We are proud to celebrate three years of the Bernstein Shur Business and Commercial Litigation Newsletter with this 36th edition. This month, we highlight developments in the following areas, which are likely to have an...more
All a Twitter: Why IPOs Are Back
by Dan Brecher on September 24, 2013
Twitter, Inc. recently announced plans for an initial public offering (IPO). The news confirmsthat companies are increasingly deciding it's a good...more
Could Your Old iPhone Be Worth Big Bucks?
by Bob Marsico on September 6, 2013
Apple Inc. is scheduled to introduce two new iPhone models this month. To offset the cost of a new device, the company is also introducing a...more
CEO Succession Planning: Did Microsoft Get It Right?
by Kenneth C. Oh on September 5, 2013
Steve Ballmer’s recent announcement that he was stepping down as Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft Inc. made headlines across...more
DOL Confirms FMLA Rights for Same-Sex Married Couples
by Michael Cifelli on September 4, 2013
Roughly two months after the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic same-sex marriage decision in United States v. Windsor, the U.S....more
NJ Court Rules Mediation Agreements Must Be in Writing
by Joel N. Kreizman on August 28, 2013
Going forward, parties to mediation in New Jersey must reduce their settlement agreement to writing in order for it to be...more
Company’s Direct IPOs: Should You Take the DIY Route?
by Dan Brecher on August 22, 2013
Most companies that undertake an initial public offering (IPO) partner with an investment bank to serve as an underwriter. The role...more
Compiled by @ComplexD from online public domain resources, provided for your review/use is this week’s update of key industry news, views, and events highlighting key electronic discovery related stories, developments, and...more
Has Your Business Start-up Registered Its Trademarks?
by Kenneth C. Oh on August 15, 2013
When starting a new business, intellectual property concerns should certainly be on your
“To Do” list. Your company’s name,...more
NJ SAFE: New Domestic Violence Law Will Impact Employee Leave Policies
by Christina M. Michelson on August 9, 2013
The New Jersey Security and Financial Empowerment Act (NJ SAFE) is now law. The statute provides up to...more
On the Move? Take Your New York or New Jersey Business With You
by Dan Brecher on August 1, 2013
Moving a small business from one state to another creates a host of practical and legal concerns, but it is possible. If...more
In this opinion, the Court of Chancery, applying the “special facts doctrine,” rejected the plaintiffs’ claims for breach of the fiduciary duty of loyalty against the defendants arising out of sales of the plaintiffs’ stock...more
Recognized nationally in Forbes’ Law and Technology Blog as a leading source of trusted eDiscovery information, Orange Legal Technologies’ Unfiltered Orange newsletter is published weekly to provide legal and technology...more
Today I wanted to begin to look at the Department of Justice (DOJ) “A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act” (the “Guidance”), which was released last week and available (at no cost) here. Initially I...more
One of the areas where the best practices for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance programs is evolving is in the area a less US centric approach and incorporating the diversity across the globe. Many companies are...more
For the Astros, it is not this season’s ignominious record of 107 losses, which they achieved yesterday with a season ending loss to the Chicago Cubs, but the magic number of 186; which is the number of days until the...more
Next month, Hanson Wade is putting on a conference in Houston which may be worthy of such a record. It is the “Oil and Gas Supply Chain Compliance” conference and the list of speakers is simply stunning. It...more
As a father, I have come to appreciate Shakespeare’s Henry IV more and more; particularly more than I did when I was only a son. Part of the play deals with how Henry IV got his crown, by deposing Richard II and the...more
For many US companies conducting business internationally, Intellectual Property (IP) is a key business component. Not only is the development of new IP critical to many businesses, for continued growth strategies, but IP...more
In a stunning rebuke of the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) trial strategy, all defendants in the second group of Gun Sting defendants walked out of the federal courthouse, still free. Two defendants were acquitted and...more
In an article in the July/August edition of the ACC Docket entitled “Rethinking the Annual Compliance and Ethics Flea Dip”, author James Nortz discusses the annual compliance and ethics training program that most...more
There are significant legal issues facing any key executive of an early stage company or start-up organization. Matlock Law Group highlights many of these pitfalls in this overview of early stage capital formation,...more
Please sing and date the signature page and initial and date every page and submit via email at the time of presenting any business opportunities....more
In a recent speech at the 2010 Compliance Week Annual Conference, Assistant AG Lanny Breuer discussed what the DOJ sees as the key elements of an effective FCPA compliance program. ...more
At its April 7, 2010 meeting the United States Sentencing Commission approved amendments to its Sentencing Guidelines. The next day on April 8, 2010, the UK Bribery Bill received Royal Assent. These two events follow the...more
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