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Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
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What You Need to Know About New Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez
Study Reveals Alarming Statistics On Theft and Employee Misuse of Company Data
As Expected, Noel Canning v. NLRB Headed to the Supreme Court
Marijuana in the Workplace
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Two Key Elements Every Social Media Policy Should Include
Corporate Law Report: Global HR, Textual Harassment, Working Interviews, and Other Workplace Issues
As Supreme Court Defines “Clothes,” Biggest Impact Will Be on Judiciary’s Deference to DOL
As a reminder, by July 1, 2013, compensation committee charters must comply with the new New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and Nasdaq Stock Market (Nasdaq) listing requirements that were approved by the Securities and Exchange...more
In our August 1, 2012 blog entry titled “Insurance Coverage for Wage and Hour Litigation Claims,” we discussed the recent surge in wage and hour litigation and the potential for insurance coverage related to wage and hour...more
Putting a compliance policy into practice is not something that most companies do very well. How do you get buy-in for a new or amended compliance policy? ...more
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One of the most divisive moments in American history occurred on this date in 1868. On this day the US Senate voted against impeaching President Andrew Johnson thereby acquitting him of having committed “high crimes and...more
Do you have a strategy? The Houston Astros claim to have a strategy that involves being the worst team in baseball for up to the next five years and then magically they will become a winner. ...more
Every year, ethics and compliance professionals gather data from the reports made through their various reporting systems. The way the data is segmented may mean the difference between catching a...more
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, or PCAOB, has reproposed a new auditing standard, Related Parties, and certain other amendments to its standards. Overall, the reproposal is directed at detecting material...more
Almost every organization expanding overseas needs a vehicle to explore the market before making the business decision to establish a legal entity, yet few legal vehicles are available for this preliminary measure. Most...more
Businesses often acquire other businesses through an asset purchase, rather than a stock purchase, so that the buyer does not inherit the liabilities of the seller. Not all business owners realize that federal labor law...more
If you are thinking about getting into the restaurant business there are a multitude of issues that you need to consider. One of the most important is taxes. By this I mean, doing the appropriate advanced planning and also...more
Tomorrow, April 20 is the anniversary of a truly innovative work of literature. On April 20, 1841, Edgar Allen Poe’s story, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, first appeared in Graham’s Lady’s and Gentleman’s Magazine. The tale...more
In This Issue:
- Chapter 1 Choice Of A Business Entity
- Chapter 2 Introduction To Federal Securities Laws
- Chapter 3 From Let’S Go Shopping To Closing: U.S. M&A Process
- Chapter 4...more
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled that owners can be personally liable for multiemployer withdrawal liability where the owner leases property to its own closely held corporation. The decision highlights...more
When an employee or service provider receives stock that is subject to vesting, they should immediately consider how that stock might be treated under Section 83 of the Internal Revenue Code. Stock grants subject to Section...more
Unlike that fabulous song-writing team of Lennon and McCartney, these two guys promised that they would be back and from what we have seen over the past few weeks, they have kept to their collective word. Yes, those two...more
Some bargains are not as they seem. An asset-acquiring Company discovered this the hard way in Teed v. Thomas & Betts Power Solutions. In the case, at an auction, Thomas & Betts purchased the assets of a company in...more
Compliance professionals have a lot of demands on their time. By definition, they are spread thin across a number of competing demands. As a result, companies do not spend much time on “tone-at-the-top.”...more
Here is a profound grasp of the obvious – compliance officers exist in a corporate organization. A CCO’s success depends on others in the corporation....more
My good friend, Judge Stanley Sporkin, has served for several years as the BP Ombudsman, focusing on potential safety issues. Judge Sporkin was retained by BP in the aftermath of BP’s suffering of a number of safety...more
About a month ago, a proposed bill was introduced in the Minnesota House of Representatives that would dramatically impact non-compete law in that state.
In corporate groups, who employs whom may not be entirely clear. For example, an employee may have an employment agreement with a subsidiary but think of herself as being employed by the corporate parent. The identity of the...more
On 15 February 2013, the government published a set of proposals relating to the implementation of the Nuttall Review’s recommendations on share buybacks. The changes are designed to reduce the barriers that disincentivise...more
In this case, a corporate successor, Central Trust Investment Company (hereafter also "Central Trust") sued the former employee (Kennedy) of its acquired company, Springfield Trust & Investment Company (hereafter also "STC"),...more
Originally published in CCH Canadian Ltd, February 7. 2013.
In This Issue:
- Subsection 56.4(7)— The “Realization of Goodwill Amount” and “Disposition of Property” Exceptions
- Areas of...more
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