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Newsbreak: What You Post on Facebook Can Be Used Against You
As More States Implement Social Media Password Laws, There’s Still Some Blind Spots
Failed Unpaid Intern Class Action Hints at Impact of Comcast v. Behrend
Dewey's Bankruptcy Lawyer: More Large Law Firms Will Fail
Social Media At Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't? PODCAST - Inside Law
Yahoo’s New Parental Leave Policy Raises Some Interesting FMLA Questions
Ann Curry’s Departure from the Today Show Presents a Number of Lessons for Employers
Businessweek Reporter: BigLaw Is "Crash Landing"
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
D.C. Court Wreaks Havoc on NLRB Pro-Worker Cases
Can You Be Fired for a Tattoo?
President Obama Appoints Three Members to NLRB, but Will They Be Confirmed?
Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
Your Employer Doesn’t Own Your LinkedIn Account, and They Shouldn’t Try To
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
5 Risks of Telecommuting (And How Employers Should Handle Them)
Two Key Elements Every Social Media Policy Should Include
I have long been an advocate of the compliance function working with the Human Resources (HR) function in any company to help achieve greater compliance under anti-corruption laws such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act...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
In 1999, the legislature enacted SB 105 (Burton) which obligates CalPERS and CalSTRS to support, whenever feasible, shareholder resolutions at domestic and international corporations in which those funds have invested that...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
Foreign nationals with an interest in expanding their businesses in America often find themselves trying to navigate a complicated regulatory scheme from applying for visas to understanding U.S. laws. With clients in Europe...more
The Justice Department’s message is getting through. The two-fisted strategy of aggressive enforcement and public cajoling on the importance of compliance is being heard by the business community. The Justice Department and...more
Proposals aim to help companies make greater use of employee share schemes and equity arrangements.
On 15 February, the UK Government published its response to its consultation on the share buy back recommendations made...more
A periodic bulletin keeping small businesses informed about current developments in securities law and related matters.
For the first time, smaller reporting companies are subject, in 2013, to the stockholder advisory...more
On February 1, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada (the “SCC”) affirmed the priority granted to Debtor-In-Possession (“DIP”) lenders who provide capital to debtor companies undergoing the restructuring process...more
Yesterday we discussed Occupational Fraud and how, according to the ACFE, survey participants estimated that the typical organization loses 5% of its revenues to fraud each year. Applied to the 2011 Gloss World Product, the...more
Ed. Note-today we are pleased to begin a three part guest series from our colleague Mary Shaddock Jones.
My husband, Brian R. Jones, is a CPA, a Certified Fraud Examiner and a member of the Association of Certified...more
Watch our latest Corporate Law Report for:
- a speed round of need-to-know employment law advisories covering workplace secret recordings, the EEOC's strategic enforcement plan, the NLRB in Obama's second term, and 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
In keeping with “tradition” (even if it is a one-year tradition), I like to start out the year looking back on the person of the year in 2012. As we look through the developments of 2012, there is no question of the...more
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In this issue:
- Important Changes to Employee Share Plans in UK
- Significant Changes to Stock Options and RSUs (free shares) in France
- Year-End Global Stock Plan Reporting Requirements
In This Issue:
- China Finalized the Amendments to the Rules for Establishing Foreign Invested Securities Companies
- Notice of the Ministry of Culture on Implementing Supplementary Provisions IX to CEPA
Independent contractors are not employees but their work is often vital to the
success of a business.
Because contractors may work off site, do work for other clients, and perform with minimal supervision, it is crucial...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
IN THIS ISSUE:
- Government Contractor Indictments Provide Reminder of Importance of Strong Workplace Policies, Training and Enforcement pages 1 - 2
- Winter Olympics in Russia Set Stage for FCPA Scrutiny pages 2...more
In This Issue:
- p1 Presidential Decree Tightens Government Control Over Russian Strategic Sector Companies
- p2 ETFs Finally Come to Russia
- p2 RF Legislation Expands Government Control Over...more
The creation of a joint venture company with a local partner is the typical structure for pursuing a business venture in a foreign market. The article analyzes the most common issues arising out of the setting up and...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
Si riporta qui di seguito una breve rassegna del provvedimento che ha introdotto l’art. 25-duodecies all’interno del D.Lgs. 231/2001, estendendo la responsabilità delle persone giuridiche anche al reato di impiego di...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
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