Venable attorneys produce periodic alerts and newsletters covering a variety of topics and practice areas. For your convenience, we have assembled below a collection of the latest alerts and newsletters from March 2011. To view a particular item, please click on the title of the piece.
Advertising and Marketing:
Advertising Alert - Online Marketer Will Pay FTC $250,000 for Misleading Product Reviews by Affiliates
Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation:
Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Alert - Periodic updates on issues relating to employee benefits and executive compensation.
Focus on Misclassification – Are Your Workers 'Employees' or 'Independent Contractors?'
Health Care Reform: Another Extended Grace Period
Environmental Alert - Publications from Venable's Environmental Group relating to state and federal environmental regulatory, compliance and litigation issues.
EPA's Greenhouse Gas Reporting Deadline to Be Extended
International Trade and Customs:
International Trade Alert - Timely and relevant news, events and updates related to Customs, Export Controls and International Trade.
Obama Bans Transactions with Libyan Government and its Controlled Entities
Labor and Employment:
Labor and Employment News Alert - A newsletter covering timely issues and regulatory changes impacting employers.
Back to Basics – SDNY Says Non-Competes Are Not Retention Agreements
Complaint or Not Complaint: That is the Question
New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Increases Obligations and Penalties for Employers Effective April 9, 2011
Nonprofit Organizations and Associations and Trademarks, Copyrights and Domain Names:
Nonprofit Alert - Highlighting issues and developments affecting nonprofit organizations and associations in areas such as corporate governance, tax exemption, lobbying and political activity, copyrights and trademarks, labor and employment, antitrust, standard-setting and certification, and more.
Nonprofits: Don't Get Caught Naked (Licensing)
Political Law, Investment Management, and Corporate Finance and Securities:
It Doesn’t Pay to “Pay to Play" – Investment Adviser Compliance With Advisers Act Rule 206(4)-5 Is Now Mandatory: What You Should Do Now To Avoid Significant Penalties Later
Privacy and Data Security:
The Download - Developments in E-Commerce, Privacy, Marketing, and Information Services Law and Policy - March 2011 Edition
SEC Investigations and White Collar Defense:
SEC Update - Covering developments affecting SEC reporting companies.
Senate Questions SEC Disclosure Policies
Indictment of Former GSK Lawyer Dismissed
Tax and Wealth Planning:
Tax Bulletin - A periodic newsletter discussing a variety of tax law issues.
California's New Tax Law Vastly Extends Its Taxing Reach
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