Kenneth Oh – Scarinci Hollenbeck, LLC

CEO Succession Planning: Did Microsoft Get It Right?

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

| Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, Intellectual Property,...

Has Your Business Start-up Registered Its Trademarks?

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, logo,…more

| Business Organizations, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment Law,...

Is Cross-Border Swaps Regulation at a Standstill?

Is Cross-Border Swaps Regulation at a Standstill? by KENNETH C. OH on JUNE 21, 2013 The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) have both proposed rules to govern…more

| Securities Law

SEC Changes Position on Use of Social Media for Company Announcements

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently made headlines when it issued a press release announcing that it was OK to use social media to disseminate company news. Under the SEC’s new social media position, companies…more

| Commercial Law & Contracts, Intellectual Property, Privacy, Science,...

IP Law Issues Impacting New York and New Jersey Businesses in 2013

For New York and New Jersey businesses, 2013 is slated to be a big year for intellectual property law. In addition to the further implementation of the America Invents Act, several important copyright, trademark, and patent…more

| Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Intellectual...

Are New Rules for Gift Cards on the Horizon?

Chances are that you are either gave or received a gift card this holiday season. The National Retail Federation estimates that over 80 percent of shoppers purchased at least one gift card in 2012, and sales of gift cards are…more

| Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection,...

Cyber-attacks Projected to Spike in 2013: Are Companies Prepared?

Cyber-attacks against U.S. companies have been skyrocketing in recent years, with 2011 seeing an increase of nearly 44 percent according to the National Security Agency. While many businesses have implemented and continue to…more

| Business Organizations, Communications & Media Law, Intellectual...

SEC Receives 3,000 Whistleblower Tips in First Year

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s newwhistleblower program had a banner first year. The agency recently reported that it received over 3,000 tips from whistleblowers from individuals in all 50 states, the District of…more

| Business Organizations, Securities Law

How Does New Jersey’s Business Tax Climate Rank?

New Jersey topped New York in a recent ranking of business friendliness performed by the Tax Foundation. However, the Empire State was the only one that New Jersey, coming in at 49th in the country, beat out. The State…more

| Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Taxation

“Green” Trademarks to Receive Greater Scrutiny By USPTO

The Federal Trade Commission is not the only federal agency taking a stand against “greenwashing,” or the increasing practice of using deceptive environmental claims to tout products and services. The U.S. Patent and Trademark…more

| Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Intellectual...

SEC Proposes New Rules Under the JOBS Act

After missing several earlier deadlines, the Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed its first set of rules implementing the provisions of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act). The proposed rules remove the…more

| Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

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