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For your convenience, a recap of some of the most well-read posts published on JD Supra during the first month of 2016. (And yes, the first month of 2016 is already, officially over.) Hold onto your seats - this year will fly by. At least you're staying true to your new year's resolution to stay informed of need-to-know matters in business and law. Right? Right:

  1. Virtual Currencies and the Risks They Bring to Community Banks and the Financial Industry - by Nicholas Mooney at Spilman Thomas & Battle
  2. New California Labor and Employment Laws for 2016 - by Linda Auerbach Allderdice, John Haney, and James W. Michalski at Holland & Knight
  3. Signs of (American United) Life for Independent Contractor Status in Massachusetts - by Patrick Bannon and Anne Bider at Seyfarth Shaw
  4. Update on STEM OPT Litigation - by Lori Chesser at Davis Brown
  5. Employee or Independent Contractor? What this Means for your Workers Compensation Case - by Howard Ankin
  6. The United States Taxation of Bitcoins and Transactions Denominated in Bitcoins - by Morris Robinson at M. Robinson & Company
  7. Star Wars Copyright and Trademark Litigation: The Empire Sues Back - by David Kluft at Foley Hoag
  8. New Year's Resolution for 2016: Avoid Independent Contractor Misclassification - by Todd Lebowitz at BakerHostetler
  9. Acquired Distinctiveness of Trademarks in the United States - by Matthew Asbell at Ladas & Parry
  10. The Top 10 Questions Facing the LNG Industry in 2016 - by attorneys at King & Spalding
  11. Check--and Double Check--to Avoid Professional Liability in New Jersey  - by Grace Mack at Wilentz
  12. Bitcoin: Currency, Property, and Now, Commodity - by Matthew Kohen and Edmund Zaharewicz at Carlton Fields
  13. Update on STEM OPT Extension Rule - by Shin-I Lowe at Littler
  14. High-Skilled Foreign Workers: New Rules From USCIS on H-1B Work Visas, AC21, I-140 Petitions and EADs - by Beth Carlson, Thomas Jensen, and Sarah Kilibarda at Faegre Baker Daniels
  15. Cyber Security Compliance: The Role of the CCO - by Michael Volkov
  16. Legal Issues Business Leaders Need to Know in 2016 - by attorneys at Arnall Golden Gregory
  17. 3 Defining Issues for the Internet of Things in 2016 - by JD Supra Perspectives
  18. Massachusetts Court: Patients Have Standing to Sue for Data Breach Based on Data Exposure Alone  - by Kevin McGinty at Mintz Levin
  19. California Increases the Contractor’s License Bond Requirement - by Bryan Gragg at Snell & Wilmer
  20. How to Authenticate a Social Media Post - by Julie Brook at CEB
  21. SEC Rulemaking Update: A Year of Changes, With More to Come - by Brian V. Breheny, Stacy Kanter, Michael Ju, and Kathleen A. Negri at Skadden
  22. Perspective: What Will Be the Defining Cybersecurity Issues In 2016? - by Margaret Loveman, Alexander Major, Craig Newman, Philip R. Stein, and Tom Vincent, II for JD Supra Perspectives
  23. The Perils of BYOD Policies - by Meghan Morgan at Baker Donelson
  24. Construction Industry Trends to Watch in 2016 - by Garret Murai at Wendel Rosen
  25. FinCEN Cracks Down on Real Estate Secrecy in Manhattan and Miami - by Matthew Lee at Blank Rome


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