Compliance

For GCs, A Troubling Ruling From Mass. Supreme Court

Following revelations that data-analytics firm Cambridge Analytica had obtained and utilized Facebook users’ data for political-advertising purposes, Facebook commissioned a law firm to do an…

Facebook Replies To Its 48-State Antitrust Charge

Facing antitrust claims by 48 state attorneys general who filed a lawsuit in December, company attorneys met with the editorial board of the cleveland.com/Plain Dealer and…

Websites Don’t Need ADA Accessibility-11th Circuit

If Congress wants to include websites under its definition of “public accommodation,” it will have to make that explicit in legislation, per the Eleventh Circuit…

“Procurement Collusion Strike Force” Will Target Govt Contractors

A DOJ strike force that was first assembled in 2019 is expected to take a more active role under the new administration. According to an…

An Election “Steal” May Have Actually Occurred In FLA; Charges Are Filed

A former Republican state senator has been arrested and charged with three felonies for his alleged role in the election of the state senator from…

SEC Sues Crypto-Based Online Publisher, Alleging Unregistered Securities

The complaint, filed in the District of New Hampshire, targets a decentralized publishing platform called LBRY. The SEC alleges that LBRY Inc. sold millions of…

Compliance Shouldn’t Be Outsourced

There is a business school theory that corporate support functions tend to work like any other monopoly – if they aren’t forced to compete they…

Ousted CEO Sues Parler And Rebekah Mercer

Former Parler CEO John Matze claims he was fired after he pushed for more content-filtering on the upstart social media platform, which had become a…

Operating in an Uncertain Global Marketplace
Overview: Operating in an Uncertain Global Marketplace

Businesses operating in today’s global marketplace face serious business and legal issues related to intellectual property ownership, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, bribery, data privacy,…

Wave of Sex Trafficking Lawsuits Implicates Hospitality Industry
Wave of Sex Trafficking Lawsuits Implicates Hospitality Industry

In 2019 and 2020, victims of alleged sex trafficking filed a flurry of lawsuits against hotel franchisors, franchisees, owners and operators that rocked the hospitality…