junejuly2014

SEC’s New, Powerful Enforcement Options

A lesser-known provision of the 2010 Dodd-Frank legislation allows the Securities and Exchange Commission to pursue civil penalties for a broad range of actions […]

M&A Transactions in Bermuda and the Cayman Islands

This article is a guide through the many acronyms associated with regulatory and process requirements associated with M&A in Bermuda and the Caymans. KYC […]

Cybersecurity Management 2014

Nearly half of respondents to a Today’s General Counsel survey regarding trends and attitudes toward cybersecurity felt their industry was very susceptible to security […]

Permissible Limits On Employee Social Media

When do an employee’s criticisms, complaints, or derogatory statements constitute protected activity, and when are there proper grounds for discipline or termination? Several recent […]

NLRB Puts “Ambush Elections” On Fast Track

In March, Chairman Mark Pearce of the National Labor Relations Board refused a 30-day extension of the comment period on the controversial “representation case […]

Patent Eligibility of 3D Printed Organs Will Soon be an Issue

Biotech companies and scientists are working on a breakthrough that could allow specialized 3D printers to create human organs, a process known as “bioprinting.” […]

New Web Domains Raise Risk of Cyber-Squatting

With new web domains beginning to appear online – including .London, .guru and .sexy to name a few – businesses need to act to […]

Managing Risk in Foreign Patent Filings

For foreign patent filings, employ specialized IP translation teams that include in-country native linguists who have subject matter expertise in the applicable technology as […]

Securing Trade Secrets in the Digital Age

Trade secrets are increasingly critical to success in a competitive global economy, but legal protections for them remain weak in much of the world. […]

Who Should Perform a Database Collection, IT Department or Third Party?

The writer considers the question: Whom do you contact first when you need to respond to a request involving your database systems, someone in […]