In our recent post, “Review Twice, File Once, Review Again; UCC-3 Termination Intent Irrelevant,”we described how the Delaware Supreme Court set forth how a secured party’s lien can be terminated without the requisite intent, so long as the secured party authorized the filing of the UCC-3 termination statement.
As we noted previously on this blog, prosecutors in Canada and the United States have recently faced evidentiary challenges in prosecuting insider trading cases (Regulators Continue to Face Challenges Pursuing “Insider Trading”).
When Plaintiffs Try to Fit Square Pegs in Round Holes – U.S. District Court Ends VPPA, State Law Class Action Against Viacom, Google
On Tuesday, Jan.20, New Jersey Federal District Judge Stanley R. Chesler dismissed with prejudice the last remaining allegations in a multidistrict class action against Viacom and Google, formally ending plaintiffs’ suit accusing the Internet and multimedia companies of tracking children’s Internet usage and disclosing their video-viewing activities without consent and in violation of state and federal law.
The Chamber of Commerce has commenced a well-financed and aggressive lobbying campaign to undermine America’s most effective whistleblower law, the False Claims Act. To justify its anti-whistleblower campaign the Chamber published a report entitled, “Fixing the False Claims Act: the Case For Compliance-Focused Reforms.”
It’s the week before Super Bowl, the week when I can’t look at my Twitter feed. Why? Well because I follow Ad Age, Adweek, the Minneapolis Egotist, and enough of you creative folks that my feed has been inundated with previews of Super Bowl ads over the past few days.
Knowingly Employing Unauthorized Workers – Can You Give Employees a Second Chance to Provide Valid I-9 Documentation?
Knowingly employing an unauthorized worker is prohibited by federal law. As a result, I-9 audits are a necessary part of doing business, as the penalties for noncompliance are too severe to ignore this fact.
Yesterday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN), the chairman of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, proposed new legislation designed to rein in what they believe to be a very “activist” National Labor Relations Board.
Cyber breaches, cyber attacks, and related developments frequently dominated the news in 2014. Looking back can help us anticipate and prepare for what may happen in 2015.
The FTC has officially released a report on their recommendations for the Internet of Things. And the number-one thing on their priorities? Privacy.
The Philadelphia Inquirer recently picked up on a story that has been around the Philadelphia legal community for a while, i.e., the $1 million in sanctions entered against attorney Nancy Raynor in the Sutch v. Roxborough Memorial Hospital case.