Yesterday, the Federal Trade Commission held a forum on Mobile Security: Potential Threats and Solutions. The forum brought together academics, industry leaders, and security experts to discuss the security problems arising from the rapid adoption of mobile devices.
Debt Collectors and Bankruptcy—California AG Files Suit Against JPMorgan Chase for Violating Collection Laws
Debt collectors serve the useful role in society of forcing many debtors who otherwise wish to pay their debts into bankruptcy.
Oil and Gas Giant Total SA Pays Fourth Highest Penalty in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Enforcement History
On May 29, 2013, Total S.A. (“Total”), the French oil and gas conglomerate, entered into a three-year deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with the DOJ and a settlement agreement with the SEC to resolve past violations of the FCPA’s anti-bribery, books and records and internal controls provisions.
The Class Action Industry Remains Healthy After California’s Brinker Decision On Meal and Rest Periods
The class action “cottage industry” seems to be healthy. Last year the California Supreme Court decided Brinker Restaurant Corp. v. Superior Court and held that an employer must only provide its employees with statutorily mandated meal and rest periods; the employer is not required to ensure that the employees actually take the time off.
When you first glance at the facts of this case—a healthcare group’s employee daring their employer to fire them in a Facebook message, and the employer doing it—you’d think there isn’t much to it, and it shouldn’t even be the type of thing the National Labor Labor Relations Board. But as my guest today on LXBN TV explains, all of these cases must be viewed on their own, as employers can never be too careful when it comes to figuring out what is and what isn’t protected speech online. That guest is Maria Danaher, attorney with Ogletree Deakins and author of the Employment Law Matters blog.
Social media has become the primary avenue for personal networking and communications, and therefore is also an increasingly important part of companies’ marketing and advertising strategies.
I found some good lawyering advice today in, of all places, The Annals of Oncology. There’s an article titled Breaking bad news in oncology: like a walk in the twilight.
Smartphones, tablets and other “Smart” mobile devices are becoming a mainstay within the corporate landscape. Today’s mobile devices are sleek, fast, secure, and highly capable within the corporate landscape.
Following concerns raised by bloggers, the UK government has clarified that small blogs will be exempt from the scope of the new UK press watchdog which is to be introduced as a result of the findings of the Leveson Inquiry.
I want every woman lawyer to know that they do not have to work harder, faster or better to achieve parity in the workplace with their male colleagues.