Texas State Representative Jeff Leach R-Plano (full disclosure – he is a lawyer in our Dallas office) proposed a bill (HB 1989) that would allow service via social media if the more traditional methods did not work first.
Besides the big story of American Airlines taking over US Airways, recent news of acquisitions includes the buyout of OfficeMax Inc. by its larger rival Office Depot.
A New York State Judge recently ruled that a cell phone user has no reasonable expectation of privacy and the 4th Amendment right of privacy was not violated by the police’s pinging the GPS device in the defendant’s cell phone.
When you were growing up, did you play a sport, play an instrument or sing, or act in your school plays? If so, I bet you learned several things about discipline, commitment and practice that have helped you practicing law. I know I did.
The Supreme Court ruled yesterday that SEC enforcement actions against investment advisors must be filed within five years from the date of the alleged fraud, not from the date the fraud was discovered by the government.
Are the CEO and the Chairman of the Board the same executive at your company? While there can be very good reasons to have these positions held by the same person, the separation of these posts continues to be a hotly debated topic.
While some have called this an response to the death of activist Aaron Swartz, while others have said it isn’t doing nearly enough, it’s still happening: the Obama administrationhas called for free open access to federally funded research. While the cause is a good one, the process does come with some guidelines that could be detrimental. Joining me to explain how it will go into effect and its impact on the academic community is George McGuire, Partner with Bond Schoeneck & King and author on the Higher Education IP Law Report.