LXBN TV: Court’s Ruling On Takedown of Controversial Film Could Dramatically Shake Up Movie Distribution

By | LXBN | March 17, 2014

The highly-controversial Innocence of Muslims film has caused much uproar throughout the world. When the film was released, it caused riots throughout the world—with the most notable incident being 2012 Benghazi attack. Some time as passed since then, but we’re seeing the lingering effects of the movie’s controversial nature as a ruling on its takedown from YouTube could have a major impact on movie distribution.

LXBN TV: Congress Makes Push for National Data Breach Legislation – Will Anything Come of It?

By | LXBN | March 3, 2014

We’ve seen it on other issues and we’re seeing it again with respect to creating a national data breach law: Congress can be quick to react to a major incident, but their follow-through isn’t always the best. Right now, we’re in the reaction phase with a data breach law as Congress has put forth five pieces of legislation on the matter.

LXBN TV: Lawsuit Involving Michael Jordan Tests the Boundaries of Commercial Speech

By | LXBN | February 26, 2014

Where does one draw the line between a business supporting an athlete or sports team—and piggybacking on their success? As evidenced by a recent suit coming out of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals involving Michael Jordan, a grocery store chain and a magazine ad, it can sometimes be hard to tell.

The Biggest Takeaways from the Final NIST Cybersecurity Framework – Harriet Pearson

By | LXBN | February 18, 2014

A little more than a year ago, it was apparently clear to President Obama and the White House that something needed to be done on the cybersecurity front. That has not changed, as the President affirms that there’s still work to be done, but a big step has been taken as the White House last week unveiled its final NIST Cybersecurity Framework—the culmination of a process that started with that executive order.

Final Rules Released On ACA’s Employer Mandate: What Employers Should Know

By | LXBN | February 13, 2014

There’s been much written about how Affordable Care Act’s requirement that employers’ provide their employees with affordable health benefits has been delayed yet again. But, that’s not entirely true. Balch & Bingham‘s Pepper Crutcher joins LXBN TV to explain what exactly these final rules really mean for the timing of the employer mandate, and what else employers should take away from these new rules. Crutcher is an author on the firm’s blog, the Affordable Care Act Review