LXBN TV: Proposed Regulation Hints at Strict Drone Regulation, with Big First Amendment Concerns

By | LXBN | December 30, 2014

There’s been much talk lately around the regulation of drones, specifically as it pertains to who’s allowed to operate them and where they should be allowed to go. But for a long time, little has been discussed on the privacy front. Well, that’s changing with a proposed piece of legislation from outgoing senator Jay Rockefeller.

LXBN TV: DOJ Announces Native American Tribes Can Make Own Rules On Marijuana Legalization

By | LXBN | December 22, 2014

In a move that could spur a lot of progressive policies on marijuana legalization and the potential economic benefits, the Department of Justice announced that Native American tribes could make their own laws around marijuana legalization without the threat of the federal government stepping in. It’s same approach the government has taken with states that have chosen to legalize the drug’s use.

LXBN TV: With Victory in Court, Nevada Pumps the Brakes On Uber

By | LXBN | December 17, 2014

Uber’s been in the news a lot recently. Actually, Uber’s been in the news a long time, mostly for its legal issues. While the popular ridesharing service had, for a long time, been picking up victories left and right, things have changed and governments are slowing its spread down. Nevada is among the latest to quash Uber’s progress.

LXBN TV: What President Obama’s Immigration Reform Executive Action Means for Businesses

By | LXBN | December 1, 2014

It’s a subject we’ve discussed a lot lately here on LXBN TV, but with the long-awaited immigration reform actually arriving, we figured it was worth discussing what the final product actually looks like. The action, which prioritized deferred action for undocumented immigrants, will have a big impact on American businesses.

LXBN TV: Fifth Circuit – Inadvertently Outing a Whistleblower Counts As Adverse Action Under SOX

By | LXBN | November 24, 2014

Companies can’t be careful enough when it comes to potential retaliation against whistleblowers. In fact, they may be perceived as retaliating—or doing something just as bad—when they didn’t even know they were. That’s exactly the case in a ruling coming out of the Fifth Circuit Court of appeals, one involving Halliburton.