April 1st White House Executive Order to Combat Cyberattacks, for Real or April Fools’ Joke?

April 1st  White House Executive Order to Combat Cyberattacks, for Real or April Fools’ Joke?

The President made the following statement about the Executive Order “Starting today, we’re giving notice to those who pose significant threats to our security or economy by damaging our critical infrastructure, disrupting or hijacking our computer networks, or stealing the trade secrets of American companies or the personal information of American citizens for profit.”

Carefully Draft NDAs to Avoid Whistleblower Concerns

By | The Venture Alley | April 6, 2015
Carefully Draft NDAs to Avoid Whistleblower Concerns

In light of the SEC’s first enforcement action against a company for impeding whistleblower activity in violation of Rule 21F-17, employers may wish to consider clarifying in their agreements, policies and practices that involve confidentiality obligations that employees may provide truthful information to the SEC or other governmental agencies concerning potential violations of law.