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Redemption of S corporation stock

USA - May 21 2009 There are two ways that a Subchapter S corporation shareholder can dispose of his stock in the company: sell it to another person or sell it back to the company

An Increasing Number of Proxy Challenges Focus on Equal Pay

USA - April 13 2017 As media outlets recently highlighted Equal Pay Day on April 4, 2017, publicly held retailers should be aware that the focus on pay equity is becoming

CIPL Issues Discussion Paper on GDPR Certifications

European Union, USA - April 17 2017 Certifications, seals and marks have the potential to play a significant role in enabling companies to achieve and demonstrate organizational

New Mexico Enacts Data Breach Notification Law

USA - April 17 2017 On April 6, 2017, New Mexico became the 48th state to enact a data breach notification law, leaving Alabama and South Dakota as the two remaining

China Publishes Draft Measures for Security Assessments of Data Transfers

China - April 11 2017 The Cybersecurity Law of China, which was passed in November of 2016, introduced a data localization requirement requiring “operators of key

Beware of "Business Purpose": Regulatory Implications of Investment and Business-Purpose Mortgage Loans

USA - April 24 2017 Although the regulatory compliance landscape is well-defined for mortgage lenders making loans to consumers, these implications can be less

FTC: Social Media Influencers and Brands Must Disclose Ties

USA - April 24 2017 On April 19, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission issued warnings to more than 90 brands and "influencers" that their social media posts should more

Res Judicata Does not Apply to "Deemed Allowed" Proofs of Claim

USA - April 24 2017 In two recent decisions, both the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (Fourth Circuit) and the Fifth Circuit (Fifth Circuit

FTC Seeks Comment on Proposed Changes to TRUSTe’s COPPA Safe Harbor Program

USA - April 21 2017 On April 19, 2017, the FTC announced that it is seeking public comment on proposed changes to TRUSTe, Inc.’s safe harbor program under the Children’s

German DPA Publishes English Translation of Standard Data Protection Model

Germany - April 20 2017 On April 13, 2017, the North Rhine-Westphalia State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information published an English translation of