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Dorsey & Whitney LLP


Are perfect attendance policies compliant with the FMLA and ADA?

USA - March 7 2012 My company is a firm believer in rewarding good behavior as opposed to punishing bad behavior

What is California’s Unfair Competition Law?the Michael Scott explanation

USA - October 4 2012 The UCL, codified as Bus. & Prof. Code Section 17200, provides for injunctive and other relief for any business practice that is “unfair,” “unlawful” or “fraudulent.”

A primer on California privacy law: how things are different in the golden state

USA - October 13 2012 The storage, protection and use of personal data presents significant regulatory and litigation risks for any business

U.S. tax implications of offshore migration of intellectual property

USA - April 18 2016 What constitutes intellectual property (“IP”) has long been a contested issue in tax practice, but generally includes intangible assets as

Pre-employment background checks for temporary employees

USA - March 14 2012 I read with interest your analysis of pre-employment background checks in Quirky Question 189

Listing Reform in Hong Kong

Hong Kong - March 17 2017 In June 2016, the Securities and Futures Commission (the “SFC”) and the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “HKEx”)1 issued a joint consultation

Hong Kong Email Wire Fraud Epidemic - How to retrieve funds and prevent wire fraud

Hong Kong - February 28 2017 Over the Lunar New Year period, we observed a spate of email wire frauds (or ‘business email scams’) which involve funds being wired internationally

Important Hong Kong Decision Broadens Scope of Disclosure for SFC in Disqualification Proceedings

Hong Kong - January 23 2017 In December 2016, the High Court of Hong Kong ordered the Securities and Futures Commission ("SFC") to disclose all relevant materials obtained in

Hong Kong and Overseas Businesses Defrauded of over HK$1.8 billion (US$231m) in 2016

Hong Kong - December 20 2016 Email wire fraud scammers continue to target local and international businesses with victims suffering millions of dollars of lost funds wired to Hong

SEC Charges Adviser With Concealing True Value of Accounts

USA - December 13 2016 When investment advisers and brokers misrepresent the value of the account to a client it is frequently because something untoward has occurred - huge