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Alston & Bird LLP

Offices

  1. USA

    1. Atlanta GA

      One Atlantic Centre, 1201 West Peachtree Street, Atlanta GA 30309, USA T 1 404 881 7000 F 1 404 881 7777
    2. Charlotte NC

      Bank of America Plaza, 101 South Tryon Street Suite 4000, Charlotte NC 28280-4000, USA T 1 704 444 1000 F 1 704 444 1752
    3. Dallas TX

      Chase Tower, 2200 Ross Avenue, Suite 3601, Dallas TX 75202, USA T 1 214 432 7770 F 1 214 922 3899
    4. Durham NC

      4721 Emperor Boulevard, Suite 400, Durham NC 27703, USA T 1 919 862 2202 F 1 919 862 2260
    5. Los Angeles CA

      333 South Hope Street, 16th Floor, Los Angeles CA 90071, USA T 1 213 576 1000
    6. Menlo Park CA

      275 Middlefield Road, Suite 150, Menlo Park CA 94025-4008, USA T 1 650 838 2000 F 1 650 838 2001
    7. New York NY

      90 Park Avenue, 15th Floor, New York NY 10016 1387, USA T 1 212 210 9418 F 1 212 210 9444
    8. Palo Alto CA

      3000 El Camino Real, Suite 400, Palo Alto CA 94306-2112, USA T 1 650 838 2000 F 1 650 838 2001
    9. Washington DC

      The Atlantic Building, 950 F Street NW, Washington DC 20004-1404, USA T 1 202 756 3300 F 1 202 756 3333
    10. Westlake Village CA

      2801 Townsgate Road, Suite 215, Westlake Village CA 91361, USA T 1 805 497 9474 F 1 805 497 8804
  1. Class action round-up

    USA - February 28 2014

    Brown v. Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., No. 12-3494 (8th Cir.) (Dec. 31, 2013). Affirming denial of motion to remand and grant of

  2. Seventh Circuit poised to decide treatment of franchise agreements in bankruptcy

    USA - February 18 2014

    In A & F Enterprises, the Seventh Circuit recently considered the powers of a restaurant franchisee (the “Debtor”) to continue to operate its

  3. An unusual FD(?) reorganization

    USA - March 1 2014

    LTR 201406005 evidently blessed as an F or D reorganization the transfer by a subsidiary of all of its assets to its parent corporation, despite the

  4. Indemnity for active negligence or willful misconduct now prohibited in California

    USA - June 27 2013

    Normally, a general contractor performs little or none of the work on a construction project with its own forces. Instead, subcontractors perform the

  5. Halliburton case could affect consumer class actions

    USA - March 5 2014

    In an article published in the fall of 2013, we examined certain class actions filed against Anheuser-Busch In Bev in which plaintiffs accuse the

  1. FTC invites public comments on mobile security

    USA - April 18 2014

    On April 17, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a press release, announcing that the FTC is seeking public comments to explore mobile

  2. New York changes its administrative position on B2B transactions

    USA - April 17 2014

    Unclaimed property laws do not apply to all holders and property types in a uniform way, despite the Uniform Law Commission’s sustained efforts to

  3. Appellate court issues opinion on Conflict Minerals Rule requirement to state that products have “not been found to be ‘DRC conflict free’” violates First Amendment

    USA - April 16 2014

    On April 14, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued its opinion in the challenge to Section 13(P)(1) of the Exchange

  4. The Treasury and IRS ease up (a little) as FATCA approaches

    USA - April 15 2014

    The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), enacted by the 2010 HIRE Act, generally requires foreign financial institutions (FFIs) and

  5. Kentucky becomes 47th state to require data breach notification; adds restrictions on use of “student data”

    USA - April 14 2014

    Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear signed a data breach notification bill on April 10, adding Kentucky to the ranks of U.S. states requiring notice to