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NLRB invalidates several employers' social media policies

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2012

As we recently reported, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and its administrative law judges have issued decisions striking down several workplace social media policies, creating uncertainty as to what social media activities employers may lawfully regulate or prohibit. In one such case, an administrative law judge for the NLRB held that an employer's policy prohibiting employees from making "disparaging or defamatory comments" about the employer on social media websites was overbroad and unlawful

Summary judgment order dismissing securities fraud lawsuit against Oracle is affirmed

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 22 2010

On November 16th, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the entry of summary judgment dismissing plaintiffs' securities fraud lawsuit against Oracle and its executives

CFTC approves final rules creating a separate account class for customer positions in cleared OTC derivatives

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 5 2010

On March 31st, the CFTC approved final rules that enhance certainty regarding protections under the Bankruptcy Code and CFTC regulation Part 190 with respect to Over-the-Counter derivatives (and related collateral) that customers clear through a futures commission merchant on or subject to the rules of a derivatives clearing organization registered with the CFTC (cleared OTC derivatives

Indemnification

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 25 2010

On October 22nd, the D.C. Circuit addressed the Office of Thrift Supervision's director indemnification rules

NLRB proposes amendments to union election rules

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 6 2014

On February 6, 2014, a divided National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) reissued proposed amendments to its rules governing union elections. The

FINRA proposes reduction in trade reporting time

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 11 2013

On February 6th, the SEC provided notice of FINRA's filing of a proposed amendment to FINRA trade reporting rules that would require members to

Capital surcharges

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2011

On November 8th, Bloomberg summarized the provisional capital surcharges to be assessed against the largest financial institutions

Green Edge Enterprises, LLC v. Rubber Mulch Etc., LLC

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 23 2010

Despite patentee’s failure to identify the accurate trade name or product code of a preferred product, a genuine issue of material fact exists regarding failure to satisfy best mode if one of ordinary skill in the art could have discovered the preferred product

FINRA to make broker disciplinary history permanently available

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 23 2009

On November 13th, the SEC approved the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority's proposal to make records of final regulatory actions against brokers permanently available to the public, regardless of whether they continue to be employed in the securities industry

President Obama issues executive order on environmental sustainability

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 21 2009

On October 5, 2009, President Obama issued an executive order "to establish an integrated strategy towards sustainability in the Federal Government and to make reduction of greenhouse gas emissions a priority for Federal agencies