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Directors see reputation, cybersecurity, and regulation as top risks

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
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  • August 31 2014

Accounting firm EisnerAmper has released its fifth annual survey of directors, Concerns About Risks Confronting Boards. The results indicate that

MacDermid, Inc. v. Deiter, 702 F.3d 725 (2d Cir. 2012)

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada, USA
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  • March 25 2013

Plaintiff MacDermid Chemicals ("MacDermid"), a Connecticut company, decided to terminate the employment of Defendant Jackie Deiter, who worked and

Florida federal court finds that a “click wrap” end user license agreement is unenforceable because the employees who accepted the terms of the agreement did not have the authority to bind the corporation

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 13 2010

In the case of National Auto Lenders, Inc v Syslocate, Inc, the US District Court of the Southern District of Florida decided that the defendant's "click-to-accept" or "click wrap" end user license agreement (EULA) was unenforceable against the plaintiff corporation in spite of the fact that plaintiff's employees had accepted the terms of the EULA

Maryland federal court refuses to enforce poorly drafted forum selection clause

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 6 2010

In a case that serves as a lesson for drafting forum selection clauses, on 23 February 2010, the US District Court for the District of Maryland determined in Micro Focus, Inc. v. Bell Canada that it could not enforce a forum selection clause that was “nonsensical”

Recent developments for the fourth quarter 2011

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada, China, Denmark, European Union, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • March 15 2012

The end of the year and beginning of a new year is always a busy time for us, as it is for most of our clients

Recent developments for the third quarter 2012

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia, China, European Union, France, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Singapore, Taiwan, United Kingdom, USA
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  • January 8 2013

This letter is from the Global Equity Services ("GES") group in San Francisco, Chicago and New York. Attorneys in the GES practice group work

One-year contractual limitations provision for breach of warranty in a software license agreement is enforceable under Missouri law

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 4 2010

On 26 October 2009, in the case of Action Mailing Corp. v. Hewlett-Packard Co., No. 08-0671-CV-W-GAF, a US federal court in the Western District of Missouri held that a one-year contractual limitations provision for breach of warranty is enforceable under Missouri law even though the default limitation period for breach of contract under state law is four years

DOJ announces largest immigration-related settlement in US history, another example of heightened immigration enforcement actions across the globe

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • India, USA
  • -
  • November 25 2013

After a two-year investigation, the Department of Justice ("DOJ") has announced a USD 34 million civil settlement with Infosys, one of the largest

U.S. Federal Trade Commission is serious about enforcement of the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • February 18 2014

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced on January 21, 2014 that 12 companies from a wide array of industries handling a variety of

Court finds that use of single-factor password identification to secure online accounts may create negligence liability

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
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  • September 28 2009

On 21 August 2009, in the case of Shames-Yeakel v. Citizens Financial Bank, No. 07 C 5387 (N.D. Ill.), the Northern District of Illinois denied, in part, a bank’s motion for summary judgment regarding its customers’ claims that they were damaged because of the bank’s negligent use of single-factor password authentication for online transactions