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ZIP, Zilch, Nada New Jersey repeals its requirement to collect ZIP codes from gift card purchasers
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2015

Is the loss of major gift card distributors worth $17.5 million? Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey says no. On February 5, 2015, Governor


Georgia Supreme Court confirms business judgment rule protection
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2014

In a landmark decision, FDIC v. Loudermilk, the Georgia Supreme Court confirmed that the business judgment rule protects Georgia’s directors and


Policing breach of contract with fraud: Fourth Circuit adopts implied certification theory of liability under the FCA
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2015

As every government contracts lawyer knows, the False Claims Act (FCA) was originally passed in the midst of the American Civil War to combat


The cloudy status of a “profits interest” holder as an LLC member
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2015

The existence of federal jurisdiction in this case turned on whether an individual who held an unvested profits interest in a limited liability


SEC proposes compensation clawback rules
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2015

On July 1, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued proposed rules that would require each listed issuer to adopt a compensation


SEC approves PCAOB’s new related party auditing standard and other related amendments
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2014

On October 21, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved the rules proposed earlier this year by the Public Company Accounting


The attractive C corporation
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 2 2014

In August a major energy company announced that the corporate managing partner would tender to buy out the publicly traded interests in its master


UK follows California’s lead in holding companies responsible for slavery in supply chain
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 29 2015

Europe has taken a page from California and adopted the California approach to corporate responsibility for supply chain transparency and eradicating


SEC proposes new rules for executive pay-versus-performance disclosure
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2015

On April 29, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted 3-2 to approve proposed rules that would require companies to disclose the


Retail advertising: consumer class actions gaining traction
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2015

Retailers continue to face litigation and enforcement activity concerning their price advertising practices. In particular, comparisons of "regular,"