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Cybersecurity: what directors need to know in an era of increased scrutiny
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2014

"Boards that choose to ignore, or minimize, the importance of cybersecurity responsibility do so at their own peril." SEC Commissioner Luis A


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


Retail outlets: a great deal? A steal? Or “not for real”?
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2014

The great American pastime of outlet shopping is now the "next big thing" in class action litigation. Since when did getting a great deal become the


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


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,"


Securities and Exchange Commission proposes new rule for CEO pay ratio disclosure
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2013

On September 18, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("Commission") held an open meeting at which it proposed a new rule on Chief Executive


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


Delaware’s first published administrative appeals decision addresses validity of estimation techniques
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2014

In the first published decision from an administrative appeal under the Delaware Escheats Law, the independent reviewer rejected the holder's


Five unclaimed property issues that resist easy answers
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2013

States continue to actively enforce their unclaimed propertycustodial escheat laws through audit initiatives (typically involving contract audit


Uniform Unclaimed Property Act may literally be “reformed” if drafting effort is successful
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 10 2014

On February 21-22, 2014, the Uniform Law Commission's (ULC) Drafting Committee assigned to engage in a rewrite of the 1995 Uniform Unclaimed Property