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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


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


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


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


What will be industry’s costs to implement California’s new safer consumer product regulations?
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2012

On July 27, 2012, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control proposed stringent “Safer Consumer Products” regulations to implement California’s Green Chemistry program


Contractor’s officers liable for failure to complete punch list
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2012

A cautionary tale about the consequences of disregarding the separateness of a corporate entity is told in the recent case of Christopher v. Sinyard out of Georgia


Misdemeanor prosecutions under park: the stakes just got higher
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2012

On November 29, 2012, the D.C. Court of Appeals issued Friedman v. Sebelius, No. 11-5028, Doc. No. 1407354 (D.C. Cir. Nov. 29, 2012), the latest decision in a line of “responsible corporate officer” or “Park Doctrine” strict criminal liability cases


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


Trade secret protection in revised “Safer Consumer Products Regulations”
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2013

On January 29, 2013, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) released a revised version of its regulations to regulate consumer


Non-355 ruling
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • December 31 2012

Sometimes, a corporation wants to distribute stock of a subsidiary to its shareholders in a taxable transaction and does not want Section 355 to apply to