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Sports agent non-compete and trade secrets dispute heats up in California
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2012

With the NBA basketball season almost upon us, a high profile legal battle between an aspiring NBA sports agent and his former agency continues to heat up in Los Angeles federal court

Differing perspectives on the SEC’s proposed CEO pay ratio rule and who speaks for CalPERS?
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2013

Last Wednesday, a divided Securities and Exchange Commission issued proposed amendments to Item 402 of Regulation S-K. Section 953(b) of the

Preparing for the 2012 proxy season: looking back at the last season and forward to the next
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2011

Dodd-Frank say-on-pay votes had a big impact on the 2011 proxy season, and issuers under criticism for their pay practices should expect continued shareholder pressure on the say-on-pay front

Federal court in Chicago refuses to issue injunction based upon either an "inevitable disclosure" claim or a 24-month non-compete with an "extremely broad" geographic scope
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 10 2012

A federal judge in Chicago recently refused to issue an injunction based upon either the “inevitable disclosure” of trade secrets doctrine or a geographically broad, 24-month non-compete that did not have a narrowly drawn activity restriction

Say on pay report from the 2011 proxy season
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2011

When the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank) became law in 2010, it included a requirement that most publicly traded companies include in their annual shareholder meeting agendas an advisory vote to approve the compensation paid to named executive officers in the most recent fiscal year (the “say on pay” vote) and an advisory vote on the frequency of future say on pay votes (the “say when on pay” vote

Solar panel rivals in trade secret and data theft spat in California federal court
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2012

On February 13, SunPower Corporation, a manufacturer of solar panels, sued five former employees, as well as its rival, SolarCity Corporation in federal court in San Francisco, California and sought a temporary restraining order against the defendants

Protecting your customer list from poaching
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • October 14 2011

Aside from the goods or services that it provides, a company’s most valuable asset is arguably its customer or client information

Global whistleblower hotline toolkit: how to launch and operate a legally-compliant international workplace report channel
  • White & Case LLP
  • Global, USA
  • November 15 2011

As corporate social responsibility and business ethics continue to grab our attention, ever-more-sophisticated “best practices” and compliance strategies emerge

Don’t let BYOD become LFYO (liability for your organization)
  • Miller Canfield PLC
  • USA
  • June 11 2012

"BYOD" stands for "bring your own device," the practice of allowing employees and contractors to use personal devices, such as laptops, smartphones, home computers and tablets, to conduct the organization's business

Another lawsuit alleging misleading law school job statistics dismissed
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • September 17 2012

The lawsuit alleging that the DePaul University College of Law in Chicago misled prospective students by disseminating incomplete and misleading job placement data was dismissed this week in its entirety