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Reflections & Expectations
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • Asia-Pacific, Central & Eastern Europe, European Union, France, Germany, Global, USA
  • April 28 2015

Everyone is talking about cybersecurity. And why not? In the past year, cyberattacks have made headlines as never before. Major companies in a number


General counsel update September 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Russia, United Kingdom, USA, Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong
  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration


State AGs in the news
  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2014

Apple Inc. has agreed to settle the antitrust class action lawsuit brought by 33 AGs and consumers alleging that it conspired with publishers to fix


Recent developments for the fourth quarter 2011
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada, China, Denmark, Netherlands, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA, European Union, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan
  • 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


2015 hot topics for multinational companies
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • December 22 2014

As we enter the New Year, Littler's international practice has identified a number of key employment and labor law issues for multinational companies


Colorado Federal Court rules that former employer stated a claim against former executive and his new employer under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act regardless of differing circuit interpretations of the act
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2012

In its order denying defendants’ motion to dismiss in SBM Site Services, LLC v. Garrett, et al., Case No. 10-cv-00385, a Colorado federal court identified a circuit split over the interpretation of “unauthorized access” under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and then found a former employer had stated a CFAA claim against a former executive and his new employer regardless of the different circuit interpretations based upon his post-termination computer activities


Pennsylvania Federal Court salvages customer lists as basis for UTSA claim, but shreds liquidated damages provision and rejects fiduciary claim
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2012

In the most recent ruling in long-running litigation styled AMG National Trust Bank v. Ries, NO. 06-CV4337, 09-cv-3061 (E.D. Pa.) (decided Dec. 29, 2011), the Eastern District of Pennsylvania partially granted the defendant Stephen Ries’s motion for summary judgment, jettisoning the plaintiff’s breach of fiduciary duty claims and plaintiff’s request for liquidated damages, but permitting the case to proceed for alleged breach of a restrictive covenant in his employment agreement


Michigan Federal Court limits use of Computer Fraud and Abuse Act to prosecute disloyal employee
  • Littler Mendelson
  • USA
  • June 12 2012

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act prohibits (among other things) an employee from accessing an employer’s computers “without authorization” or in a manner that “exceeds authorized access.”


Virginia Supreme Court overturns multi-million dollar "goodwill" damages award in trade secrets conspiracy case
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • June 13 2012

One of the most elusive forms of damage that a company may suffer when its trade secrets are misappropriated or its former employees breach their post-employment restrictive covenants is the loss of goodwill


State AGs in the news
  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2014

West Virginia AG Patrick Morrisey settled antitrust allegations with GE Funding Capital Market Services, Trinity Plus Funding Co. LLC, and Trinity