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Increased Security Risks May Be a Cardinal Change

USA - September 24 2018 Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld once explained that there are the known unknowns and the unknown unknowns. Some greeted that gnomic…

Section 230 Survives to Fight Another Day Following California Supreme Court Decision

USA - August 22 2018 As we have noted previously, the California Court of Appeal’s Hassell v. Bird decision in 2016 upholding an injunction requiring Yelp to remove…

Website User Held to Arbitration Provision Despite Renewing Subscription in Wife’s Name

USA - July 26 2018 On July 19, 2018, United States Magistrate Judge Mark Lane issued a Report and Recommendation recommending that United States District Judge Robert…

CPSC Gives Kids’ Meals A Boost—New Mandatory Standard For Booster Seats

USA - July 25 2018 Safety standards for booster seats will no longer be a polite suggestion. On June 26, 2018, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) voted…

EGC Corporate Governance Practices: A survey and related resources

USA - May 31 2018 There was a significant increase in the number of completed initial public offerings (“IPOs”) in 2017 compared to 2016 and 2015. However, the number…

Monkey-Selfie Case Returns—To Court & (Maybe) a Theater Near You

USA - May 24 2018 This is the famous Monkey Selfie.I confess: I have mixed emotions regarding the iconic “monkey-selfie” photo and all the hubbub it has created. Don’t…

Warning: Possible Delays Ahead New SAM Requirement for Notarized Letter

USA - April 23 2018 All government contractors must have an active registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) to do business with the government. As of March…

Cybersecurity Guidance Issued

USA - February 21 2018 We had previously reported on a Securities and Exchange Commission open meeting that had been scheduled for today. The open meeting was cancelled. The…

Dual-Class Capital Structures

USA - February 16 2018 In a speech given early in the week at Stanford University’s Rock Center for Corporate Governance, titled, “Mutualism: Reimagining the Role of…

Upcoming SEC Open Meeting

USA - February 15 2018 Yesterday, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced that it will hold an open meeting on February 21st at 10 a.m. to consider various matters…