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Foley & Lardner LLP


Religious quotes in e-mail: violation of or protection by Title VII?

USA - June 11 2012 Have you recently received an email from a colleague that contains a quotation in his email signature block that is either religious or inspirational?

A reminder for departing officers and directors

USA - December 3 2014 Public companies occasionally must deal with officer or director departures, and when that occurs, the company would be well-served by reminding the

Employees sending external emails create significant legal issues

USA - August 28 2007 With the proliferation of emails in today’s workplace it is little wonder that many employees take their email work home, but employers should be aware that new problems abound when these employees send their company emails to Yahoo! MSN, AOL, and Google

Insider gifts of securities to charities

USA - December 20 2011 A question posed occasionally at this time of year is whether a director or an officer may make a gift of his or her company’s securities to a charitable organization without exposing the director or officer to insider-trading liability under SEC Rule 10b-5

The 10 Commandment of Internet Ethics

USA - August 4 2016 When reading Wikipedia's 1992 Ten Commandments of Computer Ethics you can easily substitute "Internet" for "computer" and it's amazing what you

Terrible news! But no big surprise that plastic hotel keys pose security risks!

USA - April 26 2018 Businessinsurance.com reported that security consultants at F-Secure (a Finnish data security company) discovered about a year ago that by “getting

CLOUD Act dramatically changes international privacy laws (and eDiscovery)!

USA - April 24 2018 Without any public hearings, review, or public comment Congress created the CLOUD Act which was signed into law as part of the $1.3 trillion

71 of US federal agencies have reported Cybersecurity breaches!

Foley Gardere - USA - April 15 2018 Darkreading.com reported that “Federal agencies must protect sensitive data and both thwart bad guys hunting for citizens’ private data and

IBM Cybersecurity teams with Willis Towers Watson

Foley Gardere - USA - April 13 2018 Willis Towers Watson “a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth

Facebook settles theft of trade secret lawsuit on the eve of Mark Zuckerberg’s congressional testimony!

Foley Gardere - USA - April 10 2018 Law360.com reported that “Facebook told a California federal judge Monday it had reached a mid-trial settlement of BladeRoom Group Ltd.’s $365 million