Crowdfunding meets quantified self?
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP - USA
Crowdfunding is clearly one of the most important developments affecting startups in the last twenty years. It really comes down to three things: (i)…

Social media privacy update: what employers need to know about new state legislation
Epstein Becker Green - USA
As we previously reported, social media privacy has become the latest issue to be regulated by state legislation. Last week, Wisconsin jumped on the…

Social media and confidentiality clauses - how a daughter’s post cost her family $80,000
Coleman Greig Lawyers - Australia
Many of my prior blogs and articles have been about the importance of checking your posts or tweets before sending them out into the world wide web…

Heavy demand results in untimely retrogression for EB-2 India
Ogletree Deakins - USA
Employers and their attorneys monitor the U.S. Department of State (DOS) Visa Bulletin to determine when sponsored employees may file adjustment of…

Wait, now I have to allow employees to steal too?
Foley & Lardner LLP - USA
With the passage of the Americans with Disability Amendments Act, (ADAAA), Congress very purposefully moved disability-related inquiries away from…

Landlord’s refusal of consent to assign a lease – revisiting the issue of reasonableness
4 King's Bench Walk - UK
Both landlords and tenants need to know what is 'reasonable' when a landlord considers withholding consent. Most commercial leases contain a…

FY 2015 H-1B cap reached, selection lottery to be conducted
Ogletree Deakins - USA
On April 7, 2014, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it had received sufficient H-1B cap-subject petitions to reach the…

Diectors and officers insurance checklist
Johnson Winter & Slattery - Autsralia, New Zealand
This document outlines a checklist of some of the key questions that directors and officers should ask about their D&O cover and the terms of their…

Indemnity clauses in commercial contracts: how to achieve desired contractual risk allocation
Piper Alderman - Australia
An indemnity clause is a contractual transfer of risk between two contractual parties generally to prevent loss or compensate for a loss which may occur as a result of a specified event.

Actress sues for $6m over a single tweet including her image
Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP - USA
A single tweet could be costly for pharmacy chain Duane Reade. The company is facing a $6 million suit alleging violations of the Lanham Act and…

Because M&A due diligence was not already complicated enough…
Foley & Lardner LLP - USA
A recent federal appeals court decision suggests that businesses looking at potential acquisitions or mergers have yet another, relatively new…