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What is California’s Unfair Competition Law?the Michael Scott explanation
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • October 4 2012

The UCL, codified as Bus. & Prof. Code Section 17200, provides for injunctive and other relief for any business practice that is “unfair,” “unlawful” or “fraudulent.”


Are perfect attendance policies compliant with the FMLA and ADA?
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2012

My company is a firm believer in rewarding good behavior as opposed to punishing bad behavior


A primer on California privacy law: how things are different in the golden state
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • October 13 2012

The storage, protection and use of personal data presents significant regulatory and litigation risks for any business


Alcoholism and a last chance warning
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2010

It's the first Wednesday of the month so it's time for another Quirky Question from the West Coast


“Going dark” the simple path to exiting the U.S. public company reporting system delisting and deregistration under the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA, China
  • January 30 2012

There is a significant opportunity for some China-based companies with calendar year fiscal years that are unhappy with their U.S. stock exchange listings and the burdens of being a publicly reporting company in the United States to promptly delist and deregister their shares under the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934


"At will" employment in Montana
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2009

We are a national company with operations in virtually every state


Accenture employee faked medical leave to work for a competitor while stealing data from Accenture computers
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • November 29 2010

The recent case of Accenture, LLP v. Sidhu, 2010 WL 4691944 (N.D. Ca. Nov. 9, 2010) is a classic example of how the 9th Circuit’s holding in LVRC Holdings, LLC v. Brekka, 581 F.3d 1127, 1130-31 (9th Cir. 2009) has led to the dismissal of Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) claims (or criminal counts) in circumstances in which an employee is clearly not authorized to access the company computers


Pre-employment background checks for temporary employees
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2012

I read with interest your analysis of pre-employment background checks in Quirky Question 189


Conflict with supervisor does not justify transfer
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2011

One of our employees, who happens to be in the protected age group, has a (charitably described) ‘strained’ relationship with his boss


Trade-based money laundering: a case study
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Global
  • July 1 2011

The Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) best practice paper on Trade Based Money Laundering is useful, but it can be educational to look at an actual case study concerning money laundering and fraud to get a better understanding of the techniques perpetrators use and to see them operate in a real-life situation