Two recent Federal Circuit decisions address when a party has standing to challenge the validity of a patent. Though the cases arose in different
The NLRB recently issued a rare decision completely dismissing all allegations against an employer; rarer still because it was unanimous. In Brooke
When we began analysing in depth the possibility of Britain exiting the European Union, 18 months prior to the June...
Seyfarth Synopsis: Overturning 25 years of precedent, the NLRB rules that an ALJ may only enter an order approving and incorporating settlement terms
I have blogged frequently on the fiduciary duty of a board of directors or compensation committee when negotiating and setting executive compensation
The U.S. Department of Labor Administrative Review Board (ARB) has concluded in Menendez v. Halliburton, Inc., that an employer's release of a whistleblower's identity to other employees violated the whistleblower's right to confidentiality, which by itself constituted an adverse action against the whistleblower and thus violated the anti-retaliation provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX).
In a decision falling somewhere between surprising and alarming, the U.S. Department of Labor's Administrative Review Board (ARB) held recently that section 806 of the Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX), 18 U.S.C. 1514A, protects a whistleblower against a breach of the confidentiality obligation in the internal reporting system of a publicly traded company
On August 23rd, the Ninth Circuit partially reinstated a Rule 10b-5 lawsuit filed by an investor in a closely held company against the company, its founders and its general counsel.
This weekend has been a busy one for owners tired of dealing with their branded managers.
On June 2, 2011, representatives from Sony Network Entertainment International and Epsilon Data Management, LLC appeared before a House panel to answer questions regarding their responses to recent security breaches.