April 6, 2013

OPM and Where The Lines Are

OPM and Where The Lines Are The recent hacking of the sensitive personal information of millions of American public servants at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) points out a noteworthy distinction in how the U.S. government views some types of cybersecurity breaches for which foreign governments allegedly are responsible.   In the face of […]

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April 6, 2013

2015 Legislative Changes to Florida’s Limited Liability Company Act

2015 Legislative Changes to Florida’s Limited Liability Company Act During the 2015 legislative session, the Florida legislature adopted amendments to Chapter 605 of the Florida Statutes. Chapter 605 is the Florida Revised Limited Liability Company Act (Florida Revised LLC Act). The bill containing the amendments to Chapter 605 was signed by Governor Scott on June […]

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April 6, 2013

Advertising Law

Advertising Law In This Issue: Lee Phillips Recognized as Lawyer of the Year by Beverly Hills Bar Association FTC Checks-In a Victory in Dispute with Wyndham Over Power to Regulate Data Security Actress Sues for $6M Over a Single Tweet Including Her Image Jerk.com Scam Results in FTC Complaint Samsung Bears the Brunt of Obama, […]

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April 5, 2013

Six Regulatory Agencies Issue Joint Final Diversity and Inclusion Standards

Six Regulatory Agencies Issue Joint Final Diversity and Inclusion Standards Section 342 of the Dodd-Frank Act required all agencies subject to Dodd-Frank, including the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB), to create an Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWI) to develop standards to assess the diversity and inclusion efforts of entities subject to regulation […]

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April 5, 2013

Orrick’s Financial Industry Week in Review

Orrick’s Financial Industry Week in Review Financial Industry Developments CFPB Finalizes Rule Aimed at Improving Credit Card Agreement Submission Process On April 15, the CFPB issued a final rule aimed at improving the way that companies submit consumer credit card agreements to the CFPB. Press Release. SEC Adopts Updated EDGAR Filer Manual On April 13, […]

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April 5, 2013

Going for Brokerage: SEC Report Highlights Best (and Worst) Practices in Cybersecurity Preparedness

Going for Brokerage: SEC Report Highlights Best (and Worst) Practices in Cybersecurity Preparedness On February 3, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission released a Risk Alert addressing cybersecurity issues at brokerage and advisory firms, along with suggestions to investors on ways they can protect themselves and their online accounts.  FINRA issued a similar, more […]

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April 5, 2013

Successful Strategies for Doing Business in Asia: Korea (Updated)

Successful Strategies for Doing Business in Asia: Korea (Updated) WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF KOREA PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT? The Korean government takes an active, investor-friendly role in approving and regulating foreign direct investment. Depending on the type of business, a prospective foreign investor seeking to make an investment in […]

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April 5, 2013

Federal Circuit Maintains Patent Exhaustion Precedent, Distinguishes Supreme Court Rulings

Federal Circuit Maintains Patent Exhaustion Precedent, Distinguishes Supreme Court Rulings Patent owners recently received a favorable decision regarding exhaustion of patent rights from the en banc Federal Circuit.  The case, Lexmark International, Inc., v. Impression Products, Inc., concerns aftermarket print cartridge sales and the issue of whether Lexmark’s patent rights are exhausted by (1) sales […]

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April 4, 2013

New Video: How Much Does It Cost to Start a MLM Company?

New Video: How Much Does It Cost to Start a MLM Company? ? New Video – What’s the Difference between MLM, Network Marketing, Party Plan and Direct Sales? New Video: How Much Does It Cost to Start a MLM Company? Posted on March 31, 2015 by Charity The costs of startup vary widely, depending on […]

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April 2, 2013

Mandatory Training for Community Association Board Members

Mandatory Training for Community Association Board Members Following the release of a report evaluating the Montgomery County Commission on Common Ownership Communities, the Montgomery County Council in Maryland enacted legislation that requires training and certification for board members of common ownership communities. Under Montgomery County law, a common ownership community (COC) is a homeowners’ association […]

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