Eckerle Law: Complying With the Investment Advisers Act Post-Dodd-Frank

If you forget everything else about the Advisers Act, remember this: investment advisers are fiduciaries. Being a fiduciary simply means that you owe a […]

Mealey’s: Privacy Class Action Against Viacom, Google Again Dismissed

NEWARK, N.J. – Finding that the plaintiffs in a putative privacy class action against Viacom Inc. and Google Inc. had “not cured the enumerated […]

From King Louis XVI to Reglan Litigation: Reed Smith’s McConnell’s Journey Through Time

Since those of us at HB are suckers for humor (we realize there is little to titter about in our world of litigation, torts, […]

DOMA’s Demise: What Now, Employers?

“The demise of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) restriction of the institution of marriage to heterosexual unions was not the last chapter in […]

Mound Cotton Attorneys on Cyber Risks to Directors & Officers

“It is up to a company’s directors and officers to ensure that resources are properly and timely allocated to assess and respond to the cyber-risks […]

JAMA Article Calls for Stricter Control of Testosterone Replacement Therapy

“The emergence of TRT as a multibillion-dollar industry without appropriate supporting data or oversight of its proper usage emphasizes the need for stricter controls […]

ID Experts Dubs 2015 ‘The Year of Incident Response’

“A new cyber-risk handbook from the National Association of Corporate Directors states the case bluntly: “If a sophisticated attacker targets a company’s systems, they […]

Junto Blog: Mark Greisiger Interviews Microsoft’s Geff Brown

Privacy is ‘Absolutely a Human Right’
“Big Data has huge promise, and there are already so many uses for it. In the future we will […]

Experian Data Breach Resolution Releases 2015 Data Breach Industry Forecast

The end of a year brings reflection as well as a chance to pause and look to the future. To help businesses understand implications […]

LexisNexis® Corporate Counsel Advisory: Are Hackers After Your Confidential M&A Info?

“We all know that people with inside information can time their investment decisions to make millions in the stock market, then perhaps enjoy whopping […]

Drug & Device Defense Blog: Zoloft MDL Plaintiffs Get ‘Darned Daubert Do-Over’

‘Large Plaintiff Case Inventories Often Distort the Law’
“This is probably not the first you have heard of the recent [Eastern District of Pennsylvania] Daubert do-over […] Blog: JAMA Study Seems to Confirm Link Between TVM and Injuries

“An increasing number of patient[s] . . . in recent years have complained of early failure rates and side-effects after receiving transvaginal mesh, which […]

Andrus Wagstaff Blog: FDA’s Stern Warnings on Devices Used in Uterine Surgery

The FDA says that laparoscopic power morcellators—surgical devices commonly used to remove fibroid tumors from the uterus or the entire uterus—should not be used […]

Cyber Note: Sony Hack was ‘Corporate Terrorism,’ Inform’s Melanie Thomas Says

Sees General Counsels as ‘Chief Crisis Managers’
“The relentless attack on Sony, in my view, is quite simply corporate terrorism complete with extortion, blackmail and infrastructure […]

Terror Insurance Note: Despite TRIA Renewal, Policyholders Should Still Reevaluate Coverage, Miller Friel Blog Says

Temporary Expiration Triggers Panic in the Insurance Industry, Blog Says
“The expiration of TRIA on January 1, 2015 sent the insurance industry into a state […]

Cyber Note: Inconsistent Regs to Haunt Innovative Companies this Year, Nixon Peabody’s Linn Foster Freedman Says

Freedman Lists Hot Issues re Big Data & The Internet of THINGS

“As technology gets more sophisticated, federal and state regulators in 2015 will continue […]

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Northeast Corporate Counsel Forum • April 20 • Atlantic City

Join us for the Second Annual Northeast Corporate Counsel Forum, Chaired by Elizabeth J. Sher, Day Pitney LLP and Richard Epstein, Sills Cummis & Gross PC. […]