A thief smashes a car window, breaks in and steals the car’s GPS system, stereo, and several tapes. Massive litigation results. Why? Continue reading →
Target’s shareholder meeting will be on June 11, and in what appears to be a first, a major shareholder proxy firm is recommending that shareholders oust 7 of 10 directors following a significant cyber breach, citing them for, “not doing … Continue reading →
A legislative proposal’s been made in response to the Delaware Supreme Court’s recent decision that Delaware corporations have the ability to modify their corporate bylaws to provide that shareholders who sue them, and lose, have to pay the company’s defense … Continue reading →
In a potentially highly important decision for Delaware corporations—public, private and not for profit—the Supreme Court of Delaware recently considered the legality of a fee-shifting provision in a Delaware corporation’s bylaws. The provision would shift attorneys’ fees and costs to … Continue reading →
Any organization doing business globally with interests in Ukraine and Russia is aware that the U.S. and European Union have imposed sanctions on certain individuals and institutions in the region, including asset freezes and travel bans. Continue reading →
Insider trading has the attention of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), as their litigation record proves, but a related settlement announced last week included a couple of firsts. Continue reading →
When the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission told U.S. public companies in 2010 to disclose climate matters, the Commission made it clear that it was not creating new disclosure obligations, but rather clarifying existing duties as respects potentially material risks—thus … Continue reading →
Forbid employees from ever bad-mouthing your company? This month’s decision by the U.S. National Labor Relations Board (NRLB) means you’d better think again. Continue reading →
On March 26th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission hosted a day-long roundtable to discuss cybersecurity and the ensuing issues and challenges for the securities markets and public companies. Continue reading →
It is virtually impossible to do business today without using technology and telecommunications, both directly and indirectly, in the delivery and payment of goods and services. “Critical infrastructure” is what the federal government labeled this sector. Continue reading →
Tribunais geralmente têm tratado empresas de computadores e informação, ou as comunicações armazenadas nelas, como propriedade do empregador. Foi, portanto, um pouco desconcertante ver a surpresa e angústia diante da notícia de que, uma grande universidade americana havia acessado e … Continuar lendo →
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