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|New York’s Landmark Ruling on Pre-1972 Sound Recordings Brings Digital Music Providers Holiday Cheer and Leaves Recording Artists with a Lump of Coal|
Ian C. Ballon, Justin A. MacLean; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 5, 2017, previously published on December 22, 2016On Dec. 20, 2016, the New York Court of Appeals issued its decision in Flo & Eddie, Inc. v. Sirius XM Radio, Inc.,1 holding, by a 4-2 vote, that New York law does not recognize a public performance right in sound recordings fixed before Feb. 15, 1972. Flo & Eddie dealt a setback to...
|Passage of the Japan Integrated Resorts Act|
Koji Ishikawa, John Stapleton, Ryo Takizawa; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 5, 2017, previously published on December 22, 2016On Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, the Act Concerning Promotion of Development of Integrated Resort Areas (the IR Act) was passed into law by the Japanese National Diet (i.e., parliament). With passage of the IR Act, Japan has introduced the legalization of limited casino gaming in the form of integrated...
Potential Risks for Companies that Process Personal Data of Dutch App Users|
Nini Blom, Radboud Ribbert, Marie-José van der Heijden; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
January 5, 2017, previously published on December 21, 2016On Nov. 22, 2016, the District Court of The Hague ruled on a non-compliance matter under the Dutch Data Protection Act (DDPA), which implements the EU Privacy Directive (Directive). The ruling of the District Court broadens the scope of application of the DDPA.
|New DMCA Regulations: Existing, New Designated Agents Must Register Online|
Paul A. "Dash" McLean, Tamara Suden, Marc H. Trachtenberg; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
December 21, 2016, previously published on December 12, 2016The U.S. Copyright Office has promulgated new regulations affecting the designation of registered agents under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) safe harbor program which have been implemented as of Dec. 1, 2016. These changes should be noted by certain online service providers and...
|Now is the Time to Revisit the Advancement and Indemnification Provisions of Delaware LLC Agreements|
Jennifer Brady, Kenneth A. Gerasimovich; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
December 21, 2016, previously published on December 5, 2016Imagine setting off on an exciting venture with a new business partner. You have a great business plan and have formed a new Delaware limited liability company. Your lawyer circulates the draft limited liability company agreement that will govern your relationship with your partner and the...
|Council of Institutional Investors warns of “Zombie” Directors on Corporate Boards|
Greenberg Traurig LLP;
December 21, 2016, previously published on December 19, 2016The Council of Institutional Investors, or CII, released an advisory article on “zombie” directors on corporate boards. A zombie director is a director who failed to win majority support of shareholders in an annual election, regardless of the company’s vote requirement, but still...
|A View from London: The Impact of Brexit on UK Mergers & Acquisitions|
Fiona Adams, Alex Gest; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
December 21, 2016, previously published on December 5, 2016On 23 June 2016, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. Although the English High Court decided on 3 November 2016 that the UK Government must obtain the approval of the UK Parliament before it can trigger the Brexit process governed by Article 50 of the EU Treaty, the Prime...
|DOJ and FTC’s Antitrust Division Issue Hiring and Compensation Guidance for Human Resource Professionals|
James I. Serota; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
December 21, 2016, previously published on December 5, 2016On Oct. 20, 2016, the United States Department of Justice, Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission issued antitrust guides for human resource professionals. The guides are intended to alert human resource professionals and others involved in hiring and compensation decisions to...
|The Potential for Unprecedented Use of the Congressional Review Act to Roll Back Obama Administration Rules|
Charles F. Bass; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
December 21, 2016, previously published on December 6, 2016Much attention has been focused of late on the impact that the incoming president will have on President Obama’s executive orders and rulemaking relative to a great number of issues where the president determined that he could not work with the Republican Congress. President-elect Trump has...
|The Attorney-Client Privilege Post-Merger|
Kenneth A. Gerasimovich, Sheran Sharafi; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
December 21, 2016, previously published on December 5, 2016Attorneys should keep in mind the importance of preserving the attorney-client privilege during the course of an M&A transaction and understand (and cause the client to understand) which communications regarding the transaction are protected by the attorney-client privilege and what actions may...