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HTMLNew 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;
Legal Alert/Article
January 5, 2017, previously published on December 22, 2016
On 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...

 

HTMLPassage of the Japan Integrated Resorts Act
Koji Ishikawa, John Stapleton, Ryo Takizawa; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 5, 2017, previously published on December 22, 2016
On 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...

 

HTMLNew Potential Risks for Companies that Process Personal Data of Dutch App Users
Nini Blom, Radboud Ribbert, Marie-José van der Heijden; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 5, 2017, previously published on December 21, 2016
On 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.

 

HTMLNew DMCA Regulations: Existing, New Designated Agents Must Register Online
Paul A. "Dash" McLean, Tamara Suden, Marc H. Trachtenberg; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 21, 2016, previously published on December 12, 2016
The 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...

 

HTMLNow is the Time to Revisit the Advancement and Indemnification Provisions of Delaware LLC Agreements
Jennifer Brady, Kenneth A. Gerasimovich; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 21, 2016, previously published on December 5, 2016
Imagine 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...

 

HTMLCouncil of Institutional Investors warns of “Zombie” Directors on Corporate Boards
Greenberg Traurig LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 21, 2016, previously published on December 19, 2016
The 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...

 

HTMLA View from London: The Impact of Brexit on UK Mergers & Acquisitions
Fiona Adams, Alex Gest; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 21, 2016, previously published on December 5, 2016
On 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...

 

HTMLDOJ and FTC’s Antitrust Division Issue Hiring and Compensation Guidance for Human Resource Professionals
James I. Serota; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 21, 2016, previously published on December 5, 2016
On 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...

 

HTMLThe Potential for Unprecedented Use of the Congressional Review Act to Roll Back Obama Administration Rules
Charles F. Bass; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 21, 2016, previously published on December 6, 2016
Much 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...

 

HTMLThe Attorney-Client Privilege Post-Merger
Kenneth A. Gerasimovich, Sheran Sharafi; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 21, 2016, previously published on December 5, 2016
Attorneys 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...

 


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