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|Practical Implications for California Companies Under the New Federal Trade Secret Law That Gives Businesses New Means to Protect Their Rights|
Duane Morris LLP;
July 22, 2016, previously published on May 13, 2016On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (“the DTSA”). Effective immediately, the DTSA grants trade secret owners a private right of action to sue in federal court for misappropriation of a trade secret that occurs on or after the date of...
|Canada Updates AML/ATF Regulations and Guidance|
Robert Dawkins, Fred Enns, Jeffrey S. Graham, Stephen J. Redican, Prema K.R. Thiele; Borden Ladner Gervais LLP;
July 22, 2016, previously published on July 7, 2016On June 17, 2016 the Canadian Governor General in Council issued an order ("Order") with respect to certain amendments to the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act ("Act"). The amendments were part of the Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 and will...
|Construction Contractor Faces Manslaughter Charge in Worker’s Death|
Nickole C. Winnett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
July 19, 2016, previously published on June 28, 2016A New York man and two construction companies he owns have been indicted on manslaughter and other charges in the death of an employee who plunged six stories to his death after allegedly being directed to perform work without fall protection.
Michael S. Berg;
July 7, 2016Over 15 million Americans are victims of Identity Theft each year. Another 100 million more are at risk. These alarming statistics prove that identity theft may be the most frequent and pervasive crime in the United States. Each year hackers become more sophisticated in their techniques and...
|What is an Internet Crime?|
Michael S. Berg;
July 7, 2016What is an Internet Crime?
|Driving Without A License in NY|
June 9, 2016, previously published on Spring 2016Driving Without A License in NY
|What Parents of Teens and Tweens Should Know About Social Media|
Michael A. Blnachard; Suisman Shapiro Attorneys-at-Law;
June 5, 2016, previously published by The Day on May 29, 2016Social media has forever changed our society. Nowhere is this shift more prevalent than in the arena of parenting. The exponential growth of the internet generally, and social media specifically, has created relatively uncharted territory for parents of teens and “tweens.”
|The DOJ’s 3-Step Plan to Increase FCPA Enforcement|
Jennifer Dowdell Armstrong, Mary I. Edquist; McDonald Hopkins LLC;
June 3, 2016, previously published on April 13, 2016The Department of Justice’s (“DOJ”) Fraud Section of the Criminal Division recently unveiled its Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Enforcement Plan and Guidance Memorandum (“Guidance”) outlining the three actions it will take to step up its efforts to detect and...
|Expungements are Now Possible for Non-Public Criminal Records|
Richard L. Hillman; Foster, Swift, Collins & Smith, P.C.;
May 16, 2016, previously published on April 15, 2016In 2015 the Michigan legislature made changes to MCL 780.621 that broaden a court's discretion to set aside both felony and misdemeanor criminal records, including non-public records.
|New False Accounting Offences in Australia Likely
to Increase Prosecutions for Foreign Corruption and Other Corporate Criminal
Steven W. Fleming; Jones Day;
March 30, 2016, previously published on March 2016The Australian Federal Parliament has enacted amendments to the Federal Criminal Code that are designed to address perceived deficiencies in Australia's legislative regime that prohibit Australians (individual and corporations) from bribing foreign government officials. Specifically, the amendments...