Category: Regulatory Compliance

Second Circuit Holds Pro-Union Sentiment Outweighs Impropriety of Profanity-Laden Rant Against Supervisor, His Mother, and “His Entire ****ing Family”

Use of profanity by employees, whether in the workplace, outside the workplace, or on social media, presents difficult legal issues for the employer, as highlighted by a recent Second Circuit Court of Appeals decision overturning the firing of an employee who engaged in a highly continue reading...

More Guidance for Advertisers and Influencers to Navigate Online Reviews and Endorsements

Late last week, the International Consumer Protection and Enforcement Network (“ICPEN”) published three sets of guidelines covering online reviews and endorsements.  Why does this matter? ICPEN is an informal network of consumer protection law enforcement authorities from over 60 jurisdictions, including the US, the UK, continue reading...

Cybersecurity Compliance Just Got Tougher: Companies need specific, well-executed plans to meet growing demands of federal and state agencies.

While cybersecurity risks have increased, government regulation has traditionally lagged behind.   Recently, some government entities have tried to catch up by mandating that companies take a proactive approach toward protecting personal and competitively sensitive data. The move is a departure from the traditional reactive response continue reading...