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January 2017 FisherBroyles Corporate Law Update: TCPA – Much Broader Than You Think!

CORPORATE LAW UPDATE January 2017 View as PDF TCPA – Much Broader Than You Think! Congress original enacted the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) in 1991 to deal with unwanted automated calling campaigns (i.e., robocalls) that were using up consumers’ cell phone minutes in an unwanted, often intrusive manner. While the law continues to apply to traditional telephone [...]

Brazilian Conglomerate Odebrecht SA Agrees to Record-Setting Settlement in Bribery Case—Firm Set to Pay Up to $4.5 Billion

December 23, 2016 — In a lengthy statement issued by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on December 21, 2016, it was announced that Brazilian construction-industry giant Odebrecht SA (Odebrecht) has admitted to violating anti-bribery and corruption laws in a number of countries and agreed to pay between $2.6 and $4.5 billion in a deal to [...]

Dec 2016 Corporate Law Update — Free Speech Isn’t Always Free: Employer Regulation of Political Expression

FISHERBROYLES CORPORATE LAW UPDATE | December 2016 View as a PDF Free Speech Isn’t Always Free: Employer Regulation of Political Expression RECOUNT! LOCK HER UP! ABOLISH THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE! MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN! During politically charged times such as the present, employers often face complicated challenges in managing workplace dialogue.  In a recent study by CareerBuilder, as [...]

FisherBroyles Corporate Law Update—October 2016

CORPORATE LAW UPDATE October 2016 PDF Version REGULATION A – NOW BIGGER, BIFURCATED AND (SOMETIMES) BENEFICIAL Regulation A, the so-called “mini IPO” exemption from registration under the Securities Act of 1933, has existed since the 1930s.  An offering limit of $5 million combined with relatively high compliance costs kept Regulation A from being a viable [...]