JD Supra Corporate Brief: Compensation Committees, Volcker Rule, OSHA Whistleblowers, Ambush Elections

Five years ago today, Bernie Madoff was arrested and charged with securities fraud in a $50 billion Ponzi scheme.

NASDAQ wants to change its listing standards for compensation committee independence… (Shearman & Sterling)

The feds approved the Volcker Rule yesterday, bringing in new era of financial regulation… (Corporate Law Report)

Considering an “acqui-hire”? Consider your potential liabilities… (MoFo Tech)

If you fire an employee without cause, can she ignore her non-compete and steal your clients? (Jim McQuade, Julia Riechert, and Devin Slack at Orrick)

OSHA’s new online whistleblower complaint makes it easier than ever for employees to file… (JD Supra Contributors)

Are the EU’s changes to merger control rules one step forward and two steps back? (Jens Hackl and Svajune Sakalyte at Morrison & Foerster)

The sun’s coming up on the first wave of generic top-level domains… (Michelle Donovan and Laurie Löben Sels at Duane Morris)

The NLRB just called off its ambush election rules lawsuit… (Proskauer)

Navigating non-competition agreements can perplex even the most sophisticated business professionals… (Peter Vilmos at Burr & Forman)

Approximately 300 employers were named as defendants in a recently filed ERISA class action lawsuit… (Wilson Sonsini)

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