JD Supra Corporate Brief: Crowdfunding Portals, FCPA Charges, President Obama, TCPA Filings

150 years ago today, the International Red Cross was formed in Geneva. Happy birthday!

Running a crowdfunding portal isn’t for the faint of heart… (Brian Korn at Pepper Hamilton)

Diebold just agreed to pay the SEC and the DOJ $48 million to settle criminal charges of violating the FCPA… (Max Chester, Pamela Johnston, and David Simon at Foley & Lardner)

No, President Obama’s order that Ralls Corp divest its interest in four Oregon wind projects is not unconstitutional… (John Burke at BakerHostetler)

Let’s slow things down a bit: European country leaders vote to delay the EU data protection framework… (Kate Lucente at DLA Piper)

Sorry guys, but that class action you just won is still a class action if you call it something else… (Julian Perlman at BakerHostetler)

One statistic says it all: TCPA filings increase 65 percent year-to-date… (Joshua Threadcraft at Burr & Forman)

Did Judge George King just give Warner Chappell an early birthday present? (Joseph DiCioccio at Mintz Levin)

Two Internet companies were just held liable for counterfeit sales on their B2B platform… (Marcella Ballard and Victoria Danta at Venable)

Need to know the rules for hiring independent contractors in, say, Chile, China, and Spain? You’re in luck… (Carson Burnham and Bonnie Puckett at Ogletree Deakins)

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