JD Supra Corporate Brief: European Cookies, Gene Patents, Reasonable Customers, Liquidity Requirements

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Those Europeans sure are particular about their cookies, aren’t they? (Cedric Burton, Christopher Kuner, and Anna Pateraki at Wilson Sonsini)

The EEOC just fined an employer $30,000 for not protecting a worker from sexual harassment by a non-employee… (Kevin Ceglowski and David Woodard at Poyner Spruill)

You might think that last year’s Supreme Court lawsuit had settled the legal battles over Myriad’s gene patents once and for all… (Kevin Noonan at MBHB)

She can’t believe it IS butter – but that’s not what a “reasonable customer” would think… (Brendan Ford and Cassandra Jones at K&L Gates)

Will the feds get regulation of business development companies right? (Anna Pinedo at Morrison & Foerster)

MOFCOM goes electronic… (Frank Schoneveld at McDermott Will & Emery)

The proposed new liquidity requirements for major US banks are mind-numbing… (Shearman & Sterling)

Just in time for the holiday season: the Illinois Supreme Court invalidated the state’s plan to tax Internet retailers… (Baker Donelson)

The SEC has established a 12-person Financial Reporting and Auditing Task Force to root out accounting fraud in public companies… (John Grugan and Christine O’Neil at Ballard Spahr)

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