JD Supra Corporate Brief: Fair Use, In-House Whistleblowers, Mortgage Lenders, Tick Sizes

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Your lease might be more important to the success of your business than you think… (Jeff Moerdler at Mintz Levin)

Influential court of appeals says in-house lawyers shouldn’t use privileged information to blow the whistle… (Jeffrey Coopersmith, Dennis Diaz, Robert Homchick, and Kent Thurber at Davis Wright Tremaine)

Bank of America wants to settle its $1.4 billion dispute with Freddie Mac by the end of the year… (Amy Podolsky at Bilzin Sumberg)

You may wonder what’s in the SEC’s 2013 Annual Report on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program. You might be better off asking instead is “what isn’t?” (Catherine Foti at Morvillo Abramowitz)

Here’s a tip for mortgage lenders: don’t try to collect on a discharged mortgage… (James Haltom at Burr & Forman)

The former vice chair of NASDAQ thinks it may be time to increase tick sizes… (Morrison & Foerster)

This is why employers shouldn’t adopt a one-size-fits-all drug and alcohol policy… (Proskauer)

Offshore MLPs can provide a tax efficient vehicle for investors – if structured properly… (Timothy Fenn and Sean Wheeler at Latham & Watkins)

Turns out the “I was just trying to land a new job” defense just might work against criminal trade secret theft charges under the right circumstances… (Kieran Kieckhefer and Mark Mermelstein at Orrick)

In employee relations, small gestures go a long way… (Jathan Janove at Ogletree Deakins)

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