JD Supra Corporate Brief: Hacking Responses, California Laws, Delaware Corporations, Greenmail Threats

On this day in 1947, the transistor was first demonstrated at Bell Laboratories. We’ve come a long way…

Most of the time, “hacking back” is only going to create more troubles… (Trevor Nagel and Joseph Schenck at White & Case)

Ringing in the New Year in the Golden State? You’ll need to know about these new employment laws… (Cynthia Moir and Michael Westheimer at Buchalter Nemer)

Delaware corporations and LLCs, read this… (Akin Gump)

Banks and other financial institutions need to act now to address the reputational risks of social media… (Patton Boggs)

Group health plans – you’ve got a lot to do in the next ten days… (Andy Anderson, Saghi Fattahian, Allison Goodman, and Georgina O’Hara at Morgan Lewis)

We’ve all heard of blackmail, but public companies need to be prepared for “greenmail” again… (Enrico Granata and Spencer Klein at Morrison & Foerster)

The SEC just proposed a new way for companies to raise up to $50 million more quickly and for less money… (Armstrong Teasdale)

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure in the compensation committee meeting… (Jonathan Ocker and Robert Varian at Orrick)

Big banks have something new to worry about: antitrust investigations and civil lawsuits… (Quinn Emanuel)

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