JD Supra Corporate Brief: Legalized Marijuana, Polar Vortex, Data Breaches, Qualified Mortgage

One who breaks an unjust law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law.

– The Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.

Legalized pot can be an HR nightmare – here are three ways… (Corporate Law Report)

Polar vortex got you down? Some tips on recovering losses from the big chill of 2014… (Peter Gillon and Matthew Stockwell at Pillsbury)

Congress is turning up the heat on companies that collect and use consumer data… (Francine Friedman and Alice Hsu at Akin Gump)

The FTC just raised the mandatory HSR reporting thresholds… (Skadden Arps)

Some House lawmakers think the “qualified mortgage” rule is harmful to homeowners… (Marc Patterson at Ballard Spahr)

Of course you have all of the mandatory company policies. But do you have a policy management system that makes them accessible to employees? (The Network)

Five takeaways for health providers and other covered entities from the recent $150,000 fine over the loss of unencrypted thumb drive… (JD Supra Buzz)

Employers: here’s your list of 2014’s top ten wage & hour compliance priorities… (Adam Long at McNees Wallace & Nurick)

Here’s an in-depth look at what HR needs to know about the SEC’s CEO pay ratio rule… (Mark Weisberg at Thompson Coburn)

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