JD Supra Corporate Brief: SEC Priorities, Cybersecurity Lawsuits, H-1B Petitions, Knowledgeable Employees

On February 26, 1995, the UK’s oldest investment bank, Barings Bank, collapses when broker Nick Leeson loses $1.4 billion by speculating on the Singapore International Monetary Exchange.

When the SEC Speaks, you should listen: highlights from the 2014 SEC Speaks Conference… (Perkins Coie)

Will the Cybersecurity Framework open the door to a new wave of class-action lawsuits? (Stephen Lilley, Archis Parasharami, and Evan Wooten at Mayer Brown)

File your H-1B petitions on April 1, because April 2 could be too late… (Larissa Dean at Spilman Thomas & Battle)

The US Attorney General wants Congress to set a national data breach notification standard… (Michelle Cohen at The Ifrah Law Firm)

The SEC just revised its definition of “knowledgeable employees” under the Investment Company Act… (Raymond Ling and Anastasia Rockas at Skadden Arps)

Betting on telemedicine? Watch out for the traps… (Mark Kadzielski and Jee-Young Kim at Pepper Hamilton)

Uh-oh: employee travel reimbursements can be taxable – even if the IRS doesn’t know it… (Kevin Packman at Holland & Knight)

Looks like FATCA could be just the tip of the iceberg… (Proskauer)

Not being able to access banking and financial services could be disastrous to the legal marijuana industry… (Fuerst Ittleman David & Joseph)

[Supra du Jour] Fracking

Real estate news on the go? Find it on Flipboard: Real Estate Watch

Visit JD Supra Business Advisor for more>>