Topic: Municipal Bankruptcy

JD Supra Corporate Brief: Self-Reporting, Market Manipulation, Green Chemistry, BYOD Privacy

On August 9, 1892, Thomas Edison is granted a patent for the two-way telegraph, one of the nearly 1,100 patents the inventor received in the United States.  Any business that stores consumer credit card numbers and other personal information should study carefully the $18 million FCRA ruling against Equifax… (Mintz Levin) So here’s the deal:… Read more »

JD Supra Corporate Brief: Data Collection, Background Checks, Two-Step Acquisitions, Securities Fraud

On the go? Get the JD Supra Corporate Brief delivered to your inbox, every weekday morning. Sign up here. New guidance from the Digital Advertising Alliance sets forth specific requirements for the collection and use of data from mobile devices… (Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati) Financial institutions that use criminal background checks to screen job… Read more »

Detroit Bankruptcy: Restructuring $18 Billion of Debt Will Be Long and Challenging…

[Link: Harvey Miller: Detroit Will Be In Bankruptcy “For A Long Time” – Bloomberg Law] It’s on. Last week, a federal judge gave the city of Detroit the go-ahead to proceed with its $18 billion bankruptcy case. An important step, but just the first of many in what promises to be a lengthy process sorting through… Read more »