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Corporate Governance: a Primer on Board Member Evaluation

Reproduced with permission from Corporate Accountability Report, 11 CARE 667, 06/24/2013. Copyright © 2013 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033) http://www.bna.com Download a PDF of this article: Corporate Governance: a Primer on Board Member Evaluation By Bill Capps and Rob Steinberg The heightened focus on corporate governance by regulators, stock exchanges, and investors over […]

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JMBM Retail Alert: Collecting Customer Information Online

Collecting Customer Information Online California Supreme Court Rules Song-Beverly Credit Card Act Inapplicable to Digital Downloads by Robert E. Braun, Esq. In an opinion issued on February 4, 2013, the California Supreme Court (by a narrow 4-3 majority) resolved one of the burning questions in the Song-Beverly Credit Card Act, California Civil Code § 1747 […]

Corporate, Litigation and Mergers & Acquisitions

Orange County Business Journal: Good Deals Gone Bad: Fiduciary Liabilities in Mergers and Acquisitions

Bill Capps and Mark Adams’s article, “Good Deals Gone Bad: Fiduciary Liabilities in Mergers and Acquisitions,” was published in the Orange County Business Journal’s Mergers & Acquisitions supplement. To view a PDF of this article, click here. Good Deals Gone Bad: Fiduciary Liabilities in Mergers and Acquisitions By Mark S. Adams and William F. Capps Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP The […]

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Collecting Customer Information Online: California Court Rules Song-Beverly Credit Card Act Inapplicable to Online Retailers

Collecting Customer Information Online California Court Rules Song-Beverly Credit Card Act Inapplicable to Online Retailers Robert E. Braun, Esq. On August 24, 2011, the California Superior Court for San Francisco County held in Gonor v. Craigslist Inc. that the provisions of the Song-Beverly Credit Card Act, California Civil Code § 1747 et seq. (the “Act”) […]

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BNA's Corporate Counsel Weekly: Social Media Records as Corporate Records

Social media records as corporate records by Robert E. Braun Bob Braun’s article titled "Social Media Records as Corporate Records," was published in the August 31, 2011 edition of BNA’s Corporate Counsel Weekly. To view a PDF version, click here. See PDF for footnote information. August 31, 2011. Reprinted with permission. Where and how companies […]

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New Law: California Imposes Additional Information Security Requirements on California Businesses

New Law: California Imposes Additional Information Security Requirements on California Businesses The bill text documents for SB 24 can be found here: http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/postquery?bill_number=sb_24&sess=CUR&house=S&author=simitian On August 31, 2011, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 24, an amendment to California’s breach notification law, requiring all California business and governmental agencies to notify the California Attorney […]

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JMBM Corporate Law Newsletter: Back of the Agreement-Boilerplate Provisions

Back of the Agreement–Boilerplate Provisions The term “boilerplate” dates back to the 1890s, when printing plates of text for advertisements or syndicated columns were cast or stamped in steel ready for the printing press and distributed to newspapers around the United States. They were called boilerplates because of their resemblance to the thick, tough steel […]

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JMBM Corporate Law Newsletter: Cloud Computing, Part III

Cloud Computing, Part III JMBM Corporate Law Newsletter: Cloud Computing, Part III This article is the last in a series about cloud computing. Read parts one and two to get the full story. In past issues of the JMBM Corporate Law Newsletter, we discussed some of the benefits and challenges of cloud computing. As discussed […]