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BLT: December 2011

Our Mini-Theme: Topics in Cyberspace Law

Feature Articles

Our Mini-Theme: Topics in Cyberspace Law

This issue’s mini-theme looks at recent proposed legislation, regulation, regulatory guidance, and caselaw, both within the United States and globally, that could dramatically affect the way business is conducted online and in connection with online communications.

The Permanent Editorial Board for the Uniform Commercial Code issued a report that describes the application of selected provisions of UCC Articles 3 and 9 to several key issues that may come up in connection with mortgage notes.

This article explains the recent OPENLANE decision in the Delaware Court of Chancery and how it interacts with Omnicare and Revlon.

An interview with Kathleen Hopkins.

This issue’s Inside Business Law focuses on Mergers and Acquisitions Committee; the Legal Opinions Committee; Cyberspace Law: Disruptive Innovation; and on materials dealing with hedge funds from 2011 ABA Annual Meeting.

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Question: In 2013, Edward Snowden facilitated the release of more than 58,000 classified documents and exposed the Section 215 bulk data collection and PRISM monitoring programs. Who is credited in some circles as pulling off the first network “hack” in history? 

Please see Inside Business Law for the answer to this month’s Business Law Section Trivia Question.

The June 2016 issue of Business Law Today will have two main themes: compliance and white collar crime. Compliance topics include practical tips ranging from hiring in the workplace to regulatory compliance with company jets. White collar crime will look inside encryption for lawyers as well as multijurisdictional bribery enforcement. In this issue, readers will get acquainted with the brand-new cyber technology column and the second piece in a three-part series on commercial contracts.

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