Topic: international

ICANN’s Domain Name Review: First gTLD Comments Due August 12, 2012

[Link: ICANN Unveils New gTLD Applicants for Brand Owner Review – Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP] The Internet’s naming system is about to get a lot more complicated, and that’s a big deal for brand owners. Law firm Allen Matkins explains why in this video. Key takeaways: Formal objections can be filed… Read more »

Employment Law Roundup: NLRB, California Wage-Hour, OSHA Postings, and More

For your reference, an overview of recent commentary on labor and employment law: National Labor Relations Board NLRB Report Challenges Validity of Many Commonly Used Social Media Policies (Littler) NRLB Report: Employers’ Social Media Policies Must be Narrow, Must not Restrict Right to Engage in Protected Activities (Mintz Levin – Employment, Labor & Benefits) Alternative… Read more »

International Expansion: Legal Risks of Setting Up Outside the US

From Sonia Agee at Ropers Majeski Kohn & Bentley, who reminds business owners of the risks that can accompany the rewards of establishing international operations: “Establishing a foreign subsidiary may have lucrative business advantages, but if you’ve decided to pursue this strategy, it’s important to stay informed, plan ahead and follow proper compliance with both… Read more »