Most-Viewed Updates on JD Supra: Nov 2012

[Video: #23 on this month’s most-viewed list, Baseball Analogy Catches Differences in Private Equity and Venture Capital Investment Theories, by Fenwick & West]

 Popular topics on JD Supra for the last month? Election analysis, the Affordable Care Act, cloud computing, impending tax issues for the new year, Facebook shenanigans, corporate bankruptcy matters, lessons from the BP fallout, the holiday season, and more. Oh and on that last score, hope your holiday season is starting out well.  It’s that time of year to start making lists. Here’s one from us – a quick look at what grabbed reader attention for the month:


  1. Illinois Supreme Court to Consider Possible Limits on Homeowners Association Security – Sedgwick LLP
  2. What Every Employer Should Know About the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – Foley Hoag
  3. Why Plan Sponsors Should Avoid Using Their Payroll Provider as Their 401(k) TPA – The Rosenbaum Law Firm
  4. Top 12 Immigration Mistakes Employers Made In 2012 – Fisher & Phillips LLP
  5. Failure to Extend the Renewable Energy Production Tax Credit: Will It Send Wind Energy Investors Packing for Opportunities Abroad? – K&L Gates
  6. A Break in the Clouds – What’s Trending in Cloud Computing? – Pillsbury Global Sourcing Practice
  7. 2012 Post-Election Analysis: A Narrowly Divided Electorate Has Spoken: How Will The President and The Congress Respond? – Patton Boggs LLP
  8. Facebook Pictures of Employee Socializing at Local Festival Drown Her FMLA Claims – Franczek Radelet P.C.
  9. Are You Prepared for Major Income Tax Changes on January 1, 2013? – Loeb & Loeb LLP
  10. Elections Update: Labor Relations and the Polls – XpertHR Partnered with Lexis Nexis
  11. EEOC Guidance Threatens Employers Who Conduct Criminal Background Checks – Spilman Thomas & Battle PLLC
  12. Starbucks Owes Baristas Over $14 Million in Tips –
  13. [Video] Bill on Bankruptcy: Solyndra, Lehman, MF Global, ATP Oil, LSP Energy, Want Ads – Bloomberg Law
  14. Florida Minimum Wage Rising to $7.79 – Fisher & Phillips LLP
  15. BP’s Settlement With DOJ: Lessons Learned Within the Congressional Investigations Arena – Skadden
  16. Hostess Court Authorizes Rejection of Bakers’ Union Collective Bargaining Agreements – Cadwalader Financial Restructuring
  17. Capital Gains and Dividend Income Tax Rates Scheduled to Increase in 2013: Added Impact of New Medicare Contribution Tax – Fox Rothschild
  18. New Charges for News Corp: Are FCPA Charges Just Around the Corner? – Thomas Fox
  19. Health Insurance Rebate Checks Issued to 11,000 Arizona Companies – Jaburg Wilk
  20. Witches, Warlocks….and Santa? Religious Accommodations During the Holiday Season – Davis Brown
  21. Facebook Opens Door to Giving Your Personal Information to an Affiliated Ad Agency – BakerHostetler
  22. Sanctions on Foreign Subsidiaries Implemented Under Iran Threat Reduction Act – Sheppard Mullin
  23. [Video] Baseball Analogy Catches Differences in Private Equity and Venture Capital Investment Theories – Fenwick & West
  24. The Dangers (for Employers) of Synthetic Marijuana – Miller & Martin PLLC
  25. IP Buzz – October 2012 – Venable LLP


Most-viewed on JD Supra for Oct 2012