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Johnson & Johnson May Exclude Shareholder Proposal for Binding Arbitration on Securities Claims

On February 11, 2019, the Staff of the Division of Corporation Finance granted no-action relief permitting Johnson & Johnson to omit a a shareholder proposal from its proxy statement relating to mandatory arbitration of shareholder claims arising under the federal … Continue reading

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Cusack on Foot Binding

Carmen M. Cusack (Nova Southeastern University) has posted Foot Binding: A Feminist Point of View (16 J. L. & Soc. Deviance 148 (2018)) on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: Foot binding is a cultural tradition that has been portrayed in terms … Continue reading

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Gambling App Fails to Create Binding Terms of Service–Wilson v. Huuuge

I’ve blogged about the Big Fish gambling case before Judge Leighton. He declined to order arbitration in that case, finding that Big Fish waived its right to arbitrate by extensively litigating the case. Judge Leighton is hearing some other similar … Continue reading

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Dutch Court Declares Largest-Ever European Investor Claims Settlement Binding

On July 13, 2018, the Amsterdam Court of Appeals finally approved the €1.3 billion ($1.5 billion) settlement of a series of shareholder claims against Fortis in the wake of the global financial crisis. The settlement, which had first been announced … Continue reading

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Europäische Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (EU DSGVO / EU GDPR): weitere Guidance zu Binding Corporate Rules (BCR)

Binding Corporate Rules (BCR) oder verbindliche interne Datenschutzvorschriften gemäss Art. 47 EU DSGVO gelten als geeignete Garantien zur Übermittlung von Personendaten in „unsichere“ Drittstaaten (z.B. USA oder China). Das UK Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) publizierte einen Blogbeitrag mit nützlichen Hinweisen … Continue reading

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