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Cyber is for Everyone

Cyber is for Everyone, written and presented by Carver Darden partner, Jacqueline M. Brettner, discusses best practices and cyber risk management strategies that companies of all sizes and...

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The Practical, Regulatory, and Legal Hurdles for Businesses Joining the Bitcoin Revolution

What Is Bitcoin? 

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Who’s Checking your Bank Statements? The Effect of the UCC on Fraud and Embezzlement Claims

Lost in the shuffle of spam mail, coupons, and wrongly addressed envelopes is a document critical to your business—your bank statement. Failure to review your bank statement might seem a small...

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Changes in the “Wild West of Estoppel Certificates”

There has been a flurry of legislative activity pertaining to estoppel certificates in the last few years. After many failed legislative efforts, Senate Bill 398 pertaining to estoppel...

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Carver Darden Partner, Jacqueline Brettner, Contributes to Latest CityBusiness Article Regarding Cyber Insurance

In the latest issue of CityBusiness, Jacqueline Brettner lends her perspective on cyber liability risk assessment for businesses large and small. In the article, which discusses cyber insurance...

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Copyright: Do you have the rights you think you do?

In my practice, I often come across situations where a business derives value from copyrightable materials, but that business may not necessarily have all the rights they think they do. If your...

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New State Lease Form

The Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (“DNR”) has been working on a new form for state mineral leases. In August of 2016, DNR released for public comment the most recent version of its...

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"Right to Yelp" vs. Website Terms of Service

Are your website Terms of Service (TOS) compliant with the new federal Consumer Review Fairness Act (CRFA), colloquially the "Right To Yelp" act? Although parts of this act became effective in...

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Open Source Software Companies Can Sue for License Breach

Legal Update: Northern District of California Upholds Open Source Software License 

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Social Media and Risks in the Workplace

Social Media and Risks in the Workplace, a downloadable presentation written and presented by Jacqueline M. Brettner, outlines the best practices and risk management strategies for...

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