How the JOBS Act Benefits Smaller Businesses

On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the “JOBS Act”), designed to assist the economic recovery by easing securities regulations to make it easier for small businesses to raise funds through the public and private capital markets.   A brief summary of the aspects of the law that […]

Data Brokers, Prepare to be Regulated

On March 26, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a much-anticipated report concerning consumer privacy; an area of increasingly important concern to the government. The report, called “Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change,” was issued in the wake of a number of enforcement actions against companies and industries involving unfair or […]