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December 12, 2005

OFCCP Regulations Require Federal Contractors to Track Data on Internet Applicants

Federal regulations mandate that covered federal contractors and subcontractors collect information about the gender, race and ethnicity of "applicants" for employment. This information is necessary in order for the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) to enforce Executive Order 11246 and to review nondiscrimination and
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December 7, 2005

Employee Blogging: What Employers Don’t Know Could Hurt Them

December 2005Denver partner Jessica Brown is the author of "Employee Blogging: What Employers Don't Know Could Hurt Them," [PDF] published in the December 2005 issue of Law Journal Newsletters - Law Firm Partnership & Benefits Report.Reprinted with permission, December 2005 edition of Law Journal Newsletters - Law Firm
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December 2, 2005

The United States Patent and Trademark Office Adopts Interim Subject Matter Guidelines

The USPTO's Motivation for The GuidelinesOn October 26, 2005, the United States Patent and Trademark Office adopted a set of Interim Guidelines for Examination of Patent Applications for Patent Subject Matter Eligibility (the “Guidelines”). According to the USPTO, “[t]he principal objective of these Guidelines is to assist examiners in determ
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December 1, 2005

NYSE Proposes Amendments to its Corporate Governance Listing Standards

On November 23, 2005, the New York Stock Exchange filed proposed amendments to its corporate governance listing standards with the Securities and Exchange Commission for approval.  Among other things, the proposals would impact the NYSE's director independence requirements and related proxy disclosures and would mandate notification to the NYS
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November 30, 2005

Impact of Securities Offering Reform on Underwriting Arrangements

October 2005Partner Stephanie Tsacoumis is the author of "Impact of Securities Offering Reform on Underwriting Arrangements," [PDF] published in the October 2005 issue of Insights: The Corporate & Securities Law Advisor.This article is reprinted with permission from Aspen Publishers, copyright 2005, Insights, Volum
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November 30, 2005

U.S. Export Control Compliance Requirements for Government Contractors

November 2005Partners Joseph West and Judith Lee and associate Jason Monahan are authors of "U.S. Export Control Compliance Requirements for Government Contractors" [PDF] published in the November 2005 issue of Briefing Papers, a Thomson/West publication.Reprinted with permission, Briefing Papers, © 2005 Tho
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