See below for this month's links to recent news and commentary on rapidly evolving Technology and Venture Law brought to you by the leadership of the Technology and Venture Law Committee. Read on for info that affects your livelihood and practice.
If you have suggestions for content to be included in our update, please email Vanessa Kaster, Blog Curator, at email@example.com or David Caplan, Committee Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Firms Beef Up Tax Practices in Silicon Valley as IRS Increases Scrutiny of IP Assets
By Amy Miller: LAW.COM
"Tax lawyers say they're already seeing bigger IRS teams at audit reviews and dispute resolutions involving high-tech companies"...read more about their suggestions.
Uncertainty in the Cloud: Changing Requirements for Disclosing Customer Data
By James B. Baldinger and Chas Short: Carlton Fields
"The explosion in the number of companies providing services that store data ''in the cloud'' provides new challenges for applying outdated laws to new technologies." This article examines the difficulties presented by the lack of clear legal guidance on disclosure of customer information by these companies.
CLE Free Webcast- Provide Legal Assistance to People Affected by Superstorm Sandy
This NYSBA CLE Webcast is FREE if it is viewed and the CLE form submitted before January 31, 2013.
Thanks for reading,
TechVentureLaw Leadership Team,
Vanessa Kaster, Blog Curator
David Caplan, Committee Chair