Recently by Alice Hsu
Navigating the Bumps: A corporate partner tries to help other women find legal jobs and thrive
Alice Hsu, a partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, focuses on capital markets and corporate governance. Her family’s favored professions, however, were centered around medicine and engineering, leading Alice to wonder what her life would have been like had she followed one of those...Read More
Cybersecurity Update: Are Data Breach Disclosure Requirements On Target?
As discussed in Akin Gump’s annual “Top Ten Topics for Directors in 2014,” cybersecurity and data privacy are indeed among the hottest topics in the boardroom this year due to the dramatic rise in cyber attacks and data breaches. As part of a board’s risk management...Read More
SEC Releases Guidance On Application Of Regulation FD To Social Media Channels
On April 2, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a Report of Investigation (the “Report”) in connection with its investigation of whether a post by the chief executive officer of Netflix, Inc. on his personal Facebook page violated Regulation FD. The SEC...Read More
Regulatory & Compliance
Whistleblowing - A Better Way To Separate Credible Tips?
Editor: Please comment on how the new rules for whistleblowers differ from the SEC's current whistleblower program. Hsu: In July 2010, the Dodd-Frank Act added Section 21F to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. This new section requires the SEC, pursuant to such rules as it adopts, to pay...Read More