This month, social networking giant Facebook held an initial public offering for its shares. In this week’s Legal Issues in the News, Christine Hurt discusses the IPO process and whether Facebook’s was a success.
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If we had to associate a color with lawsuits, copyrights and trademarks it would likely be green, for money. Commentator Travis McDade is thinking of a different color. Here’s this week’s Legal Issues in the News.
In Washington, the 112th Congress is in session. With the November campaign in sight, we might expect Congress to be talking about the economy or more partisan social issues. But that's not all that's going on. There are several cybersecurity related bills in varying stages of the legislative process, as Jay Kesan explains in this week's Legal Issues in the news.
Microfinance has been both hailed as a global poverty solution and condemned as predatory lending. In this week's Legal Issues in the News, Christine Hurt explains the double-edged sword of microcredit.