1. JD Supra Morning Brief: IRS Helps Sandy Victims, Solar Gets Sunny, Europe on the Brink of Disaster, and Other Friday Reads

    What a week: elections on Tuesday, Nor’easter on Wednesday, and New York gas rationing on Thursday. Isn’t it time for a cup of hot chocolate and the JD Supra Morning Brief? For your reading pleasure:

    This week in law: salaries, scandals and social media (Bloomberg Law

    The sun is shining on one solar company, but success in renewable energy can change overnight (McCarter & English

    The IRS extended filing deadlines for victims of Hurricane Sandy (Cole Schotz) (Fox Rothschild

    Employers should resist the urge to contest unemployment compensation claims (Sherman & Howard

    Zappo’s learns an important lesson in customer interaction (Wilson Sonsini

    Canada’s Copyright Modernization Act went into force this week (Fraser Milner Casgrain) (Field Law) (Heenan Blaikie

    Want to get into the fracking business? Read this first (McDermott Will & Emery

    Can you copyright a dress design? Probably not for a couple of years (at least) (Winthrop & Weinstine

    The 2012 elections are over. Let the legal commentary begin! (Is That Legal?

    What’s happening in Europe is not good for the US economy (or the world economy, for that matter) (Dechert

    The Yuba County Water Agency is planning to sue the National Marine Fisheries Services and the Army Corps of Engineers for violating … federal environmental protection laws (Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard

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