1. JD Supra Morning Brief: Online Poker, Fiscal Cliff, Deepwater Horizon, Cloud Computing

    Cookies baked? Check. Presents wrapped? Check. Stockings hung? Check. Sounds like it’s time for a break – a JD Supra Morning Brief break, that is:

    Smells like trade secrets (Levick

    Employers: stop making these immigration mistakes, and you’ll stay off the feds’ naughty list (Fisher & Phillips

    The Cloud Legal Project aims to reduce uncertainty regarding the legal and regulatory status of cloud computing in the UK (Pillsbury

    Ever wonder what exactly is on the other side of the Fiscal Cliff? Ever hope you never have to find out? (JD Supra Contributors

    New Jersey lawmakers have once again voted to allow online poker in the state. How will Governor Christie respond? (Ifrah Law

    The main lesson from BP’s guilty plea to 14 criminal counts and record $4 billion fine in connection with the Deepwater Horizon disaster? Don’t lie to Congress (Skadden Arps

    Let’s get this “Pulaski Days” party started! Unless, of course, you’re on FMLA leave due to excruciating back pain (Franczek Radelet

    Wait – is this lawsuit between Electronic Arts and Zynga happening in a real courtroom or one or in The Ville? (Fenwick & West

    Doctors: think it costs too much to encrypt every single email you send to a patient? Is $50,000 per violation of the HIPAA Security Rule less expensive? (Poyner Spruill

    I don’t know about you, but if I’m working for a company that forbids taking work off company property, I certainly wouldn’t take my laptop home for the evening, let alone to China (Miller Canfield


    Merry Christmas from @JDSupraBuzz