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Robert Barbieri's practice involves all aspects of corporate and securities law, including securities law and compliance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital transactions, joint ventures, finance transactions, and corporate governance. He has experience representing public companies with respect to capital markets transactions and SEC reporting requirements, as well as advising emerging companies on entity formation, financing, and general corporate matters. Read his full bio here.

In recent months, the White House and members of Congress have called for an overhaul of the forty-year old Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (“FERPA”) ((20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99), which safeguards the privacy of students’ educational records.

Originally enacted in 1974, FERPA applies only to federal funded elementary, secondary and