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IRS Data Breach Results in Thousands of Fraudulent Tax Returns

On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015, the IRS disclosed that a data breach of its online Get Transcript application occurred when sophisticated hackers attempted to access over 200,000 personal tax accounts. More importantly, however, an IRS…more

[Webinar] Anti-Corruption Third-Party Due Diligence - June 4, 11:00 EDT

Due diligence on third parties, business partners and potential acquisition targets is essential in order to effectively manage corruption-related risk. With the majority of FCPA enforcement activity in recent years focused on these…more

Healthcare Organizations not Immune from Criminal Attacks on Sensitive Information

This month, the Ponemon Institute released its Fifth Annual Benchmark Study on Privacy & Security of Healthcare Data and its findings are generating a good deal of attention. In the past, the Study has found that most data breaches in…more

Dance Your Own Dance

Don’t let the other side control your negotiations. Parties often will structure their negotiations based on their perception of the reasonableness of the offers or demands made by the other parties. Frequently, I hear comments such…more

OFAC Issues Guidance Regarding the Parameters of Authorized Travel Between the U.S. and Cuba

On May 5, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued guidance regarding travel between the United States and Cuba. In particular, the guidance clarifies that companies authorized to transport…more

HBO’s “Silicon Valley” Is Like Sesame Street for Start-Ups

A recent episode of “Silicon Valley” was brought to you by the letters N-D-A. The protagonists are seeking funding for their start-up, Pied Piper, and one of the potential investment groups starts asking curiously technical questions…more

Meritas Capability Webinar - Avoiding Common Mistakes Companies Make When Operating a Business Aircraft

Business aircraft operations are highly regulated by several government agencies. Structuring the ownership and operation of business aircraft in compliance with this regulatory environment is difficult and requires knowledge of the…more

[Video]Meritas Capability Webinar - Avoiding Common Mistakes Companies Make When Operating a Business Aircraft

Business aircraft operations are highly regulated by several government agencies. Structuring the ownership and operation of business aircraft in compliance with this regulatory environment is difficult and requires knowledge of the…more

What Is Summary Judgment In California?

Summary judgment could be a potent tool to substantially damage the case against the defendant or cause a favorable settlement. Nonetheless, not always a Summary Judgment motion is viable or prudent. In this article, we explore, in…more

Physician Progress Report: Get one every doctor visit

Following every visit to your authorized treating doctor, be sure to ask the doctor or his assistant for a copy of the doctor’s physician progress report. There is a DIR-approved form that most doctors use, although some have modified…more

Bill Of Law Enables Banks’ T3 Or Senior Subordinated Notes In Spain

In the process of implementation of the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD) in Spain, the draft bill is proposing a change in the ranking of claims which will enable Spanish banks to issue the so-called senior subordinated…more

Keeping Your Privacy Promises: Retail Tracking and Opt-Out Choices

As children, many of us were taught how important it is to “keep your word.” Similarly, it is black letter privacy law that if a company commits (for instance, in a privacy policy or in website statements) to certain actions or…more

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