Vivek Krishnamurthy

Vivek Krishnamurthy

Foley Hoag LLP

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European Court Establishes “Right to be Forgotten” Online

Today’s decision by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) that individuals enjoy the right to have truthful yet unflattering information about them “forgotten” from online search results is generating a great deal of...more

5/14/2014 - EU Freedom of Expression Google Human Rights Internet Right to Be Forgotten Right to Privacy Search Engines Social Networks Websites

European Union Moves Closer to Mandatory Social and Environmental Reporting

The European Union took another step toward requiring large companies to publish social and environmental performance reports when the European Parliament approved amendments to a draft directive by a 599-55 majority last...more

4/25/2014 - Annual Reports Corporate Governance EU Governance Standards NGOs Publicly-Traded Companies

Mandatory Social and Financial Reporting: Coming Soon to the European Union

Corporate social responsibility (“CSR”) may have its roots in voluntary efforts by businesses to address their broader impacts on society, but the trend towards CSR becoming mandatory advanced significantly this week under a...more

3/3/2014 - Corporate Social Responsibility EU Reporting Requirements

Yaiguaje v. Chevron: Blurring the Lines between Parents and Subsidiaries in Ontario

A recent ruling by Ontario’s highest court clarifying the law governing the enforcement of foreign judgments may turn Canada’s most populous province into an attractive forum for plaintiffs seeking to collect on judgments...more

2/18/2014 - Canada Parent Corporation Subsidiaries

Guilt by Geolocation? Bulk SMS Intimidation of Protesters in Ukraine

Reports that the Ukrainian government may be tracking the movements of anti-government protesters using their cellphones raises a number of difficult questions for telecommunications providers operating in that country....more

1/24/2014 - Cell Phones Human Rights Piracy Surveillance Telecommunications

Daimler AG v. Bauman: In Latest ATS Decision, the Supreme Court Limits Jurisdiction of U.S. Courts over Multinational Corporations

A sweeping decision by the Supreme Court on January 14 has further restricted the circumstances under which plaintiffs may sue multinational corporations in U.S. courts for harms occurring outside the United States....more

1/20/2014 - DaimlerChrysler DaimlerChrysler v Bauman Foreign Subsidiaries Multinationals Personal Jurisdiction SCOTUS Subsidiaries

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