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Update on Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code and Delaware Bankruptcy Court’s Decision in the Fisker Automotive Holdings Inc. Bankruptcy Case
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What you need to know about Canada's new Anti-Spam Law (CASL)
Lamson Comments on Volcker Rule
Which types of employers are more susceptible to get sued?
The M&A Word of the Day™ from the Book of Jargon® – Global Mergers & Acquisitions Is Inversion
How to Avoid Corruption Risks in China
Dealmaker's Dish: Corporate Dealmaker Update
The 2013 Amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law
The Building Blocks of a Technology Deal
How can business owners manage legal risks?
What is at will employment law?
Lease Negotiations – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin
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Attorney and Solicitor Susan Foster, Member of Mintz Levin's Corporate & Securities Practice, discusses the proposed changes to the EU’s data protection and privacy rules. ...more
Les médias n’ont de cesse de se faire l’écho d’attaques de botnet à l’assaut de Spamhaus, de flaming worms voleurs d’informations stratégiques au Moyen-Orient ou des dommages causés par Stuxnet, l’arme fatale capable de...more
In 1999, the legislature enacted SB 105 (Burton) which obligates CalPERS and CalSTRS to support, whenever feasible, shareholder resolutions at domestic and international corporations in which those funds have invested that...more
A new ruling that could affect how Phoenix law offices advise their
clients on contract law is currently in the news. In September, an
Arizona appellate court advised that a trial court needed to determine
Indian Webinar Series
Cross-Border Data Privacy and Security Best Practices
As companies become more global, with operations, employees and customers across multiple jurisdictions and with greater reliance than ever on...more
In Part II on In-House Counsel, I examine the field of enforcement risks facing in-house counsel and outline my Top 6 Risks. The challenges facing in-house counsel are significant and growing. It is important to try and...more
The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has released a draft Code of Practice on Data Anonymisation. The UK ICO will be conducting a consultation on the draft Code until August 23, 2012....more
Foreign companies doing business in China should consider adopting safeguards to protect employee personal data to reduce the risk of unauthorized disclosure or claims of infringement of privacy.
This advisory is one...more
No matter how big or small your company currently might be, your company needs a geolocation policy that takes human rights into account if you are either:
- gathering or storing data that personally identifies your...more
China, like many jurisdictions, continues to grapple with the issue of whether and how to protect personal information in light of new technologies and services designed to collect and use personal information in new and...more
A review and analysis of the proposed EU Data Protection Reform: the General Data Protection Regulation and the Police and Criminal Justice Data Protection Directive. ...more
Last Wednesday, the European Commission unveiled the changes to its data privacy laws. If the changes are adopted, companies will deal with a single, national data-protection authority in the EU country in which they have...more
Planned changes to the European Union's Data Protection Directive (EU Directive), some of which are directed at non-EU companies, may significantly impact how U.S.-based entities that interact with EU consumers can collect,...more
The issue of confidentiality in offshore financial centres is high on the agenda in the financial press. Whether it is banking secrecy or the disclosure requirements governing the establishment of offshore companies and...more
A non-disclosure agreement (NDA) is an agreement between (at least) two parties, where one is the provider of the information that is to be protected and another is the receiver of the information. The non-disclosure...more
Series of court filings from In re Balas & Morales, the California case in which twenty bankruptcy judges jointly signed an opinion striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as unconstitutional to the extent it...more
In This Issue:
Privacy/Security/Risk: Divulging Information on the Internet; Cyberspace Risk: What You Don't Know Could Hurt You.
Compliance: Does Your Nonprofit's Internet Policy Comply with Federal Labor Law;...more
The publication is designed to offer simple and short descriptions of the legal requirements which have to be observed in major European countries when documents are stored electronically for long term archiving purposes. It...more
Ann Bevitt of Morrison & Foerster (UK) LLP examines the data protection issues facing both sellers and buyers during the course of a business or share sale.
The recent introduction of fines of up to £500,000 for serious...more
The ability to convert capital expenditures to operating expenses, tax considerations and other cost-savings benefits are sending businesses to the cloud with glee, the legal profession lagging behind but getting the hint....more
An earlier Alert, "German Privacy Regulators Issue Decision on Data Protection and Safe-Harbor Self-Certification of US Companies," analyzed the Düsseldorfer Kreis decision that appeared to undermine the US Department of...more
A recent decision of German regulators may make compliance with privacy protections more challenging for US businesses doing business in Germany. Germany operates a regional system of data privacy regulation where each Länder...more
LEGISLATIVE ALERT! Proposed Federal Online Privacy Law will change compliance requirements for website disclosures and opt in requirements. ...more
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