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License to travel: how regulation is benefiting business abroad
Cohen: Cyprus Is Not A Template For Future Restructurings
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
Lessons Learned from the Parker Drilling DPA and Ralph Lauren NPA
Lessons Learned from the BizJet Executives FCPA Enforcement Actions
Sullivan & Cromwell's M&A Hotline is Ringing
Weekly Brief: $350K in Wine Leads to $14M Lawsuit
Buchheit: Cyprus Could Need a Second Bailout
Consultant: BigLaw Growth is NOT Dead!
Bill on Bankruptcy: How Purchasers of AMR Stock Made a Killing
SEC News - Five Year Enforcement Limitation, FCPA Charges for Foreign Nationals, More...
Could A US-EU Free Trade Deal Harm The WTO?
Weekly Brief: New DOJ Tact Pushes Bank Subsidiaries To Admit Guilt
Aquila: M&A Looking Up in 2013; "The Negatives Are Built In"
Next Step in Airline M&A: Cross-Border Deals
More Law Firm Mergers in 2013
Transaction Monitoring Under the FCPA
The Corporate Law Report: First-to-File Patents, Hiring for Cultural Fit, Roth Conversions Post-Fiscal Cliff, and Global Corporate Insights
Federal Economic Espionage Act Overview
The Eli Lilly FCPA Enforcement Action-Lessons Learned
Every year, we survey Morrison & Foerster’s Global Sourcing Group lawyers around the world to create a snapshot of the current state of the global outsourcing market and to identify emerging trends that are likely to shape...more
Federal Government Regulations:
Canada Gazette, Part II, March 27, 2013:
Contraventions Act -
SOR/2013-41 Regulations Amending the Application of Provincial Laws Regulations.
On April 17, 2013, Mexico's new Privacy Notice Guidelines will go into effect. The Guidelines impose extensive requirements for furnishing adequate data privacy notices and obtaining consent before personal data is collected...more
This advisory is one of a series prepared by Pillsbury's China Practice on questions frequently asked by our clients doing business in China. In June 2012, we published an advisory on personal data protection in China in...more
An important federal appeals court has determined that a Connecticut court has jurisdiction over a Canadian citizen whose only act in Connecticut was accessing information on a computer server located in Connecticut. In...more
According to a recent study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (“OECD”) roughly 25 percent of the 255 million people in the world with a bachelor’s degree currently reside in the U.S., a proportion...more
A recent special report in the Economist focused on the general state of the offshore outsourcing industry, with a particular focus on the emerging trend of companies relocating the performance of IT services from offshore...more
In the summer of 2009, in an office at Goldman Sachs, in the waning hours of his last day of employment, a computer programmer named Sergey Aleynikov encrypted more than 500,000 lines of source code from Goldman’s proprietary...more
Last month, a federal appeals court issued a ruling permitting an employer in Connecticut to pursue a claim against a former employee who allegedly misappropriated the employer's confidential information from outside the...more
Since 2008, if you or your employees are traveling into the United States with a laptop, tablet or other electronic device, that device may be searched by border crossing agents, without cause or justification for suspicion....more
In a decision that could make it easier for U.S. companies to enforce claims against employees who commit cyber theft from remote locations, including from beyond U.S. borders, the Second Circuit breathed life into a...more
In this issue:
- European Data Protection Law: Breach Notification Requirements – A Global Approach
- FTC Announces $1 Million Penalty for Children’s Privacy Violations by Fan-Club Website Operator
Back in September 2011, Sixing Liu, a Chinese national-U.S. permanent resident, was charged by the U.S. Government for U.S. export control law violations. Liu allegedly took export-controlled technical data on military...more
Four Rules for Interacting with Healthcare Professionals in the Asia Pacific
Facing legal sanctions and cultural gaffes is a reality when dealing with healthcare professionals in the Asia Pacific.
In This Issue
MOFCOM Issues Measures on Investigation and Handling of Failure on Declaration of Business Operators' Concentration
Implementing Regulations for the PRC Bid Invitation and Submission Law
President Obama’s export control reforms were launched in 2009 to tighten controls on the exporting of technology and weapons, but the implications are just now being grasped by many employers who depend upon foreign workers...more
As the global transfer of people, products and technology increases, organizations of all sizes are likely to see an increase in concerns about import and export control regulations. Concerns about "deemed exports" rear their...more
Beginning on February 20, 2011, the U.S. Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (“CIS”) assumed a role in the U.S. Government's increasing regulation of technology exports. The new role for CIS relates to the transfer...more
U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin to accept fiscal year (FY) 2012 H-1B petitions on April 1, 2011, for H-1B positions with start dates of October 1, 2011, which is when the next U.S. government...more
The federal Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program provides funds for job retraining and other benefits to those who have lost jobs due to international trade, including offshore outsourcing. Benefits include income...more
At the beginning of each year, we survey Morrison & Foerster’s Global Sourcing Group lawyers in Asia, Europe, and the United States regarding the current state of the world’s outsourcing market and emerging trends likely to...more
Beginning on December 23, 2010, companies petitioning for certain non-immigrant visas to employ foreign persons in the United States will, when completing a Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker – Form I-129, be required to...more
A summary of the steps companies should take in the China market to ensure their employees uphold IP, trade secret and new invention obligations in the course of their employment and beyond. This article discusses the place...more
Geotechnical engineers at Loughborough University in England are working on a new way to prevent catastrophic soil collapses on construction sites as well as landslides that occur naturally but without warning. The sound...more
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