FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 175-Debra Bruce on new methods for law firm funding and its implications
Bjarne Tellmann of Pearson on Major Disruption in the Legal Industry
Marketing to Millennials
Top Three Cybersecurity Misconceptions
Technology in Healthcare
The Intersection of Cyber and D&O Coverage
Compiling Successful IP Solutions for Software Developers
Regan Miller, RPLU on Cyber Risk
BakerHostetler's Tanya Forsheit Discusses Cloud Computing
Perla: LegalTech Startups Can't Fix BigLaw's Cyber-Security Problems
Competitor or Collaborator? What UpCounsel's Growth Means for BigLaw
Polsinelli Podcasts - Hedge Funds Now Using IPR Challenges
MacEwen on BigLaw's 'Hollow Middle', Shaky Vereins & Dentons in China
Special Report: The Hot-ish Swag at LegalTech New York 2015
Is the Patent Litigation Boom Coming to an End?
What is Bitcoin 2.0?
Will 2015 Bring New Regulations for Bitcoin Users?
Waldman: Stop Immunizing Websites That Allow Harassment
A Moment of Simple Justice - Snitching Ain't Easy
Data Privacy: The Next Frontier of Corporate Compliance
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Technology Risks Have Changed: Know What To Look For -
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What exactly is the '"best" solution for an international business needing to handle and transfer personal data across borders?
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In This Issue:
- Five Core antitrust Principles For mergers of health insurers By: James M. Burns.
On July 9, WellPoint and Amerigroup, two prominent health insurers, announced that they intended to merge in a...more
A number of national enforcement agencies recently indicated they are going to start actively enforcing 2009/135/EC Directive (the “EU Cookie Directive”). If a US company has business operations in an EU member country, or...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.
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