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ISO Publishes Standard on Use and Application of Acellular In Vitro Tests and Methodologies to Assess Nanomaterial Biodurability

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In October 2017, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published standard ISO/TR 19057:2017, “Nanotechnologies — Use and application of acellular in vitro tests and methodologies to assess nanomaterial...more

Legal Entity Identifiers under MiFID II

From 3 January 2018 all legal entities (no matter where they are based or incorporated) involved in buying, selling or issuing financial instruments on EU regulated markets, multilateral trading facilities or organised...more

ISO Publishes Vocabulary Standard for Graphene and Related 2D Materials

by Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. on

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has published standard ISO/TS 80004-13:2017, “Nanotechnologies — Vocabulary — Part 13: Graphene and related two-dimensional (2D) materials.” According to ISO, over...more

ISO Publishes Standard Terms and Definitions for Cellulose Nanomaterial

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has published standard ISO/TS 20477:2017, “Nanotechnologies — Standard terms and their definition for cellulose nanomaterial.” The standard states that in industrial...more

FCPA Compliance Report-Episode 346, Mike Skopets on Miller’s Summer 2017 FCPA Report

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In this episode, I visit with Mike Skopets, from Miller & Chevalier on the firm’s Summer 2017 FCPA Report. We discuss the background to the Report and begin with what macro trends the firm identified. We discuss the numbers...more

ISO Standard Describes Aerosol Generation for Air Exposure Studies of Nano-Objects and Their Aggregates and Agglomerates

by Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. on

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) recently published standard ISO/TR 19601:2017, “Nanotechnologies — Aerosol generation for air exposure studies of nano-objects and their aggregates and agglomerates...more

ISO Publishes Standard Providing Plain Language Explanation of Selected Terms from ISO/IEC 80004 Series

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published standard ISO/TR 18401:2017, “Nanotechnologies — Plain language explanation of selected terms from the ISO/IEC 80004 series.” The standard is intended to...more

ISO’s Privacy Standard for Cloud Service Providers

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In July 2014, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) issued a new security standard – ISO 27018 – which attempts to outline best practices for public...more

ISO 37001: Let’s Talk Specifics

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Some, though certainly not all, of the dust has settled since ISO 37001 published last fall. As compliance professionals grapple with the new standard, we thought it would be interesting to use the power of social media to...more

Why the world is talking about e-discovery

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While technological advances over the past decade have provided many useful tools that aid efficiency, the accompanying explosion in the sheer volume of electronic information generated in the day-to-day operation of a...more

ISO 37001 – The Potential Impact of the New International Anti-Bribery Management System Standard

The International Organization for Standardization (“ISO”) recently published ISO 37001, the first international anti-bribery management system standard. ISO, a Swiss-based international organization, is well known for...more

Third-Party Risk Programs Should Focus on Offense, not Defense

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Just 43 percent of organizations surveyed in NAVEX Global’s 2016 Ethics & Compliance Third Party Risk Management Report said they evaluated third parties before engaging with them—down from 68 percent in 2015....more

ISO 37001: Answers to the 5 Questions We’ve Heard Most About the Standard

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It’s been a month since ISO 37001 was published and there are some questions we have heard percolating in the compliance world about what this means. These are the questions we’ve been hearing the most...more

A New Tool for Anti-Bribery Compliance Program: ISO 37001

Recently, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) adopted a new set of standards, designated as ISO 37001, to assist organizations in their ongoing fight against bribery. As a result of recent increases in...more

FDA Proposes to Modify Good Laboratory Practice Regulations, Broaden Application and Authority

by McDermott Will & Emery on

On August 24, 2016, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Proposed Rule on Good Laboratory Practice for Nonclinical Laboratory Studies (Proposed Rule), which broadens the application and authority of Good...more

ISO Publishes Standard for Compilation and Description of Sample Preparation and Dosing Methods for Engineered and Manufactured...

by Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. on

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published ISO/TR 16196:2016, “Nanotechnologies — Compilation and description of sample preparation and dosing methods for engineered and manufactured nanomaterials.” ...more

ISO 37001: A New Measuring Stick for Corporate Compliance Programs

by Morgan Lewis on

The International Organization for Standardization is developing a certifiable international standard for “anti-bribery management systems” that could influence how the US Department of Justice, US Securities and Exchange...more

Brand Valuation

by Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A. on

Regulators in the U.S. are set to change the concept of “materiality,” or the determination of what information is necessary for companies to disclose publicly. While sales and earnings figures are important, Baruch Lev, an...more

New International Standard, ISO 19600:2014, Makes Few Headlines But May Have Huge Impact

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Those of us working in the ethics and compliance field know that there is no shortage of guidance on best practices for establishing and maintaining an ethics and compliance program. In the U.S., the Federal Sentencing...more

Cloud Data Security Standards Reach New Heights?

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

Issues of data privacy and security are central to most cloud contract negotiations. While cloud service providers may be willing to take responsibility for the integrity of their networks, accepting obligations in relation...more

In Praise of the Mock Audit – Lessons from the Power Industry

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Last week I attended the Society for Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) Energy and Utilities Conference here in Houston. As usual, SCCE put on a great event, the speakers and topics were all first-rate. As you might...more

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