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Podcast - Risk Management: Troubleshooting & Problem Solving

by Ropes & Gray LLP on

[co-speaker: Hui Chen, Ethics and Compliance Consultant] Implementing effective compliance programs is challenging, especially where third-party risk management is involved. In this podcast, Ropes & Gray litigation &...more

[Webinar] When #MeToo Means #YouToo: What to do when you're in the sexual harassment hot seat - May 2nd, 1:00pm CT

The #MeToo movement has many employers uncertain about the best ways to protect themselves from sexual harassment complaints and the right way to respond after a complaint has been made. This seminar will explore how our...more

Who Really Owns That Mitigation Company? Pennsylvania And New York Law Says It Matters If It's The Public Adjuster

It is not unusual for an insurance adjuster to arrive at a new loss to find that the insured has already hired a public adjuster and the public adjuster’s retained remediation company has started to clean up the site. ...more

Due Diligence When Selecting A Vendor

by Farrell Fritz, P.C. on

When faced with the task of collecting, processing, reviewing and producing digital data, law firms (and clients) often retain outside vendors to assist. Depending on the vendor, and the circumstances of the retention, there...more

Supreme Court provides guidance on new protections for off-the-plan purchasers

by Dentons on

In its first substantive decision on recently-introduced protections afforded to purchasers of off-the-plan developments, the Supreme Court of NSW has provided valuable guidance on when, and on what terms, it will permit...more

New York State Budget Includes Workplace Anti-Sexual Harassment Measures

The New York State Legislature and Governor Andrew Cuomo have reached agreement on a $168 billion budget deal for the 2019 fiscal year, which began on April 1, 2018. The budget includes several significant measures directed...more

The California Attorney General and Sutter Health Face Off in an Antitrust Lawsuit

On March 29, 2018, the Attorney General of California filed an antitrust action against Sutter Health and its affiliates (“Sutter”) alleging Sutter engaged in various anticompetitive conduct in violation of California’s...more

Antitrust Alert: ACCC Pushes for General Safety Provision on Sale and Marketing of Products

by Jones Day on

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has announced product safety priorities for 2018. A key priority is for the Commission to work towards the introduction of a General Safety provision within the...more

Supplier Diversity Policies

by Gray Reed & McGraw on

N. O. Smelz, owner of Smelz Rug and Carpet Cleaning, learns that Brite Bank has submitted a request for proposal to clean the carpets at their 15 branches in the DFW area. ...more

Health Care Investigation Trends: Corporate Integrity Agreements No Longer a Given

2017 was slightly above average for new corporate integrity agreements (CIAs), with 46 entered into by the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) and companies and individuals...more

[Webinar] Dealing with Vendors and Data Security - April 12th, 12:00pm CT

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

Businesses of all sizes have a multitude of vendor relationships. These vendors provide a range of services from the use of special or expensive equipment to outsourcing IT or business process functions as well as hosting...more

Big Data and the Risks of Insider Trading

In the perennial quest for alpha, investment managers have turned increasingly to big and alternative data for market insights. The most prominent consumers of this data on Wall Street are managers of ‘‘quant’’ funds, which...more

Who Is Watching The Watchmen?: CFTC Penalizes Registrant For Outsourced IT Security Lapses

by Bracewell LLP on

On February 12, 2018, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) settled charges against AMP Global Clearing LLC (AMP), a futures commission merchant (FCM), for the company’s failure to adequately supervise one of its IT...more

Data Exposure by Vendor Leads to $2.7 Million NERC Penalty for Utility

by Morgan Lewis on

A seven-figure penalty reported by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation demonstrates the potentially severe consequences for electric utilities related to improper data handling practices and underscores the...more

An In-House Counsel’s Guide to eDiscovery

by Epiq on

Metadata, terabytes, forensic images, slack space, email archives. So when did they teach this in law school? For most in-house counsel, these are not terms even Webster knew existed when you were in law school, nor are you...more

Chapter 15: Delaware Court Sends U.S. Creditor Packing … to Italy

In the Chapter 15 proceeding of Energy Coal S.p.A., the Delaware Bankruptcy Court required a U.S. creditor to recover its claim in Italy....more

100 Days Until GDPR … Are You Ready?

by Vedder Price on

What Is GDPR?- The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR),—described as “the most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years”—becomes enforceable by law on May 25, 2018. After four years of preparation...more

When It Comes to E-Discovery, Should You Partner, Buy, or Build?

by Zapproved LLC on

Choosing the right approach for your e-discovery needs - You know it’s coming: sooner or later, your business will face the threat of impending litigation. You know you need something — a plan, a software package, maybe a...more

Cyber FICO Ratings Could Benefit Insurance Underwriting in Multiple Ways

Nearly 30 years ago the Fair Isaac Corporation (“FICO”) first introduced its metric for measuring creditworthiness. Since then, the FICO Score has become a default metric used by countless market participants to facilitate...more

Phoenixing Developers Could be Thing of the Past

by K&L Gates LLP on

In the five years to November 2017, AUD1.8 billion of GST revenue was written-off due to phoenixing – where companies are stripped of assets and liquidated, then restarted under a different name leaving creditors out of...more

Deadline Looms for Companies to Meet GDPR Compliance

by Harris Beach PLLC on

The European Union’s (EU) comprehensive General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) replaces the long-standing Data Privacy Directive 95/46-EC (Directive), regulates the collection, processing, and transfer of an...more

How to Avoid Litigation in Uncertain Times

by Garvey Schubert Barer on

The shredding of the Cole memo last month leaves the cannabis industry in an uncertain regulatory environment. Industry-wide anxiety of this sort can sometimes breed business disputes that wind up in litigation. Besides...more

Seven Questions to Ask Your eDiscovery Vendor About Data Security

by Epiq on

As recent news reports have illustrated, law firms are prime targets for hackers looking to steal or infect highly sensitive client and customer data. The reason is that these firms – as well as other outside suppliers who...more

Mushrooming Claims: Recognizing When Simple Claims Threaten to Expand Beyond What is Expected

by Pessin Katz Law, P.A. on

Introduction - In the not too distant past, claims and claims handling were generally predictable. There was an incident causing damage, then a demand, and a dispute largely about the amount that would be paid. More...more

Is Your Bug Bounty Program Uber Risky?

by Patrick Law Group, LLC on

In October 2016, Uber discovered that the personal contact information of some 57 million Uber customers and drivers, as well as the driver’s license numbers of over 600,000 United States Uber drivers had been hacked. Uber,...more

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