• Protecting Your Company’s Domain Name

    Other companies cannot use your company’s domain name, but they may attempt to use something similar. This Today’s General Counsel article explains the potential problems – specifically cybersquatting and the related practice of “typosquatting” – why it’s...

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  • Litigation Holds And The GDPR

    The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) makes compliance with litigation holds more complicated. United States courts expect corporate litigants to properly preserve records and have issued severe sanctions in cases where they are not preserved. In...

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  • Brexit Previews Future Risks

    Economic systems worldwide are undergoing major structural changes driven by technology, trade, climate change, inequality and mounting populist challenges to the status quo. Brexit is the most dramatic example to date of economic and political fragmentation in...

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  • Don’t Be Blind-Sided By New Export Controls

    Cutting edge technologies tend to outrun government controls. This means that in recent years many commercial technical innovations, as long as they were not designed for military application and did not involve encryption technology, could be exported...

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  • “Unexplained Wealth” Now Corruption Target In UK

    Last month the first unexplained wealth order (UWO) in the UK was made public. The target was one Mrs. Zamira Hajiyeva, who is a recent purchaser of “two properties worth £22 million, a property in Knightsbridge and...

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  • GDPR Makes The EU’s Regulatory Reach Global

    The European General Data Protection Regulation expands the scope of the EU’s data privacy regulatory framework to cover companies that maintain personal data of employees or others residing in the EU, regardless of the company’s location, and...

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  • Hedging Your Bets On A Trade War

    Is it a trade war or just a negotiating tactic? Unclear, says this post from Haynes & Boone insurance coverage attorney Michael Skidmore. But what is clear, he says, is that “the more expensive it is to...

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  • Could A Tiny Chinese Hardware Implant Control US Servers?

    A stealth component smaller than a grain of rice is said to have been embedded in circuit boards that were manufactured in China and then used in servers of major U.S. companies, including Amazon and Apple. That’s...

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  • Tax Carbon Or We’re Cooked, Says U.N. Report

    A U.N. report, the first to be commissioned by the Paris agreement, details a massive global crisis as soon as 2040 unless the world is able to “turn on a dime,” as one of the author’s describes...

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  • BigLaw “Sustainability” Consortium Lauded, But Must Fend Off Conflicts Charge

    A consortium of nine major law firms was unveiled at the recent Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco. Under the aegis of their group Lawyers for a Sustainable Economy, they said that by 2020 they would...

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