How to Catch Trade Secret Thieves Who Try to Cover Their Tracks: A Forensic Perspective

How to Catch Trade Secret Thieves Who Try to Cover Their Tracks: A Forensic Perspective As a special feature of our blog—special guest postings by experts, clients, and other professionals—please enjoy this blog entry from Jonathan Karchmer, a senior managing consultant at iDiscovery Solutions with experience in managing projects dealing with computer forensic examination and experience advising counsel regarding intellectual property and trade secret theft.  View Full Post
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Nevada Enacts Online Privacy Policy Law; Illinois ‘Right to Know’ Bill Dies

Nevada Enacts Online Privacy Policy Law; Illinois ‘Right to Know’ Bill Dies Effective July 1, 2017, Nevada joined California as the second state to require operators of websites and online services to post a public notice regarding their privacy practices. Like California’s law, the new Nevada legislation specifies that the posted notice must meet the following requirements: Identify the categories of personally identifiable information (PII) collected through the site (Nevada’s definition of covered PII tracks California’s almost identically). View Full Post
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The Second Oldest Legal Profession: Law Librarians: The Analytics and Algorithms of Change in the Legal C-Suite

By | Dewey B Strategic | July 24, 2017
The Second Oldest Legal Profession: Law Librarians: The Analytics and Algorithms of Change in the Legal C-Suite The recent AALL Annual Conference in Austin was “hands down,”  the most exciting AALL Program I have ever attended. The programs were great – it was often hard to decide which panel to attend. I found my own panels  (Moneyball Analytics and Hits and Misses in New Products) up against programs that I hated to miss (the Innovation Tournament and an “all star”  CEO panel ( Fastcase – Walters, Casetext – Heller, Ross – Aruda,  Ravel – Lewis ) on AI and analytics prodded and provoked  by moderator Prof, Susan Nevelow Mart. View Full Post
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U.K. Court Halts Effort to Use New Opt-Out Class Action Procedures

By | The D&O Diary | July 23, 2017
U.K. Court Halts Effort to Use New Opt-Out Class Action Procedures The highest-profile attempt to utilize the new U.K. regime for consumer class actions has come to a grinding halt. The case involved a claim alleging that MasterCard’s fee structure had resulted in overcharges to tens of millions of U.K. consumers. On July 21, 2017, the Competition Appeal Tribunal, newly re-organized to oversee the consumer class action regime, declined to grant the necessary collective proceedings order that would have allowed the action to go forward. View Full Post
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The Mutual Agreement Procedure: A Taxpayers’ Tool Reinvented

By | Israel Global Gateway | July 23, 2017
The Mutual Agreement Procedure: A Taxpayers’ Tool Reinvented Tax risks of multinational enterprises are expected to continue to increase post-BEPS (Base Erosion and Profit Shifting) as tax authorities globally increase their scrutiny on their cross-border tax transactions. This trend is anticipated in the OECD/G20 BEPS Action Plan: one of the Actions in it attempts to complement efforts to address BEPS with measures that ensure certainty and predictability for businesses in the face of increased tax controversy risks. View Full Post
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Financial Stability Board Issues Report On Fintech Credit Platforms

By | snIP/ITs | July 21, 2017
On 22 May 2017, the Financial Stability Board (FSB)[1] and the Committee on the Global Financial System (CGFS)[2] released a report entitled “FinTech credit: Market Structure, Business Models and Financial Stability Implications” (the “Report”).  The Report aims to provide an accurate picture of the extent and nature of Fintech credit activity by analysing the functioning of Fintech credit markets, including the size, growth, and nature of such activities, and the benefits and risks of Fintech credit platforms. View Full Post
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