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Each time a new social networking medium becomes popular, people will discuss how it can be used by businesses for marketing.
The Legal Insight Blog has a long and comprehensive post, entitled, “Overview of Doing Business in China.” And that is exactly what it is. Written by King & Wood, one of China’s leading law firms, the post sets out the basics of China’s systems as they relate to business and it does so very clearly and succinctly.
A week ago, ScienceInsider (part of Science magazine) reported on lawyers for the mining industry sending a vaguely threatening letter to several scientific journals over the results of twenty-year diesel exhaust study.
Blame It On the Weather! Report Shows That Insurance Carriers May Blame Catastrophic Weather Claims for Premium Increases but Data Reveals No Noticeable Impact
After four hurricanes hit Florida in 2004 and Hurricane Katrina’s massive Gulf Coast devastation in 2005, insurance companies cried wolf and cried poor. Many claims were wrongfully delayed and denied, and policyholders with and without claims were charged increased renewal premiums or lost insurance coverage all together.
Will the iPad in China no longer be called iPad? Will China prohibit the export of an Apple product labeled iPad?
Three weeks after receiving a Federal Grand Jury subpoena, and as part of its new campaign for openness, Penn State officials posted on the school website Friday, a brief blurb acknowledging receipt of the subpoena, a copy of the subpoena and the cover letter accompanying the subpoena.
In addition to sovereign debt restructuring, European financial market executives have a new mandate – high frequency trading governance. On February 24, 2012, the European Securities and Markets Association (“ESMA”) published the final version of “Guidelines on systems and controls in an automated trading environment for trading platforms, investment firms and competent authorities” in all official languages of the European Union (“EU”).
Divorce can be a horrendous process for those directly involved. But it can also be challenging for employers who are inadvertently dragged into divorce proceedings. This is because a company’s interests are increasingly put at risks as digital evidence in the form of text messaging or emails becomes “Exhibit A” in divorce trials.
On February 22, 2012 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) voted 4-1 in favor of its 4-year strategic plan, which outlines the agency’s goals and achievement benchmarks for enforcing the various anti-discrimination laws under its jurisdiction, as well as its mission to carry out education and outreach efforts.