While our current digital, paperless world has made life more efficient for most, when someone dies, it can be difficult for the survivors to obtain the keys to unlock all of the digital information that is left behind. As a result, it is important to plan during life to make the process of administering one’s estate easier to navigate.
On May 22, Mythili Raman — the acting assistant attorney general for the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) — addressed ongoing criticism from members of Congress that large financial institutions have been deemed “Too Big to Jail” by DOJ.
Council of the European Union Releases Draft Compromise Text On the Proposed EU Data Protection Regulation
On May 31, 2013, the Council of the European Union’s Justice and Home Affairs released a draft compromise text in response to the European Commission’s proposed General Data Protection Regulation (the “Proposed Regulation”).
There’s no doubt, social media is rapidly changing the way companies go about their business. But, as could be expected, some industries are more quick to change while others are more cautious—or even skeptical. So while a recent survey by Fasken Martineau sheds light on widespread use of social media in mergers and acquisitions, it also tells us there’s still a long ways to go. Joining me to explain the findings of the survey is Fasken Martineau attorney Kareen Zimmer, author on the firm’s blog, Timely Disclosure.
As readers of this blog know, I’m a big advocate for the arbitration of international disputes. However, the fact remains that a great deal of cross-border disputes result in costly international litigation.
Starting a company from scratch, bootstrapping it all the way, trying to grow your business on a dime (especially during touch economic times) is hard, to say the least. Not to mention the toll is can take on your well-being.
FTC Continues Successful Push to Limit Antitrust Immunity As Second Circuit Rules Non-Dentists Can’t Be Blocked from Whitening Teeth
On May 31, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recorded yet another victory in its continuing efforts to limit the scope and application of antitrust immunity under the state action doctrine.
Sexually Harassing Comments – Is There Any Case Where a Single Usage Created a Hostile Work Environment?
Well, I think that we’ve established that there is, indeed, a word that is so sexually harassing that it may very well rival the “N-word.”