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The European data protection authorities will be conducting a ‘cookie sweep’. Businesses should be checking their websites and cookie notices now to ensure they are compliant and fix any issues.
New threat to ‘bring your own device’ policies: employer required to reimburse personal cell phone expenses
California employers must reimburse employees who are required to use personal mobile phones for work calls for a reasonable percentage of their phone bills.
On 13 August 2014, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued new guidance on ownership/control for determining blocked parties.
Mexico’s new energy legislation will completely restructure the Mexican energy sector, including both hydrocarbons and electricity.
The Supreme Court has held that plaintiff stockholders, who make a showing of good cause, can inspect documents concerning a corporation’s internal investigation.
Delaware Supreme Court permits stockholders to overcome corporation’s attorney-client privilege for ‘good cause’
Plaintiff stockholders can inspect documents concerning a corporation’s internal investigation even if those documents are otherwise covered by the attorney-client privilege.
This briefing outlines the general procedure for repatriating funds from a subsidiary in China.
There is a growing national movement to ‘Ban the Box’ — i.e. to prohibit questions about a job applicant’s criminal history on employment applications.
A risk management framework should look at dependence on key suppliers or joint venture partners.
It is too early to administer last rites to the ‘restitution/disgorgement defence’, but a compelling opinionsuggests that its expanding use has been severely curtailed.
Words matter when it comes to cyber security, says Pillsbury’s Brian E Finch.
This issue of Perspectives focuses on recent ERISA fiduciary and tax decisions, which have special importance to plan sponsors and plan fiduciaries.
The Bribery Act 2010 has now been in force for three years. There have as yet been no corporate prosecutions brought under the act.
The importance of careful drafting was recently reiterated by the New York Court of Appeals in Quadrant Structured Products Co v Vertin.
Proposed implementing legislation for the Mexican energy reform will create an open, competitive electrical power industry
The Mexican Congress is debating a historic package of legislation to restructure the nation’s electrical power sector.
A claimant seeking an injunction to prevent an alleged wrongful termination of a contract was entitled to argue that damages could not be an adequate remedy.
Plaintiffs in securities fraud class actions may satisfy the reliance element by showing that they traded on an ‘efficient market’ presumed to reflect all public material information.
Since the advent of ‘say-on-pay’, the plaintiffs’ securities bar has attempted to rustle up claims relating to executive compensation matters discussed in proxy statements.
Pillsbury reviews the case law highlighting potential problems lurking with intent-to-use trademark applications.and provides practice pointers to address these issues.
The DC Circuit recently heard oral argument regarding a mandamus petition filed by defendants in a qui tam action.