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Foreign investment can be a risky business, particularly when investing in politically and economically volatile countries. To mitigate these risks, investors should be aware of the legal protections that are available to them. Please join DLA Piper and ERM for a breakfast seminar that will provide an overview on how investments can be protected and provide commentary on how Israeli investors can use international law mechanisms to seek redress when an investment turns sour. Topics…
By Margo H.K. Tank, R. David Whitaker, Andrew W. Grant and Liz McClure A fact of business today is that customers – both consumers and other businesses – and employees expect to transact digitally. To remain competitive, companies find themselves increasing their efforts to digitally transform their businesses. Successfully implementing this transformation requires careful planning to ensure regulatory compliance, a smooth integration with existing business technology and a positive customer experience. This is our…
This publication release follows a roundtable discussion hosted by DLA Piper and Cloudscraper Exchange, attended by CEOs and senior professionals from major real estate companies. This informative report discusses the changes underway in real estate markets, and the significance that technology will have in the way our industry operates. Download the full report Eran Baram, Chief Operating Officer of Cloudscraper Exchange will be participating on a panel at the Israel Real Estate Summit on April 3, 2019. …
DLA Piper recently launched the 2019 refresh of the DLA Piper Data Protection Laws of the World Handbook. The latest updates to this popular resource shows very clearly that 2018 was a significant year for privacy and data protection laws and that this area will continue to be one of the most dynamic and fast developing areas of law over the course of the next year. During 2018, we saw a number of significant privacy…
The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) last week adopted a paper clarifying the position in relation to data transfers between the EU and UK in the event of a no deal Brexit. The EDPB confirmed that if the UK exits the EU without a deal, then with effect from 30 March 2019 the UK will be regarded as a “third country” for the purposes of the GDPR and any transfers of personal data from the…
Businesses have until March 8 to file comments in an important pre-rulemaking proceeding for a critical California AG rulemaking that will clarify the requirements of the CCPA. The California AG will most likely not enforce the CCPA privacy requirements until July 1, 2020. As we have written before, the CCPA is both a landmark privacy law and a work in progress. The law requires the California Attorney General’s Office to conduct a rulemaking on several…
Welcome to the February 2019 issue of our global newsletter, Israel Group News. DLA Piper’s Israel Group delivers all the benefits of a global law firm through a team of lawyers committed to the Israel market. Israel Group News aims to keep you informed about current developments, hot topics for your consideration and DLA Piper activities that focus on bringing this dynamic ecosystem to your doorstep. We hope you enjoy. Click here to read more.
The first step in a typical M&A transaction is for the buyer and target to sign a term sheet or letter of intent. This article by our colleague  provides an overview of some of the key terms that often appear in a term sheet for an M&A transaction. Click here to read the full article.  …