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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…
The groundbreaking California Consumer Privacy Act has been nicknamed California’s GDPR, referring to the European Union’s comprehensive data protection law that took effect in May 2018, just one month before the CCPA was passed. The CCPA, which comes into effect in January 2020, creates sweeping new rights for Californians and onerous transparency and other obligations for businesses handling their information. While the law is a game changer for the US, “California’s GDPR” may be a…
By: Margo H. K. Tank and David Whitaker In the United States, there are two primary laws – we refer to them below as the eSignature Laws – that make it possible to present information and sign agreements and other documents electronically in circumstances where a written document and a “wet” signature would previously have been required. These two laws bring with them new challenges and, more importantly, potential liability. The design of a system…
By: Deborah R. Meshulam and Benjamin Klein On April 3, the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (FinHub) published its “Framework for ‘Investment Contract’ Analysis of Digital Assets.” The same day, the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance also issued its first “No Action” letter to a startup planning to sell digital assets. The Framework describes the factors used by SEC Staff for assessing whether digital assets…
DLA Piper’s Data Protection Privacy and Security Group will present a discussion on what healthcare companies should know about exemptions from the California Consumer Privacy Act. The program will also cover approaches to operationalizing CCPA, including methods specific to companies which are already HIPAA or GDPR compliant. 25 APR 2019 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM (UTC-05:00) Webinar Register
Please join us for our Doing Business Globally series with PwC: Spotlight on Russia, which will take place on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. This exclusive event is geared towards companies and investors that are doing business in Russia and/or are interested in finding out more about the legal, business and tax issues to consider when investing in the Russian market. We will be joined by a number of esteemed speakers including the Global Co-Head of…
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…