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DLA Piper Global Contract Laws: Comparative Guide

We  are pleased to launch the DLA Piper Global Contract Laws: Comparative Guide.  The online guide offers a high-level snapshot of contract laws across 50+ jurisdictions including Israel. The DLA Piper Global Contract Laws: Comparative Guide has been designed to help you navigate cross-border complexities. This complimentary resource offers an overview of key laws governing … Continue Reading

New York City to ban employers from asking job applicants about salary history: compliance action steps

On April 5, the New York City Council passed legislation outlawing salary history inquiries.The new legislation was created in an effort to address payequity issues by prohibiting employers from inquiring about a job applicant’s salary history during the hiring process. The law would come into effect 180 days after New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signs the … Continue Reading

IoT, spyware and privacy risks

The Internet of Things (IoT) enables everyday objects – printers, thermostats, pacemakers, cars – to collect and exchange data over the Internet. Like other online data, IoT data can be mined, transformed and monetized. However, with the exponential growth of IoT comes higher risk and greater scrutiny of data privacy and security. If you want to … Continue Reading

Blockchain Regulation: Recent Developments and Prospects for Regulatory Actions

By: Martin Bartlam & Mark Radcliffe Blockchain technology is a nascent technology that is providing evolving applications in finance every day. Several regulators have already signaled their intention to examine the use of blockchain, also referred to as distributed ledger technology (DLT). While potentially attractive to regulators due to increased transaction security and reduced risk of manipulation, this … Continue Reading

ANNOUNCING THE LATEST EDITION OF OUR GUIDE TO GOING GLOBAL – EMPLOYMENT

As business grows more global, the challenge for in-house counsel and HR professionals responsible for workforce issues and employment law compliance is intensifying. We designed our complimentary Guide to Going Global to help you meet that challenge head-on. Click to read the Guide. And don’t forget to register here for our upcoming Labour & Employment Global Law … Continue Reading

ANNOUNCING THE LATEST EDITION OF OUR GUIDE TO GOING GLOBAL – TAX

Many companies today aim to scale their businesses globally and into multiple countries simultaneously.  Successful expansion depends, in part, on strategic and effective tax planning and compliance. We designed our complimentary Guide to Going Global – Tax to help you meet that challenge head on. This guide, brought to you by DLA Piper’s Tax group, … Continue Reading

A to-do list for the fourth quarter – three key topics for public companies, plus action items

As summer winds down, we want to highlight three key deadlines and actions items topics public companies need to keep in mind as they head into fall. The first relates to certain amendments adopted by the SEC that require hyperlinks to exhibits in exhibit indexes beginning September 1, 2017. The second relates to the annual global benchmark policy formulation … Continue Reading

Initial Coin Offerings: The Next Killer App on the Blockchain?

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) – essentially, crowdfunding the sale of a digital bearer instrument whose sole record is on a blockchain – threaten to disrupt traditional funding methods, including public offerings and venture funding. Their popularity is blossoming along with the spread of blockchain technology and budding global investor interest in digital currencies such as … Continue Reading

The Financial Report

Please read “The Financial Report”, Vol. 6, No. 16, by DLA Piper. This issue discusses: • News from the Americas • US Securities and Exchange Commission Developments • US Commodity Futures Trading Commission Developments • US Banking Developments • US Judicial Developments • US Exchanges and Self-Regulatory Organizations • News from Asia and the Pacific • … Continue Reading

Israel Privacy and Data Protection Law

Our friends at Yigal Arnon & Co summarized two recent developments in Israeli Law: the first concerning the ILITA’s announcement nullifying database registration application fees and annual maintenance fees, the second on the New ILITA directive on Direct Mail and Direct Mail Services. To learn more about these recent developments please read the full memorandum.   … Continue Reading

GDPR-ready contract terms: access our standard templates

One of the larger tasks facing organizations as they prepare for the new EU General Data Protection Regulation is how to tackle data governance and compliance controls in the supply chain. This is often the Achilles heel for compliance risk, and the very prescriptive requirements of GDPR will require a thorough review of due diligence, … Continue Reading

Global M&A Intelligence Report

DLA Piper recently launched its second Global M&A Intelligence Report.  This year’s report analyzes over 1,000 deals and looks at the differences between jurisdictions and types of buyers, analyzes the changes over the last year and provides comprehensive information on key deal terms.  Some of the findings supported what most of us probably suspected was … Continue Reading

Cybersecurity Executive Order escalates cybersecurity to greater priority – top points about critical infrastructure

President Donald Trump recently signed an Executive Order on cybersecurity, “Strengthening the Cybersecurity Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure.”  The Executive Order escalates CI cybersecurity to a greater priority in federal policy, tasking cabinet-level departments and sector specific agencies with identifying and utilizing capabilities to support the cybersecurity risk management efforts of CI at greatest risk. It also … Continue Reading

Boardroom Brexit

The amount of information and analysis published since the UK’s referendum decision to leave the EU is bewildering. Reading it all would take as long as the Brexit negotiations themselves. Boardroom Brexit has been designed to help senior executives cut through to the issues that really matter for your business. In the first issue of … Continue Reading

DLA Piper’s 2017 Compliance & Risk Report: Compliance Grows Up

Improvements to compliance programs, likely combined with recent political changes, are helping to reduce compliance executives’ concerns about personal liability. At the same time, the compliance function is becoming more independent and prominent in large organizations worldwide – though there remains room for improvement. These are among the top findings in DLA Piper’s 2017 Global … Continue Reading
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