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The Israeli Technology Ecosystem Seminar in Toronto

DLA Piper Canada was thrilled to host a breakfast seminar with Rena Nickerson, General Manager of SodaStream Canada who shared her timely insights into this great Israeli international growth story. Jeremy Lustman, Chair of DLA Piper’s Israel Country Group discussed the Israeli venture capital/private equity tech ecosystem. The event was hosted by Noam Goodman who … Continue Reading

GDPR and its effect on technology innovation

Scott Thiel, a partner in our Hong Kong office, answers questions on what companies should do to comply with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its impact on the tech sector worldwide, especially in Asia. This interview is published in ejinsight in two parts, part one and part two.    … Continue Reading

Intellectual Property and Technology Guide to Going Global 2018

DLA Piper’s Guide to Going Global – Intellectual Property and Technology, outlines crucial aspects of IPT laws in 41 jurisdictions that are particularly relevant to businesses seeking to expand their operations globally. We also summarize some fundamental commercial terms that customarily appear in IPT-related agreements. You will find answers to such common questions as: Which jurisdictions recognize … Continue Reading

Cryptocurrency Conference

On 26 April, our colleague Chris Whittaker will be a featured speaker at a Cryptocurrency Conference in Tel Aviv discussing global approaches to the regulation of cryptocurrencies. The conference is bringing together experts, investors, market participants and lawyers from around the globe to consider the impact of global regulatory responses. The conference will highlight particular … Continue Reading

Sports Technology Symposium

Zvi Meitar Institute for Legal Implications of Emerging Technologies and Adelson School of Entrepreneurship at IDC Herzliya in conjunction with DLA Piper and Yigal Arnon & Co. Law Firm invite you to a symposium on Sports Technology on Wednesday, April 25, 2018,  16:30 to 20:00. Peter White, Global Co-Chair of DLA Piper’s Media, Sports and Entertainment Sector, will … Continue Reading

Innovations in Insurtech

The tsunami of change from digital transformation is sweeping through many industries and the wave is heading towards the insurance industry. Digital transformation is changing how products and services are delivered by the existing industry and will transform the nature of insurance products and services as well as business models. To keep their competitive edge, … Continue Reading

Global Media Sector Trends 2018: Seizing new commercial opportunities and tackling emerging threats

In DLA Piper’s new Global Media Sector Trends 2018 report  our colleagues Neil Fitzpatrick, Peter C. White, Prof Dr Stefan Engels, Qiang Li, Giangiacomo Olivi, David R. Pahl, and Jamie Ryder explore how new commercial opportunities are being created by disruption, specifically in relation to the rise of over-the-top (OTT) content, virtual / augmented reality (VR/AR) and the internet-of-things (IOT). Click here to watch … Continue Reading

Smartphone apps pose heightened compliance risks under new US FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy

With the widespread adoption of “super-apps”, multinational companies operating in China and other emerging economies may be exposed to heightened compliance risks, particularly in light of the recent adoption of a new US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Corporate Enforcement Policy (FCPA Enforcement Policy) that restricts the use of third-party apps for undocumented business communications. For … Continue Reading

Jeremy Lustman participates in Israel business delegation to India

Last month, Jeremy Lustman, who leads the firm’s Israel Country Group, participated as a member of  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s business delegation on the premier’s historic visit to India.  The trip marked 26 years since the two countries first established diplomatic relations, and came on the heels of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit … Continue Reading

The Internet of Things and connected cars: new opportunities and risks

Last week, Jeremy Lustman had the honor of introducing a panel discussion entitled, “Are We There Yet?  Four Ideas Driving the Revolution in Mobility”, at OurCrowd’s annual Global Investor Summit that took place in Jerusalem.  The panel focused on the shifting world of personal transportation that will radically transform how people get from one place … Continue Reading

IP & Tech News: Text, Blood and Rock ‘N’ Roll

  As we all know, the EU’s GDPR understandably received a lot of attention in 2017.  At the same time, of course, we can’t lose sight of other jurisdictions.  In our 2017 Q4 issue of Intellectual Property and Technology News (North America), our colleagues deliver an instructive study of eDiscovery rules, address global cybersecurity and data … Continue Reading

India and Israel: Investments, Innovations and Opportunities

On November 8, 2017, we co-hosted an India-Israel Summit together with  PwC Israel and Amit, Pollak, Matalon (an Israeli law firm with a leading Indian practice) in the beautiful conference center overlooking the marina at the Ritz-Carlton in Herzliya. The event drew representatives from companies, investors, and entrepreneurs from both countries, wanting to learn more … Continue Reading

Global M&A Trials, Trends, Tribulations, and Triumphs

On October 31, 2017, we co-hosted a Global M&A event – “Global M&A Trials, Trends, Tribulations, and Triumphs” – with Gornitzky & Co. (one of the top Israeli law firms) at the beautiful sea-view conference center located in the Royal Beach Tel Aviv. Jon Kenworthy, a Partner in our London office and Co-Chair of the … Continue Reading

Win Israel GC Confidential Dinner

On October 22, 2017, we hosted our third Win Israel GC Confidential Dinner entitled, “What Every GC Needs to Know About Using IP to Protect and Manage their Company’s Assets.” This exclusive dinner took place at the Whiskey Bar & Museum in Tel Aviv and included an intimate group of select General Counsel and in-house … Continue Reading

Data protection: patient confidentiality in the age of AI

While in their previous article, Bonella Ramsay,  Gareth Stokes, and Giangiacomo Olivi considered a typical collaboration between a healthcare institution and a developer of an digital diagnostic system using machine learning or some other form of artificial intelligence. The currency of that commercial relationship is data. Learn about this new commercial relationship within the healthcare field by read the article by … 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

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

Indo-Israeli Innovation Accelerator Launched in India

Collaborative Intelligence (CI), an Indian Tech company, partnered with Israel Tal Catran from TC Holdings, to launch the first ever Indo-Israeli Innovation Accelerator. The accelerator that was formerly launched this past Tuesday plans to differentiate itself by fast tracking the monetization of products and technology. To learn more about this exciting new Indo-israeli accelerator, read … 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

China introduces new rules to “purify” online video content

With effect from 1 July 2017, new rules have been introduced by the China Netcasting Services Association (“CNSA”) which increase the regulatory scrutiny applied to online video content. The rules, which are aimed at video hosting services which allow users to upload content, are drafted broadly, meaning that almost all video content will be affected. … Continue Reading

US lawmakers introduce bill to address cybersecurity flaws in the Internet of Things

A bipartisan group of US senators has introduced the Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017, which seeks to impose baseline cybersecurity standards for IoT devices sold to the US government.  The bill, defines “Internet-Connected Device” to mean “a physical object that—(A) is capable of connecting to and is in regular connection with … Continue Reading

Trade secrets are more important, and trade secret litigation is more common: 7 questions to ask yourself about protecting your company

In today’s business environment, trade secrets have become much more important, and trade secret litigation much more common.  Three long-term trends– (i) reduction in patenting and corresponding increase in keeping technical information secret; (ii) ease and frequency of trade secret theft; and (iii) better and more venues for trade secret litigation– make the identification, protection … Continue Reading
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