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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

Outsourcing Dos and Don’ts

Read The Top 20 Do’s and Don’ts for Outsourcing Deals — from the customer’s perspective — compiled by Kit Burton, Global Co-Head of our Technology Sector.… Continue Reading

How the Internet of Things changes banks and financial services

The Internet of Things (IoT) is going to change the models of business of the financial services sector, unveiling new legal issues. The new models of business of the IoT are going to be disruptive, placing companies in front of legal problems that they had never experienced before. And the same rule is valid with … Continue Reading
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