This sample provides practice points and a checklist of what constitutes taking “reasonable steps” to help avoid sanctions under the newly amended FRCP 37(e).
The purpose of this checklist is to identify the range of agreements in-house lawyers for health care providers are likely to confront as part of the their practice.
While the Cybersecurity Regulations require several technical controls (e.g., monitoring network activity and implementing multi-factor authentication and encryption), most of the requirements involve instituting information governance (“IG”) practices and structures to manage cyber risks. In the following, we set out five steps which address the key IG issues and requirements that can help your organization come into compliance with the Cybersecurity Regulations.
This resource presents key tips to consider when preparing to respond to search warrants in the United States.
This Quick Overview addresses how Bankability, or the ability to obtain banks' funding, can be a life or death sentence for any transaction requiring borrowed funds in Canada and the United States.
The main purpose of the Open Skies Agreements is to deregulate certain areas of the air transport industry in Brazil and, consequently, encourage the market to work freely, which causes various effects in liberalized markets.
This Quick Overview aims to provide a broad-stroke perspective on the 2016 U.S. Proxy Season and its underlying trends by providing a brief overview of the history and regulation of shareholder activism; illustrating the growing prominence in proxy access proposals; and analyzing corporate strategies for responding proactively to shareholder proposals.
This Top Ten presents ten strategies that organizations may with to consider deploying in connection with the Brexit process.
This QuickCounsel explains some of the most important facts about the relevance and impact of the relationship between the U.S. and Mexico regarding the NAFTA, in connection to the effects of competitiveness in the global marketplace, prices, economic growth, and creation of jobs, among others.
This Quick Overview addresses the toppling of corporate giants that occurred during the subprime mortgage crisis and subsequent recession, and how investors became increasingly wary of corporate leadership and how it might affect the value of their shares in the United States.
In the first part of this QuickCounsel, we examined how the feedstock of industrial projects should be procured so as to enhance bankability. In this second part, we now look for bankability in the negotiation of the contract for the project's Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC).
This article provides ten important insights for employers regarding labor and employment law under the Trump administration.
Pay equality between men and women demands an employer's attention now more than ever. In the United States, both federal and state governments have enacted strict laws and regulations to close the wage gap between men and women. This Quick Overview will share advice to maintain compliance.
In the first part of this Quick Overview, we examined how the feedstock of industrial projects in the United States should be procured so as to enhance bankability. In this third and final part, we address the purchase of the project's future production and other considerations that may affect bankability.
In the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) citations can be deceptive. Even when the proposed penalty in the citation appears to be insignificant, the citation can still be end up being extremely costly. Employers should evaluate the potential financial impact the OSHA citation could have on their company, and from that evaluation, decide whether to challenge the citation or settle it on a reasonable basis. This article will outline the major issues that each employer should consider in evaluating the full financial impact of a citation upon the company.
This brief resource (Top Ten) provides a summary of the most common false beliefs and important recommendations that should be considered when dealing with a country of origin audit conducted by a foreign authority under North American Free Trade Agreement ("NAFTA").
This Quick Overview addresses how the Precision Medicine Initiative (the "PMI") allows targeted therapies to be deployed that are more likely to be efficacious, less likely to lead to adverse side effects, and, in many circumstances, more cost-effective for both the patient and society at large than current approaches to many different illnesses.
In this short article, find top ten tips to consider before you receive a notice from the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) regarding an examination.
This article discusses the principles of federal prosecution of business organizations and how the US Department of Justice (DOJ) executes its prosecutions to protect consumers, investors and business entities from competitors who gain advantages through illegal conduct.
Cubans say the changes to their country’s socialist economic model will happen sin prisa, pero sin pausa – without hurry, but without pausing. That may be a good – or perhaps necessary – political strategy.
While the nearly comprehensive U.S. embargo on trade with Cuba remains and will require an act of Congress to be eliminated, the U.S. government has issued another round of measures further easing the U.S. sanctions and export control restrictions against Cuba.
This article discusses protecting you and your business in Puerto Rico when sales taxes are owed.
This article outlines whether the EU Commission should provide concrete reasons for requesting information.
This alert addresses the explosion in popularity of daily fantasy sports (DFS) sites and the money laundering potential that DFS sites may offer to criminals around the world.
This article is a snapshot of the status quo in the states with measurable potential for some type of action on daily fantasy sports.
This article addresses how the management of a company has to consult the works council with respect to a number of important decisions.
This resource is part of the Lex Mundi Guides to Doing Business series which provides general information about legal and business infrastructures in jurisdictions around the world. In this edition, Lex Mundi explores business entities, trade regulations, tax laws, labor & employment laws, and the Mississippi court system.
This article explains the significant changes that the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) final amendments have made to the 2013 Mortgage Servicing Rules (the “Final Amended Rules”) to provide homeowners with stronger foreclosure protections.