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International news: focus on employee benefits
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Global
  • August 4 2014

The economic case for investment in Africa is clear. As large numbers of people move from subsistence level to lower middle class and higher, a


Digital due diligence: uncovering violations in China
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • China
  • September 9 2015

This year's historic stock market rise and crash was only the most visible sign of overall economic turmoil in China. Other key indicators include


The General Counsel and Data Breach Compliance
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 6 2016

An important responsibility of the governing board is to work with the CEO to assure proper coordination of the various roles and responsibilities of


Protecting outsourcing relationships
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 9 2009

Outsourcing as a business model is coming under increasing scrutiny


An employer’s guide to implementing EU-compliant whistleblowing hotlines
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA, European Union
  • August 23 2011

Under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges are required to establish a system, often called a “whistleblowing hotline,” for employees to internally report concerns over questionable auditing or accounting matters


Mcdermott releases an employer's guide to implementing EU-compliant whistleblowing hotlines
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • August 25 2011

Companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges are required under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act to establish a system for employees to internally report concerns over questionable auditing or accounting matters


Settlement on the horizon in Massachusetts ZIP code litigation
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • March 6 2014

A recent proposed settlement in Massachusetts may signal readiness on the part of retailers to end so-called "ZIP code" litigation. In 2011


China aims to strengthen the protection of consumers’ personal information
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • China
  • June 6 2013

The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress recently issued a draft amendment that would update China's 20-year-old Consumer Protection


Software compilation not a trade secret under state law
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 29 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit vacated and remanded a grant of summary judgment to Defendants on Plaintiff’s claims for misappropriation of trade secrets and breach of contract against defendant Sentia Group and several former employees of the plaintiff


Misleading Terms & Conditions and Unfair Contract Terms: The Italian Competition Authority Opens Two Investigations against WhatsApp Inc.
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Italy
  • November 1 2016

On 28 October 2016, the Italian Competition Authority (the “Authority”) opened two investigations against WhatsApp Inc. for alleged unfair commercial