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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

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

International News: Focus on Tax - Issue 3 2015
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Global, OECD
  • December 14 2015

In May 2015, the State Council of the People’s Republic of China issued the Opinions on the Key Tasks for Deepening the Reform of the Economic

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

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

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

Outsourcing as a business model is coming under increasing scrutiny

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

Broad injunctive relief and damage award for misappropriation of trade secrets upheld
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 31 2011

Considering a jury verdict holding that the defendants had misappropriated the plaintiff’s trade secrets by using the plaintiff’s source code to create competing audio conferencing products, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit affirmed the judgment for the plaintiff and scope of injunctive relief and the award of exemplary damages

The inside job: can employees walk out the door with your company's IP?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • February 13 2012

With the economic downturn forcing redundancies, most employers are aware that the Q1 period brings an increase in employee movement

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