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Why is hiring so important for compliance? It is because hiring is important to any company’s health and reputation. Like most areas of compliance good hiring practices for those employees who will do business in compliance with anti-corruption laws...

Apogée or ApHogee: that is the question. Do those look or sound similar to you? Not to Louis Vuitton. But the Federal Circuit disagreed, and on July 5 ruled that the luxury brand could not register the word “Apogée” as a trademark for its perfume....

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed in part and reversed in part the district court’s dismissal of claims of copyright infringement, violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and breach of contract, finding...

Cut it out! Covenant severed to make it enforceable - In Tillman v Egon Zehnder Ltd the Supreme Court revisited the question of when it is possible to sever words from a restrictive covenant to make it enforceable, taking a broader approach to the...

Recently, Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim announced the Department of Justice, Antitrust Division’s new policy for incentivizing corporate antitrust compliance. For the first time in DOJ history, this new policy recognizes the efforts of...

On July 11th, the French Senate gave its final approval on the implementation of a new Digital Services Tax (the “DST”) that has been in discussion at parliamentary level since March. This tax (new FTC article 299) will be effective immediately....

The Bank for International Settlements has announced it will establish an innovation Hub to encourage international collaboration on innovative financial technology for central banks. The Hub's purpose will be to: (i) identify trends in technology...

Many employers have offices in multiple states, but want to have one form of employee agreement prohibiting solicitation of employees and customers. Since some state laws, namely California, may be too different to reconcile with other states, what...

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