Corporate culture and regulatory compliance will continue to dominate counsel concerns as the year gets underway. From GDPR to California Senate Bill 826, these wide-ranging measures will remain critical for general counsel and corporate boards to navigate, experts say. Read more.
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The Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act, which was passed in August, will cast a wider net over the mergers and acquisitions playing field. The new law reflects the most substantive change in more than a decade to the process in which acquisitions receive approval from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States. The new reporting requirements could turn disclosures of these deals into a more complex and time-consuming task, experts say. Read the full report.
The need for a global view of information is emerging. In the late 1800s, the art world saw a new painting technique in which small dots, applied in patterns, created an entire visual display only discernable when the viewer stepped back. Similarly, enterprises today can only glean their full information picture by looking beyond single data points, housed in siloed departments. Enterprises must scan vast data held across their organization and with global partners to effectively create, store, track, transfer, and, where mandated, destroy data. Read the full white paper.
Though the EU’s first big data privacy law in 23 years is now in force, there’s little consensus on the General Data Protection Regulation. Data experts say GDPR— whose 99 articles govern an individual’s right to privacy and ultimate ownership of personal data—is the most complex regulation the EU has ever produced. The law’s brevity may contribute to the lack of consensus. The language of its slim 87 pages leaves a lot of room for interpretation. This includes both the definition of personal data and a special emphasis where artificial intelligence is concerned. GDPR requires the subject’s consent for any […]
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