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Equifax Breach Affects 143M: If GDPR Were in Effect, What Would Be the Impact?

data breach, privacy

The security breach announced by Equifax Inc. on September 7, 2017, grabbed headlines around the world as Equifax revealed that personal data of roughly 143 million consumers in the United States and certain UK and Canadian residents had been compromised. By exploiting a website application vulnerability, hackers gained access to certain information such as names, Social Security …

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US Launches Investigation into China’s Technology Transfer & IP Practices

United States Trade Representative (“USTR”) Robert E. Lighthizer launched an investigation under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 (“Section 301”) into acts, policies, and practices of the Chinese government as they relate to “technology transfer, intellectual property [IP], and innovation.” The August 18 announcement of the investigation came just days after President Donald Trump signed …

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Suspension of Visa Operations in Russia

The U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Russia announced that “[a]s a result of the Russian government’s personnel cap imposed on the U.S. Mission, all nonimmigrant visa (NIV) operations across Russia will be suspended beginning August 23, 2017.” This is the most recent volley in the diplomatic back-and-forth that started with the reports of possible Russian involvement …

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Eating Disorders are Mental Health Conditions Subject to Parity Law

The Departments of Labor, Treasury and Health and Human Services (Departments) continue to issue FAQs addressing the implementation of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (MHPAEA), as amended by the Affordable Care Act and the 21st Century Cures Act (Cures Act). The MHPAEA prohibits group health plans from imposing financial requirements …

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The National Law Review is hiring!

The National Law Review is one of the highest volume online-legal publications in the country. Founded in 1888, the National Law Review revolutionize publishing and this cutting-edge tradition continues today. We’re looking for an executive assistant project coordinator and a web content specialist to join our team. Below is a brief summary of the positions. …

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The National Law Review is hiring!

The National Law Review is one of the highest volume online-legal publications in the country. Founded in 1888, the National Law Review revolutionize publishing and this cutting-edge tradition continues today. We’re looking for an executive assistant project coordinator and a web content specialist to join our team. Below is a brief summary of the positions. …

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NLRB Invalidates Another Employer Arbitration Agreement – But NOT Under D.R. Horton

On April 13, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) invalidated yet another employer arbitration program. This time, however, the NLRB did not do so under its infamous D.R. Horton case. In Dish Network, LLC, the NLRB struck down an arbitration agreement an employer used with its workforce because: 1) as drafted, employees would reasonably construe it as limiting or prohibiting …

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It’s a Wrap! #LMA17 Afternoon and Closing Twitter Recap

The Legal Marketing Association Annual conference has officially come to a close! Thanks to LMA and American Conference Institute for all the hard work they put into making the conference a success! See below for the National Law Review‘s Twitter recap of the afternoon sessions. See you in NOLA next year! How to Make a …

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#LMA17 Day 1 Afternoon Twitter Recap

After a great morning session, including the keynote speaker and breakouts and networking lunch, the Legal Marketing Association Conference continued with afternoon sessions. Here’s the National Law Review Twitter recap for the afternoon: The Secrets to Organizing and Operating an Amazing Marketing and BD Department Deborah Farone, Cravath, Swaine & Moore, LLP David McClune, Shearman & Sterling …

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#LMA17: Twitter Recap of the Rise of the Legal Marketing Technologist

This year’s Legal Marketing Association Annual conference featured a new pre-conference program: Rise of the Legal Marketing Technologist. The session is designed for looking at a lot of the big picture issues legal marketers face such as artificial intelligence, as well as provide practical advice and tools to help navigate today’s ever changing marketing technology …

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