US-EU data transfers: The fragile framework of the privacy shield?

Insight Jill M. Williamson Jill M. Williamson · April 18, 2017
In the latest issue of Risk & Compliance, Rimon’s Jill Williamson discusses the future of the new Privacy Shield framework for transferring data from the EU to the US, which was finalized in July 2016. "At its inception, the Privacy Shield had holes, and since the issuance of Executive Order 13768 on 25 January 2017, concerns about the

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Collaboration or competition: What is really driving trade tech?

Insight Marc Kaufman Marc Kaufman · April 18, 2017
As blockchain technology is more widely adopted in commercial applications, the various players in the ecosystem will have to deal with intellectual property issues and risks. Many players believe that cooperation is key to fostering innovation in the ecosystem. This article summarizing many of the issues includes comments from Rimon Partner Marc

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The Chronicle of Higher Education: What can colleges learn from Penn State?

Insight Stephen Joel Trachtenberg Stephen Joel Trachtenberg · April 17, 2017
This article coauthored by Rimon Partner Stephen Trachtenberg examines the question of accountability. University presidents shape the culture of the institution and employees subscribe to that culture. But should a leader be held accountable for each and every action of a subordinate? What can the Penn State scandal teach us about how to exercise

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Rimon Op-ed in Law360: A time bomb for law firms, mismatched assets and liabilities

Insight Michael Moradzadeh Michael Moradzadeh · Thomas M. White Thomas M. White · March 14, 2017
In this Law360 Op-ed, Rimon's Thomas White and Michael Moradzadeh argue that law firm management has a particularly critical task: managing the magnitude and longevity of firm assets and liabilities. The firm that fails to balance these factors skillfully may find it difficult to attract and retain talent. "Many commentators have

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Inside M&A: The Tax Transactional Survey 2017

Insight Susan F. Klein Susan F. Klein · March 07, 2017
Despite a relatively active 2016 M&A market in the United States, there is considerable concern that uncertainty, with respect to both proposed tax reform and administrative developments, may dampen the 2017 US M&A market. Rimon’s International Tax Partner, Susan Klein, stated "I query whether people are going to be very enthusiastic

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Why assigning responsibility for content is a corporate imperative.

Insight John Isaza John Isaza · March 05, 2017
In this op-ed, Rimon's Records and Information Governance Partner, John Isaza discusses the importance of having an in site records and information management strategy. Mr. Isaza explains why companies have to be cautious about the content that is released and associated with them as it might be erroneous, inappropriate, outdated,

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Rimon’s Jill Williamson discusses the potential impact of deregulation of the financial industry in Compliance Reporter

Insight Jill M. Williamson Jill M. Williamson · March 03, 2017
Rimon’s Jill Williamson debates how President Donald Trump’s recent executive order to review and possibly repeal the 2010 Wall Street reform law (Dodd-Frank Act) might cause new compliance complications, especially if state authorities and foreign countries step up regulation and enforcement in response.    Ms. Williamson has

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Rimon’s Stephen Trachtenberg discusses the future of college accreditation in his op-ed in the Council for Higher Education Accreditation

Insight Stephen Joel Trachtenberg Stephen Joel Trachtenberg · March 01, 2017
President emeritus, university professor at the George Washington University and Rimon Partner, Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, shares his informative and thought-provoking views on the evolution and future of higher education and universities' roles; "Education has become a fee-for-service business” states Dr. Trachtenberg. As part of

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Rimon’s Jill Williamson discusses South Korea’s new anti-graft law in Thomson Reuters article

Insight Jill M. Williamson Jill M. Williamson · February 15, 2017
Corporate and International Trade Counsel Jill M. Williamson was extensively quoted in an Inside Thomson Reuters article, "South Korea's new anti-graft law brings both compliance benefits and burdens," on February 6, 2016. When discussing the recent South Korean anti-corruption statute, Williamson said, "In many ways, this

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John Isaza featured in Law.com article on ways legal professionals can leverage social media content

Insight John Isaza John Isaza · February 08, 2017
In this article, Rimon Partner John Isaza discusses how social media cannot be ignored by attorneys during jury selection. "The requirement of conducting internet research—which in many cases, includes the use of social media—on a potential juror is mandated via a variety of Bar Association ethics opinions and case

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