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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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MER Seminar: Can original paper records be destroyed after being imaged?

Event John Isaza John Isaza
- UTC

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KEY ISSUES THIS SESSION WILL ADDRESS The Federal Rules of Evidence and state equivalents, case law, and a plethora of federal and state statutes and regulations that apply to paper records and their digital images. The few and ever-decreasing exceptions of records that must still be retained in so-called “wet signature” format. A retired

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Case study: approaches taken to assist with the disposition of thousands of back-up tapes

Event John Isaza John Isaza
- UTC

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KEY ISSUES THIS SESSION WILL ADDRESS 1) What federal laws should be considered prior to disposition? 2) What state laws and case law should be considered prior to disposition? 3) What key questions must be answered to arrive at a defensible disposition process? 4) What strategy should be implemented to satisfy legal hold concerns?   KEY

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Navigating Through the Digital Turbulence Seminar

Event John Isaza John Isaza
- UTC

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Navigating Through the Digital Turbulence is a seminar focused on the legal challenges that arise as internet-based operation and communication build up a “Digital Haystack,” including keeping up to date with technological innovations, understanding diverse collaborative tools such as blogs and wikis, and of course instant

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How Companies Work with Start-Up Suppliers and Vendors - ABA Webinar

Event Dror Futter Dror Futter
Apr 13, 2017 1:00PM - 2:00PM ET

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Partner Dror Futter will be a panelist on an ABA webinar discussing the different issues that arise when start-up companies become suppliers to larger, more established companies, and how to improve the likelihood of success for those relationships. This presentation will address ways in which established companies can mitigate risks when

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Webinar: Content Governance and Management in the Era of Big Data: A Road Map to the Risks and Opportunities

Event John Isaza John Isaza
May 18, 2017 12:30PM - 1:30PM CDT

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Information, Records and Content Governance is a critical component of doing business in the 21st century. Opportunities abound for organizations to leverage Big Data for profit. The incentives for companies to share information—internally and with customers, vendors and other outside partners—have risen dramatically. Leading companies are

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Named for Rimon’s Stephen Trachtenberg, GW program grants 10 full-ride scholarships

News Stephen Joel Trachtenberg Stephen Joel Trachtenberg · March 24, 2017
Every year the George Washington University grants ten full scholarships to incoming freshmen, covering four years' tuition, room, board and books. Created in 1989, the program was renamed the "Stephen Joel Trachtenberg Scholarship Program" in 1999 to honor GW's President Emeritus and Professor of Public Service — and Rimon Partner

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40-firm coalition to fight against blockchain intellectual property abuse

News Marc Kaufman Marc Kaufman · March 23, 2017
A coalition of players in the blockchain ecosystem have organized to manage intellectual issues and encourage innovation. The new group, called the Blockchain Intellectual Property Council (BIPC), was officially announced on March 16, 2017, by the Chamber of Digital Commerce at the Blockchain Summit in Washington D.C. This initiative aims to work

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