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

Insight John Isaza John Isaza · May 25, 2017
Clearly defined accountability for ownership and management of records and content has become an imperative. This hour-long webinar provided a crisp, comprehensive view of the obligations and opportunities of boards, executives and managers to control risks and take advantage of opportunities in the era of Big Data.  Presentation provided by

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Client Alert: U.S. Treasury regulation changes could impact foreign owned single member LLCs.

Insight Melinda Fellner Bramwit Melinda Fellner Bramwit · May 23, 2017
Changes to US Treasury Regulations Under Section 6038 of the Internal Revenue Code could affect filings for single member LLCs owned by non-US persons. Many non-resident individuals and non-resident entities maintain title to real estate and other assets in single member limited liability companies incorporated under state law in the United

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Client Alert: New York City bans questions about job applicants’ salary history

Insight Thomas M. White Thomas M. White · May 19, 2017
It is common for employers to ask job applicants about their current compensation before extending an offer of employment.  Critics of this practice contend that because women and minority males are often paid less than white men obtaining this information from applicants perpetuates income disparity.  A number of jurisdictions have

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Trade secrets and how they can plunge tech companies into expensive litigation. Mr. Futter for Raconteur

Insight Dror Futter Dror Futter · May 10, 2017
As technology reshapes the way we live and work, trade secrets have become very important. They have unleashed an unprecedented boom in litigation, legislation and media attention. And some investors and companies have found themselves in court or facing damages in the hundreds of millions of dollars. “Trade secrets are the hardest form

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How to telecommute without being remote.

Insight Michael Moradzadeh Michael Moradzadeh · May 10, 2017
In this article published in Law360, Rimon’s CEO Michael Moradzadeh argues that allowing lawyers to work remotely can be counterproductive if the firm's entire model and culture does not ensure that telecommuters are equally connected to the firm's social and professional communities. “To take full advantage of the

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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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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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