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Peter Bullock, Partner, and Francoise Tung, Senior Associate, King & Wood Mallesons
Publication Date
06/22/2020
11 pages

Data regulation has increased in recent years. In this article, specific regulations and their impact on Hong Kong businesses are discussed. This resource was produced in April 2020.

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Region: Hong Kong
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Author
Peter Bullock, Partner, and Urszula McCormack, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons
Publication Date
06/22/2020
4 pages

This article explores how increased opportunities and regulation surrounding data has impacted Hong Kong businesses. This resource was produced in March 2019.

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Region: Hong Kong
Articles
Author
Peter Bullock, Partner, and Urszula McCormack, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons
Publication Date
06/22/2020
4 pages

There are a variety of reasons why companies move their data to the Cloud. In this article, issues with software asset management, use of external electronic data storage, and IT teams capabilities are discussed for Hong Kong-based companies. This resource was produced in December 2019.

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Region: Hong Kong
Articles
Author
Peter Bullock, Partner, Urszula McCormack, Partner, Ashley Wong, Partner, and Jack Nelson, Associate, King & Wood Mallesons
Publication Date
06/22/2020
8 pages

In this article, Hong Kong's developing drone regulations are discussed. Since the proliferation of inexpensive materials and applicable projects are skyrocketing, Hong Kong is reckoning with rapid advancement in this technology sector. This resource was produced in 2019.

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Author
Urszula McCormack, Partner, and Scott Farrell, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons
Publication Date
06/18/2020
3 pages

Digital identities are a set of attributes that can allow an individual to be represented in a digital form in a online environment. In this article, in-house counsel will learn the basics of how digital identities interact and why they're so important in a global environment. This resource was published in March 2019.

Articles
Publication Date
05/21/2020

Explore ACC's selection of global, regional, and country-focused resources to help in-house counsel navigate legal, business and career issues arising from the COVID-19 (coronavirus / 2019-nCov) crisis.

Author
Meritas Law Firms
Publication Date
05/20/2020
90 pages

Data breaches happen to companies across the globe. In this article, in-house counsel can learn how to plot a successful plan that will protect their company's data. Each section of this article is dedicated to a specific country or region including Hong Kong, China, Europe and the United States. This resource was published by Meritas in 2019.

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Region: Asia, Europe, United States, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Australia / Pacific, Australia, New Zealand
Articles
Author
Stuart Davidson, European Marketing Director at Exterro
Publication Date
05/19/2020

In this Top Ten, learn tips as to how to organize your data protection practices. Now more than ever, companies are under pressure to create, implement, and maintain effective data protection plans.

Articles
Author
Eileen A. Pluijm, Russell Advocaten B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Member of International Society of Primerus Law Firms
Publication Date
05/14/2020
3 pages

New security measures to protect company's information are being tested throughout the world. With General Data Protection (GDPR), employees have a right to see where privacy and security meet. In this article, new security measures are discussed within the frame of GDPR.

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Region: Netherlands, European Union
Articles
Author
Richard D. Lutkus
Publication Date
03/17/2020
4 pages

Relying on the status quo to understand large-scale unstructured data is risky. It’s also potentially time-consuming and expensive. Today, AI can completely and reliably automate the low value work of PI identification in document review and reduce risk. It lets cybersecurity practitioners like me provide more accurate, less costly, and less risk-laden results to clients.

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Region: Global
Audience: New to In-House, CLO / GC, Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Articles
Author
Whitney Campbell Christensen, Ward and Smith P.A.
Publication Date
03/06/2020
3 pages

Industry experts engage with corporate counsel and explain some basic concepts of Blockchain and how it affects their practice.

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Collection: Blockchain
Region: Global
Benchmarking and Research Data
Author
ACC Research
Publication Date
01/28/2020
56 pages

The 2020 edition of ACC's in-depth study of chief legal officers and general counsel builds on responses from 1,007 participants in organizations spanning 20 industries and 47 countries. The report contains key insights on the role of the CLO and the legal department.

Articles
Author
Lex Mundi
Publication Date
01/24/2020
20 pages

AI poses uncharted problems in the areas of compliance, liability, intellectual property, product development, and antitrust. Increasingly General Counsel are called upon to guide boards, C-suites, co-workers, and the public through new ethical and legal complications about targeting customer sets, diligence on supply chain partners, personnel decisions, and risk. AI, and the politics around it, adds new layers of complexity to the very challenging role of the General Counsel.

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Author
Elene Dighmelashvili, Aleko Nanadze, Yuriy Kotliarov, and Sergiy Tsyba
Publication Date
01/01/2020
6 pages

Blockchain technology can be an innovative tool for processing personal data — as long as it’s being used in a manner compliant with the EU General Data Protection Regulation.

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Region: European Union, France, Ukraine
Articles
Author
K Royal
Publication Date
01/01/2020
2 pages

With the California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) going into effect in 2020, here’s what US in-house counsel should consider when creating data policies.

Articles
Author
Gregory Stern
Publication Date
01/01/2020
4 pages

Technology and collaboration tools are always changing. In-house counsel need to make it as easy as possible for business people to understand what it means to comply.

Author
Jim Sturm
Publication Date
12/01/2019
6 pages

As data breach duties and consumer privacy rights become more pronounced, it is imperative to understand your customers’ expectations.

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Region: United States, European Union
Author
David Chen and David Zetoony
Publication Date
11/01/2019
8 pages

Discover how to expedite complex reviews and respond to common contracting issues that often arise with data security addendums.

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Region: European Union, United States, Germany, Russia, Spain
Author
Gregory Stern
Publication Date
11/01/2019
4 pages

Cloud computing allows us to easily store data without physical storage devices, helping to reduce the carbon footprint. But environmental issues from cloud data centers makes this a mixed blessing.

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Region: Canada, Finland, Germany, Norway, United Kingdom, United States
Author
Maggie Gloeckle and K Royal
Publication Date
10/01/2019
10 pages

We know businesses can’t do it all. But when using vendors to meet your commercial or client needs, make sure you’re aware of the risks at all stages.

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Region: Andorra, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, European Union, Faroe Islands, Guernsey, Israel, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Mexico, New Zealand, Switzerland, Uruguay, United States
Author
ACC
Publication Date
10/01/2019
2 pages

Chief legal officers’ concerns about vendor risks, new employees, and more statistics from ACC’s benchmarking reports.

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Audience: CLO / GC
Author
Gregory Stern
Publication Date
10/01/2019
2 pages

This article outlines the technology apps Tech Toolbox Columnist Gregory Stern used to get words on a page, which can be a serious roadblock for any writer, no matter how experienced or skilled.

Author
Blaise Benoit and Deana Uhl
Publication Date
09/01/2019
6 pages

As digital transformation initiatives continue to drive the business world, legal departments are often woefully unprepared. However, there are measures that can be taken to lessen the blow.

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Region: Australia, Brazil, European Union, China, Japan, South Korea, United States
Audience: Legal Operations
Author
Robin Shapiro, Justin Allen, and Mark Diamond
Publication Date
09/01/2019
10 pages

Recent privacy laws stand to offer new protections for consumers and more headaches for those adhering to the compliance requirements. Learn key strategies and tools you can use to better implement the new privacy mandates.

Author
Steve Walker and Christopher Hetner
Publication Date
09/01/2019
6 pages

In an exclusive interview, the National Association of Corporate Directors’ general counsel and special advisor on cybersecurity discuss the in-house counsel’s role in helping companies effectively prepare against cyber risks.

Author
Jennifer Wolfe
Publication Date
09/01/2019
8 pages

In-house counsel can play a vital role in their company’s blockchain pilot program. And as a cross-functional advocate working with senior leadership, you will be responsible for ensuring smoother digital operations.

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Region: United States
Author
Whitnie Wiley
Publication Date
09/01/2019
2 pages

What can you, as a leader in your organization, do to change the perception amongst your more tech phobic lawyers?

Author
Simon Fish
Publication Date
09/01/2019
2 pages

To do our jobs as in-house counsel well, ACC Chair Simon Fish stresses that we must keep up with trends within the global business community, especially those tied to evolving legislation and technology.

Resource Details
Region: European Union, United States
Multimedia and Infographics
Author
ACC
Publication Date
09/01/2019
2 pages

Breaches, healthcare, disruptive technology: Find out what’s keeping in-house counsel up at night with ACC’s custom benchmarking research.

Articles
Author
Global Legal Group
Publication Date
08/23/2019
282 pages

In this multi-jurisdictional guide, explore an overview of key legal issues, rules and developments regarding insurance and reinsurance across a range of jurisdictions.

Resource Details
Region: Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Peru, Portugal, Russia, Senegal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, United States
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