With increased regulatory scrutiny and the emergence of employee activism, companies have experienced an elevated risk of trade secret disclosure from current or former employees acting as putative whistleblowers. In this episode, Aaron Goodman (Partner, Los Angeles) discussed key factors companies should consider in balancing their trade secret interests against the protections afforded to whistleblowers, with a focus on recent whistleblower laws across the globe.
On 22 March 2022, the Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China issued Draft Implementation Rules of the Administrative Regulations on Human Genetic Resources for public comments until 21 April 2022. The Draft Rules provide clarifications and operational details on the Administrative Regulations on Human Genetic Resources promulgated in 2019.
The Guide to Doing Business in China provides an introduction to selected aspects relating to investment and business operations in the People’s Republic of China under current Chinese laws and policy during the COVID pandemic, including a summary of important areas of concern to all investors in China: mergers and acquisitions, data privacy issues, antitrust and competition issues, taxation, employment, intellectual property protection, trade and import and export rules, financial services, as well as anti-bribery compliance and dispute resolution issues.
Financial institutions are leading the way in adopting new technologies such as machine learning, AI and “big data.” These and other technologies now play an integral role in a range of operations, from portfolio management to fraud prevention, from executing trades to transforming the customer experience. While the potential is…