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  • Blog: Privacy and Information Security Law BlogDOJ Announces New Cyber-Fraud Initiative and Intent to Utilize False Claims Act to Spur CompliancePosted on October 21, 2021 by Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
    On October 6, 2021, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco announced the launch of the new Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative that will use the False Claims Act to pursue cybersecurity related fraud by government contractors and grant recipients. Continue Reading
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  • Blog: ALTIUS BlogsThe Act of 2002 on combating late payment in commercial transactions undergoes further modifications to fight companies’ liquidity problemsPosted on October 21, 2021 by
    On 15 July 2021, the Act of 2 August 2002 on combating late payment in commercial transactions was modified to address companies’ liquidity problems due to the late payment behaviour of their business customers. The new Act brings about two changes: first, the payment term agreed between the parties in all commercial transactions will have to be limited to a maximum of 60 days, irrespective of the parties’ companies’ sizes; second, the acceptance or verification procedure for the conformity of goods or services must in the future be included in the maximum payment term of 60 days. Introdu...
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  • Blog: Waller Law BlogRepresentation and Warranty Insurance (RWI) in healthcare provider deals: what you need to know for year-end 2021Posted on October 20, 2021 by
    Dealmakers with a mandate to close by year-end should plan ahead and fast-track due diligence processes.
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  • Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsDOL Issues Proposed Rule (Again) to Address Selecting Plan Investments and Exercising Shareholder RightsPosted on October 20, 2021 by Haynes and Boone Benefits Group
    On October 13, 2021, the DOL released a proposed rule which effectively provides that ERISA plan fiduciaries may consider climate change and other environmental, social, and governance (“ESG”) factors when they make investment decisions and when they exercise shareholder rights. Under the Trump administration, in late 2020, the DOL previously issued a final rule on […] The post DOL Issues Proposed Rule (Again) to Address Selecting Plan Investments and Exercising Shareholder Rights appeared first on Haynes and Boone Blogs.
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  • Blog: Garrigues Intellectual Property BlogThe five steps to help you protect and enforce your trademarks in PortugalPosted on October 19, 2021 by Editor1
    If you have a start-up or an established business and wantto safeguard the trademark you have created and registered, when faced with infringement of the trademark in Portugal you should follow five rules: anticipate and act quickly; conduct a thorough investigation with support from a professional monitoring service; secure evidence of the infringement; work with […] La entrada The five steps to help you protect and enforce your trademarks in Portugal apareció primero en Intellectual and Industrial Property Blog - Garrigues.
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  • Blog: BuildSmartInside DOJ’s New Cyber-Fraud InitiativePosted on October 18, 2021 by Aron C. Beezley and Nathaniel J. Greeson
    The Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced the launch of the Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative, which will utilize the False Claims Act (FCA) to pursue cybersecurity-related fraud by government contractors and grant recipients. Key features of and takeaways from this new initiative are discussed below. Key Features  The initiative aims to hold accountable entities or individuals...Continue Reading
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