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Fulbright: Foreign Investigations - A Case Study
Posted on 10 Oct 2011 by Norton Rose Fulbright

View Media With the widely-reported increase in FCPA enforcement by the U.S. DOJ and SEC, and the new UK Bribery Act recently taking effect, corporations are increasingly required to conduct anti-bribery due diligence and investigations across the... Read More

Hans-Josef Vogel on Social Media Plug-Ins: Recent Court Decisions in Germany
Posted on 15 Dec 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

By Hans-Josef Vogel Social media plug-ins, such as the Facebook "Like" button, have become ubiquitous on the internet. Their legal implications are yet not fully determined. Issues of both data protection law and fair trade matters are commonly... Read More

ICO Issues Its Largest Fine against a Single Entity for Date Security Breach
Posted on 22 Aug 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

Excerpt: 2011 Emerging Issues 5859 Summary: On June 9, 2011, the UK's data privacy regulator, the Information Commissioner's Office, imposed its biggest fine to date against a single data controller for breaching the UK's Data Protection... Read More

Germany to Google: Respect data privacy
Posted on 20 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BERLIN - (AP) Germany's Foreign Minister has warned Google co-founder Larry Page to respect the nation's data protection laws in an escalating dispute over the U.S. Internet giant's "Street View" mapping program. Foreign Minister... Read More