Depositions can be pretty boring affairs. Back when we were in private practice, we once fell asleep during one. But the deposition of Andrew Fastow, former chief financial officer of Enron, appears to have kept people awake. The Times offers an interesting and detailed account of Fastow’s “moment in the sun.” This was our favorite […]
(Yeah, we know, today’s “Morning Docket” is coming in just in time for lunch. Sorry, we overslept…) * Former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling is facing 20 to 30 years in prison when he’s sentenced next month — but he can still get himself into even more trouble. Impressive. [Houston Chronicle via WSJ Law Blog] * […]
With its critical impact on the world economy and global trade, privacy legislation in Asia has been extremely active in the last several years. A recently released report, Privacy Laws in Asia, written by Cynthia Rich of Morrison & Foerster LLP for Bloomberg BNA, analyzes commonalities and differences in the privacy and data security requirements in countries including Australia, India, Hong Kong and more.
This report gives you at-a-glance access to a side-by-side chart comparing four key compliance areas, a country-by-country review of the differences and special characteristics in the law, and explanations of the common elements of the privacy laws in 11 jurisdictions.