The holidays may be behind us (sigh), but Above the Law’s second annual holiday card contest remains in full swing. Thanks to everyone who responded to our call for submissions. The response was overwhelming. Perhaps too overwhelming: we received dozens and dozens of nominations. I have literally spent several hours reviewing them all — hours […]
Last year we held our first annual contest for law firm holiday cards. It was a fun feature, as well as a big hit with Above the Law readers. The winner, in a landslide, was Akin Gump. Check out their delightful card, which is still online, over here. (The clever 2010 holiday card of Manatt, […]
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.
Ed. note: Have a question for next week? Send it in to firstname.lastname@example.org Greetings, My firm, like so many, has decided not to purchase and send holiday cards for our clients, instead relying on those stupid ecards. Ostensibly this is part of our “Going Green” initiative. More likely it puts more green in the partners’ […]