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2017 insurance and risk management checklist

As we start a new year, it is important to evaluate your company’s insurance and risk management program and plan for the year.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 16 January 2017 | Practice Area: Insurance

The US customs compliance letters and what they really mean

In late 2016, U.S. Customs issued an unusual letter to a select group of 1000 U.S. importers containing numerous compliance publications.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 10 January 2017 | Practice Area: Transport

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21st Century Cures Act: Key Provisions of Interest to Drug/Device Clients

This briefing focuses on these major drug, device, and biologic development and approval provisions contained in the Cures Act.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 03 January 2017 | Practice Area: Health Care

The “French Bribery Act” that is soon to be enacted

The last version of the “French Bribery Act” gives more shape to the new provisions of the law and confirms that it contemplates to substantially change the legal anti-corruption scope in France.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 14 December 2016 | Practice Area: Central Government

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Florida Supreme Court announces major victory for policyholders in Sebo

As individuals and businesses continue to recover from a devastating hurricane season – including Hurricane Matthew – the Florida Supreme Court today provided policyholders with reason to be optimistic.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 07 December 2016 | Practice Area: Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement trends

At a recent Practicing Law Institute panel, several of the regulators spoke about the general priorities and trends in the enforcement area.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 05 December 2016 | Practice Area: Financial Services Regulation

Implementing the GDPR: What you need to know

Data protection procedures will require an overhaul for any company that offers goods and services, or tracks individuals, in the EU under the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to take effect from 25 May 2018.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 29 November 2016 | Practice Area: Data Protection and Privacy

Asia-Pacific Distressed Debt & Special Situations Market Update

Global uncertainty and volatility is set to fuel Asia-Pacific distressed debt and special situation opportunities in 2017.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 25 November 2016 | Practice Area: Capital Markets and Debt Securities

The New UAE Bankruptcy Law

The current law regarding insolvency in the UAE is not a comprehensive regime. A new bankruptcy law drawing from international best practice will come into force in the UAE, from the beginning of 2017.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 23 November 2016 | Practice Area: Insolvency

Armor for the Board: A D&O Insurance Checklist

Serving on a non-profit, private or public company board can yield many benefits, but may also create exposure. Directors’ and officers’ liability insurance is designed to protect personal assets, and provide armor for the board.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 21 November 2016 | Practice Area: Insurance

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