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06/23/16

What every business needs to know about the Defend Trade Secrets Act

In light of the changes that come with the DTSA, it is a good time for all companies to revisit their employee and contractor policies to ensure they have appropriate whistleblower disclosures. This includes reviewing employment policies and contracts, consultant and independent contract agreements, severance agreements, non-competes, and non-disclosure agreements.

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05/24/16

Handicap-accessible websites: Ensure your website is ADA compliant

Almost all businesses are aware of the need to make their physical locations accessible by those with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). However, many companies are unaware of the importance of ensuring that another crucial aspect of their company complies with the ADA: client-facing websites.

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04/21/16

Cybersecurity insurance: Maximizing coverage to mitigate risk

By now most businesses understand that the question is not whether they will experience a data breach incident but when. Knowing how to mitigate the risks that flow from a breach is vital. In addition to implementing a program of administrative, technical, and physical control measures to identify and reduce the risk, cybersecurity insurance is a means of mitigating the financial risks to the business if those other control measures fail.

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03/10/16

Revisiting regulatory hurdles to broadband expansion

In January 2015, we highlighted two cases pending before the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC) with potentially significant implications for broadband expansion in the state. Since that time, recent decisions in both cases have contributed to the evolving regulatory landscape for broadband expansion in Wisconsin, and the potential costs and risks to broadband providers.

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02/15/16

What U.S. companies need to know about the evolving EU privacy rules

For the past 20 years, when U.S. companies needed to share employee information, collect consumer data, target advertisements, or complete e-commerce transactions, they were able to avoid strict penalties and cumbersome data transfer rules required by the European Union (EU) Data Privacy Directive (the Directive). Now, both U.S. companies and EU citizens are in limbo about what is happening with their data.

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