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Learn about the context and implications of the fine levied by the Irish Data Protection Commission.

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Region: Global, Europe, European Union, United States
Reinier Russell (Russell Advocaten, a Primerus member firm) and Melissa Demorest LeDuc (Demorest Law Firm, a Primerus member firm)

This article discuss steps that company directors should take to ensure their most valuable assets are afforded as much protection as possible from both a US as well as a European perspective.

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Region: United States, Netherlands, Europe
Eric S. Crusius (Partner) and Robert K. Tompkins (Partner), Holland & Knight LLP
3 pages

This Holland & Knight alert discusses what reaching the debt ceiling would potentially mean to government contractors and key considerations they should keep in mind.

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Interest Area: Government
Region: United States
Global Legal Group
226 pages

This multijurisdictional guide covers common issues in initial public offerings, including the IPO process, regulatory architecture, public company responsibilities, potential risks, liabilities, and pitfalls.

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Region: Global, Cyprus, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, South Korea, Luxembourg, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States
Global Legal Group
502 pages

This guide covers common issues in lending and secured finance laws and regulations – including guarantees, collateral security, financial assistance, syndicated lending and LIBOR replacement – in 33 jurisdictions.

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Region: Australia, Austria, Bermuda, Brazil, British Virgin Isles, Canada, Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jersey, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Nigeria, Panama, Peru, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Global
Filip Szadurski (Mann Lawyers LLP, a Primerus member firm)
5 pages

The Canadian market is an exciting opportunity for international investment, and many sectors are seeing employment with international companies as the new normal in Canada. This article discusses a few critical considerations for any employer entering the Canadian landscape.

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Interest Area: Employment and Labor
Region: Canada

If the US national debt reaches the limit set by the US Congress, a question would arise whether there is a risk that the United States might default on its obligations. With this curated selection of resources, learn about the implications in terms of disclosures for public companies, the impact on government contractors, and other issues.

Adria Warren, Foley & Lardner LLP

This article highlights key considerations for hospitals in evaluating, developing, and implementing an ASC transaction, with a focus on fraud and abuse considerations related to investing alongside physicians. It also highlights the type of regulatory analysis that providers and others contemplating transactions involving health care entities must consider and address.

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Interest Area: Health Law
Region: United States
Lawrence E. Buterman, Paul A. Davies, Kelly Fayne, Sarah E. Fortt, Joshua N. Holian, Betty M. Huber, Charlie Beller, Rebecca Frumento, Austin J. Pierce
6 pages

A recent letter from 21 state Attorneys General to various asset managers demonstrates a focus on using antitrust and unfair competition laws to oppose ESG efforts. In this Client Alert, Latham & Watkins attorneys review the major enforcer and congressional statements over the past year that have raised antitrust and competition concerns with ESG initiatives; analyze how the AG Letter reflects a refinement of theories of harm under state and federal competition laws; and provide guidance to entities implementing ESG policies on how to minimize legal risks.

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Region: Global
Audience: Mid-Career, New to In-House, Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
Betty M. Huber, Giulia Franzoso, Edward R. Kempson, Karmpreet (Preeti) Grewal, Roberto L. Reyes Gaskin, Peter Neuböck
4 pages

While issuers continue to commit to sustainability/ESG objectives, for the first time since sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) emerged, certain SLB issuers missed their sustainability targets in 2022 and early 2023. Further, market participants have recently expressed concerns about other SLB issuers in danger of not hitting their SPTs and, in general, about the credibility of SLBs in light of issuer ambitions and incentives to achieve sustainability targets. Issuers should consider the ambitiousness of their sustainability targets, any challenges in achieving the targets on schedule, and how they will prove their progress. In this resource, Latham & Watkins provides 10 takeaways relating to these developments for potential SLB issuers and their underwriters.

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Region: Global
Audience: Mid-Career, New to In-House, Small Law Departments, Large Law Departments
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