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Massive Online Security Breach – Are You Reactive or Proactive?
August 2014
Trevor Nagel, Amy Bagdasarian

A few weeks ago, a Russian cyber gang amassed around 1.2 billion user name and password credentials belonging to more than 500 million email addresses. This may be to date the largest cache of stolen data. The cyber gang accessed over 420,000 web and FTP sites to conduct a breach of this magnitude.
PDF ParkCentral v. Porsche: The Second Circuit Signals New Line of Defense to Extraterritorial Securities Fraud Claims
August 2014
Owen C. Pell, Gregory M. Starner, Colin J. Diamond, Francis Fitzherbert-Brockholes

In ParkCentral Global Hub Ltd. v. Porsche Automobile Holdings SE (“ParkCentral”), the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that domestic securities transactions that did not involve the foreign defendant, whose alleged fraudulent actions occurred largely abroad and related to price movements in non-US securities, were beyond the territorial scope of Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
PDF Global HR Hot Topic—August 2014: How to Launch an International HR Policy, Code of Conduct or Benefits Plan
August 2014
Donald C. Dowling, Jr.

In this era of internationally aligned business operations, multinationals roll out cross-border human resources policies, global codes of conduct and international benefits offerings. But launching these cross-border initiatives can be a complex process.
Germany's Draft Bill on IT Security
August 2014, White & Case Technology Newsflash
Detlev Gabel, Mirko Wieczorek, Mathias Bogusch

On August 19, 2014, the German Federal Ministry of the Interior ("GMI") proposed a new bill to increase the security of IT systems (the "Draft Bill"). As contemplated in the White & Case Technology Newsflash of December 2013 , this initiative stems from the current German Government’s Coalition Agreement , which outlined the digital agenda for the next four years.
PDF Buyout Financial Leasing
August 2014
Grigory Chernyshov, Pavel Boulatov

This alert analyses key changes in the regulation of buyout financial leasing, as adopted by the Plenum of the Supreme Commercial Court of the Russian Federation in its Resolution No. 17, dated 14 March 2014, "On Certain Issues Relating to a Buyout Financial Leasing Contract".

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