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Understanding the GDPR for business

Understanding & Complying with GDPR for Businesses

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) mandates that businesses need to deal with client’s personal data in a constitutional manner. All of the client’s personal data needs to be completely secure at all times. Additionally the company must transparently inform the client exactly what information about the client is being secured. The terms and conditions […]

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Sarbanes Oxley Whistleblower Protections Put Teeth in Employees’ Protection

The Sarbanes Oxley Whistleblower protections were put in place following the spectacular crash of Enron, which vaporized retirement savings and added millions to unemployment lines. When Congress enacted the Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX), they incorporated a robust clause meant to include a ‘corporate code of silence’. Congress gave whistleblowers an early warning system to stop […]

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The Importance Of An Honest Description

When websites like eBay first launched, the internet became rife with stories about people buying things and getting something else instead. Broken goods, mislabeled items, and loads of other scam-like offerings have been produced over the years, and times have certainly changed. Nowadays, buyers have much greater protection than they used to, and operations like […]

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GDPR and marketers

GDPR, Data Protection & Marketing Opt-In

The whole business industry is buzzing with news of the new GDPR rules that are set to come into place by the 25th of May 2018. These new rules are set to have a big impact on businesses across all industries – never before has there been a time when businesses have been more motivated […]

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How To Do Business In Singapore

Many entrepreneurs today find Singapore to be the ideal place to do business. This is mainly because Singapore has a ready market for most products, and because one can avoid double taxation in Singapore. This has been made possible thanks to the Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreements signed by the state several years back.   This […]

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The GDPR: What On Earth Is It And Do You Need To Be Worried?

If you are the owner of a business or just curious about data security and the protection of your personal data, you might have stumbled across the term GDPR. Business owners definitely need to be aware of what this is and why it’s important. But even if you don’t own a business, the GDPR could […]

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How To Maximize Content for Law Marketing

Legal services can be a hard sell. This is due to several challenges that get in the way of many a law firm’s desire to achieve better growth numbers. For sure, an industry that has been around for centuries is no stranger to obstacles. It merely adapts to the trends in technology and uses these […]

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What to Do if Someone Uses Your Trademark Without Permission

Your company’s name, logo, tagline, and other marks are the heart and soul of your business identity. They set your brand apart from the competition, becoming more recognizable as your reputation and business grows. Discovering someone is using your marks or elements that appear confusingly similar to them can be surprising and upsetting. Rather than […]

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Will personal injury claims need to change due to Brexit?

We’re almost at the one-year countdown to the day when the UK leaves the EU. With March 29th 2017 the day when Prime Minister Theresa May invoked Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, the UK now has a schedule to exit from the economic and political partnership come March 29th 2019. There’s still so much […]

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4 Common Causes of Workplace Accidents

Each year, there are nearly 3 million of job accidents. If you are a business owner, you know all too well how much work goes into keeping employees safe. While you may have a variety of safeguards in place to prevent these incidents, in some cases they are unavoidable. When these accidents occur, it is […]

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A quick guide for setting up your own Business

Registering a business can be challenging at the best of times. It can be even harder when trying to do so in a foreign country. Administrative hassles and red tape abound, with many not always apparent from the off. To cut out the headache, we’ve examined the basics required when setting up a company in […]

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Manufacturing 101: From Prototype to Production

If you’re like many successful business leaders, you have at least one great idea for a product floating around in your head. But taking that idea and turning it into an actual product can be overwhelming. That’s why we’re taking you from prototype to production with this guide to manufacturing. Keep reading to learn the […]

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Three Ways Companies Can Benefit from In-House Counsel

Employing a full-time attorney for your company’s growing needs not only usually saves money, it can help foster peace of mind, as well. It’s why more and more businesses are turning to in-house counsel rather than sourcing out all their legal needs. Think about it: Doesn’t it make sense to seek advice from someone who […]

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5 Reasons to Hire Appeal Lawyers

Losing cases such as product liability claims can end up ruining a company’s reputation. That’s why it is important to have a legal plan to appeal such cases if the plaintiff wins or if they lost an are appealing the verdict. Although your company may have attorneys that represented your interests during the case, during […]

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