Legal

Ireland says EU Apple judgement is ‘fundamentally flawed’ in appeal

Apple and the Irish Government have launched their appeal against the EU Commission’s 2016 tax ruling. Lawyers representing Ireland have called the European Commission’s ruling that the country gave Apple €13bn in illegal tax aid “fundamentally flawed” today (17 September) in an appeal against the decision in one of the EU’s highest courts, according to Reuters. …

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Is Your Business Ready to Make a Positive Change in the World?

“The American Dream is alive, but fraying.” This is a quote from Jamie Dimon, Chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase and Chairman of the Business Roundtable. Dimon is one of 181 CEOs that signed a Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation in August 2019. The new statement pledges to rescue the American Dream with …

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Clio raises $250m to expand operations from Dublin headquarters

The company will use the financing to amplify efforts to support access to legal services across Europe. On Wednesday (4 September), Canadian legal technology company Clio announced that it has closed a $250m (USD) funding round. The company, which has EMEA headquarters located in Dublin 8, raised what it calls “one of the largest private …

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Five things you need to know about the CCPA, California’s GDPR-like law – Econsultancy

In less than five months on January 1, 2020, a landmark consumer privacy law will go into effect in California. The California Consumer Privacy Act, or CCPA, has been likened to the GDPR and is similar to the sweeping EU law, at least in spirit. The CCPA is important because California is the world’s largest …

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A New California Privacy Law Could Affect Every U.S. Business—Will You Be Ready?

In our data-fueled world, we’re seeing a record-breaking number of breaches. Take, for example, Facebook’s 2018 breach of 50 million accounts. In 2019, the social media company made the news again, when 540 million user records were exposed on Amazon cloud servers.  Unfortunately, data exploitation is not isolated to specific industries. For example, hackers gained …

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Changing Your Business Name: A Step-by-Step Guide

Over time, you may decide that the business name you chose for your company no longer accurately reflects your brand. Or you might decide you would be better off legally to have a different name.  Depending on the entity type, the process for changing a business name varies. It can be confusing, so let’s take …

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