Self-Driving Cars Spurred by Convergence of Traditional Manufacturers and Tech Companies, Foley Survey Finds

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The race to self-driving cars has created new challenges and opportunities for companies, particularly automotive original equipment manufacturers that are facing competition from non-traditional sources in the technology industry.

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Cybersecurity Myths Debunked

Security incidents, loss of customer data, exposure of confidential corporate assets, demands of ransom, and similar stories are becoming daily headlines with the impacts being felt across a wide variety of industries. We hear it every day. One need not go looking in the history books for examples of significant and costly breaches of sensitive data maintained by companies and other organizations. There are a plethora of large scale and wildly divergent security incidents occurring all the time:

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When to Mediate and Why

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If a company or person becomes involved in litigation, the parties eventually will either agree to, or be ordered to, participate in mediation. Mediation deserves deliberate and thorough consideration to make the most of an opportunity to resolve the dispute favorably and efficiently.  Here, we kick off a Manufacturing Industry Advisor series that examines what companies should know about mediation. This post describes mediation for the uninitiated and discusses an important threshold consideration: When to mediate.

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New Rules Offer Clarity On China's Outbound M&A Crackdown

On August 18, 2017, China’s State Council issued guidelines clarifying rules passed a year ago by the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) limiting outbound investments as cover-up to move money out of China.

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Is Outdated Information on Your Website Putting Your Company At Risk?

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With all of the attention given to upgrading cybersecurity, it can be easy to forget that outdated content on a company’s website also can be a source of risk. Nearly all company websites include information regarding the company and its products. These are representations that the company is making to the world and, in some circumstances, the company may be considered bound by such statements. Some issues that can arise in connection with information on a company website are obvious, such as the need to comply with applicable advertising and consumer protection laws. However, when this information is not kept up to date, it can give rise to an entirely new set of headaches.

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