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China Third Party Hiring Agencies: Are You Talking to Me?

One of our China lawyers got an email the other day that cited to a super old post we did on using third party hiring agencies in China. The reader then went on to essentially excoriate us for getting it … Continue reading

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Correspondence exchanged between public officers and agencies and private consultants are within the ambit of the Freedom of Information Law

Correspondence exchanged between public officers and agencies and private consultants are within the ambit of the Freedom of Information LawRauh v de Blasio, 2018 NY Slip Op 03115, Appellate Division, First DepartmentThe editor of NYPPL has consistently opined that:1. The … Continue reading

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Partisanship Drives State Agencies’ Resistance to Federal Regulation

The vertical fragmentation of regulatory authority in the U.S. political system creates numerous opportunities for conflict between federal and state governments. In the context of energy policy, one such opportunity arises from the dual authority of the states and federal … Continue reading

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71% of US federal agencies have reported Cybersecurity breaches!

Darkreading.com reported that “Federal agencies must protect sensitive data and both thwart bad guys hunting for citizens’ private data and nation-state hackers with their own agendas — in addition to grappling with perennial underfunding, understaffing, and antiquated systems that commercial … Continue reading

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Federal Regulatory Agencies Advise on Cyber Insurance for Information Security Programs

Federal regulatory agencies, acting through the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), have issued guidance for financial institutions about the role of cyber insurance in risk management of information technology systems. See, e.g., FDIC FIL-16-2018 (April 10, 2018); OCC Bulletin 2018-8 (April 11, 2018). The … Continue reading

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