Waiving privilege in the cloud

Waiving privilege in the cloud

The security of confidential information is an increasingly hot topic in the age of cloud-based commerce. Indeed, the all-important attorney-client privilege could be subject to waiver if confidential information is revealed to a third party. Yet, in the age of e-communications, almost all contact between attorney and client involves a third party. ... Read More »

U.S. Mail insufficient for important notices to employees

U.S. Mail insufficient for important notices to employees

Employers may be appalled to learn that their standard practice of simply mailing (and emailing) notices and other important correspondence to employees may be insufficient to satisfy their obligations under various employment laws. Recently, an appellate court held that a former employee’s claim that she never received individual notice defeated the “Mailbox ... Read More »

GAO issues “health” reports

GAO issues “health” reports

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has recently issued two important reports discussing important aspects of the roll-out of the federal exchange and cost-effective preventive measures in U.S. healthcare. The first report, published on July 30, 2014, examines the problematic roll-out of Healthcare.gov. In this report, entitled “HEALTHCARE.GOV – Ineffective Planning ... Read More »

Mari Männiko´s article in a book called “Regulating Technologies in the European Union, Normative Realities and Trends”

Mari Männiko´s article in a book called “Regulating Technologies in the European Union, Normative Realities and Trends”

Law Firm LEXTAL Attorney at Law Mari Männiko has published an article “Intermediary service providers’ liability exemptions- where can we draw the line?” in a book called ”Regulating Technologies in the European Union, Normative Realities and Trends” by Publishing house Springer. The role of e-services has rapidly developed in recent ... Read More »

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