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Costa Rica tightens already tough data protection laws

Ministry of Justice in San José

A new data protection regulation requiring all companies in Costa Rica to notify the national Data Protection Agency, PRODHAB, of all existing employee databases which are shared with third parties, may be excessive, say counsel in the country.

HP to pay US$108 million to settle a decade of misconduct overseas


US computer company Hewlett-Packard has agreed to pay US$108 million to settle civil and criminal charges brought by the Department of Justice (DoJ) and the US Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) over bribery allegations in Mexico, Russia, and Poland.

BNY Mellon promotes new GC

Global investment company BNY Mellon has appointed J Kevin McCarthy to the position of senior vice president and general counsel.


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What should general counsel consider when putting together a social media policy for employees? Lawyers from the Brazilian, Argentine and Mexican members of law firm alliance Ius Laboris outline the key concerns

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