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    NAFTA Renegotiation: Fourth Round

    Melissa Proctor

    Difficulty Making Headway on Thorny Issues

    As the fourth round of the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico drew to a close on Oct.17, the parties opted to push back the starting date of the fifth round until mid-November to allow the negotiators more time to work on the most controversial issues that remain to be addressed. This article explains the issues.

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    The Dark Web

    Elizabeth Vandesteeg and Jeffrey Goldberg

    The goals of this article are: 1) to provide a basic outline of the structure of the Web and to provide some insight into the purpose for and content housed on each level; and 2) to give some practical tips on preventing your company's data from ending up on the Dark Web.

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    Preventing Insider Trading at Biopharma Companies

    Scott R. Jones

    Biopharma companies and their insiders often possess material, nonpublic information. And since company equity usually makes up a large part of insiders' compensation, legal issues arise when they have access to such information and want to trade their equity.

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    The Privacy Shield Scheme: Should Your Company Join?

    Jonathan Armstrong and André Bywater

    The purpose of this article is to shed some light on the EU-US Privacy Shield for business. This is vital in order to enable businesses to make an informed decision on whether or not to join this scheme.

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    Emergency Shutdowns and Employee Compensation

    John W. Hargrove

    In the face of weather and other emergencies, how do you handle pay for shutdowns in the middle of a day, extended company closings, and planned or unplanned late openings?

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    Effective Internal Investigations

    Terence Healy

    A Checklist for In-House Counsel

    Every general counsel over the course of his or her career will face the need to conduct an internal investigation into events at the company. Many of these may be routine in nature, such as matters dealing with individual employees or human resources issues. But at times, the company may be required to examine issues affecting the core of its business, with potential serious impact on its financial performance or with regulatory exposure.

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