Bitcoin, which appeared on the world stage in 2008, is a multi-faceted phenomenon: it is a technology, a currency, an investment vehicle and it has created a community of users. And, like many fintech (financial technology) innovations over the last decade, the Bitcoin digital currency has provided a disruptive alternative to traditional currency-based financial methods and institutions.
A Bitcoin Primer
In a nutshell, Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer system for online payments & Read more about: Emerging Trends in Bitcoin Regulation »
Transparency International recently released its much anticipated Corruption Perceptions Index for 2016. This global index ranks countries by their perceived levels of corruption, on a scale of 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). According to the Index, “More countries declined than improved in this year’s results, showing the urgent need for committed action to thwart corruption.”
With global corruption on the rise and a call for increased anti-corruption enforcement, Read more about: Global Corruption and FCPA Enforcement Actions on the Rise »
Printed documents, video cassettes, CDs and even paper business cards are quickly becoming souvenirs of the past. In today’s digital world, more and more small businesses, corporations and governments are storing their data electronically. In the legal field, this means whole new categories of information to comb through as part of the eDiscovery process. Electronic data can include, but is not limited to: emails, documents, presentations, databases, voicemails, audio and video files, social media and other websites…from various electronic devices, Read more about: Man v. Machine: Four Factors to Consider in eDiscovery Translation »
Morningside is excited to sponsor iLaw2017 in Miami! The conference will take place on Friday, February 17th at the Conrad Miami. As a leading legal translation provider, Morningside offers a full suite of language services for the legal industry including legal document translation, legal interpreting, multilingual document review and eDiscovery support. If you are attending, make sure to stop by our booth to grab some fun giveaways and learn more about how we can help you! Read more about: Meet us @ iLaw2017 in Miami! »
On his first day in office, President Trump followed through on his campaign promise to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), with the goal of preventing jobs from being outsourced overseas. “We’re going to stop the ridiculous trade deals that have taken everybody out of our country and taken companies out of our country, and it’s going to be reversed,” said Trump to union leaders at a White House meeting after the official withdrawal. Read more about: The Trans-Pacific Partnership is Officially Dead »