May 23, 2017
Each year, the DOJ’s Executive Office for Immigration Review publishes a Statistics Yearbook on immigration court matters. The FY 2016 Yearbook was released last month, highlighting several significant trends. For example:
- 14% more matters were received by Immigration Courts in 2016 compared to 2015.
- 25% of all matters received came into the court systems of LA, NYC, San Francisco, Arlington (VA) or Miami.
May 17, 2017
Virtually half of the clinical trials in life sciences today take place outside of the US, and a majority of trials regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are held abroad—mostly in developing countries.
One big reason for outsourcing clinical trials to developing countries is that it can save pharmaceutical companies as much as 90% on the cost of clinical staff at the testing facilities. Read more about: Translating Pharma Research During Global Clinical Trials »
May 9, 2017
Translations play a key role in global success for any business. No matter your industry, professional translation is crucial for a variety of purposes, ranging from marketing and HR to global clinical trials and e-discovery.
Given the connected nature of the international marketplace, it is no longer sufficient to restrict business materials to English, especially if you are looking to expand your brand and product overseas. Translating materials not only functions as a boon to accessing a regional market – Read more about: 4 Fields That Require Professional Translation Services »
May 3, 2017
Informed consent is a basic human right. Therefore, risks must be made clear to participants of clinical trials or those undergoing surgical procedures. To ensure these basic rights are protected, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) mandates the use of informed consent forms (ICFs).
An ICF must include a range of information to minimize liability – and it must be written in a language that the subject understands. Read more about: The Right to Know: Translating Informed Consent »
May 1, 2017
The rapid increase in globalization and international commerce means that more and more disputes are crossing borders and jurisdictions. In a recent survey of multinational corporations, almost 50% experienced an increase in cross-border litigation during the past 2 years.  The volume of electronic information has also grown exponentially with more people producing more data – on their computers, the cloud and with mobile devices. Technologies for creating and storing electronic data are evolving quickly, Read more about: The Challenge of Multilingual Documents In E-Discovery »