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04.15.14:  Will Heartbleed Affect Data Breach Insurance Coverage?
Avery A. Dial and Michael A. Monteverde
JD Supra

While the media is understandably paying much attention to the personal security concerns raised by the recent revelation of the Heartbleed security exploit in the TSL Heartbeat Extension of OpenSSL, in the context of insurance coverage, Heartbleed is simply just another exploit for which it is not yet entirely clear whether insurance coverage exists.

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03.10.14:  Base Erosion and Profit Shifting: Views from Peru, Brazil and Mexico
International Bar Association Taxes Newsletter

Alyssa Razook Wan authors "Base Erosion and Profit Shifting: Views from Peru, Brazil and Mexico" in a Report from the International Bar Association 6th Annual US-Latin America Tax Planning Strategies Conference.

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02.27.14:  Bitcoin Does Not Need a Ban, It Needs Enlightened Regulation
John H. Friedhoff in JD Supra
JD Supra

Regulation Goes Both Ways (aka it Requires Compliance to Work)

Assuming Bitcoin investors are made up of speculators and those who want their funds kept secret, the only way it will be legitimized is when the state and federal regulators get the Bitcoin dealers to comply with the law.

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02.25.14:  Recent Legal Developments
Trial Advocate Quarterly

Article by Esther E. Galicia summarizes recent decisions made by Florida Courts. 

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*Article originally published in the Trial Advocate Quarterly

02.10.14:  5 Estate Planning Mistakes You Should Try to Avoid
Leticia Vega and Alyssa Razook Wan
JD Supra

JD Supra posed the question: In your experience, what’s the most costly mistake people make when preparing estate plans, and what can they do to fix them?

Leticia Vega and Alyssa Razook Wan provided some answers: Too Many Amendments and Citizenship Considerations.

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