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The EU’s Digital Services Tax: Lessons from 2003

Sep 18 2018
The public perception is well-established now that international rules are unfit when it comes to taxing digital companies such as Amazon, Google or Apple in Europe. In light of this consensus, the European Commission published in March three significant proposals to advance the global policy debate on this issue. Included among these proposals is the so-called Digital Services Tax (DST).

Life Sciences Industry to Converge on Charleston for SCBIO 2018 Annual Conference; Stephanie Yarbrough Chairing Three-Day Pharma/Biotech Event

Sep 17 2018
The SCBIO 2018 Annual Conference will be the premier gathering of educators, industry leaders and government officials in South Carolina’s biotech and pharmaceutical sector. Womble Bond Dickinson attorney Stephanie Yarbrough is serving as Chair of this year’s conference, and attendees can expect a top-flight array of speakers and programs.

Ashley Kutz Kelley Leads Discussion on Defending Negligent Security Claims at ABA Annual Meeting

Sep 17 2018
When a crime occurs at a business, the owners often find themselves facing civil litigation for negligent security claims. So what can business owners do to help protect themselves, their employees, and their companies? Womble Bond Dickinson attorney Ashley Kutz Kelley addressed those questions at the American Bar Association’s Annual Meeting. Ashley led a CLE program titled “Think Fast—Defending Negligent Security Claims,” which helped attorneys, risk managers and claims professionals identify risks and develop best practices for investigating and litigating negligent security claims.