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Trade Secret News from the Hazel Team

Corporate Trade Secret Practice to Change When New OECD Tax Rules Hit

Corporate trade secret practices are set to change when the OECD’s member states implement the organization’s new tax rules that aim to close corporate tax loopholes.

Cautionary Tale: The General Counsel Unprepared to Answer Basic Trade Secret Questions

As CEOs become more aware of the value of trade secrets unprepared general counsels may find themselves facing more and more awkward questions.

OECD Defines Trade Secrets Broadly as Intangible Assets

The OECD’s BEPS guidelines define trade secrets using the language of accountancy. IP attorneys should note the subtle shift from legal intangibles to intangible assets.

European? Chinese? Japanese? Non-US Companies Face the US Defend Trade Secrets Act

Are you European and think the US Defend Trade Secrets Act doesn’t apply to your company? Guess Again. Here’s why.

Insuring Corporate Trade Secrets

Insuring Corporate Trade Secrets

As companies increase their tracking and protection of valuable corporate trade secrets, insurance products will become more desired for these valuable corporate assets

The Growing Importance of Trade Secret Metadata

The Growing Importance of Trade Secret Metadata

Companies must track their trade secret metadata. Yes, trade secrets are not registered, which makes it all the more important to track the metadata. Yes, trade secrets are secrets, and not keeping track of a secret is a great way to lose it.