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Does Your Firm Own Too Many Yen? Are you exposed to too much foreign exchange risk? Most companies don't know the answer to this question, according to executives at FiREapps, who released version 3.5 of their eponymous corporate foreign exchange management software today. The software sends queries out to a company's financial systems and analyzes its corporate-wide foreign exchange exposures, based on real-time currency data.
Do You Need to Obfuscate? Did you know that when you create an application using Java or .net, anyone can drag and drop that executable to a free decompilation tool such as Reflector (for .net) and then be able to see all the source code behind it? Such examining of code and perhaps reverse engineering can be done for benign reasons - to debug the application, for instance, or to provide better training or support. But sneak-peeking at software code can also be done maliciously, by competitors, disgruntled employees or h
E-Discovery: You Have To "Backup" Your Claim In a follow-up to the first e-discovery blog entry, it seems that the courts are starting to hear cases on the new e-discovery rules. The courts are starting to work. It's not that the courts haven't been busy, but just now, we're starting to see rulings that take into consideration the new Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP).