Contracts When you agree to do a job in exchange for money or some other benefit, you are probably entering into a commercial contract. This covers how a business handles personal information, especially for direct marketing purposes. There are legal risks associated with harassment and bullying in the workplace.
As with the previous article, I went straight to the source to inquire exactly what we should be concerned about. Naturally my lawyer friend, Eddie M. Pope, began by stating that this is not legal advice, per se, and if you have detailed questions, you should consult a lawyer.
Gee, I wonder why he said that. All kidding aside, this article is intended as a brief overview for the layperson on what is legal fact, what is fiction, and what lives in the gray area in between the two.
As best I can tell as a non-lawyer, there are certainly many honest-to-goodness laws that mandate having a plan. Having said that, it is also my experience as a businessman that people tend to embellish.
The aforementioned Eddie Pope, who is incidentally a co-author on my new book, was researching a chapter he wrote on legal requirements for a plan. It is the most awesome book on disaster recovery planning since Noah and the Great Flood.
Look for publication this summer! Eddie found several citations on the Web that said defense contractors must have a disaster recovery plan.
That seems to make sense on the surface. I have published a lot over the last couple years about how disaster recovery activity 30 years ago in the military is now "fashionable" with what is going on today commercially.
Set in that context, the idea that the DOD must have a plan has to be true, right? In fact, however, when my co-author tried to find a bona fide law, rule, or regulation that actually stated this fact, there was nothing to be found. If your management thinks it is true, this could seriously jeopardize your credibility and set back your planning effort severely.
Besides Sarbanes-Oxley, the law keeps changing.
Even if you are a lawyer, there is no way to easily or accurately keep up with all the changes. Even if you try, legal semantics and terminology come into play. There is a myriad of terms in law and industry that might apply to different cases.
For example, this series of articles discusses "disaster recovery planning. If a law or a regulation includes a term of art akin to any of these, or even one not even mentioned above, it could still apply to your business. Is this confusing enough for you yet?
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