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Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has announced that it will release its decision in the Schrems Safe Harbor case on Tuesday, October 6.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Customer information has become an increasingly valuable business asset. And, the volume and detail of other available information about consumers has increased along with it, well beyond mere customer names and addresses to preferences, purchasing history, and online activity.
Morgan Lewis
Data transfers can be suspended until investigation is complete.
Mayer Brown
Computer security incidents pose substantial and growing threats to businesses.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Since the Snowden revelations, trouble has been brewing for the EU-US Safe Harbor program and companies which utilize this program to make transfers of personal information from the EU to the US legal under EU privacy laws.
Holland & Knight
However, it currently appears likely that federal data breach legislation may have to wait until 2016 or beyond.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The ruling will allow the suit in Illinois federal district court to move forward.
Lane Powell PC
You should consult with legal counsel for assistance to determine whether, and how, HIPAA may impact your workplace and what other steps should be taken.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
For lawyers who frequently litigate class action lawsuits, whether or not the named plaintiffs have standing to bring a claim is one of the first issues that is analyzed and considered. Plaintiffs' lawyers often look for named plaintiffs that have suffered easily identifiable damages, while defense lawyers often rely on standing defenses to ward off costly class action cases.
Gray Reed & McGraw
The New York Times originally broke the story that the FBI is investigating the St. Louis Cardinals for hacking into the Houston Astros' computer networks to steal the Astros' internal baseball operation intelligence.
Foley & Lardner
The water cooler, it seems, is a thing of the past.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The freedom from automated calls at random hours of the evening may seem like the true American dream these days as more and more companies rely on these calls to reach out and communicate with customers.
Holland & Knight
In the aftermath of the U.S.-China bilateral discussions on cybersecurity and with growing concerns for cybersecurity in Congress, there is still time for the Senate to move cybersecurity legislation.
McGuireWoods LLP
There once existed a time when a crew of skydiving surfers could throw on surprisingly well crafted ex-president masks, stroll into a cash-heavy bank and rob the institution blind.
McGuireWoods LLP
On September 23, 2015, Advocate General Yves Bot delivered an opinion on the issue of the transfer of personal data from Facebook Ireland to Facebook USA...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
The SEC, preparing for its second round of cyber-related exams, released a set of questions for advisors and broker-dealers to determine how they are prepared in relation to cybersecurity.
Foley & Lardner
The water cooler, it seems, is a thing of the past.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Putting your organization's name in the paper can be a boon to both your business and your career.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
We will be following up our post last week regarding the latest US-EU Safe Harbor decision out of Europe with further analysis both from the Mintz Privacy team and our international network of privacy specialists.
Thousands of U.S. and European companies who rely on the EU–US Safe Harbor Framework to permit the transfer of personal data from the EU to the U.S., have come a step closer to seeing the transfer mechanism struck down.
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Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
If you think your business has a low risk of incurring fines for violating the privacy requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), think again.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Recent history shows that FINRA is going after brokers who alter client’s records.
This Risk Alert represents the latest step in the SEC's and FINRA's heightened attention to cybersecurity.
Ford & Harrison LLP
Imagine a guy, a married guy, more specifically an unhappily married guy, and even more specifically an unhappily married guy lacking a moral compass.
Lane Powell PC
You should consult with legal counsel for assistance to determine whether, and how, HIPAA may impact your workplace and what other steps should be taken.
Anderson Kill
Every company entrusted with any personal data at all must read the decision in Federal Trade Commission v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp., No. 14-3514 (3rd Cir. Aug. 24, 2015).
Fox Rothschild LLP
In February 2013, President Obama issued his Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity executive order, which presented a plan to decrease the risk of cyberattacks on critical infrastructure.
Jones Day
In August 2015, the FBI issued an alert describing the newest form of cyberattack—the Business Email Compromise ("BEC").[i] BEC is a sophisticated mutation of the now-common spear phishing data breach technique.
Day Pitney LLP
In view of recent highly publicized cyber attacks and the resulting financial, regulatory and reputational risks, healthcare organizations should be highly focused on cyber security.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
In this rapidly evolving area of law, policy makers are not always content to follow trends, but choose instead to get out in front of the next new problem.
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