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Fifty State Attorneys General Reach Settlement Over Cyber-Incident Disclosure
The Uber settlement is significantly larger than others reached with state attorneys general in recent years.
United States
15 Oct 2018
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Eleventh Circuit Vacates FTC Cybersecurity Order Against LabMD
On June 6, 2018, at the urging of Ropes & Gray, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit vacated an order that the Federal Trade Commission (the "FTC") had imposed on LabMD, Inc...
United States
8 Jun 2018
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GDPR And The Funds Industry
With the publicity surrounding the May 25, 2018 implementation of the European Union's GDPR, many United States-based registered funds and advisers are continuing to ask whether and how the GDPR will apply to them.
United States
31 May 2018
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Privacy & Cybersecurity Summit (Videos)
The Privacy & Cybersecurity Summit, hosted by Ropes & Gray, brought together legal, compliance and risk management professionals for discussions about the many rapidly evolving technology...
United States
16 Apr 2018
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Pending Federal Cases Could Have Implications For Future Litigation Under The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act
In two recent, related decisions, U.S. District Judge James Donato from the Northern District of California allowed plaintiffs to proceed on claims against Facebook under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act ("BIPA"), finding that non-compliance with BIPA's notice and consent requirements provided sufficient injury for federal Article III standing.
United States
23 Mar 2018
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President Trump's FTC Commissioner Nominees Signal Willingness For Greater Data Security Enforcement Authority
On February 28, 2018, President Trump's four nominees to head the FTC advanced to the Senate for confirmation and now appear poised to assume leadership of an agency grappling with its data security enforcement powers.
United States
2 Mar 2018
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Global Perspectives On High Court Microsoft Warrant Case
Microsoft Corp.'s heated dispute with the U.S. Department of Justice over data stored on its servers abroad has more parties weighing in, this time offering international perspectives.
United States
11 Jan 2018
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Private Rights Of Action Under Illinois Biometric Privacy Statute Sharply Limited
BIPA has given rise to an outbreak of high-stakes lawsuits over the last few years.
United States
9 Jan 2018
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Ninth Circuit Weighs In On Scope of Identifiable Information under VPPA
Other sources of risk in this area remain as well.
United States
28 Dec 2017
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Federal Trade Commission Holds Workshop On "Informational Injury"
For years, the Federal Trade Commission, the primary consumer protection agency in the United States...
United States
22 Dec 2017
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Sports Betting Could Be Fast Approaching On The Horizon
The Tenth Amendment will likely win the day, and that will open the doors to legislation in states that recognize, like New Jersey, the revenue opportunities presented by appropriately regulated sports betting.
United States
8 Dec 2017
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Supreme Court Searches For Fourth Amendment Line For The Digital Economy
On November 29, 2017, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Carpenter v. United States. The Court's decision could have critical implications for companies operating in the digital economy...
United States
7 Dec 2017
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Recent Decision Highlights Viability of Factual Challenges to Standing in Data Breach Cases
Private civil actions against companies that have suffered data security breaches raise a panoply of issues, but none more prevalent or decisive than those relating to injury and damages.
United States
28 Sep 2017
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Federal Trade Commission Announces Investigation Reforms
On July 17, FTC Acting Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen announced a set of process reforms within the agency's Bureau of Consumer Protection aimed at streamlining information requests...
United States
31 Jul 2017
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An In-Depth Examination Of China's New Cybersecurity Law - Part I: Who Must Comply?
On June 1, 2017, China's new cybersecurity law, the Network Security Law of the Peoples Republic China ("Cybersecurity Law") went into effect.
China
10 Jul 2017
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An In-Depth Examination Of China's New Cybersecurity Law - Part I: Who Must Comply?
On June 1, 2017, China's new cybersecurity law, the Network Security Law of the Peoples Republic China ("Cybersecurity Law") went into effect.
China
10 Jul 2017
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Countdown To Compliance: One Year To Go Until GDPR Enforcement
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a sweeping privacy and data protection regulation in the EU and will be enforced from May 25, 2018, replacing Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC.
European Union
30 May 2017
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Don't WannaCry: Ten Questions Boards and Company Management Can Ask in the Wake of Recent Ransomware Attacks
The WannaCry ransomware attack that hit computers around the world last week is yet another reminder that computers play key roles in most enterprises, and that it does not take much to disable those computers.
United States
20 May 2017
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Trump Issues First Executive Order On Cybersecurity: While Goals Are Ambitious, Timelines Are Tight
On May 11, 2017, President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order addressing cybersecurity risk management across three key areas: (1) federal government networks...
United States
17 May 2017
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Recent Decisions Highlight Legal Risks Associated With Product Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities
Plaintiffs in two product cybersecurity class actions were partially successful in surviving motions to dismiss, continuing the recent trend by plaintiffs and regulatory agencies to expand the pool of defendants in data security litigation.
United States
14 Nov 2016
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