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Top Tips For Reviewing Your Social Media Profile
Fifty-six percent of law school admissions officers say they look at an applicant's social media profile to learn more about them, according to a survey by Kaplan Test Prep of 117 law schools.
United States
20 Mar 2019
5G And The Future Of Entertainment
The technology on everyone's mind at this year's CES was 5G. So named because it is the fifth-generation wireless networking technology,
United States
5 Feb 2019
Ninth Circuit Determines That Absence Of Federal Guidance Is No Bar To ADA Claims Challenging Websites And Mobile Apps
The 9th Circuit held that, because a website and mobile app were auxiliary services of a place of public accommodation, they were required to be ADA-compliant.
United States
30 Jan 2019
DOJ Reshuffles The Deck On Online Gaming
The Wire Act, originally created in 1961, prohibits the use of wire communication facilities1 to send bets, information assisting in placing bets, or money or credit resulting from those bets internationally or between states.
United States
23 Jan 2019
Jury Verdict Of $145 Million Reduced To $10 Million Based On Expert's Failure To Properly Apportion
On January 3, 2019, following a jury's award of $145 million in damages to Wi-LAN, the Southern District of California granted Apple's motion for a conditional order of remittitur to a $10 million
United States
21 Jan 2019
FAA Issues First National Waiver For Beyond-Visual-Line-Of-Sight Drone Operations
State Farm just announced that it has received "the first national waiver to any company in the U.S. by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)" for the operation of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or drones beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) and over people.
United States
16 Jan 2019
SEC OCIE Issues Guidance On Advisers' Recordkeeping Requirements For Electronic Messaging Following Its Sweep Examination
On December 14, the SEC's OCIE issued a Risk Alert summarizing the findings of its limited-scope examination initiative relating to electronic messaging
United States
20 Dec 2018
Podcast - Virtual And Augmented Reality
In this episode, Dreamscape Immersive chief legal officer Tammy Brandt and Akin Gump corporate partner Courtney York, whose practice includes guiding clients through complex tech transactions, discuss the business and law of the dynamic virtual reality and augmented reality market.
United States
8 Nov 2018
What's New In Washington—March 2018
Washington saw a flurry of bipartisan activity over the last few weeks. Most notably, Republican and Democratic negotiators reached a long-awaited deal on sequestration budget caps.
United States
11 Jun 2018
Dynamic IP Address May Now Be Protected Personal Data Under EU Law
The ruling could have implications for companies that provide dynamic IP addresses to users of their websites.
European Union
21 Oct 2016
Morgan Stanley Fined $1 Million By SEC For Cybersecurity Violations
On June 8, 2016, the SEC ordered broker-dealer and investment advisor Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC (MSSB) to pay a $1 million civil money penalty and to cease and desist from violating the SEC's Safeguards Rule...
United States
21 Jun 2016
Supreme Court Decides Not To Reopen The Google Books Litigation
Last October, the 2nd Circuit held that the Google Books project qualified as fair use. The decision came after a decade long legal battle between the Authors Guild and Google.
United States
26 Apr 2016
SEC Brings Enforcement Action Against A Broker-Dealer For Weak Cybersecurity Controls
Although there was no allegation that any client suffered financial harm, the broker-dealer settled for $100,000, while the principals settled for $25,000 each.
United States
26 Apr 2016
Recommended Reading: Global Economic Crime Survey 2016
This week, we highlight a recent PricewaterhouseCooper report focused on cybercrimes.
United States
11 Mar 2016
Disclosure Of Security Breaches Required By New California Privacy Legislation
Companies that maintain electronic personal information regarding California residents have a new privacy compliance obligation effective July 1, 2003. In response to hackers breaking into the state of California’s payroll database containing personal and financial information on the state’s 265,000 employees, voters in that state passed a bill requiring companies doing business in California, as well as state agencies, to disclose publicly any computer security breaches that involve the persona
United States
14 Dec 2003
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