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European Parliament Adopts Resolution On Distributed Ledger Technologies
On October 3, 2018, the European Parliament adopted a non-legislative resolution entitled "distributed ledger technologies and blockchains: building trust with disintermediation."
European Union
26 Oct 2018
Cybersecurity – Board Oversight
Cybersecurity remains a key focus for boards of public companies.
United States
27 Sep 2018
UK Conduct Regulator Chair Supports New Standards For Data Ethics
On July 11, 2018, Charles Randell, Chair of the FCA and Payment Systems Regulator, delivered a speech on big data, regulation and data protection ...
22 Aug 2018
New CFIUS Law Moves To Protect Emerging Technologies And Personal Information, Takes Aim At Chinese Investment
On August 13, 2018, President Trump signed into law legislation that will sharpen the rules governing U.S. national security reviews by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
United States
20 Aug 2018
SEC Issues $35 Million Fine For Alleged Failure To Disclose Data Breach
On 24 April 2018, the SEC instituted a settled administrative proceeding against Altaba Inc., f/d/b/a Yahoo! Inc. (Yahoo!) for allegedly failing to disclose a significant data breach ...
United States
6 Aug 2018
GDPR: The EU's New Data Protection Laws — Are You Ready?
Any company anywhere in the world which holds personal identifying information about EU resident private individuals will be impacted.
European Union
23 May 2018
Annex: Forthcoming And Recent Legal And Regulatory Obligations Arising From EU Membership
Any planning must take into account how relevant forthcoming legal and regulatory changes are likely to affect the firm.
European Union
19 Mar 2018
Dynamic Regulations And Shareholder Actions Guide The Board's Shifting Role In Cyber (Part One Of Two)
One well-known cost of breaches is post-breach litigation. A growing trend that merits further attention is the rise of shareholder derivative suits filed against boards of directors of companies that suffered data breaches.
European Union
1 Mar 2018
Brexit And GDPR: What To Expect In 2018
In a referendum held Thursday, June 23, 2016, the citizens of the United Kingdom (the "UK") voted to leave the European Union ("EU") in the so-called "Brexit".
European Union
5 Jan 2018
Connecting The Dots: Key Developments And Best Practices For Evaluating Privacy And Security Risks In Iot Investments
The market for internet-connected devices (often referred to as the Internet of Things, or IoT) is growing rapidly.
United States
13 Sep 2017
Hacking Scandals Highlight Vulnerabilities For Teams And Leagues
On April 3, the International Association of Athletics Federations announced that it had been the victim of a cyberattack, seemingly at the hands of Fancy Bear, a Russian hacking group.
United States
31 Aug 2017
WannaCry Global Ransomware Attack: What You Need To Know
The WannaCry ransomware attack was first reported on Friday, May 12.
United States
5 Jun 2017
Video Series: Serrato On Connected Cars And Data Privacy (Video)
Counsel Jeewon Serrato takes a 360o look at the data privacy implications of connected cars.
United States
28 Apr 2017
Altman And Serrato Contribute To Mergermarket Report On Data Privacy Issues In M&A
Partner Jordan Altman and counsel Jeewon Kim Serrato contributed to a Mergermarket report on data privacy considerations in M&A transactions.
United States
5 Apr 2017
Video Series: Serrato On Connected Cars And Data Privacy (Video)
Counsel Jeewon Serrato looks at how the Federal Automated Vehicles Policy provides a framework for thinking about data privacy in connected cars and the challenges of regulation...
23 Mar 2017
Cyber$ecurity: Recent Developments In The Protection Of Financial Data
As cybersecurity remains in the headlines moving into 2017, we consider recent developments in public policy concerning cybersecurity in the financial services industry.
United States
7 Feb 2017
Mine Financing In 2017 - Video
In January 2017, partners Cynthia Urda Kassis and Richard Price discuss the outlook for mine financing for the year ahead.
United States
26 Jan 2017
Government Surveillance Under A Trump Administration
Organizations that may be subject to government data requests should carefully review their policies and procedures for managing such requests.
United States
28 Dec 2016
Hsu Interviews Professor Of Law And Director Of The Rock Center For Corporate Governance At Stanford Law School
Partner Richard Hsu, a CIPP/US/E, CIPT and CIPM Certified Privacy Professional, Global Head of the Intellectual Property Transactions Group and Co-Head of the Privacy & Data Protection practice...
United States
16 Dec 2016
US Federal Reserve Board Secure Payments Task Force Seeks Comments From Industry Participants
On October 25, 2016, the Secure Payments Task Force, a 160-member task force convened by the US Federal Reserve Board to advance the safety, security and resiliency of the national payment system...
United States
12 Dec 2016
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