Jeffrey Higel, Michael Bahar and Mike Nelson
Why Collecting Children’s Online Data is a Risk
As convenient, useful and cool mobile technology and interconnected devices are, they come with risks that remain largely unseen or, worse, ignored. For manufacturers, they also pose regulatory litigation, and insurance risks, especially when children end up using their “smart” products.
California’s Consumer Privacy Act, signed into law earlier this year, follows a growing line of consumer privacy laws, such as the European General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), Canadian Breach of Security Safeguards Regulations of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), and related New York Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity Rules and Regulations (NYCRR 500).
Michael Bahar, Frank Nolan and Trevor Satnick
Companies Impacted By California’s SB-327 — Especially Manufacturers and Distributors of IoT Devices — Should Work to Ensure Compliance With the Act As Soon As Possible If Regulatory Fallout Is to Be Avoided Come January 2020
While a great deal of attention has focused on the California Consumer Privacy Act, California also passed a less-publicized, but highly critical, statute that will regulate certain aspects of Internet of Things device security.
Steven M. Silverberg and Katherine Zalantis
In a case addressing what consulting fees (in particular attorneys’ fees) can be charged to an applicant before a Zoning Board of Appeals, the Second Department in Landstein v. Town of LaGrange found that the Town had overreached its statutory authority.
This article focuses on managing change for clients affected by the MMA’s government-mandated mechanical licensing collective. In my view, far from putting songwriters on a trajectory away from the government regulation that has oppressed them for generations, the collective imposes an entirely new bureaucracy with potentially significant costs that are not readily apparent.
Lawrence E. Ashery
With Canada's agreement, the stage was set for the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to end and the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) to take its place.Among the provisions of note for the entertainment industry, copyright will receive a boost from the USMCA.
Deborah Williamson, Mark Andrews and Richard Y. Cheng
Many community hospitals are in distress. The causes are varied but have a constant theme — the cost to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.
Brad A. Molotsky
In this ever-evolving space, where 30 states have permitted medical cannabis and nine states have permitted adult-use cannabis, there are many issues that come into play in a lease tailored to cannabis dispensing or grow facilities. This article sensitizes the reader to the notion that these types of leases are not “business as usual,” and that they have their own nuances.
Stewart E. Sterk
In Roberts v. Tishman Speyer Props, L.P., the Court of Appeals established that a landlord receiving J-51 benefits could not avail itself of the benefits of luxury deregulation.
It seems this should be a key question for everyone in business, government, technology, and cybersecurity: If we know the problem with cybersecurity, and have ways of methods of addressing the problem, why are we still failing?