Gabrielle Orum Hernández
Gov. Nathan Deal opted to veto a cybersecurity bill criticized by technology groups that would have made “unauthorized computer access” a crime.
U.S. laws require companies to retain records for years, and sometimes forever, and violating U.S. records retention laws can result in domestic fines and penalties. How can U.S. companies comply with the GDPR’s “right to erasure” while still fulfilling their U.S. records retention obligations?
Joe Macguire and Anne Marcotty
Growing the top line requires a systematic approach that maximizes your available time and focuses you on the best opportunities. With greater clarity, you can be assertive in the pursuit of your financial objectives. With sustained focus on financial metrics, you stay in control of your book of business.
Nathan D. Renov
On March 27, 2018, in Oracle America, Inc. v. Google LLC, the Federal Circuit overturned a jury verdict in favor of Google from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. In doing so, the court revived Oracle’s claim that Google’s use of Oracle’s open-source Java language code did not constitute “fair use.”
Most firms have extensive cybersecurity measures in place, but emerging or unclear regulatory requirements embroil them in a never-ending cycle of evaluation, best-practices review, and implementation. Firms don’t just need to have their own systems secured; a responsible firm must also reduce the risk of breach at their third-party vendors. As cloud service providers become commonplace, so too does a firm’s responsibility to ensure their vendors are managing risk appropriately.
Keith Fall and Taylor Miller
The Innovations and Industry Disruption Should Have Law Firms Snapping to Attention
The world of financial services is being upended by new technologies — from virtual currencies and blockchain to peer-to-peer lending and enhanced mobile banking — that are capturing customers, as well as the attention of Wall Street investors and industry regulators.
Small Law Firms Face Large Regulatory Requirements
Unlike large firms with comparable resources with which to protect client non-public information, small firms can find themselves trapped between cyberattacks, like ransomware, that don’t prejudice based on the size of firm, and regulators who are indifferent to your size, when investigating a potential violation.
Two heads of a tech company that raised tens of millions through an initial coin offering for what was sold as the world’s first multi-blockchain debit card now face federal civil and criminal charges for allegedly defrauding investors.
Shari Claire Lewis
A Recent Decision by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York Involving Twitter May Have Significant Implications for Online Publications
The exponential growth of social media, and the inevitable conflicts that result, is leading to more and more litigation. In many instances, courts are being asked to apply laws crafted before the Internet era to these modern disputes.
Voice search is the hot new trend in technology and CMOs can harness it to generate more calls online and leads from their websites.