Cybersecurity Law & Strategy partnered with our ALM sibling Legaltech News to ask cybersecurity and e-discovery experts what they thought the key trends were in 2019 and what they expect to see in 2020.
Rather than trying to institute changes to comply with every new privacy law as it emerges, a better approach is to view data privacy as an overall framework and adopt a holistic response to compliance with the built-in flexibility to constantly adapt to an ever-changing legal landscape.
Carol A. Sigmond
New York City is seeing an upsurge of deed theft. Attorneys, architects, title companies, real estate brokers, agents, contractors, developers and construction managers need to be alert to this potential issue when blocks of properties are assembled for development in these neighborhoods.
Although no company was hit with the maximum GDPR fine of 4% of the company’s worldwide annual revenue, GDPR fines issued in 2019 were still a force to be reckoned with.
Elizabeth Kluger Cooper and Zach Boroson
Market forces — such as workplace design, demographics and urbanization, capital flow and technology — are driving the growth of flexible space.
The social, economic, and political forces pushing for a comprehensive overhaul of the nation’s privacy regime are numerous, and many see 2019 as presenting the best opportunity yet for passage of federal data privacy legislation.
The Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) requires pleading a connection between a trade secret, a product or service, and interstate commerce. But failure to prove such a connection divests the district court of subject matter jurisdiction. This article summarizes the first three years of cases discussing the jurisdictional element and explores implications.
For Years, Federal Legislators Have Attempted to Pass Comprehensive Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Legislation. With More Support Than Ever from the Public, Industry and Both Sides of the Political Spectrum, 2019 May Be the Year When Such Legislation Is Enacted.
Michael L. Cook
A bankruptcy court properly denied a bank’s motion to compel arbitration of a debtor’s asserted violation of the court’s discharge injunction, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held.
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.