Rita W. Garry
While the ADPPA represents compromises between Democratic and Republican leadership of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, particularly around the thorny issues of state law preemption and private rights of action, there are other legislative and big tech industry players pushing their own agendas for comprehensive national data privacy and security frameworks.
John Beardwood and Shan Arora
Part One In a Series
This article, which reviews the Canadian Consumer Privacy Protection Act, first seeks to identify the delta between the Act and PIPEDA in order to allow privacy officers of organizations that are already PIPEDA compliant to identify the net new compliance requirements under the Act and second, to highlight the provisions of the Act which, if breached, could lead to the imposition of significant fines.
Kyle Fath, Alan Friel, Shea Leitch and David J. Oberly
While the the California Privacy Protection Agency kicked some of the more difficult issues down the road for further consideration, its first draft of proposed Regs is quite comprehensive with respect to the issues addressed. The authority for some of what is proposed is questionable and will likely be challenged in comments, if not judicial action, if such provisions become final.
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Robert G. Heim
AI currently is playing a growing role in helping white-collar lawyers and their clients analyze vast amounts of data to uncover insights, connections, and patterns that would be impossible to detect through manual reviews. This article provides an introduction to AI technology and discusses the key regulatory developments practitioners should be aware of as they advise their clients on AI.
After much saber-rattling, the Biden administration’s focus on white-collar corporate compliance is finally coming into focus. Law firms and white-collar compliance experts have long warned the administration’s ramped-up focus was coming, but the pandemic largely nixed any initiatives. A spate of recent settlements coupled with the addition of a new white-collar leader at the U.S. Department of Justice is giving the public a look into what compliance will look like under Biden.
Todd E. Soloway and Bryan T. Mohler
This article examines the agreement — known as a Subordination, Non-Disturbance and Attornment Agreement (SNDA) — typically used by hotel lenders, owners and managers to set forth their respective rights upon a foreclosure, and consider disputes that may arise when a party seeks to enforce its SNDA rights.
Employment attorneys say the breadth of new state laws — and the pace at which they are going into effect — means in-house counsel at companies trying to create workarounds for employees in states with restrictive abortion laws by providing benefits that would allow them to travel out-of-state to access abortion services will need to be on high alert, since keeping up on top of the laws will be key to limiting their exposure to litigation — or even criminal penalties.
Regulatory considerations and investor demand for transparency are increasingly important drivers behind Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) disclosure and reporting frameworks, according to a report issued by The CRE Finance Council (CREFC) based on responses from its members.
The question of whether an NFT is a security has come up several times, and United States of America v. Chastain in the Southern District of New York brings the dispute back to the forefront.