Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
The FTC, on Jan. 5, 2017, filed a complaint in the Northern District of California against an IoT device manufacturer and its U.S. subsidiary for failure to take reasonable steps to secure the products that they sell to the United States market.
Holly K. Towle
One answer is that it’s bleak.
Kelly L. Frey Sr.
It is always important to remember that our world is largely the result of fortunate accidents.
What are ‘Reasonable Steps’ to Protect Personal Information’? 5 Key Lessons from the Privacy Commissioner’s Determinations
It is important to implement reasonable steps to protect any personal information they hold against misuse, interference, loss, unauthorized access, modification or disclosure.
Chad W. King
In Ernest Cline’s dystopian novel "Ready Player One," the world’s population is addicted to a virtual reality game called the OASIS.
Anna Viladàs Jené
After many years of negotiations, on 27 April 2016, the European Regulation concerning the protection of individuals in respect of the processing of personal data and the free movement of this data (hereafter, “the Regulation”), has finally seen the light of day.
Ricardo Barretto Ferreira da Silva and Camila Taliberti Ribeiro da Silva
A change of paradigm is urgent and requires a robust legislation on personal data protection.
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Bradley L. Ortman
Last month, the DHS implemented a new rule to systematize its efforts to monitor social media use of intending immigrants and travelers to the United States.
FinTech companies are disrupting traditional financial models—and creating new data privacy concerns.
Elizabeth S. Fitch and Theodore M. Schaer
Cybersecurity and the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance’s School of Cyber Claims
Kelly L. Frey Sr.
New technologies open up new ways for children to be exploited online. The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act offers a solution.
Aaron George and Laura Jehl
Miguel de Almada and Frederico Bettencourt Ferreira from the Portuguese firm discuss their 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Litigation and Arbitration.
Leonce A. Richard III
The limited goal of preserving a spouse’s “nest egg” prior to retirement is simply to make sure that he or she has retirement assets to use at retirement.
What improvements do art buyers want to see in the future when it comes to resolving art disputes?
Residential Security Deposits Provide Protection for a Landlord, but There can be Unexpected Pitfalls
Sander A. Rikleen
On tenant’s counterclaims, the court found that landlord had violated the security deposit statute by failing to provide tenant with a receipt acknowledging acceptance of the deposit, and failing to pay interest earned on the deposit over the multi-year tenancy.
John P. Hutchins
In most states, there is no general applicable rule of law forbidding one contracting party from waiving all recourse in the event of breach by the other.
Jim Steinberg and Lance McCord
Unlike most traditionally licensed software, cloud solutions also put the customer at risk by transmitting, storing, and processing the customer’s data outside of the customer’s networks.
Kelly L. Frey Sr.
Rather than the cloud being a thing, it is actually a process.
Catherine M. Brennan and Nora R. Udell
The fintech revolution has spurred a host of legal questions concerning online lending. Developments at both the federal and state level are beginning to provide some answers.
Data breaches have become inevitable. Here’s what you can do to respond.
Frederic M. Wilf
Cloud computing continues to be a powerful and cost-effective means to build a business with international reach.
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