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.
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.
Kelly L. Frey Sr.
It is always important to remember that our world is largely the result of fortunate accidents.
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.
Holly K. Towle
One answer is that it’s bleak.
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.
An Interview With Bastian Finkel of BLD Bach Langheid Dallmayr, Germany's 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" Winner in Insurance Law
A look at the new European policies changing the insurance landscape in Germany.
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.
Leonard Bennett & Paul Bland
JPMorgan Chase's policy of forced arbitration hurts customers by keeping them from their day in court, consumer protection attorneys warn.
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.
Jennifer Ko Craft
IPR protection strategies that work.
Patrick J. Perotti
In the world of class actions, one well-executed idea can make an entire career.
James H. Chalat
Preventing Mass Shootings
Information technology lawyers weigh in on the question of data ownership following the GDPR's passage.
Potential risks and legal considerations.
FinTech companies are disrupting traditional financial models—and creating new data privacy concerns.
The Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Act) has been amended by the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 (Cth) (the Amending Act). The Amending Act introduces a mandatory data breach notification regime where an “eligible data breach” occurs. The amendments will commence on February 23, 2018, unless they are proclaimed to commence earlier.
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.
Nicholas K. Kile
As utilities have undertaken the task of replacing the mains, which the utility owns and to which the customer service line connects, an increased risk from lead in that customer line is exposed.
Are IoT technologies nice-to-have “apps” or necessary business components?
Miguel de Almada and Frederico Bettencourt Ferreira from the Portuguese firm discuss their 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Litigation and Arbitration.
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.
2019 "Women in the Law" by the numbers.
Corinne E. Atton and April M. Breyer
The March 2017 statistics issued by PTAB report that across all technologies, all challenged patent claims are found patentable in only 19 percent of inter partes review (IPR) final written decisions.
Elizabeth S. Fitch and Theodore M. Schaer
Cybersecurity and the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance’s School of Cyber Claims