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.
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.
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.
Data breaches have become inevitable. Here’s what you can do to respond.
To truly flourish, the smart cities of tomorrow must harness their data—but make sure they are doing so legally, ethically, and securely.
Sarah E. Coyne
The privacy and security regulations under HIPAA have evolved into a long and winding regulatory road with more hurdles to come, as some of the rules are not yet promulgated.
Samuel G. Kramer
Can bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies ever be adequate widespread substitutes for fiat money?
Esther R. Donald
In 1967, the Beatles asked: “Will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I’m Sixty Four?” Today, Sir Paul, the answer increasingly is “No.”
A court in Brazil temporarily blocked access to WhatsApp on the basis that its owner had shown “total disrespect for Brazilian laws." What happens now?
Elizabeth S. Fitch and Theodore M. Schaer
Cybersecurity and the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance’s School of Cyber Claims
Aaron George and Laura Jehl
Alston & Bird
Navigating the Winding Highway of Wellness Program Compliance: A GPS for the EEOC’s Wellness Program Rules
Kathleen Campbell Walker
Stove-piped legal representation is not advisable (e.g., only focusing on one agency segment or one portion of a filing process).
Robert D. Boyd and K. Jeanette Holmes
From one smartphone, an image can be made available to millions of people in an instant.
Artem Zhavoronkov and Oleg Lovtsov
Introducing significant changes in the legal regulation of foreign investment in the Russian Federation.
Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy
President Trump has signed a revised executive order that will suspend the entry of nationals of 6 countries.
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.
Sean M. Cleary
Product Liability for Internet-Connected Devices
Certain issues are more “hot” than others, both because they have jumped to the forefront in operational decisions, as well as because the state of the law is somewhat in flux.
Kelly L. Frey Sr.
It is always important to remember that our world is largely the result of fortunate accidents.
Michael R. Greco
Will autonomous vehicles drive employers crazy?
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.
Attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers can now position themselves as reliable industry resources.
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.
Attorneys from across the world consider what the future holds for businesses and individuals with foreign holdings and investments.
Holly K. Towle
One answer is that it’s bleak.
LaBarron N. Boone
As vacationers take to the roads this summer, they may not realize the dangers those driving the big rigs next to them face.
Robyn Shapiro of Health Sciences Law Group shares about her work and achievements in the health care law sector.