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.
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.
Holly K. Towle
One answer is that it’s bleak.
Anthony J. Enea
The complexity, cost and delays associated with the Probate process are not often discussed. The following are some of the reasons one should try to avoid utilizing a Last Will that needs to be admitted to Probate upon one's demise:
Kelly L. Frey Sr.
It is always important to remember that our world is largely the result of fortunate accidents.
Aaron George and Laura Jehl
Data breaches have become inevitable. Here’s what you can do to respond.
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.
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.
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.
The primary question will likely come down to whether or not cell phone data and location records are protected interests under the Fourth Amendment.
Rachel Constantino-Wallace, John Roche, and John Wechkin
Issues like product liability, FAA compliance, privacy, and IP surround the use of drones for personal and business use.
Robyn Shapiro of Health Sciences Law Group shares about her work and achievements in the health care law sector.
Robert D. Boyd and K. Jeanette Holmes
From one smartphone, an image can be made available to millions of people in an instant.
Information technology lawyers weigh in on the question of data ownership following the GDPR's passage.
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?
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.
D. Finn Pressly & Judith Wethall
The rise in employer-sponsored wellness programs has been accompanied by an even steeper rise in government regulation.
Is it a problem to use an app on your phone, such as TapeACall or Automatic Call Recorder, to record a call?
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.
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.
José Vinícius Bicalho
Antonio Muñoz Vico
It is beyond question that personality rights expire with death and that post-mortem protection of such a personal sphere should be limited to preserving memory.
Alston & Bird
Navigating the Winding Highway of Wellness Program Compliance: A GPS for the EEOC’s Wellness Program Rules
Potential risks and legal considerations.