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Cybersecurity & Privacy

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Latest News in Cybersecurity & Privacy

  • January 23, 2019

    Cybersecurity & Privacy Group Of The Year: Gibson Dunn

    Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP’s cybersecurity and privacy attorneys continue to show why they’re the trusted choice for leading technology companies, guiding the likes of Uber and Yahoo to favorable outcomes in closely watched data breach litigation to land among Law360’s Cybersecurity & Privacy Groups of the Year for the second year running.

  • January 22, 2019

    Google's EU Privacy Fine Sets High Bar For Educating Users

    France's privacy authority broke new ground Monday by hitting Google with a nearly $57 million fine for allegedly failing to clearly explain how consumers' personal information is being used, sending a stern warning that businesses will need to either get better at communicating with users or risk being the next target of emboldened European Union regulators. 

  • January 22, 2019

    FINRA Targets Online Distribution, Compliance As 2019 Focus

    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority will put a spotlight on online securities distribution platforms and compliance with new rules and disclosure obligations as it looks for the first time toward risk monitoring, the brokerage watchdog said Tuesday in its annual examination letter.

  • January 22, 2019

    Supreme Court To Consider Reviewing Mystery Mueller Case

    The U.S. Supreme Court will consider reviewing a foreign government-owned entity's legal fight with what is reportedly Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office, allowing it to file a petition arguing that U.S. courts have no power to enforce criminal laws against foreign sovereigns.

  • January 22, 2019

    Judge Won't Trim Ad Fax Suit Against Enclarity, Citing Delay

    An Illinois federal judge said Tuesday that Enclarity Inc. was too slow to raise jurisdictional issues in its attempt to block claims by putative class members from outside the state in a case over unsolicited faxes, deciding a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on jurisdiction did not excuse the delay.

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