On January 12, 2015, President Obama proposed the Personal Data Notification & Protection Act, which would create a federal standard for data breach notification. The proposed bill is part of a more wide-ranging effort by the...more
On April 10, 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued an Antitrust Policy Statement on Sharing of Cybersecurity Information explaining that competitors can share legitimate...more
On April 7, 2014, Judge Esther Salas of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey denied the first ever motion to dismiss filed in Federal court that challenged the authority of the Federal Trade Commission (“the...more
The most recently released annual report (for 2012) by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) highlights a sharp increase in abandoned deals involving foreign acquisitions of U.S. businesses.