Front Line Interview Episode 1. Alison Taylor: Organizations, Compliance & Corruption
An FCPA Journey to the Darkside & Steps to Protect Your Organization
Why do we have to go to mediation?
How can someone prepare for the first meeting with an attorney?
Richard Bistrong Weighs in on the FIFA Scandal and Takedowns
Can an employer require drug testing in the workplace?
A Moment of Simple Justice - Vaccines
Are there drawbacks to positive thinking in legal transactions?
Cullen & Dykman Sees Colleges Calling for Title IX Help v
Fighting for Education Rights: Equal Justice for Pregnant and Parenting Students
Combining Arms for Justice-Involved Veterans
Student and Alumni Litigation
Winston & Strawn's Kessler Sees Change and Opportunity in College Athletics
Fixing Law Schools: Are More Types of Degrees the Answer?
ATL Law School Rankings: All About The Jobs
The Integrated and Coordinated Approach to Title IX Compliance
Why Milbank Sends 4th-Years Back To School
Next Accreditation System – Interview with Andy Roth, Member, Mintz Levin
Dean: Law Schools Use Merit Scholarships To Boost Rankings
How Bryan Cave Grooms Rainmakers
In today’s environment – when data breaches seem to be in the news nearly every day – the media, regulators and many others are hyper-focused on privacy issues. Schools and educational institutions are no exception when it...more
With the continuing push for more prolific and creative use of technology in Kindergarten through 12th grade classrooms, student data has become more valuable, and the protection of that data of greater concern. In the face...more
Rohit Chopra, the CFPB’s outgoing Student Loan Ombudsman, has sent a letter to Google to alert the company that “student loan debt relief scammers may be targeting student loan borrowers through the company’s search...more
California again has provided a model of privacy legislation for other states to follow. New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan recently signed into law House Bill 520 (the “Bill”), a bipartisan effort to establish guidelines...more
Nevada, like most states, has a data security statute that addresses what to do when there’s a data breach. Here’s a quick summary of the Nevada law, which is found at N.R.S. § 603A.010 et seq, “Security of Personal...more
The past few years have seen exponential growth in the use of technology in the classroom, with applications ranging from the increased availability and use of e-books to the displacement of physical classrooms through...more
Recently, a national BlueCross BlueShield affiliate, Anthem, Inc., discovered that its information technology systems was hacked. The information believed to have been accessed includes names, member ID numbers, dates of...more
Data security breaches have become unfortunately prevalent amongst higher education institutions. In fact, colleges and universities suffer data breaches at a rate of just over one per week.(1) The Privacy Rights...more
New legislation proposed in California includes a package of privacy-related bills referred to as the California Privacy & Protection Act.
The bills proposed include...more
In the midst of ongoing, escalating and increasingly troublesome reports of large-scale corporate cyber breaches, the federal government is trying to fight back more forcefully with a dual strategy to shore up agency...more
On February 5 the White House big data and privacy working group released an “Interim Progress Report” (hereinafter “the Interim Report”) summarizing its “progress in furthering the majority of the recommendations made” in...more
In response to the recent wave of high-profile data breaches, President Obama has revealed proposed legislation aimed at improving the nation’s cybersecurity by increasing certain privacy protections, streamlining the...more
On January 12, President Obama announced new privacy initiatives to combat identity theft, enhance consumer security, and improve data privacy online and in the classroom. His main legislative proposals call for (i) a...more
As expected in his State of the Union address last night, President Obama made it very clear that cybersecurity is on his agenda for 2015. After stating that:
“No foreign nation, no hacker should be able to shut down...more
On Monday, January 12, 2015, President Obama appeared at the Federal Trade Commission to announce the administration’s blitz of cyber security and privacy legislative and public policy initiatives, which will be discussed in...more
On January 12 President Obama visited the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) where he unveiled several new data security and privacy initiatives, including proposed legislation to create a national data breach notification law...more
2014 has been called the “Year of the Data Breach.” In the wake of many high-profile data breaches, including the recent Sony breach, 2015 promises a continued focus on privacy and cybersecurity issues. This week, President...more
On Monday January 12, President Barack Obama announced several new proposals aimed at protecting consumer and student data in the digital age. The proposals will center on three pieces of proposed legislation, addressing...more
Yesterday, President Barack Obama addressed the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and outlined his proposal for protecting and strengthening consumer and student personal data. President Obama called on Congress to support his...more
California Governor Edmund G. Brown has been busy over the last year and a half, signing several bills into law that strengthen California’s privacy laws in various areas. The bills range in scope from invasion of privacy and...more
California continues to lead the way in passing new or updating existing data protection legislation.
The weekly disclosure of new data breaches that involve retail and other corporations has focused the general public...more
As we near the turn of the year into 2015, organizations should keep an eye on laws taking effect on the West Coast. This year, the crop of new privacy statutes includes a few without precedent anywhere in the country. The...more
Yik Yak arrests. For several months now we at Socially Aware have been writing about how college students have been using the purportedly anonymous messaging app Yik Yak to communicate deeply offensive remarks and threats of...more
California is once again initiating significant changes to protect informational privacy in the digital world. Governor Jerry Brown recently signed several pieces of legislation in an attempt to protect individuals against...more
In This Issue:
- Obama Issues Order to Improve Data Security
- Fed Official Calls for U.S. to Stop Bailing Out Banks
- Global Regulators Crack Down on Shadow Banking to Curb Risks
- CFPB Reports...more
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