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Be Careful What You Promise in Your Company’s Privacy Policy!

When you or your clients are updating a privacy policy to provide a carveback for this type of M&A scenario, you should also check to be certain that the existing cyber/privacy insurance policy contains coverage for a...more

Cybersecurity and Data Privacy in Business Transactions

In This Presentation: - Data Breaches: By the numbers - Costs of Data Breach - Cybersecurity Considerations in Business Transactions - Cybersecurity in M&A Transactions - Cybersecurity –...more

M&A Technology Due Diligence Update 2014

Technology Risks Have Changed: Know What To Look For - The perfect storm created by the intersection of (on the one hand) the dramatic increase in the business use of cloud computing, open source software, prolific...more

All That Glitters

More companies looking to keep pace with the fast-changing mobile market are busily buying up app developers. Google spent almost $1 billion in June to acquire traffic app developer Waze. Apptopia is a growing online...more

You cannot trade a customer file which does not comply with the French Data Protection Act

On June 25, 2013, the French Supreme Court rendered a corner-stone decision for all agreements dealing with personal data. In 2008, a company sold its electronic customer file to its successor in business. It quickly...more

Personal Data Transfers from the European Economic Area: Time to Consider Binding Corporate Rules 2.0

What exactly is the '"best" solution for an international business needing to handle and transfer personal data across borders? This has become an increasingly important and common question as business becomes more...more

How to Ensure That Your Company’s Data Doesn’t Get Lost in the Clouds PART III

Cloud computing has become an increasingly popular option for businesses to cheaply and efficiently manage their data systems. Businesses interested in utilizing these services should be cautious, however, when entering into...more

Impact of the EU Cookie Directive on US Companies

A number of national enforcement agencies recently indicated they are going to start actively enforcing 2009/135/EC Directive (the “EU Cookie Directive”). If a US company has business operations in an EU member country, or...more

Court Urges Business Transaction Exemption for PIPEDA

One business wants to buy the assets of another business. Assume that the consent obtained to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information from the customers of the seller did not include consent to disclose...more

A Moment of Privacy -- October 2011

Q: Could my privacy policy hinder the liquidation of my company's assets? A: Possibly, yes. Since defunct online toy store Toysmart's privacy policy precluded its liquidation sale of its customer list a decade ago, most...more

A Legal Fog

Cloud computing is one of the current waves in information technology. This article explores some of the key legal issues in cloud computing. Cloud computing allows the user to transfer many (if not all) of the user’s...more

Financial Services Report, Spring 2008

Financial Services Report, Spring 2008 In this issue: Editor’s Note MoFo Metrics Beltway Report Ahead of the Summons Privacy Report California Report Operations Report Arbitration Report Preemption...more

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