News & Analysis as of

Privacy Communications & Media Mergers & Acquisitions

Read Privacy Law updates, news, and legal commentary from leading lawyers and law firms:

Yahoo Breaches Cost Shareholders $350 Million From Lowered Purchase Price, CEO Forfeits $14 Million in Compensation

Yahoo’s troubles for failing to timely disclose security breaches provides rare insight into quantifying the financial and other costs to a company’s shareholders and leadership when a security breach occurs and is...more

What A Breach: More Than 1 Billion Yahoo! User Accounts Compromised

On Wednesday, Yahoo! disclosed that more than 1 billion of its users’ personal information was exposed in a newly discovered cyber-attack, making it the largest data breach reported to date. The breach apparently took place...more

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

by Robins Kaplan LLP on

As anticipated, the Fed raised its benchmark interest yesterday (for only the second time since the 2008 financial crisis) to somewhere between .5 and .75 percent and, perhaps more critically, revealed its expectation for...more

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

by Robins Kaplan LLP on

China’s expected to announce Q3 economic growth of 6.7 percent this week—a number envied by any other country in the world but the sign of major slowdown there. Dealbook looks at what, exactly, a less-gangbusters Chinese...more

Breach Notification law: Yahoo’s Breach and the Duty to Disclose

by Nossaman LLP on

Last week, Yahoo disclosed that in 2014 it suffered one of the largest data breaches in history, with at least 500 million Yahoo accounts compromised.  Given the timing of its acquisition deal with Verizon, Yahoo has been...more

M&A, Cybersecurity Identified as Top Areas for Healthcare General Counsels

by McGuireWoods LLP on

A September 2015 Consero survey of general counsels (GCs) from mid-size to large U.S. hospital and health systems provides some interesting insight into the top issues facing legal departments....more

Fines Issued for Transfer of Customer Data in an M&A Asset Deal

Recent enforcement actions by the Bavarian Data Protection Authority (DPA) [Bayerisches Landesamt für Datenschutzaufsicht] highlight the importance of severe restrictions placed on the transfer of such data, even in the...more

On the Second Day of Privacy, Plaintiffs’ Counsel Gave to Me . . .

. . . still more privacy litigation. In 2015, we are likely to see further development of the law in data breach class actions, continuing growth in statutory privacy claims, and increased risk of privacy-related claims...more

Acquisitions Don't Nullify Prior Privacy Promises--FTC's Letter to Facebook & WhatsApp Gives Caution to All to Honor Privacy...

by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP on

Social networking site Facebook announced in February its plans to acquire WhatsApp—a “rapidly growing cross-platform mobile messaging company”—for the princely sum of $19 billion. While Facebook and WhatsApp are looking...more

M&A Technology Due Diligence Update 2014

by Bennett Jones LLP on

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

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

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

Unfiltered Orange | Weekly eDiscovery News Update – October 10, 2012

by Rob Robinson on

Highlighted in Forbes’ Law & Technology Blog as one of Eight Great Law & Technology Resources, Orange Legal Technologies’ Unfiltered Orange Weekly eDiscovery News Updates provide readers with a trusted compilation of key...more

Unfiltered Orange | Weekly eDiscovery News Update - April 20, 2011

by Rob Robinson on

Compiled by Orange Legal Technologies from online public domain resources, provided for your review/use is this week’s update of key industry news, views, and events highlighting key electronic discovery related stories,...more

Unfiltered Orange | Weekly eDiscovery News Update - April 13, 2011

by Rob Robinson on

Compiled by Orange Legal Technologies from online public domain resources, provided for your review/use is this week’s update of key industry news, views, and events highlighting key electronic discovery related stories,...more

14 Results
|
View per page
Page: of 1
Cybersecurity

Follow Privacy Updates on:

"My best business intelligence,
in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:
Sign up using*

Already signed up? Log in here

*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.
*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.

Feedback? Tell us what you think of the new jdsupra.com!