We’re not in e-Kansas anymore. And there’s no denying that present day internet Oz, while extraordinary, is increasingly scary. Cyber attacks of various types continue to escalate across the globe. As aptly stated by one...more
For a while, the legal system had a hard time catching up with technology. Though still a bit behind, many laws have been enacted prohibiting cyber offenses....more
Justin Cornish is counsel in the Latham & Watkins Outsourcing and Technology Transactions Practice. He is a frequent speaker on the topic of data protection and privacy laws. With IT spending in the Middle East projected to...more
We are delighted to present you the second edition of Spotlight on Belgium, DLA Piper Belgium’s quarterly newsletter which aims to inform you about current legal developments that could affect your business.
In This Issue:
Leading the Past Week; Legislative Branch; Executive Branch; International; and Upcoming Hearings.
Excerpt from Leading the Past Week -
And the beat goes on… Another week with the White...more
On Tuesday, May 28, 2013, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the unsealing of an indictment against Liberty Reserve, S.A. (Liberty Reserve) in the Southern District of New York for operating a $6 billion money...more
With the occurrence of near daily threats against the nation’s critical infrastructure (CI), cybersecurity continues to be a constant concern of owners and operators of CI, Congress and the Obama Administration. Responses to...more
From a Maine nonprofit group's leak of confidential data in February, to the May 9 discovery that a worldwide gang of criminals stole $45 million by hacking into a database of prepaid debit cards, information security...more
Federal resources are limited. As much as we think the feds are omnipotent and have surplus manpower, they have limits. So, we see shifts in the types of crimes that land in federal court....more
Assuring cybersecurity has become a necessity for businesses across all industries. Cybercrime — with over $1 trillion in annual profits — is now the most lucrative illegal global business. Any business with computers and...more
Bitcoin – it sounds like a token you might use to play skeeball at a beachside arcade. It is actually a relatively new, virtual online “currency” being used for payments across the Internet. While some observers have noted...more