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Supreme Court Narrows Reach of Computer Crime Statute

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On June 3, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its first-ever interpretation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), the federal criminal and civil statute intended to deter and punish unauthorized access to computer...more

Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.

Pitfalls of Attorney-Client Privilege and Tips for Corporate Officers and Employees

Elizabeth Holmes, former CEO of the now-defunct blood-testing technology company Theranos, recently learned a harsh lesson on the complexities and pitfalls of attorney-client privilege.  As a result of a June 3, 2021 ruling...more

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Supreme Court in Van Buren Narrows Scope of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

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On June 3, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court resolved a long-standing question about how the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) applies to employees who access their employers’ computer systems for their personal benefit....more

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Virginia Has Created a New Right of Appeal for Civil and Criminal Litigants

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Until this last legislative session, Virginia was the only state in the nation without a right of appeal from civil judgments and criminal convictions.  However, the most recent General Assembly session passed, and the...more

Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)

Report on Medicare Compliance Volume 30, Number 22. News Briefs: June 2021

Report on Medicare Compliance 30, no. 22 (June 14, 2021) - CMS’ supplemental medical review contractor (SMRC) is now doing postpayment reviews of Medicare claims for electrodiagnostic (EDX) testing axial muscles and...more

Wiley Rein LLP

Supreme Court Limits Application of Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, Impacting Use of Online Information

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In Van Buren v. United States, No. 19-783, 593 U.S. _ (2021), the U.S. Supreme Court weighed in on the scope of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), 18 U.S.C. 1030, bringing much needed clarity to how people and...more

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Doing Business in the European Union | Anonymity & Keeping the Whistleblower's Identity Confidential

In this video recap from the session, Julia Arbery discusses the difference between anonymity & keeping the whistleblower's identity confidential. --- On March 3, 2021, Kilpatrick Townsend partnered with the Association of...more

BakerHostetler

Biden Ups the Ante on Fighting Corruption — Directs the Department of Justice and Other Key Agencies to Engage in an Interagency...

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On June 3, 2021, President Biden issued a national security memorandum, “Establishing the Fight Against Corruption as a Core National Security Interest.” The first national security memorandum of his presidency, it lays out...more

Allen & Overy LLP

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) Enforcement Actions Trends and Tracker (UPDATED)

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The SFC's latest annual and quarterly reports highlight the SFC's regulatory work since April 2019 and illustrate some key trends in its enforcement agenda. Please see full Publication below for more information....more

Ballard Spahr LLP

Supreme Limits the Scope of Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

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In a long awaited opinion, the Supreme Court recently resolved a circuit split regarding the proper interpretation of a statute implicated in many post-employment disputes. Since its enactment, federal courts of appeal have...more

Smith Anderson

The Supreme Court Limits Scope of Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

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On June 3, the United States Supreme Court issued a 6-3 opinion resolving a circuit split over the meaning of “exceeds authorized access” under the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”). The Court’s decision limits...more

Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Supreme Court Grants Certiorari In Web Scraping Case hiQ v. LinkedIn

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On June 14, the United States Supreme Court issued a summary disposition in hiQ Labs, Inc. v. LinkedIn Corp. granting certiorari, vacating the Ninth Circuit’s previous judgment, and remanding the case for additional...more

Womble Bond Dickinson

FBI Privacy App Lures Criminals

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If you want to keep tabs on criminals, build them a clubhouse. Provide them a comfortable place to relax and discuss their business, and you can learn about their contacts and activities. The strategy is not new....more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

The Supreme Court - June 14, 2021

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Greer v. United States, Nos. 19-8709, 20-444: Federal statutes criminalize the possession of firearms for individuals in certain categories, such as individuals previously convicted of a felony. In the 2019 case of Rehaif v....more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

The Impact of the Narrowed Scope of CFAA Liability in the Privacy and Security Realm

The Supreme Court’s recent decision in Van Buren addressed the meaning of the term “exceeds authorized access” under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA). The Court held, in a criminal case that alleged that the person...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

What to Do When a Departing Employee Downloads Information

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The day after an employee’s last workday, you get around to checking his email and learn that he has downloaded and transmitted company and client documents to his personal cloud storage account. What weapons do you have in...more

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

DOJ Antitrust Division Secures $8.5 Million in Bid-Rigging Penalties From Engineering Firm on Highway Water Projects

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Procurement Collusion Strike Force has struck again. Launched in November 2019, PCSF is a multi-agency task force led by DOJ’s Antitrust Division and designed to combat antitrust crimes...more

McDermott Will & Emery

[Webinar] Cryptocurrency Global Tax Enforcement: What Investors and Companies in the Industry Need to Know NOW - June 28th, 12:00...

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Following the US Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) announcement of “Operation Hidden Treasure,” companies and individuals should prepare for increased scrutiny of virtual currency transactions. Unveiled in March, the operation...more

Law School Toolbox

Bar Exam Toolbox Podcast Episode 137: Listen and Learn -- The Confrontation Clause

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Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox podcast! Today, in our "Listen and Learn" series, we take a look at the Fourteenth Amendment, specifically the Confrontation Clause. Confrontation Clause issues are commonly tested in...more

Holland & Hart - Persuasion Strategies

Don’t Let Your Virtual Voir Dire Become a Circus

A courtroom process is supposed to be formal and solemn. The habits of delivering justice in person, through decorum and civic ritual, are designed to evoke a deference to the rule of law. When conducted remotely using a...more

Michael Volkov

Episode 198 -- The Biden Administration Announces Anti-Corruption Battle as a National Security Interest

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In a far-reaching action, the Biden Administration elevated the global fight against corruption as a national security interest. In an Executive Memorandum, the Biden Administration made a strong statement against...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Supreme Court Clarifies That Violation of Computer Use Policy Does Not Violate Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

Resolving a circuit split in the interpretation of the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 (CFAA) - an anti-hacking statute - the Supreme Court recently held that the CFAA does not impose liability on individuals who...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

The Supreme Court - June 10, 2021

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Borden v. United States, No. 19-5410: Under the Armed Career Criminal Act (“ACCA”), persons found guilty of illegally possessing a gun who have three or more prior convictions for a “violent felony” are subject to a mandatory...more

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Federal Authorities Ramping Up COVID-19 Related Health Care Fraud Prosecutions

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Recently announced Department of Justice (DOJ) priorities include a reinvigoration of health care fraud prosecutions. The COVID-19 crisis created fertile ground for not only fraud related to the Paycheck Protection Program...more

Jones Day

EU Court Limits EU and Schengen Nations' Ability to Enforce Interpol Red Notices

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The Situation: On May 12, 2021, the Court of Justice for the European Union ("CJEU") held that European Union ("EU") and Schengen Area member states cannot make an arrest pursuant to an Interpol Red Notice if the person to be...more

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