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The Iowa Senate and House Pass a Consumer Data Privacy Rights Bill

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On March 15, 2023, the Iowa House passed Senate Bill 262 on a 97-0 vote. The Bill had previously passed the Iowa Senate on March 6, 2023. If ultimately signed by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, Iowa would join California,...more

American Conference Institute (ACI)

[Event] 7th Annual Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Forum on FinTech & Emerging Payment Systems - April 18th - 19th, New York, NY

Join American Conference Institute at the 7th Annual Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Forum on FinTech & Emerging Payment Systems on April 18-19, 2023, in New York! Gain key insights into the hurdles arising amid...more

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The Cybersecurity Insurance Market: What to Expect in 2023

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In recent years, especially through 2019 and 2020, the cyber insurance market in the U.S. has seen significant growth. Middle-market companies have been actively requesting cyber insurance policies with low rates and broad...more

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AI Machines Continue to Rattle Intellectual Property Law

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The evolution of artificial intelligence (AI) machines has resulted in a number of interesting issues in both copyright and patent law. See, for example, our prior articles involving attempts to qualify machine-made works for...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

FISA Section 702 Sunset and the Dawn of Privacy - Will 2023 be the year that FISA 702 reform shifts discussions around European...

Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (“FISA”) has been a looming presence in the European privacy landscape since Edward Snowden first leaked the PRISM files in 2013. Surveillance authorized under FISA 702...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

CryptoLink - February 2023

CryptoLink is a compilation of news stories published by outside organizations. Akin aggregates these stories, but the information contained in them does not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of the firm. Akin's...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Spring Budget 2023: What Tech Companies Need to Know

On 15 March 2023, the Chancellor of the Exchequer delivered his Spring Budget, announcing a number of changes to tax measures and employee share schemes. Here are the key takeaways of particular relevance to our growth...more

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Colorado AG Enacts Landmark State Privacy Act Rules

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On March 15, Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser recorded the final version of the Colorado Privacy Act (CPA) Rules, granting Coloradans rights over their own personal data. Effective July 1, the CPA marks the third state...more

Priori

Cost-Saving Strategies for In-House Legal Departments: ALSPs, Legal Marketplaces and Process Tools

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Learn more about best practices for ALSPs, marketplaces and legal technology in Part 3 of this three-part series on cost savings If you’re looking for ways to get a handle on your legal spend, you’re in the right place....more

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

SEC Proposes Changes to Trio of Cybersecurity Rules

On March 15, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("Commission") addressed continuing concerns regarding cybersecurity risks by proposing amendments to Regulation S-P and Regulation SCI, and proposing a new rule and form...more

Osano

What is an employee privacy policy? Does my company need one?

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To date, 71% of the world’s countries feature some form of privacy legislation. More and more businesses are subject to data privacy regulations, and more and more businesses are working hard to ensure they’re respecting...more

Onna Technologies, Inc.

Creating a solid data migration strategy: Key steps for a successful transition

Data migration is a critical process that organizations must undertake for various reasons, such as reducing license costs, adopting new technologies, or consolidating multiple systems during mergers and acquisitions. The...more

Wiley Rein LLP

The End of an Era: FDA Announces Disposition Plans for COVID-19 Related Guidance Documents

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The COVID-19 pandemic presented the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) with a monumental task of shifting its operations and the way it approached the regulation of critical drugs, medical devices, and biologic...more

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The Duality of Cannabis Regulation According to INCB: How INCB Concludes that Cannabis Legalization Has Not Achieved Intended...

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Introduction- The International Narcotics Control Board (“INCB”) released its “Report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2022 (E/INCB/2022/1)” (the “Report”), which dedicates an entire section to discussing the...more

Vinson & Elkins LLP

Updated DOJ Guidance on Devices and Ephemeral Messaging

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On March 3, 2023, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) issued long-awaited guidelines on how it will evaluate whether companies have implemented appropriate guidance and controls on the use of personal devices and third-party...more

Venable LLP

The State of Biosimilars in 2023

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It has been 13 years since the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (BPCIA) was enacted and biosimilars had a pathway to enter the U.S. market. While there have been challenges over this time, the U.S. biosimilar...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

Managing Legal Issues From the Use of ChatGPT and Generative AI

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The AI application ChatGPT quickly became a household name, but already is morphing into a more advanced version of generative AI. At the same time, Microsoft’s redesigned Bing search engine will soon run on a new,...more

Ary Rosenbaum - The Rosenbaum Law Firm P.C.

Senator wants crypto option, good luck

As Bitcoin starts inching back up, I’m in the black again and expect more clamor for crypto options in 401(k) plans. Senator Tommy Tuberville, R-Alabama, reintroduced legislation to create a law, the Financial Freedom Act...more

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

SEC Issues $3 Million Penalty Against Blackbaud for Misleading Cybersecurity Incident Disclosures

On March 9, software company Blackbaud agreed to pay $3 million to the SEC as a result of alleged misleading disclosures arising out of a 2020 data breach that involved customer bank account information and Social Security...more

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The FTC Outlines What It Sees as “The HIdden Impacts of Pixel Tracking”

In a very comprehensive post from the Federal Trade Commission’s Office of Technology, the FTC takes what it calls “[a] deep dive into the technical side of FTC’s recent cases on digital health platforms, GoodRx &...more

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FTC Issues Guidance on AI-Powered Products

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An AI model recently scored high enough on a bar exam to be admitted in most states. AI is booming and it’s fair to say it has become the latest catchphrase with OpenAI’s ChatGPT and other emerging technologies, bringing AI...more

Dechert LLP

Dechert Cyber Bits - Issue 30

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Cybersecurity Alert: Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank Fallout - Undoubtedly, cyber criminals are out in full force with phishing links and other scams trying to capitalize on the disruption and panic that many...more

ACA Group

Potential for Phishing Campaigns After Multiple Bank Collapses

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The failure of Silicon Valley Bank, Signature Bank, and Silvergate Bank has created anxiety and confusion across the financial services industry. (For more information about these bank failures, please read our article about...more

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Jim Beam Distillery Mixes Sustainability with Innovation

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Consumers are increasingly seeking more sustainable products, making a company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices part of their purchasing decisions. In the alcohol space, breweries, wineries and...more

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Australia: New SOCI Critical Infrastructure Risk Management Program Rules now in effect

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The Security of Critical Infrastructure (Critical Infrastructure Risk Management Program Rules) (LIN 23/006) 2023 (CIRMP Rules) came into force on 17 February 2023. Responsible entities for certain critical infrastructure...more

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