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Italian DPA Imposes Largest Ever Fine Imposed by a European Data Protection Authority: UK Payments Company Found to Have Breached Consent and Other Rules

European Union, Italy - March 30 2017 On February 2, the Italian Data Protection Authority, known as the “Garante,” imposed a fine of EUR 5,880,000 on a UK money transfer company that it

Collection, storage and transfer of data in the United States

Global, USA - April 4 2017 A structured guide to collection, storage and transfer of data in the United States

Delaware Supreme Court Affirms Ruling Allowing Termination of Merger Based on Failure to Deliver a Required Tax Opinion

USA - April 6 2017 On March 23, 2017, the Delaware Supreme Court, in a 4-to-1 decision, affirmed the Court of Chancery's denial of The Williams Companies, Inc.'s

Sidley Perspectives on M&A and Corporate Governance

USA - April 12 2017 Sidley is pleased to share the April issue of Sidley Perspectives on M&A and Corporate Governance, a bimonthly newsletter designed to keep you

Additional Leadership Positions Filled at Department of Health and Human Services and Office of Management and Budget

USA - April 12 2017 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has named several additional key leadership and staff positions

Compared to Its Recent Jurisprudence, Ninth Circuit Applies Relaxed Pleading Standards in Consumer Pricing Appeal

USA - April 21 2017 Facts of Case. Plaintiff Linda Rubenstein brought a putative class action in the Central District of California alleging that Neiman Marcus

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Releases Memorandum Regarding Renewed Commitment to Criminal Immigration Enforcement

USA - April 21 2017 On April 11, 2017, the Attorney General released a memorandum to all federal prosecutors entitled "Renewed Commitment to Criminal Immigration

FINRA Seeks Comments on Potential Safe Harbor from Research Rules for Desk Commentary

USA - April 20 2017 Last week, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) announced that it is seeking comment on a potential safe harbor for "desk commentary,"

April's Notable Cases and Events in E-Discovery

USA - April 20 2017 In two related cases asserting copyright and trademark claims, plaintiff served various discovery requests on defendants. Defendants filed amended

Sanders introduces drug importation bill

USA - April 19 2017 On February 28 2017 Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt) introduced the Affordable and Safe Prescription Drug Importation Act (S469), which