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SASB adopts more industry reporting standards, but comes under SEC Commissioner attack

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
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  • May 12 2014

On April 2, the SASB released six industry "sustainability accounting standards" for the technology and communications sector. The industries covered

Federal Trade Commission chairman signals increased privacy enforcement activity

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 25 2010

Speaking at the first in a series of Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Privacy Roundtables on 7 December 2009, FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz indicated that prior FTC enforcement efforts on privacy "haven’t worked as well" as the FTC would like

U.S. Federal Trade Commission is serious about enforcement of the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • February 18 2014

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced on January 21, 2014 that 12 companies from a wide array of industries handling a variety of

Cloud provider obligations as business associates under HIPAA

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 12 2013

Users and providers of Software-as-a-Service, remote data storage solutions, online services and other cloud offerings have been struggling for a

Recent developments for the first quarter 2013

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia, Canada, European Union, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA
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  • June 27 2013

The North American Global Equity Services ("GES") practice group is pleased to provide the current edition of our Clients and Friends Newsletter

Supreme Court rules against certain government prosecutions in “aggravated identity theft” decision

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 21 2009

On May 4, 2009 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the government’s most aggressive use of the “aggravated identity theft” statute, in Flores-Figueroa v. United States

Managing risk in legal process outsourcing

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2009

Just a few years ago in 2005, legal process outsourcing (LPO) provoked comments that today seem almost primordial, at least to some extent

Court finds that use of single-factor password identification to secure online accounts may create negligence liability

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 28 2009

On 21 August 2009, in the case of Shames-Yeakel v. Citizens Financial Bank, No. 07 C 5387 (N.D. Ill.), the Northern District of Illinois denied, in part, a bank’s motion for summary judgment regarding its customers’ claims that they were damaged because of the bank’s negligent use of single-factor password authentication for online transactions

New HIPAA security breach notification rules require immediate action

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 25 2009

The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act ("HITECH Act"), enacted as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, made some significant changes to the privacy and security rules under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ("HIPAA"

Federal Court determines that Maine Online Marketing Law could infringe constitutional rights

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 28 2009

In the case of Maine Independent Colleges, et al. v. Governor John Baldacci, et al. (1:09-cv-00396-JAW), the plaintiffs brought an action against the State of Maine in order to challenge the constitutionality of Public Law 2009, Chapter 230, (10 MRSA Ch. 1055, Sec. 9551), titled “An Act to Prevent Predatory Marketing Practices Against Minors”