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‘Twas the season for data breaches

  • Gordon & Rees LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 13 2015

With the recent hacks into Sony’s system and the emails sent to Home Depot’s customers regarding the breach of its system, data breach is no longer

CFPB takes action against carrier for charging for unwanted services

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 18 2014

On December 17, 2014, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") announced that it had filed a lawsuit against a telecommunications carrier

Plaintiff’s law firm steps up actions against Bitcoin-related companies: crypto currency exchange and founder sued for “theft” of Bitcoin

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 24 2014

According to a complaint filed in a Florida court, a Cryptsy account holder is claiming that Project Investors, Inc. (dba Cryptsy) and its founder and

Pennsylvania court recognizes that a payment required by law is not a “voluntary payment” requiring the insurer’s consent

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2014

If you are required by law to perform an act, the act is not "voluntary." This proposition may seem obvious enough to most, but one insurer recently

Privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 3 - October, 2014

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Taiwan, USA
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  • October 15 2014

On August 1, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a report on mobile shopping applications. In it, the FTC found that such apps often fail to

FTC alleges Bitcoin-mining ads were more than a bit misleading

  • Arnold & Porter LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 15 2014

On September 23, a federal court in Missouri granted a Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") request to freeze the assets of Butterfly Labs, a company

Cyber voluntary payment defense thwarted by bank fraud regulation

  • Wilson Elser
  • -
  • USA
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  • October 9 2014

Financial institutions are one of the entities most threatened by cyber crisis events. As data breaches and cyber threats become more inventive, the

Texas Court holds Bitcoin are securities

  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 7 2014

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas recently granted the SEC's Motion for Summary Judgment, holding that the operator of a

Second Circuit denies injunctive relief to tribe-owned online lenders seeking protection from New York State regulator

  • BuckleySandler LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 3 2014

On October 1, the Second Circuit affirmed the denial of a preliminary injunction sought by Native American online lenders that would have prevented

Digital insights and trends: can Bitcoin support money laundering charges?

  • BuckleySandler LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 2 2014

Bitcoin owners and exchange operators are coming face-to-face with prosecutors focused on money laundering crimes, leading to novel legal arguments