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Recent developments for the first quarter 2013

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • 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

The Philippines passes new laws on Cybercrime and Data Privacy

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  • Philippines
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  • January 24 2013

The Philippines recently passed new laws dealing with emerging concerns on Cybercrime and Data Privacy

Arnold J grants further site-blocking orders

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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • December 5 2013

In the latest of a long line of decisions granting site-blocking injunctions against ISPs under s.97A CDPA, and only 2 weeks prior to the AGs opinion

On-line and app-based games

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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 5 2013

The UK's Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has launched some new proposed principles that will apply to online and app-based games. The OFT is concerned

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

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  • USA
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  • 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

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  • USA
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  • 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

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  • USA
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  • 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
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  • 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

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  • USA
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  • 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”

Federal Trade Commission takes first action under US-EU Safe Harbor Privacy Framework

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  • USA
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  • September 28 2009

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has taken its first enforcement action pursuant to the US-EU Safe Harbor Privacy Framework (Safe Harbor