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It's tax season - is your scam alert on? (Update)
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • March 30 2017

In January, we alerted clients that 2017 would likely yield a new crop of phishing emails sent by fraudsters looking to steal employees' W-2

“W-2 Phishing Attacks Targeting Businesses to Cash in on Busy Tax Season: 10 Tips to Protect Your Business”
  • Sedgwick LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2017

Cyber criminals are taking advantage of tax season to lure valuable W-2 information from vulnerable businesses. An example of a common phishing

W-2 Phishing Scam: Are You Impacted?
  • Quarles & Brady LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2017

On February 2, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) issued an urgent alert regarding a Form W-2 email phishing scam and a wire transfer

IRS Issues Warning About W-2 Cyber-Scams, Especially for Schools, Nonprofits and Tribal Organizations
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • February 7 2017

On February 2, 2017, the IRS issued a warning to all employers regarding the resurgence of a W-2 based cyber scam. The scam, which targets the

Data Privacy and Security: A Practical Guide for In-House Counsel
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • Canada, European Union, Global, USA
  • February 1 2017

Five years ago few legal departments were concerned with - let alone focused on - data privacy

Tax Season Is in Full Swing: Beware of the W-2 Spear Phishing Scam
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2017

Last year we saw an unprecedented number of companies of all sizes fall victim to a W-2 spear phishing scam. The scam usually began with a "spoofing"

The U.S. Legal and Regulatory Environment Under a Trump Administration
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2016

Election Day brought an end to a long period of uncertainty that caused market fluctuations and delayed business planning decisions. As we navigate

IRS Data Breach Class Action Dismissed
  • Nossaman LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2016

Last week, the Internal Revenue Service successfully defeated a putative class action related to a data breach it suffered in 2015. The D.C. District

Doing Business in Australia
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, Global, OECD, USA
  • September 7 2016

Australia is a great place to do business, offering a powerful combination of economic, legal and geographic advantages. Our 25 years of

Customer Due Diligence in the Post-Panama Papers Era
  • Volkov Law Group
  • USA
  • September 7 2016

Sometimes it takes a scandal to advance a policy or law enforcement cause. The Panama Papers scandal has given new life to financial regulators