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Reminder on electronic equity award agreements
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2015

This may be too late for most companies - at least for 2015, but I wanted to get out a reminder to double-check your electronic equity award


LinkedIn data breach proposed settlement receives preliminary approval
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2015

A proposed settlement agreement stemming from a 2012 data breach of over 6 million LinkedIn users' passwords recently received preliminary approval


2014 privacy year in review
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Global, USA
  • January 27 2015

The definition of what constitutes "personal information" varies depending on the law in question. This can be confusing - and complicated - when


Consumer reporting agencies for FCRA purposes may include more companies than you realize
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 2 2014

Two recently filed lawsuits alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) signal that the definition of a "consumer reporting agency"


Data mining class action settles for $14 million
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 28 2014

An Illinois court recently approved a no-fault settlement agreement resolving claims brought against comScore Inc. that the company had collected


Retailer whistleblower victory
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 15 2014

As reported in our March 2012 issue, a multitude of whistleblower suits were filed, by an opportunistic Chicago based law firm in the wake of the


Financial services update July 21 2014 industry news
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 21 2014

On July 18th, Risk.net recounted former SEC Chair Harvey Pitt's proposal for resolving concerns that U.S. firms are avoiding U.S. oversight of their


Class certification denied to Hulu users in video privacy claim
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2014

A California federal judge disallowed the certification of a class action which had accused Hulu LLC of violating the Video Privacy Protection Act by


NLRB Judge strikes Hooters franchise social media policy
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2014

An Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) for the National Labor Relations Board recently ruled that a Hooters franchise unlawfully fired a waitress who


Court permits case over transmission of Facebook ID to continue
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2014

A district court recently ruled that a class action alleging violations of the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA) could proceed against Hulu LLC. A