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Class actions: Seventh Circuit orders dismissal of putative class action under facta for lack of standing

USA - December 27 2016 The Seventh Circuit ordered a district court to dismiss a putative class action this month under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act...

Michael E. Kientzle, David J. Weiner, Paul Beavers, Colleen S. Lima, Kenneth L. Chernof, John D. Lombardo.

Securities: US Supreme Court affirms insider-trading conviction for tipping family relatives

USA - December 27 2016 This month, the US Supreme Court affirmed the conviction for insider trading of Bassam Salman, who had argued that his insider trading conviction...

Michael E. Kientzle, David J. Weiner, Paul Beavers, Colleen S. Lima, Kenneth L. Chernof, John D. Lombardo.

California Anti-SLAPP Statute: attorney's communicative acts in representing a client can constitute protected activity

USA - December 27 2016 The California Court of Appeal confirmed in October 2016 (as amended last month) that an attorney's acts in connection with representing a client may...

Michael E. Kientzle, David J. Weiner, Paul Beavers, Colleen S. Lima, Kenneth L. Chernof, John D. Lombardo.

DoD Issues Further Revisions to Contractor Cybersecurity Rules

USA - December 14 2016 Last month, the Department of Defense (DOD) again updated the cybersecurity rule that governs defense contractors who may transmit, store, or process...

Tom McSorley, Angel Tang Nakamura, Marcus A. Asner, Sharon D. Mayo, Nancy L. Perkins, Ronald D. Lee, Kenneth L. Chernof, Allyson Himelfarb.

California Amends Data Breach Notification Laws

USA - December 14 2016 Once again, California has amended its data breach notification laws, this time to remove a safe harbor pertaining to encrypted data. Under the...

Tom McSorley, Ron Ghatan, Angel Tang Nakamura, Julie A. Kent, Marcus A. Asner, Sharon D. Mayo, Nancy L. Perkins, Ronald D. Lee, Kenneth L. Chernof, Allyson Himelfarb.