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SDNY Refuses to Enforce Uber’s Online “Sign-In-Wrap” Terms, Arbitration Provision and Jury Waiver Clause

USA - August 9 2016 On July 29, 2016, the Southern District of New York, in Meyer v. Kalanick, refused to enforce mandatory arbitration and jury waiver provisions…

Katie DeWitt, Jeffrey M. Prokop, Barrie VanBrackle.

Is Ransomware a Notifiable Data Breach Event?

USA - July 29 2016 There is no doubt that companies face unprecedented volume and variation in both disruptive and intrusive cyberattacks on their networks. Among the…

Samuel R. Castic, Aravind Swaminathan, Emily S. Tabatabai.

European Parliament Passes Long-Anticipated Network and Information Security Directive

European Union - July 13 2016 On July 6, 2016, the European Parliament passed the Network and Information Security (“NIS”) Directive, over three years after the initial draft was…

Shea Gordon Leitch, Kolvin Stone, Aravind Swaminathan.

FCC Privacy Regulations: The Next Litigation Trend?

USA - June 21 2016 Last month the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) closed the comment period for its proposed privacy regulations, which we previously wrote…

Samuel R. Castic, Aravind Swaminathan.

Treasury Cites Cyber Challenges for Online Marketplace Lending Industry

USA - May 19 2016 On May 10, 2016, the United States Department of Treasury (Treasury) became the latest federal agency to highlight the importance of cybersecurity in…

Howard S. Altarescu, Mark Mermelstein, Aravind Swaminathan.