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DOL’s New Cybersecurity Guidance

USA - April 27 2021 On April 14, 2021, the United States Department of Labor (the “DOL”) issued for the first time guidance to retirement plan sponsors, fiduciaries…

Tech Investing Part 1: Zero Hour

USA - April 20 2021 The technology sector runs the gamut from artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT) to SaaS companies or cybersecurity, and from the…

U.S. Supreme Court Adopts Narrow Autodialer Definition in 9-0 Defense Victory

USA - April 2 2021 On April 1, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion in Facebook v. Duguid, which resolved a circuit split regarding the meaning…

SEC Announces 2021 Information Security Examination Priorities - Five (5) Steps Every Firm Should Take to Prepare!

USA - March 11 2021 “Information security is critical to the operation of the financial markets and the confidence of its participants. . . The Division is acutely…

Virginia’s New Consumer Data Protection Act (CDPA)

USA - March 4 2021 On March 2, 2021, Governor Northam signed into law Virginia’s own Consumer Data Protection Act (“Virginia CDPA” or the “Act”), a bill that brings…

DOJ Indictment Highlights Attack Methods Used by State-Sponsored Cybercriminals

USA - February 26 2021 The U.S. Department of Justice announced an indictment in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California against a North…

Florida House Moving on Major Consumer Data Privacy Legislation

USA - February 24 2021 On Feb. 15, Rep. Fiona McFarland (R-Sarasota) filed HB 969, following a press conference in which Gov. Ron DeSantis and House Speaker Chris Sprowls…

OCR continues to crack down on right of access violations

USA - February 9 2021 Under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and specifically the Privacy Rule under HIPAA’s implementing…

U.S. Biometrics Laws Part II: What to Expect in 2021

USA - February 8 2021 As we discussed in Part I, the United States does not have a single, comprehensive federal law governing biometric data. However, we have recently…

U.S. Biometrics Laws Part I: An Overview of 2020

USA - February 1 2021 Data privacy laws have made significant breakthroughs in recent years, making it a top priority for businesses. From the adoption of the European…