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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…

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield: Companies Can Now Certify

European Union, USA - August 2 2016 As of, August 1st, 2016, U.S. companies can now join the Safe Harbor successor EU-U.S. Privacy Shield (the “Privacy Shield”) for personal data…

Insurer’s Broad Interpretation of Data Breach Exclusion Rejected by Court

USA - August 2 2016 Non-cyber insurance policies often contain exclusions to limit or preclude coverage for data breaches. A Maryland federal district court recently…

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…

Déjà Vu Not All Over Again: Ninth Circuit Strengthens CFAA In Nosal II

USA - July 28 2016 On July 5, 2016, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its highly anticipated decision in the most recent chapter of United States v. Nosal…

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…

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield launched by European Commission

European Union, USA - July 12 2016 After receiving the approval of the EU Member States, through the Article 31 Committee, last Friday, the European Commission has today, July 12th…

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Approved by EU Member States

European Union, USA - July 8 2016 Today the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield was approved by the EU Member States, which sets the stage for the European Commission to grant final approval to…

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…

Federal District Court Finds No Cyber Insurance Coverage For Costly Credit Card Fraud Assessments

USA - June 7 2016 In one of the first court decisions to analyze in depth the coverage provided by a cyber policy, a federal judge has found that PF Chang’s policy…