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D.C. Circuit Widens the Split on Standing in Data Breach Cases After Spokeo

USA - August 8 2017 The D.C. Circuit recently widened a significant circuit split regarding standing in data breach cases by overturning a district court's dismissal of

Sidley Shale and Hydraulic Fracturing Report - 8 August, 2017

United Kingdom, USA - August 8 2017 Industry groups petitioned the full D.C. Circuit to rehear a panel decision vacating the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 90-day stay of

Derivatives Quarterly Newsletter: 2nd Quarter 2017

Global, Hong Kong, USA - August 10 2017 On May 3, 2017, the CFTC voted to propose amendments (Proposed Amendment) to certain CFTC regulations (Existing CCO Rules) governing the duties and

Singapore’s Privacy Watchdog Proposes Changes to Personal Data Protection Act

Singapore - August 4 2017 Singapore's Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) has launched a public consultation into a proposed revision to the law that would require

Some Good Deeds Apparently Do Get Rewarded: CFTC Settles Spoofing Case and Indicates It Gave Substantial Credit for Cooperation and Voluntary Remediation

USA - August 8 2017 On August 7, 2017, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) entered a settlement order In the Matter of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., CFTC Dkt

Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission's Consultation on Proposals to Reduce Hacking Risks in Internet Trading

Hong Kong - August 16 2017 On May 8, 2017, the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) launched a two-month consultation on proposals to reduce and mitigate hacking

Seventh Circuit Holds That 2009 CMS Letter Triggered Public Disclosure Bar for Pre- and Post-Letter Conduct

USA - August 16 2017 On August 8, 2017, the Seventh Circuit affirmed the dismissal of an FCA suit alleging that a psychiatric hospital ("Hartgrove") submitted claims to

SEC’s OCIE Cybersecurity Risk Alert Announces Cybersecurity 2 Observations

USA - August 16 2017 On August 7, 2017, the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) issued a cybersecurity Risk Alert summarizing its observations

U.S. Congress Reauthorizes Food and Drug Administration User Fee Programs, Acts on Other FDA Measures

USA - August 15 2017 After more than two years of negotiations and just before the summer recess, the Senate voted to reauthorize the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA

State Privacy Laws: New Jersey Passes Consumer Privacy Act

USA - August 14 2017 State laws governing the collection and use of personal information continue to proliferate. The latest comes from New Jersey, which on July 21, 2017