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CF On Cyber: The GDPR's New Territorial Scope Guidelines
The European Data Protection Board on November 16, 2018, released new guidelines to help describe how the GDPR will apply to data controllers and processors both within and outside the European Union.
United States
12 Dec 2018
SEC-Ordered Disgorgement Is An Uninsurable "Penalty," Not A Covered "Loss"
A New York intermediate appellate court has ruled that a $140 million "disgorgement" payment ordered by the SEC in resolution of an investigation into securities laws violations was a "penalty"...
United States
14 Nov 2018
CF On Cyber: Deep Dive Into The DOJ's Guidance For Cyber Best Practices (Video)
In Carlton Fields' latest CF on Cyber podcast series, Jack Clabby and Joe Swanson discuss the latest guidelines released by the Department of Justice Cybersecurity Unit, which provides recommendations to companies...
United States
5 Nov 2018
Failure To Procure Cyber Insurance Could Haunt Your Company
A federal court in Florida recently adopted the now well-developed consensus that data breach losses are not covered under standard Commercial General Liability (CGL) policies.
United States
1 Nov 2018
Suitability Working Group Stirs Ingredients For Suitability Model Potion
On October 22 and 23, the NAIC Annuity Suitability (A) Working Group (Suitability WG) held an interim meeting to review comments received on the Suitability in Annuity Transactions Model Regulation ...
United States
30 Oct 2018
SEC: Ether And Bitcoin Are Not Securities
Cryptocurrency investors were concerned following the SEC's July 2017 investigative report on digital token sales by a virtual organization known as "The DAO."
United States
9 Oct 2018
Court Finds That Apparently Inconsistent Forum Selection Provisions Do Not Render Arbitration Agreement Unenforceable
Plaintiff Fintech Fund, FLP filed an action in federal court in the Southern District of Texas asserting claims under the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act ...
United States
13 Aug 2018
Expect Focus - Life Insurance, Volume II, June 2018
Expect Focus - Life Insurance, Volume II, June 2018
United States
18 Jul 2018
In Crypto Litigations Mandatory Arbitration Agreements May Not Be Immutable
Permissionless blockchains, like the one underlying the bitcoin payment network, were created to provide the public with transparency over transaction information and records.
United States
13 Jun 2018
SEC Sidelines Funds Focused On Cryptocurrencies
In a January 18 letter to two of the fund industry's leading advocacy groups, the staff of the SEC's Division of Investment Management advised fund sponsors not to initiate registration ...
United States
6 Apr 2018
When Innovation Meets Regulation: Insurtech And State Licensing Laws
The rise of InsurTech — which brings technological innovations to the business of insurance — is having a significant impact on the insurance industry, including through advancements ...
United States
6 Apr 2018
SEC Issues Cybersecurity Disclosure Guidance
On February 21, the SEC published interpretive "Guidance" to help public operating companies prepare disclosures about cybersecurity risks and incidents.
United States
6 Apr 2018
HIPAA - Lessons From The Fresenius Settlement
In an industry overrun with news of almost daily privacy breaches, what makes the Fresenius settlement especially newsworthy is the size of the fine compared to the size of the breach and the types of breaches involved.
United States
5 Apr 2018
The US Supreme Court Just Opened The Gates To Filing Crypto Class Actions In State Courts
This week's U.S. Supreme Court decision in Cyan v. Beaver County Employees Retirement Fund could have a major impact on how and where we see class action securities claims brought against...
United States
27 Mar 2018
Recent Developments In Securities Class Actions And Companies' Disclosure Obligations Regarding Cybersecurity Risks And Events
In January 2017, the first of several securities class action lawsuits was filed against Yahoo and certain of its directors and officers in the Northern District of California.
United States
12 Mar 2018
IRS And Cryptocurrencies: Coinbase Is Just The Beginning
Last year was a breakout year for cryptocurrencies. At its height, bitcoin's value increased by more than 20 times from the start of the 2017 ...
United States
26 Feb 2018
Virtual Currency Tax Consequences
A growing number of startups are offering virtual currencies to investors through initial coin offerings (ICOs) as a way to raise capital, often with little or no awareness of the tax consequences of their actions.
United States
23 Feb 2018
Regulators Continue To Scrutinize Initial Coin Offerings
As reported in the most recent issue of Expect Focus, the SEC issued an investigative report in July cautioning market participants that distributed ledger (blockchain) technology-based offers...
United States
10 Jan 2018
Custom Software Development: Practical Strategies To Get What You Pay For (Webinar) (Video)
A company's custom software is an increasingly important part of growing profitability, shrinking expenses, and reaching new markets.
United States
29 Nov 2017
State Regulations On Virtual Currency And Blockchain Technologies
As of this inaugural publication, there exists no uniformity with respect to how businesses that deal in virtual currencies (also known as "cryptocurrencies") such as Bitcoin are treated among the states.
United States
10 Nov 2017
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