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 11 Aug, 2017

Data Wars

Seven Summer Updates in Privacy Law With all the summer’s buzz about leaks, you’d be forgiven for thinking data breaches are mostly a Trump story. But off the Hill, there’s plenty of turmoil over the issue of personal privacy. As we fight for personal privacy in the age of big data and bigger hacks, it’s […]

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 30 Jun, 2017

Is this the death of class actions based on state law?

Class Action Woes   As though it isn’t hard enough to wrangle together all the people harmed by a widespread practice into one multi-district litigation, the Supreme Court just made it harder to file and win class action lawsuits.   The case that landed in front of the Court, Bristol-Myers Squibb v. Superior Court of […]

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 09 Jun, 2017

Mandatory Update on Mandatory Arbitration

7 New Turns on the Arbitration Rollercoaster   Mandatory Arbitration Upheld in Nursing Homes   On May 15th, the US Supreme Court ruled that mandatory arbitration agreements were binding in nursing home contracts, which were signed through power of attorney by a person other than the patient. In Kindred Nursing Centers v. Clark, the families […]

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 19 May, 2017

Will Your Firm Survive the Next Ransomware Attack?

  We hope you read our warnings about Kidnapped Computers and the new wave of highly sophisticated computer viruses.   If you didn’t, here’s a run-down of the latest mayhem, and steps you can take to protect your practice.   —   If you weren’t worried before: here’s one more sign that ransomware is getting […]

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 12 May, 2017

Class Action and Spam

Canadian spammers are losing sleep and “battening down the hatches” in the weeks before July 1st. That’s the date when the final provisions of an anti-spam law go into effect, including the big boogey-man that most frightens unscrupulous bulk-emailers: a consumer’s right to sue.   Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL) was passed back in 2010, but […]

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