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By Jennifer F. Fitchen
Yesterday, the Staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) elaborated on existing rules and interpretations to make clear that, in the context of an M&A transaction, Regulation G ...
By Colleen Theresa Brown, Stephen W. McInerney
On September 22, 2017, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner vetoed the proposed Geolocation Privacy Protection Act, which sought to limit the collection, use, retention, or disclosure of precise geolocation...
By William Long, Geraldine Scali, Thomas Fearon
The case was originally brought by Bogdan Mihai Bărbulescu, who argued his employer had breached his right to privacy by monitoring his electronic communications.
By Wim Nauwelaerts
On 13 September 2017, the European Commission presented its draft work program for the next sixteen months up to the end of 2018.
By William Long, Thomas Fearon
On 13 September 2017, the UK Government introduced the new Data Protection Bill (the "Bill") in the House of Lords. If enacted, the Bill will repeal and replace the existing Data Protection Act 1998...
By William Long, Francesca Blythe
The EU Commission, through a joint statement on 4 July 2017 by Vera Jourova, EU Commissioner for Justice, and Haruchi Kumazawa, a Commissioner of Japan's Personal Information Protection Commission, announced that the process is underway to provide Japan an EU adequacy decision on international data transfers by early 2018
By Michael Goldman, Andrew Holland, Jonathan Kelly, Ellen Dunn, Michael Rosenfield, Perry Shwachman
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners held its Summer 2017 National Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from August 6 to 9, 2017. This Sidley Update summarizes the highlights from this meeting.
By Colleen Theresa Brown, Michaelene E. Hanley
Governor John Carney signed Delaware's updated breach notification law on August 17, 2017
By Alan Raul
The Eighth Circuit held on August 21 that, in the absence of actual injury in a data breach case, "massive class action litigation should be based on more than allegations of worry and inconvenience."
By Alan Raul, Dean Forbes, Clayton G. Northouse, Frances Faircloth
On August 15, the FTC announced that it had reached an agreement with Uber to settle allegations that the company had made deceptive claims about its privacy and data security practices.
By Amy Lally, Eric Mattson, Lauren De Lilly
On August 15, 2017, the Ninth Circuit again addressed whether a violation of the FCRA constitutes a sufficiently concrete and particularized harm to satisfy Article III's injury-in-fact requirement.
By Edward McNicholas, Grady Nye
The D.C. Circuit recently widened a significant circuit split regarding standing in data breach cases by overturning a district court's dismissal of a complaint for lack of standing.
By Colleen Theresa Brown, Clayton G. Northouse, Robin Wright
State laws governing the collection and use of personal information continue to proliferate.
By Edward McNicholas, Stephen W. McInerney
On August 7, 2017, the SEC's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) issued a cybersecurity Risk Alert...
By Sidley Austin LLP's Futures Regulatory Practice
On July 27, 2009, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued a release making permanent the close-out requirements of former interim final temporary Rule 204T, which are intended to address “naked” short selling and “fails to deliver” in all equity securities.
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