As data are quickly becoming a significant corporate asset, lawyers in corporate transactions need to consider the legal risks associated with data. Failure to understand and address these risks can result in significant future costs to the acquiring company...
As data are quickly becoming significant corporate assets, lawyers need to help companies both maximize the value of their data and protect the business against any associated risks. This is particularly true in M&A transactions, as acquiring companies...
The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation announced it will host a hearing on consumer privacy on February 27. The hearing will focus on the principles that should be included in any federal data privacy framework. More details on the...
The extent to which individuals may seek relief due to the unauthorized use of their personal information is an important issue in the privacy community. The Supreme Court of Illinois recently added its voice to this debate in ruling that an individual may...
Businesses of all sizes now collect a wide range of data for use throughout the corporate enterprise. The types of data will vary and can include:
Unique personal identifiers, such as names, addresses and social security numbers.
Credit card details and...
In our December 26, 2018 blog post, we addressed the Small Business Recovery Extension Act of 2018, by which Congress extended to five years the lookback period for averaging receipts in determining small business size under revenue based NAICS codes. We...