Compliance

Get Ready For New SEC Climate-Risk Disclosure Rules

The SEC will propose a demanding new set of climate-related disclosure requirements by the end of this year, according to Sonia Barros, partner at Sidley […]

How Big Is the Risk of FCPA Recidivism?

It’s not as high as the risk of repeating other white-collar crimes, and it’s not anywhere near as high as the rate for criminals in […]

The Grammar Of Risk: Autonomous Vehicles, Covid, And “The Narrative Of Exceptions”

Arguments in favor of limited regulation and rapid deployment of autonomous vehicles are strikingly similar to arguments that were made for rapid deployment of Covid […]

The Million Dollar Question In Data Breach Lawsuits

The threshold question for determining if a consumer class action may proceed following a data breach is whether the plaintiffs have standing. For making that […]

Apple Employees Say Company Is Invading Their Privacy

A former firmware engineer at Apple says he was required to link his personal Apple ID and work account when he was hired three years […]

Big Players, Big Promises, At White House Cybersecurity Conference

Some of the biggest players in the digital universe – including Apple, Microsoft and Google’s parent company, Alphabet – attended a White House conference with […]

FTC Scrutinizing Under the Radar Acquisitions By Big Tech

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has begun holding open meetings since Chair Lina Khan was sworn in last June. On the agenda at the next […]

Sidley Tangled In Conflict Allegation Re Investigation Of LGBTQ Rights Group

The president of the DC-based Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest LGBTQ rights organization, was mentioned a number of times in NY Attorney General Letitia […]

Qui Tam Suit Hits 315 Auto Insurers, Claims They Shunt Billions In Costs to Medicare

In what’s said to be one of the largest whistleblower suits in U.S. history, 315 auto insurance companies, including many of the major carriers, have […]

New, Tighter, Restrictions On Non-Competes In Illinois Reflect A National Trend

A bare bones law prohibiting non-compete agreements for low-wage workers in Illinois has been dramatically augmented by amendments signed into law by Governor J.B. Pritzker […]

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