Compliance

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 […]

New FTC Head Outlines Antitrust Case Against Facebook

Federal Judge James Boasberg, who dismissed the FTC’s antitrust lawsuit against Facebook in June, gave the agency a roadmap of how to salvage it in […]

My Boyfriend Made Me Do It

Dow Jones & Co., publisher of The Wall Street Journal, where the alleged fraud involving Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was unearthed in a […]

Understand Cryptocurrency? Well, You Don’t Have To In Order To Vote For Taxing Its Brokers

A provision that addresses cryptocurrency survived bipartisan negotiations and remains in the recently passed Senate version of the infrastructure bill. An opinion piece by New […]

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