An investor has urged an Illinois federal court to disregard Akorn’s motion to dismiss their lawsuit, after a merger between the drugmaker and healthcare company Fresenius collapsed following revelations that the drugmaker misrepresented the state of its data.
The European Data Protection Board has released guidance on rules that allow organisations to certify their processes as GDPR-compliant.
A UK parliamentary report has called upon the country’s antitrust watchdog to investigate Facebook, after concluding that the platform “knowingly” violated abuse of dominance rules by deciding which “businesses should succeed or fail”.
UK firm Taylor Wessing and California-based Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati have entered into a collaborative relationship for transactional work in tech and life sciences.
A Romanian NGO has accused the country’s data protection law of falling short of GDPR standards and compromising press freedom.
Poland’s constitutional court has declared that a provision allowing IP rights holders to request information from third parties that hold or use goods that they believe infringe those rights to be unconstitutional.
Fast food chain Wendy’s has agreed a US$50 million settlement with a group of financial institutions over a 2015 data breach.
Covington & Burling has bolstered its tech-focused M&A outfit in San Francisco with the hire of partner Denny Kwon from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.
A French court has fined Google €30,000 for “abusive and unlawful” clauses contained within the terms and conditions of the company’s now-defunct social media platform, Google+.
The US national auditing office has recommended that Congress consider a federal internet privacy law in a new report.