Latham & Watkins promotes in San Francisco and DC

Latham & Watkins’ 59-lawyer promotion round includes technology specialists Heather Deixler and Marissa Boynton. 

05 November 2019

More digital regulation on the way, study finds

Digital and technology companies can expect to face increasingly stringent regulations in the next few years, a Hogan Lovells study has found.

04 November 2019

Japan antitrust regulator cautions against search manipulation and data usage

Digital platforms that give themselves or their related companies preferential treatment by arbitrarily manipulating search algorithms could run afoul of Japan’s antitrust law, the country’s competition watchdog has said.

04 November 2019

Research: Big tech gained market power post-GDPR

The use of third-party tech vendors by EU websites declined while market concentration in that industry increased immediately after the GDPR went into force, according to research by US academics.

04 November 2019

English judge dismisses Google delisting case again

A man who has repeatedly refused to comply with court orders to identify himself to Google has again had his application dismissed by a judge after he failed to turn up in court.

04 November 2019

US committee approves bill to beef up banking cybersecurity

The US House Financial Services Committee voted on Wednesday to approve a bill that would require the Federal Reserve and other banking regulators to submit regulator reports about their cybersecurity efforts and the potential cyber threats to the financial system.

01 November 2019

Marketing data company accuses consultancy of data theft

Marketing data company DiscoverOrg has accused an advisory company of using records stolen from DiscoverOrg’s database to market its own products and services.

01 November 2019

Eversheds Sutherland hires new cybersecurity counsel

Paul McCulloch-Otero has joined Eversheds Sutherland’s cybersecurity and privacy practice as counsel in New York.

01 November 2019

Uber to sue LA to block location data access

Uber intends to sue the Los Angeles transport department over concerns about the city’s data policies, despite recent attempts to stop the company going to court.

31 October 2019

Armenian telecoms bill under fire

Privacy activists have raised concerns after Armenia’s telecommunications regulator proposed a bill that would require internet service providers to store user data for up to two years.

31 October 2019