Region: United States of America

HPE files to dismiss Russian telecoms lawsuit

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise is seeking to dismiss a MegaFon lawsuit over a failed Russian telecommunications system, saying the case should be tried in Russia.

09 January 2019

MoFo promotes three

Morrison Foerster has promoted three data and technology lawyers to partner.

09 January 2019

IBM weather app sued in California

The city of Los Angeles has sued a weather app IBM bought three years ago for allegedly misleading users about how their data would be used.

08 January 2019

Cooley bolsters US cybersecurity offering with Boies Schiller hire

Cooley has added to its US cyber, data and privacy practice with the hire of former Boies Schiller Flexner partner Travis LeBlanc.

08 January 2019

Judge blocks NYC data-sharing ordinance

A Manhattan federal judge has preliminarily blocked legislation that would force homesharing platforms operating in New York to share transactional data with the city.

07 January 2019

Hogan Lovells promotes seven

Hogan Lovells has promoted seven European and American privacy and data protection lawyers.

07 January 2019

US court dismisses Google facial recognition case

An Illinois judge has dismissed a class action lawsuit against Google over the company’s storage of biometric data.

03 January 2019

Orrick launches Boston office with quadruple Ropes & Gray hire

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe has bolstered its Boston and San Francisco cyber and privacy offerings with the hire of four Ropes & Gray partners.

03 January 2019

Facebook could face FTC scrutiny, say privacy lawyers

Facebook could have violated its 2011 agreement with the Federal Trade Commission by sharing users’ personal information with other companies, observers have said.

21 December 2018

Carlton Fields adds cybersecurity litigator in New York

Cybersecurity litigator Michael Yaeger has joined Carlton Fields as a partner in New York, leaving his position as head of data breach response at Schulte Roth & Zabel.

21 December 2018

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