Region: United States of America

Google asks Supreme Court to intervene in Oracle copyright battle

Google has asked the US Supreme Court to review a longstanding dispute with Oracle that it says could change the future of software development.

25 January 2019

UBS and Bloomberg face off in data-sharing lawsuit

UBS has rejected allegations by Bloomberg that the bank illegally shared its data with third parties, and countersued the company for breach of contract.

24 January 2019

BakerHostetler grows in DC

BakerHostetler has added partner Eulonda Skyles to its Washington, DC privacy and data protection team.

24 January 2019

US government sued for silence on surveillance

The American Civil Liberties Union has sued the federal government for failing to provide information on its social media surveillance activities.

21 January 2019

Privacy laws could restrict deals, says report

Companies are changing the way they do deals to avoid falling foul of strict new privacy laws, according to a report from Morrison & Foerster.

18 January 2019

Hackers could face jail over SEC data theft

A pair of Ukrainian hackers have been charged by the US Securities and Exchange Commission and the New Jersey attorney’s office over the alleged theft of financial information.

17 January 2019

King & Spalding poaches Hogan Lovells San Francisco managing partner

King & Spalding has added civil litigation partner and former US Department of Justice attorney Michael Shepard to its San Francisco office.

17 January 2019

ICO faces fresh GDPR appeal

Cambridge Analytica-linked Emerdata has appealed against a UK Information Commissioner’s Office enforcement measure.

15 January 2019

Neiman Marcus settles payment card data breach lawsuit

US department store Neiman Marcus has settled a lawsuit with 43 state attorneys general following an investigation into the company’s 2013 data breach.

14 January 2019

Cybersecurity incidents up by two thirds

The number of major cybersecurity incidents has risen by nearly two-thirds in the past three years, according to a Linklaters analysis of think tank data.

14 January 2019

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