Region: United States of America

Pillsbury promotes privacy partners

Pillsbury has made 13 partnership promotions, including privacy and technology specialists Steven Farmer in London and Meighan O’Reardon in Washington, DC.

21 November 2018

Latham & Watkins grows San Francisco technology team

Latham & Watkins has hired counsel Robert Blamires from White & Case.

20 November 2018

Baker Donelson boosts cybersecurity practice

Baker Donelson has added a data protection lawyer to its cybersecurity and business litigation practices in Florida.

15 November 2018

US Supreme Court to assess standing arguments

US Supreme Court judges have asked parties in data breach litigation against Google for briefs about whether the named plaintiffs have standing to sue the company.

14 November 2018

Intel and US senator privacy bills propose jail for offending execs

Intel and Senator Ron Wyden have released separate proposals for federal data protection legislation in the US, with the chipmaker suggesting exemption from administrative fines in certain cases.

14 November 2018

Study calls for more mass data interception scrutiny

A report on legal safeguards against bulk surveillance regimes has urged more judicial oversight in protecting civil rights.

13 November 2018

HP Enterprise sued over failed Russian telecoms system

Telecommunications company MegaFon claims Hewlett-Packard Enterprise fraudulently induced the company into acquiring a $28 million upgrade to its Russian mobile phone network, which was ultimately vulnerable to “catastrophic” outages.

09 November 2018

Privacy a competitive differentiator, Brill tells FTC

A former FTC commissioner and current Microsoft regulatory affairs head has told the commission that privacy and cybersecurity are being used by companies to set themselves apart from competition.

09 November 2018

Cambridge Analytica directors face further investigation

The UK Information Commissioner plans to refer the directors of political consultancy Cambridge Analytica to the government’s Insolvency Service.

08 November 2018

Personalised pricing under the spotlight in UK and US

The UK’s competition watchdog has announced that it will be researching how businesses offer personalised pricing on the basis of customer data, while a US Federal Trade Commission hearing debated whether the practice should fall under competition law rules.

07 November 2018

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