The estate accusing self-proclaimed Bitcoin inventor Craig Wright of stealing $10 billion worth of the cryptocurrency from his late partner is seeking $658,581 in attorney fees and expenses incurred while trying to get Wright to comply with court orders.
President Donald Trump’s “extravagant legal claims” aren’t enough to temporarily pause enforcement of the House committee’s subpoena for eight years of Trump’s business records from his longtime accounting firm, the House told the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday.
President Donald Trump isn’t immune from an investigation into acts he committed while a private citizen, New York County District Attorney Cyrus Vance told the Supreme Court on Thursday, disputing Trump’s attempts to quash a subpoena for his tax returns.
On the eve of the Federal Communications Commission’s planned vote on a national security proposal to remove Huawei and ZTE equipment from U.S. networks, Commissioner Geoffrey Starks argued that rural carriers will be hit the hardest and deserve help covering the cost, which could climb upward of $1 billion.
A new cybersecurity protocol for international arbitration unveiled Thursday aims at providing guidance to arbitrators, institutions and arbitration users on topics including baseline security measures, while making clear that it's the responsibility of all involved in an arbitration to address this increasingly important issue.
Britain's antitrust watchdog on Thursday said it is looking into whether toy and board game giant Hasbro Inc.'s proposed $4 billion takeover of Canada's film and TV studio Entertainment One Ltd. would threaten competition in the U.K. or in the global market.
Facebook Inc. has asked the Texas Supreme Court to pause proceedings in a lawsuit against it by a sex trafficking survivor to prevent the company from answering “burdensome discovery” before an appellate court can decide whether it’s immune from the claims.
A California federal judge will allow the pretrial release of a former Twitter employee accused of helping Saudi Arabia spy on users deemed critics of the regime, saying prosecutors did not sufficiently demonstrate that the Seattle resident is a flight risk.
Unhappy with the progress carriers have made toward implementing robocall-screening caller ID measures, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said Thursday that his staff is preparing new rules in case carriers don’t move fast enough by the end of the year.
Chinese bitcoin mining company Canaan Inc. raised $90 million in an initial public offering that priced at the bottom of its range on Thursday, represented by Simpson Thacher and underwriters counsel Freshfields.
A Symantec Corp. investor has filed suit in Delaware Chancery Court seeking the cybersecurity giant's records of an internal audit investigation launched after a former employee raised accounting concerns.
The California Supreme Court on Thursday invalidated a state law requiring President Donald Trump and other candidates to release tax returns before appearing on a primary ballot, handing a victory to the state Republican Party, which challenged the new statute.
A group of Senate Democrats raised privacy concerns Wednesday about Amazon's home security system, Ring, and want to know how users' personal information will be protected from hackers and foreign agents once it's on Amazon's servers.
Prosecutors asked a California federal judge Wednesday not to release a former Twitter employee accused of helping Saudi Arabia spy on users deemed critics of the regime, arguing that the Seattle resident is a flight risk.
After a last-minute compromise, the House Energy & Commerce Committee voted Wednesday to move forward legislation that would renew a sunsetting satellite law, but Republicans made clear they’re still not thrilled with the measure.
Pennsylvania state investigators can't force a defendant in a child pornography case to surrender the password to his encrypted computer because doing so would violate his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination, the state's top court held Wednesday.
Trade associations are lining up behind Facebook to argue that courts have stretched the definition of what constitutes an autodialing device under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act too far, and that the Supreme Court should step in and put the matter to rest.
A former Fox News guest commentator who filed a $118 million defamation suit against a lawyer but whose own legal counsel missed a deadline to serve the initial complaint has urged a Texas federal court not to toss the case, as he would lose out on his claim.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers serving across four U.S. Senate committees has urged national security adviser Robert O'Brien to pick someone to coordinate federal strategy for deployment of fifth-generation wireless networks, calling the 5G rollout a major security challenge for the United States.
The Trump administration has begun allowing certain U.S. companies to sell to Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. even as the Chinese telecom giant remains on the national security blacklist, the U.S. Department of Commerce confirmed Wednesday.
South Korea’s antitrust watchdog is getting ready to bring penalties against the country’s largest search engine after finding that Naver Corp. violated antitrust laws by preferring its own platforms in its search results, according to reports.
A House of Representatives committee doesn’t have the right to procure six years’ worth of President Donald Trump’s tax return information from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the department has told a D.C. federal court.
A leading cruise industry trade association is backing Dish Network's bid for the U.S. Supreme Court to toss a $61 million jury verdict over telemarketing calls, arguing that the dispute presents a golden opportunity for the high court to address the growing circuit split over what's required to meet the Spokeo standing bar.
Senate Democrats released a broad-brush view of what they envision for comprehensive federal privacy legislation that would tackle what they see as wide gaps in consumer data protections across a range of industries.
A bipartisan pair of U.S. senators asked Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday to explain why the social media giant apparently continues tracking users' mobile locations even after they switch off the tracking function on the site's cellphone app.
Local and state laws concerning drones are widespread, but so, too, are confusion and disagreement over the extent of federal jurisdiction in this area. The Federal Aviation Administration's forthcoming remote identification rules may help resolve some of these conflicts, says Mark Dombroff of Fox Rothschild.
Although lateral partner hiring is the preferred method of inorganic growth among law firms, the traditional approach to vetting does not employ sufficient due diligence by the hiring firm, says Michael Ellenhorn at executive search firm Decipher Competitive Intelligence.
Although criminal and civil liberties implications are at the forefront of cybercrime and data privacy cases currently before the U.S. Supreme Court, a little-noticed, but potentially important, issue is the development of public cyberlaw at the operational level by commercial lawyers in private business disputes, says Joseph DeMarco of DeVore & DeMarco.
To respond to the rapidly evolving legal landscape, companies that incorporate biometric data into their business practices can take several steps to minimize the risk of privacy litigation exposure, say Jeffrey Rosenthal and David Oberly of Blank Rome.
While there are only three state biometric privacy laws on the books, there is a growing trend of states' introducing biometric privacy bills, many of which feature far-reaching private right of action provisions that would substantially increase the level of regulatory and litigation risk, say Jeffrey Rosenthal and David Oberly of Blank Rome.
An evolving view of the Fourth Amendment acknowledges that the detailed and sensitive nature of internet of things data — which is starting to find its way into courtroom evidence — requires strong privacy protections and a shift away from a blunt, either-or approach to third-party access, say Jennifer Huddleston and Anne Philpot of George Mason University.
Amy Conant Hoang and Sarah Burgart at K&L Gates explain last week's important changes to the draft Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification procedures, a framework developed by the U.S. Department of Defense to measure a contractor’s ability to safeguard information handled in the performance of DOD contracts.
As Texas and other states review their judicial election processes, they would be well served by taking guidance from Massachusetts' Governor’s Council system, which protects the judiciary from the hazards of campaigning, says Richard Baker of New England Intellectual Property.
Reading Jeffrey Rosen’s "Conversations With RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Life, Love, Liberty, and Law" is like eavesdropping on the author and his subject while they discuss how the restrained judicial minimalist became the fiery leader of the opposition, says Ninth Circuit Judge M. Margaret McKeown.
A recent report from Germany’s Data Ethics Commission suggests a legal future for artificial intelligence that may look a lot like the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation — sweeping in scope, focused on individual rights and corporate accountability, and applicable across all industries, say attorneys at Debevoise.
A Virginia federal court’s recent decision in Frazier v. First Advantage Background Services provides compelling grounds to challenge claims that attempt to blur the Fair Credit Reporting Act’s technical requirements that distinguish between consumer reporting agencies and the users of their reports in the hiring context, say attorneys at Troutman Sanders.
While attempts to hack planes and airline databases have grabbed the headlines, aviation industry members and their insurers must also focus on the numerous serious cyber vulnerabilities presented by airports, say attorneys at Crowell & Moring.
To address the California Consumer Privacy Act’s two-part health care exception, which leaves large gaps of uncertainty for many next-generation health care companies, there are several compliance steps that can be used to assess the applicability of the CCPA, says Ryan Blaney of Proskauer.
The U.S. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority's recent report on its 2019 examination findings and observations is notable for its increased granularity in observations related to cybersecurity risk management and digital communication tools, signaling heightened compliance expectations for those areas, say Tim Foley and Kate Hanniford at Alston & Bird.
The Filter Bubble Transparency Act introduced in the Senate last month is the latest of growing congressional efforts to regulate artificial intelligence, and the first substantive federal bill aimed at curbing companies' algorithmic control of content on internet platforms, say Adam Aft and Yoon Chae of Baker McKenzie.