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Crowell & Moring Launches CMD: Integrated E-Discovery Solution
Crowell & Moring’s E-Discovery and Information Management (EDIM) group is pleased to announce the introduction of “CMD,” an integrated E‐Discovery solution. CMD provides access to cutting-edge analytics, processing and hosting technology, AI-driven workflows combined with our Chambers-rated legal advocacy, consulting, review and professional services to accelerate and improve data analysis.
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Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (S.B. 1392)
The Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (CDPA) has become the next major U.S. state privacy law, after being signed into law by Virginia Governor Ralph Northam on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. The new law amends Title 59.1 of the Code of Virginia with a new chapter 52 (creating Code of Virginia sections 59.1-571 through 59.1-581).…
SFO Investigation Powers Over Foreign Companies Limited by U.K. Supreme Court Decision
On 5 February 2021, the U.K. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) does not have the power to compel a foreign company that has no registered office or fixed place of business in the U.K. to produce documents held outside the U.K. under section 2(3) Criminal Justice Act 1987 (CJA). This…
Crowell & Moring Achieves CMMC Registered Provider Organization Status to Help Defense Contractors Prepare for Upcoming DoD Cybersecurity Assessments
More than 300,000 companies within the Defense Department’s supply chain will need to meet new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) requirements and pass a third-party assessment to ensure they are adequately protecting sensitive information on their networks. Now, Crowell & Moring has become the first AmLaw 100 firm to achieve Registered Provider Organization (RPO) status…
California Approves Final CCPA Regulations
On August 14, 2020, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra released final implementing regulations for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The CCPA became enforceable on July 1, 2020, and Becerra’s office submitted a final proposed draft of the regulations to the California Office of Administrative Law (OAL) on June 1, 2020. The Proposed Regulations have…
“Authorized Access”: The Supreme Court’s First Foray Into The Computer Fraud And Abuse Act
On April 20, 2020, the Supreme Court granted cert in Van Buren v. United States, to resolve an important circuit split over the meaning of “authorized access” under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA). This is the Court’s first foray into analyzing the precise contours of CFAA liability. Van Buren may have far-reaching…
Crowell & Moring Releases Regulatory Forecast 2020 — Learn Why Antitrust Investigations into Big Tech Impact Corporate Sector
Crowell & Moring has released its Regulatory Forecast 2020: What Corporate Counsel Need to Know for the Coming Year, a report that explores the impact of regulatory changes on the technology industry and other sectors, and provides insight into thehouse counsel can expect to face in the coming year.
For 2020, the Forecast highlights…
Crowell & Moring Releases Litigation Forecast 2020 — Learn how the Internet of Things and AI Expose Companies to Increased Tort, Privacy, and Cybersecurity Litigation
Crowell & Moring has released Litigation Forecast 2020: What Corporate Counsel Need to Know for the Coming Year. The eighth-annual Forecast provides forward-looking insights from leading Crowell & Moring lawyers to help legal departments anticipate and respond to challenges that might arise in the year ahead.
For 2020, the Forecast focuses on how the …
California’s Landmark Privacy Law Now in Effect
On January 1, 2020, California’s landmark privacy law, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), took effect. The CCPA imposes various obligations on covered businesses and provides extensive rights to consumers with respect to controlling the collection and use of their personal information. While some companies have largely completed their CCPA compliance efforts, many others are still digesting the CCPA and draft proposed regulations, and taking steps to meet the CCPA’s myriad compliance obligations.
Confusion persists about how businesses can comply with certain provisions of the CCPA. In October 2019, the California Attorney General issued proposed regulations that provide guidance on a number of key areas, but the regulations are not yet final. If adopted, violations of the proposed regulations will be treated the same as violations of the CCPA itself, with the same penalties. We have summarized the proposed regulations in previous alerts:
- Proposed CCPA Regulations from California Attorney General Just Issued: Part I – An Analysis of Required Consumer Notice
- Proposed CCPA Regulations from California Attorney General: Part II – An Analysis of Handling Consumer Requests under the CCPA
- Proposed CCPA Regulations from California Attorney General: Part III – An Analysis of the Requirement to Verify Consumer Requests and Parental Consents
- Proposed CCPA Regulations from California Attorney General: Part IV – Service Providers & Financial Incentives
Comments on the proposed regulations can be viewed here.…
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