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Posts from June 2017.

Being prepared and knowing the steps to take after a ransomware attack may reduce a law firm’s legal, ethical, operational and even reputational exposure.

The recent NotPetya and WannaCry attacks resulted in the lock down of key data and hence operations at multinational businesses and ...

UPDATE to the original post below:  The Canadian Government has postponed implementation of the private right of action under Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (described below). The postponement was in response to concerns among various interest groups and communities as to ...

On June 12, 2017, the Supreme Court issued an opinion in Henson v. Santander Consumer USA, Inc., Case No. 16-349. In his first opinion since joining the Supreme Court, Justice Gorsuch wrote for a unanimous panel finding that the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) did not apply to ...

On June 12, 2017, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its opinion in Microsoft v. Baker, Case No. 15-457.  In an 8-0 opinion, the Court reversed and remanded a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision regarding class certification on the basis that the appeals court lacked jurisdiction ...

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