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January 8, 2018 | Hailey Kimball

The Intel Chip Weakness Should be a Red Flag for Your Business

If your business has not considered liability insurance for data breaches before now, now is the time. From small mom and pop shops to publicly traded entities, nearly all businesses are electronically storing some type of confidential information—be it employees’ social security numbers and dates of birth or customers’ credit card numbers. And while you …

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October 16, 2017 | Jon Sriro

Consequences of and Lessons Learned from the Equifax Data Breach

The Equifax data breach has and will have significant long-term ramifications for data security practices and personal privacy. Understanding how the Equifax data breach occurred and the type of data compromised is crucial to understanding the consequences of this breach. Reason for the Data Breach Based on available information, it appears that the hackers were …

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June 22, 2017 | Jon Sriro

ICLE Video: Data Privacy in Sports Marketing

Jaffe participated in the production of a video with the Institute for Continuing Legal Education (“ICLE”) on Data Privacy in Sports Marketing. Please check out this preview video: ICLE: Data Privacy in Sports Marketing–Preview Video

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February 3, 2017 | Judy Miller

New Ruling by U.S. Supreme Court on Standing to Pursue Litigation

Alleging a “mere statutory violation” is not sufficient to confer Article III standing for a federal cause of action according to a recent ruling of the United States Supreme Court in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, __ the U.S. __, 136 S.Ct. 1540 (2016), in the context of an alleged violation of the Fair Credit Reporting …

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February 3, 2017 | Jon Sriro

The GDPR and the Model Clauses for Data Transfer Processors: Transactional and Litigation Issues

Whether we like it or not, whether we adopt similar legislation in the U.S. or not, the stringent requirements of the General Data Protection Regulations (“GDPR”) are coming and the requirements are becoming a boilerplate language in U.S. contracts.  This will impact businesses as it relates to their operations, contract negotiations and, eventually, exposure to …

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