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  • Privacy & Cybersecurity Update – February 2018
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
    James R. Carroll, Brian W. Duwe, David C. Eisman, Patrick Fitzgerald, Todd E. Freed, Marc S. Gerber, Lisa Gilford, Richard J. Grossman, Michael E. Leiter, Stuart D. Levi, Amy S. Park, Ivan A. Schlager, David E. Schwartz, Jennifer L. Spaziano, Donald L. Vieira, Helena J. Derbyshire, Jessica N. Cohen, Peter Luneau, William Ridgway, James S. Talbot

    In this month's edition of our Privacy & Cybersecurity Update, we examine the Identity Theft Research Center's findings on data breaches in 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court's denial of certiorari that leaves in place the circuit split on the application of Spokeo and the Second Circuit's ruling on right to privacy of health data. We also look at Massachusetts' new online portal for reporting data breaches and New York state's guidance for virtual currency businesses.

  • Recent Developments In State Action Immunity
    New York Law Journal
    Shepard Goldfein, Karen Hoffman Lent

    Partners Shepard Goldfein and Karen Hoffman Lent discuss the latest developments relating to the doctrine of state action immunity, including the potential impact of the U.S. Supreme Court's renewed interest in the subject.

  • Reminders for Annual Meeting Proxy Materials
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
    Brian V. Breheny, Andrew J. Brady, Josh LaGrange, Ryan J. Adams, Hagen J. Ganem, Caroline S. Kim, Justin A. Kisner, Drew L. Pollekoff
    When finalizing proxy materials for upcoming annual shareholder meetings, we recommend that public companies consider certain requirements under the SEC rules and stock exchange listing standards. In addition, we recommend public companies consider the SEC’s recent interpretative guidance concerning cybersecurity disclosures.