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Will the New CCPA Cause an Uptick in Class Action Cases?

Privacy remains a hotly debated subject in the U.S. and many states are taking steps to protect customer’s personal information.  The newest legislation with the most teeth belongs to California, who in February 2019 passed the California Consumers Protection Act (CCPA) which goes into effect January 1, 2020. 

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Blockchain Holds Potential to Improve and Streamline Compliance

Even as the value of bitcoin plunged from a high of $20,000 in late 2017 to about $4,000 in late February 2019, according to Bloomberg, interest in the technology behind it grew. Blockchain, the distributed ledger technology used in bitcoin, has the potential to aid compliance in significant ways.

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Ease and Responsiveness are Critical Success Factors in Law Firms

Legal software maker CLIO surveyed thousands of law firm clients in its Legal Technology: Future Horizons survey. One question asked the clients what was most important to them when choosing a law firm. The majority cited overall cost of services as their primary concern, but ease and responsiveness came in shortly after.

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UK Companies May Face Liability for Breaches By Independent Actors

On January 12, 2017, a U.K. court rendered a decision in a class action that could affect the way U.K. courts view vicarious liability for data breaches.

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