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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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Ambiguity of Emojis Can Complicate Cases

More and more, emojis are being used in electronic communications. It’s no surprise, then, that they are also showing up more often in court. But while a picture can be worth a thousand words, which words? There is as yet no standard dictionary for emojis, leaving interpretation somewhat subjective and creating challenges for the court.

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Does Your Data Bring You Joy?

The new Sedona commentary on information governance provides eleven principles for any IG program with three overarching takeaways.  A well-organized IG program should be proactive, reasonable, and comprehensive. 

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Supreme Court Limits Individual Arbitration Agreement Enforcement

When an employee signs an individual arbitration agreement, they agree to go through arbitration as opposed to filing a lawsuit if a legal issue arises in the workplace. As one can imagine, these agreements are regularly the subject of debate when employees do not want to bring their claims to arbitration.
 

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