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  • Blog: Privacy and Information Security Law BlogNew York Publishes FAQs and Key Dates for Cybersecurity RegulationPosted on April 27, 2017 by Hunton & Williams LLP
    Earlier this month, the New York State Department of Financial Services published FAQs and key dates for its cybersecurity regulation for financial institutions that became effective on March 1, 2017.… Continue Reading
  • Blog: Western Canada Business LitigationDismissal for Chronic Delay – New Six Question FrameworkPosted on April 24, 2017 by <a href='http://www.lawsonlundell.com/team-Tamela-Coates.html'>Tamela J. Coates</a> and <a href='http://www.lawsonlundell.com/team-Daphne-Rodzinyak.html'>Daphne Rodzinyak</a>
    On April 19, 2017, in Humphreys v Trebilcock, 2017 ABCA 116 (“Humphreys“),  the Alberta Court of Appeal set out six “essential” questions that an adjudicator must ask in order to apply Rule 4.31, the “chronic delay” rule. Under the Alberta Rules of Court (the “Rules”), a party may apply to dismiss an action for undue... Continue Reading
  • Blog: MMM Tech Law & Business ReportSE Tech Podcast Ep. 24 – Trust Stamp with Andrew GowasackPosted on April 20, 2017 by MMMTechLaw
    We speak with Andrew Gowasack of Trust Stamp, an identity authentication company that leverages artificial intelligence and blockchain technologies to guard against identity theft, friendly-fraud and “stranger-danger” by providing a secure digital token. Trust Stamp is headquartered in Atlanta, GA. www.truststamp.us
  • Blog: SRR Estate & Gift Tax Valuation BlogOne Question Answered – Two Issues Raised (Internal Legal Memorandum 201711009)Posted on April 20, 2017 by Lance Hall
    In an Internal Legal Memorandum dated November 4, 2016, but released on March 17, 2017, the IRS’s Chief Counsel Advice Appeals Team Case Leader responded to a question posed in a “request for assistance” by the Senior Technical Reviewer for Procedure and Administration regarding a sizable number of pieces of art donated to a charity.  […]
  • Blog: Global Capital Markets LitigationRMBS Cases Seeking $3.7 Billion Dismissed for Lack of StandingPosted on April 18, 2017 by Amiad Kushner and Alexander L. Strohmeyer
    On Wednesday, April 12, Justice Ramos of the Commercial Division of the New York Supreme Court dismissed with prejudice four lawsuits filed by Royal Park Investments SA/NV (“Royal Park”).  The lawsuits alleged fraud and negligent misrepresentation with respect to residential mortgage-backed securities (“RMBS”) sold to Fortis NV/SA (“Fortis”) – formerly an independent Belgian bank that … Continue Reading
  • Blog: INGOTS: Raw Thoughts and Unpolished IdeasBusiness Model and Computer Program Will Soon be Patentable in ChinaPosted on March 30, 2017 by Spilman Administrator
    We recently received an informational white paper from our agents in China, Lynn Wang and Zhou Jiaxin at NTD Intellectual Property, with news about a change to make software and business methods patentable as long as certain conditions are met. … Continue reading →

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