- Blog: Privacy and Information Security Law BlogNew York Publishes FAQs and Key Dates for Cybersecurity RegulationPosted on April 27, 2017 by Hunton & Williams LLPEarlier 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 MMMTechLawWe 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: Global Capital Markets LitigationRMBS Cases Seeking $3.7 Billion Dismissed for Lack of StandingPosted on April 18, 2017 by Amiad Kushner and Alexander L. StrohmeyerOn 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: Minter Ellison Technology, Media and IP BlogBack to basics – negotiating IP rights in technology development agreementsPosted on April 12, 2017 by Businesses frequently choose to engage third party providers to build technology to support business activities. The process of developing and commercialising an idea requires a significant investment of both time and capital. Whether you are commissioning an app or having a developer create a website, it is important to ensure that you enter into a robust agreement with the developer that protects your IP and confidential information and maximises your return on investment. To ensure that the developer is able to provide a product that meets the needs of your business, you will often need t...
- Blog: INGOTS: Raw Thoughts and Unpolished IdeasBusiness Model and Computer Program Will Soon be Patentable in ChinaPosted on March 30, 2017 by Spilman AdministratorWe 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 →