- Blog: Privacy and Information Security Law BlogTexas Amends Breach Notification Law to Require Public Reporting of Breach NoticesPosted on June 17, 2021 by Hunton Andrews Kurth LLPOn June 14, 2021, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed HB 3746, a bill amending Texas’s data breach notification law. Continue Reading
- Blog: BuildSmartEnforcing Electronic Contracts in Texas When the Other Party Denies SigningPosted on June 17, 2021 by Justin T. Scott and J. David PughAs an ever-increasing amount of contract negotiation and execution is done online, new legal issues have arisen from such transactions. Consider the following scenario: You are a general/prime contractor. You have a subcontractor’s electronic signature on an arbitration agreement. When a dispute arises with the subcontractor, you raise the arbitration agreement and attempt to submit...Continue Reading
- Blog: Ireland IP & Technology Law BlogEuropean Commission publishes finalised SCCsPosted on June 11, 2021 by Davinia BrennanThe European Commission has published its final Implementing Decision on new standard contractual clauses (SCCs) for the transfer of personal data to third countries. The new SCCs have been expected for some time in order to address the entry into force of the GDPR and the requirements of that regime. The delay to the update...Continue Reading…
- Blog: Waller Law BlogOSHAs new mandatory COVID-19 guidance for healthcare employers and employeesPosted on June 10, 2021 by The new Emergency Temporary Standard that healthcare employers must implement and adhere to in light of COVID-19 is mandatory.
- Blog: The Business Law BlogAmendments to the Business Corporations Act Permit Virtual Meetings in
British ColumbiaPosted on June 1, 2021 by Stuart D. Breen, Michael Li, Chat Ortved, Jagdeep S. Shergill, Jacqueline
WilmottVirtual shareholder meetings have become ubiquitous for both public and private companies since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Canadian securities regulators, stock exchanges and federal and provincial governments quickly responded to accommodate electronic meetings where it was otherwise not permitted. In British Columbia, Ministerial Order No. M116 was ...
- Blog: NextGen Financial Services ReportWorkouts Never Go Out of Style: What To Expect in the CMBS Market During the Second Half of 2021, and BeyondPosted on May 12, 2021 by Edward S. Weil, Mark A. Silverman and Leia Scott2020 was a bad year… okay, it was a really, really bad year. CMBS borrowers, in particular, found themselves in default and often-times upside down on their CMBS loans. While 2021 has started to show signs of life, even showing a gentle decline in special servicing and delinquency rates, a closer look reveals that certain...Continue Reading…