On November 9, 2020, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced a proposed settlement with Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (“Zoom”), a video conferencing provider, to resolve claims that Zoom deceived users about the extent and nature of its software’s encryption and secretly installed software that circumvented a browser security safeguard.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s new term begins with arguments on October 5, 2020, with the Court set to hear many important criminal law cases.
General Counsel and in-house legal departments have long struggled with articulating the risk of and determining the appropriate response to breaches of the company network and the potential exposure of confidential information about employees and third parties. It’s rarely a simple question.
On July 9, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would review the Federal Trade Commission’s authority to seek restitution in federal court for consumers who have been harmed by fraud and other misconduct in the marketplace.
In 2017, the SEC’s enforcement power faced a setback when, in Kokesh v. SEC , 1 the Supreme Court curtailed its ability to seek disgorgement outside the five-year statute of limitations period for…
Last week, the DOJ’s Antitrust Division signaled a renewed focus on interlocking directorates — situations where competing corporations have common officers or directors.