News, commentary and conference updates on legal developments that impact corporate risk.

I Can See You’re One Hungry Vegan! Stop at Hazel’s Vegan Kitchen in Just 500 Yards

Quality, real-time location data is increasingly part of the advertising and marketing landscape, as well as the privacy law landscape. It allows for a […]

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HB’s Cyber & Privacy Plans for 2018: Be a Part of It!


To:                   HB’s Cyber Partners, Sponsors, Speakers, Attendees
From:             Tom Hagy, Founder & Managing Director
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Blank Rome White Paper on 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season . . .

John E. Heintz and Jared Zola offer insights on the insurance implications on the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season  — “already one of the most […]

Privacy+Security Forum 2017 | Oct. 4-6, 2017 | Washington, D.C.



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NetDiligence Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum | Oct. 10-12, 2017 | Santa Monica, Calif.




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Midwest Corporate Counsel Forum Webcast | Nov. 30, 2017 | Chicago

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If you are unable to join us in Chicago in-person,  you can still enjoy the great content, engage with the faculty […]

Law Firm Data Security: Risks, Solutions, Law & Ethics

Law firms are one of the favorite targets of hackers for the rich confidential information residing on law firm servers, from attorney-client information, to […]

$300M Benicar MDL Settlement, Corodemus Will Oversee — New Jersey Law Journal

The New Jersey Law Journal has reported that Daiichi Sankyo and Forest Laboratories have agreed to a $300 million settlement of the MDL brought over the […]

From Marsh: Under-Employed, Under-Inclusive, and Under Threat – The World in 2017


Among the key findings from The Global Risks Report 2017:

Trends such as rising income inequality and societal polarization triggered political change in 2016 […]

From Dan Solove: Privacy and Security in Health Tech — Improving Transparency About Practices

Many app developers overlook privacy and security by failing to do one of the most basic first steps of data protection – informing consumers […]

From Ankura Consulting: Implications of WikiLeaks Publishing Details of CIA’s Arsenal

On Tuesday, March 7th, WikiLeaks, the whistle-blowing website run by Julian Assange, released a cache of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) documents known as “Vault […]

From RSM: Revenue Recognition in the Tech Sector


In May 2014, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued new revenue recognition guidance that will, upon its effective date, replace almost all pre-existing […]

From Vedder Price: Challenging Personal Jurisdiction In Online Conduct Cases

An Article By Blaine C. Kimrey, Shareholder at Vedder Price

Judge Edmond Chang of the Northern District of Illinois rejected Google’s arguments that application of […]

From Jackson Lewis P.C.: Unanimous Supreme Court Decision in Favor of “Church Plan” Defandants

An article written by René E. Thorne and Charles F. Seemann of Jackson Lewis P.C. on June 5, 2017 for Benefits Law Advisor.
“Today, the Supreme Court handed a long-awaited […]

From Crowell & Moring: Supreme Court Favors Religious-Affiliated Hospital Retirement Plans

By David McFarlane, partner at Crowell & Moring’s Corporate, Health Care, Tax, and Labor & Employment groups in Los Angeles
In a surprising unanimous decision on June […]

NetDiligence Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum • June 5-7, 2017 • Hyatt Bellevue • Philadelphia

Our 2017 Chairs

Darin Bielby, Managing Director, Navigant Information Security | Jason Glasgow, Vice President E&O Division, Allied World | Chris Keegan, Senior Managing Director, Beecher Carlson | Blaine […]

From LexisNexis: Corporate Ethics– Is Ethical Conduct on Your Checklist in Your Corporate Mindset?

Do your employees “live” your compliance program? Or do they see it as a necessary inconvenience that comes in the form of time-consuming training […]

From LexisNexis: Alternative Fees Arrangements — The Antidote to the ‘Poisonous’ Hourly Rate Paradigm?

The Chief Legal Officer of a $12.4 billion global company thinks the hourly rate is terrible for the attorney-client relationship. It puts attorneys and clients […]

From Lexis Nexis: Employment Rules & Regulations in the Trump Administration

Stefani C Schwartz of Schwartz Simon Edelstein & Celso LLC, an HB speaker alumni, writes about employment under the new president for the LexisNexis […]

From Symantec: WannaCry: Ransomware attacks show strong links to Lazarus group

Symantec Security Response Team provides valuable insight to Wannacry, where “similarities in code and infrastructure indicate close connection to group that was linked to […]

From LexisNexis: The Future of Mandatory Arbitration Shock: Sides Square Off in Consumer Contracts and Employment Arenas

Written by our own, Tom Hagy, Managing Director, HB Litigation Conferences
Mandatory arbitration clauses. They have been sitting there quietly and often unexamined in thousands or even […]

Episode one of Insurance & Artificial Intelligence: How do AI and internet of things impact the insurance industry? (From Argo Group)

A world of data available today is creating changes in commerce — including the insurance industry.
For those involved in risk assessment, new data techniques […]

From LexisNexis: China’s Internet Banking Industry Exploding — Can They Have Global Success? Can U.S. Companies Have Success in China?

China’s FinTech industry is way ahead in Asia, and the volumes rival some of the world’s biggest banks. The Chinese never really embraced plastic […]