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Tag Archives: Business Risk

Time to Give Those Arbitration Clauses A Major Tune Up!

On September 23, 2014, the New Jersey Supreme Court held in Atalese v. U.S. Legal Services Group that an arbitration clause in a consumer contract is not enforceable unless it clearly indicates that the plaintiff is giving up the right to go to court. Accordingly, any company doing business in New Jersey that uses an…
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New York Attorney General Report Finds Data Breaches Are Serious Business

By: Aaron Krowne On July 14, 2014, the New York Attorney General’s office (“NY AG”) released a seminal report on data breaches, entitled “Information Exposed: Historical Examination of Data Breaches in New York State” (the “Report”). The Report presents a wealth of eye-opening (and sobering) information on data breaches in New York and beyond. The Report…
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How to Prepare For and Respond To A Cyber Attack: Have A Disaster Recovery Plan

Insider threats, hackers and cyber criminals are all after your data, and despite your best precautions, they may breach your systems. How should small and medium sized businesses prepare for a cyber incident or data breach? Cyber attacks are becoming more frequent, are more sophisticated, and can have devastating consequences. It is not enough for…
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Social Media and Discovery

Social networking sites, such as Facebook and MySpace, have become repositories of large amount of personal data. Increasingly this data is being viewed as relevant to all manner of litigation proceedings, and as such is increasingly being sought during discovery in civil litigation. Business and individuals that use social networking services should be aware of…
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