As businesses across industries turn to artificial intelligence and machine learning for insights, data is driving innovation and technology development. Who owns the underlying data and the resulting technology? How can restrictions on data use limit the resulting technology applications?
Companies need to keep pace tracking and monitoring intellectual property … Read More
*This article first appeared on Judicature in Summer 2021
With the proliferation of social media platforms and other new technologies has come a renewed legal focus on privacy. Most of that focus has centered on data collection, storage, sharing, and, in particular, third-party transactions in which customer information is harnessed … Read More
As from September 9, 2021, Regulation (EU) 2021/821 (EU Dual-Use Regulation Recast) replaces the existing Council Regulation (EC) 428/2009 setting up the European Union (EU) regime for the control of exports, transfer, brokering, and transit of “dual-use” items (EU Dual-Use Regulation). Dual-use items are sensitive goods,
Please join us for a panel discussion titled, “What Have We Learned About Privacy from the Pandemic, and What Does it Mean Going Forward?” at the Technology Policy Institute (TPI) 2021 Aspen Forum on Monday, August 16. In addition to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on data privacy, the … Read More
Sidley is pleased to announce that Thomas Ward, who previously served as Enforcement Director at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), has joined the firm as a partner in the Banking and Financial Services Group in Washington, D.C. As the CFPB’s chief law enforcement officer, Tom was responsible for enforcing … Read More
The updated 2021 Chambers Global Practice Guides for Data Protection & Privacy and Cybersecurity, edited by Alan Charles Raul, are available now, covering important developments across the globe and offer insightful legal commentary for businesses. Read the introductions to each Guide here and here.… Read More
We are proud to announce that Sidley received 83 practice area rankings and 119 lawyer rankings in the 2021 edition of Chambers Global. Of these, 16 practice area rankings and 14 lawyer rankings were in Band 1.
This Sidley Practice Note highlights certain key disclosure considerations for preparing your annual report on Form 10-K for fiscal year 2020, including recent amendments to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) disclosure rules and other developments that will affect 2020 Form 10-K filings as well as certain significant disclosure trends … Read More
Congratulations to our 28 colleagues, including Clayton Northouse, for their election to the Sidley Austin partnership. Clay represents companies that have suffered cybersecurity attacks and consumer privacy incidents and has developed multidimensional defenses to litigation, congressional inquiries, and regulatory investigations. He has experience in the use of cybersecurity … Read More