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Guest Post: Judge Reverses Blockvest Decision: ICOs are Securities

John Reed Stark In a February 14, 2019 order, Southern District of California Judge Gonzalo Curiel entered an order reversing his earlier decision on the same issue and concluding that the digital tokens offered by cryptocurrency company Blockvest LLC represented … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Cryptocurrencies — A Quandary for Quadriga

Karen Boto In the following guest post, Karen Boto, Legal Director at the Clyde & Co. law firm, takes a look at the unusual circumstances that have recently come to light in connection with the cryptocurrency trading platform Quadriga, as … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Beat the Clock: 5 Important Steps to Deal with Today’s Complicated Cyber Breach Disclosure World

Cybersecurity threats are on the rise. Companies that find themselves hit with data breaches face a number of challenges, including in particular the challenge of responding to strict breach disclosure and notification requirements. In the following guest post, Paul A. … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Ransomeware’s Dirty Little Secret: Most Corporate Victims Pay

John Reed Stark As cybersecurity has become an increasingly important consideration for all corporate operations, one of the most pernicious problems has been the rise of so-called “ransomware” attacks – that is, systems breaches in which hackers take control of … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Deferred Prosecution Agreements – Should They Be Taken Off the Shelves?

Mark Sutton Karen Boto The use of Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs) has been an established practice in the U.S. for years, but the use of DPAs was just introduced into the U.K. in 2014, and there have as yet only … Continue reading

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