Companies May Face Upgraded Privacy Law in Chile

Companies doing business in Chile would face new privacy compliance standards and stronger enforcement under a proposed law set for introduction in January. The government bill would seek to protect citizen’s rights and freedoms over their personal data in line with Chile’s global commitments and the privacy standards of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and…

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Cyberattack Exposes Law Firms’ Weak Spots

Major U.S. law firms have become more vigilant in recent years about the risks of cyberattacks, but the revelation this week of a major hacking incident on two New York firms are a reminder that the industry remains vulnerable. The Manhattan U.S. attorney’s office unsealed a criminal indictment Tuesday against three Chinese men accused of using stolen…

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Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces Arrest of Macau Resident and Unsealing of Charges Against Three Individuals for Insider Trading Based On Information Hacked from Prominent U.S. Law Firms

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and William F. Sweeney Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), announced the arrest of IAT HONG and the unsealing today of a 13-count superseding indictment charging HONG, BO ZHENG, and CHIN…

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