Disputes

Disputes, Issue 2

Disputes

The challenges companies face in 2021 continue to expand. In this issue, we look at the split among the federal circuits over what it means to "exceed authorized access" in violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act; the ways in which the federal courts apply the Supreme Court’s recent limitations on equitable disgorgement; ways to mitigate liability risk in unauthorized financial transfers; considerations for employers as they develop policies regarding use of cannabis in their workforce; and the critical importance of escalation protocols in corporate whistleblower programs.

Letter from the Editors
28 January 2021

Prioritizing client centricity, sector optimization and practice geography to face 2021's challenges.

Continue reading
Supreme Court dives into circuit split over the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
28 January 2021

What does it mean to "exceed authorized access" to an Internet-connected device?

Continue reading
No firing for lighting up? Cannabis in the workplace
28 January 2021

Appropriately addressing cannabis usage in the workplace while navigating anti-discrimination protections for workers.

Continue reading
Six months after Liu: The SEC and disgorgement
28 January 2021

In the wake of Liu, several open questions are only now starting to work their way through the courts.

Continue reading
Unauthorized financial transaction fraud: Mitigating liability risks
28 January 2021

Prudent financial institutions are seeking to protect themselves against liability for third-party fraud and accountholder carelessness.

Continue reading
The missing link in whistleblower programs – the escalation protocols
28 January 2021

A fixed set of escalation protocols helps ensure that a whistleblower program functions efficiently.

Continue reading
Reardon
Antitrust and unfair competition lawyer John Gibson joins DLA Piper in Los Angeles
28 January 2021

John Gibson has joined the firm's Litigation and Regulatory practice as a partner in Los Angeles.

Continue reading
Hanover
Trial attorney Buffy Mims joins DLA Piper in Washington, DC
28 January 2021

Buffy Mims has joined DLA Piper's Litigation and Regulatory practice as a partner in Washington, DC.

Continue reading
People on stairs
Something to Report: DLA Piper's latest film
28 January 2021

Something to Report is a 45-minute fictional corporate drama created as a training tool for directors, legal departments and management at companies around the world.

Continue reading
Phone in hands
DLA Piper launches Compliance App
28 January 2021

DLA Piper has launched the Compliance Atlas app, a mobile solution built to meet the policy needs of modern-day companies.

Continue reading