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NEWS FOR LAWYERS AND SOURCING PROFESSIONALS
Since the US Supreme Court’s June 21, 2018, decision in South Dakota vs. Wayfair, Inc., many of the 45 sales tax-collecting states have been making moves to put laws and processes in place for tax collections for out-of-state online sales.
On June 5, 2017, the Supreme Court of the United States granted certiorari in Carpenter v. United States, a case in which the court will assess and decide the extent of the Fourth Amendment’s protection against a warrantless search and seizure of cell-site-location information (CSLI), which includes the GPS coordinates of each cell tower and the dates and times any cell phone connects to it.
Earlier this month, the United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) released an initial draft guide of contracting requirements and liabilities for data controllers and data processors doing business together under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
On August 31, the White House released a report developed by the American Technology Counsel (ATC), Office of Management and Budget, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Commerce, and General Services Administration addressing the objectives of and a plan for the modernization of federal information technology (IT).
Earlier this month, the European Central Bank (ECB) released a draft guide to provide a consistent approach on how to assess fintech credit institution license applications.
This new Twitter account features the latest global business and legal news affecting the tech industry from Morgan Lewis’s leading technology team, located around the world and across practice groups and industry sectors.
On September 8, 2017, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that three US companies have reached a settlement regarding charges that the companies misled consumers in connection with their participation in the EU-US Privacy Shield (Privacy Shield).