Over the past five to ten years, the advancement of technology has produced a flurry of corporate cyber-attacks. Data breaches make the news virtually every day. Too often, however, companies seek compensation for their data breach losses by making claims on commercial general liability (CGL) or property policies – policies that simply were not written to cover these types of perils. View Full Post
Nowadays, the only thing that remains certain in the industry of domestic and global trade is the unpredictability of influential decisions made by the U.S. government and how those decisions will impact trading laws and regulations. There has been much to say regarding Section 232 and related tariff concerns. View Full Post
Husch Blackwell recently issued a legal alert regarding the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down federal gambling prohibition. The decision was handed down in a 6-3 opinion on May 14, 2018. A little over a week later, our Rudy Telscher talks with Katie Strang of The Athletic to discuss the impact the decision by SCOTUS will have on the MLB, the players’ union and labor relations as a whole. View Full Post
It’s no surprise that disruption is the new buzz phrase in manufacturing today. With consumer demand for speed, concerns over evolving technology, and a volatile political landscape among the range of obstacles that threaten their bottom line, manufacturers are once again staring down an industrial revolution. View Full Post
The 2017 edition of the AIA standard construction contracts. What changed? The standard form construction contract documents published by the American Institute of Architects are used widely throughout the construction industry. With assistance from federal agencies, the AIA created specific construction contract documents, such as the B-108-2009, to address the unique nature of federally-funded and insured projects. View Full Post
Yesterday’s post by Sean Tassi on Husch Blackwell’s Higher Education Legal Insights provides colleges and universities with low-tech strategies to guard their data against criminal activity. The information in his post serves as a good reminder to remove unnecessary personal information (“PI”) on forms and documents. View Full Post
Data security breaches are impacting long-standing and start-up corporations, as well as public and private entities. No one is immune from these threats and understanding the prevalence is the first step in best preventing this from impacting your organization. Aleks Ostojic Rushing provides the background on phishing expeditions, ways to identify phishing attacks and what you can do to protect yourself in a post on Husch Blackwell’s Technology, Manufacturing and Transportation Industry blog. View Full Post