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October 27, 2015

In the News Today – October 27, 2015

A BloombergView editorial today calls for reining in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s in-house administrative courts: “Some have likened the SEC’s quasi-judicial system to a kangaroo court. Even if it isn’t, it has the potential to become one. It should be restrained before it does too much damage.” (BloombergView)

What is the future of litigation over data privacy? What are the boundaries of data privacy regulation? Are there any limits to the legal liabilities? Check out our Q&A with Liisa Thomas, Robert Newman, and Alessandra Swanson of Winston & Strawn LLP regarding their research paper being released at today’s 16th Annual Legal Reform Summit — A Perilous Patchwork: Data Privacy and Civil Liability in the Era of the Data Breach. (ILR Blog)

Has multidistrict litigation become a lawsuit magnet? The ILR blog today features a Q&A with John Beisner, partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, regarding his new paper being released by ILR, MDL Proceedings: Eliminating the Chaff. The paper looks at the aggressive advertising plaintiffs’ counsel uses to attract clients for MDL, regardless of claim merit, and the subsequent pressure placed on defendants. (ILR Blog)

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