• 03.24.17

    Four Pitfalls to Avoid in a Cyberinsurance Policy

    As more and more companies enter the burgeoning cyberinsurance marketplace, they often ask policyholder counsel like me how they can choose the best cyberpolicy when confronted with so many choices. When the marketplace was still in its infancy just a few years ago, this was a considerably harder ...

  • 06.03.16

    Just Got Hit With a TCPA Suit? You May Have Insurance Coverage

    Companies that employ auto-dialing, text messaging and bulk faxing in their marketing efforts may find themselves the subject of a class action lawsuit for violating the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). Because each violation of the TCPA could cost the advertiser up to $1,500, TCPA ...

  • 03.13.15

    Analyzing Cyber Risk Coverage

    Many companies are now taking a close look at the protections provided by cyber risk insurance policies—some for the first time—as data breach incidents and related cyber risks continue to increase and gain publicity, and as government agencies become more actively involved in policing ...

  • 06.01.12

    Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Claims

    The federal government has ramped up enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in recent years. Generally speaking, the FCPA prohibits U.S. companies (and foreign companies with certain U.S. ties) from bribing foreign government officials to further their business interests. This ...

  • 04.20.12

    Surviving False Claims Act Allegations: What Every Government Contractor Needs to Know to Maximize ...

    In recent years, an increasing number of governmental and private party “whistleblower” claims alleging fraudulent claims for payment from the U.S. federal government have been brought against government contractors under the federal False Claims Act (FCA.)Civil violations of the FCA ...