A ransomware attack on a debt collection firm is one of 2022’s biggest health data breaches
A ransomware attack on a little-known debt collection firm that serves hundreds of hospitals and medical facilities across the U.S. could be one of the biggest data breaches of personal and health inf
4 climate tech investors sound off on Supreme Court’s EPA ruling
The U.S. was delivered a setback in its efforts to mitigate climate change. Investors are dismayed but still optimistic.
Don’t buy a breach or a bad reputation: A more effective approach to M&A due diligence
You can begin intelligence-driven investigation and evaluation much earlier without needing network access or information sharing.
When should an early-stage startup hire a full-time lawyer?
It’s better to hire your first in-house lawyer when it hurts a bit — when you start to feel stretched thin — rather than too early in your business’ lifecycle
Bringing it in-house: What to look for when hiring a general counsel
Finding the right legal leader will have implications for your business down the line. It’s a move you want to get right from the very beginning.
Talkspace threatened to sue a security researcher over a bug report
A security researcher said he was forced to take down a blog post describing an apparent bug in Talkspace’s website that gave him a year’s subscription for free, after the company rejected
How tech companies measure ‘legal’
In a working environment obsessed with metrics dashboards, key performance indicators, and objectives and key results, the legal function presents an elusive target. Compared to sales, marketing and p
Microbiome testing service uBiome puts its co-founders on administrative leave after FBI raid
The microbiome testing service uBiome has placed its founders and co-chief executives, Jessica Richman and Zac Apte, on administrative leave following an FBI raid on the company’s offices last w
Verified Expert Lawyer: Leslee Cohen
Leslee Cohen has been practicing law for decades in her hometown of Chicago. She’s been working with more and more startups over the last ten years, after co-founding her own firm (Hershman Cohen) a
A long and winding road to new copyright legislation
Dave Davis Contributor Dave Davis joined Copyright Clearance Center in 1994 and currently serves as a research analyst. He previously held directorships in both public libraries and corporate librarie
Alibaba’s Ant Financial denies stealing from Equifax
Ant Financial has denied claims that it covertly raided Equifax — the U.S. credit firm that was hit by a hack last year — to grab information, including code, confidential data and documen
In recruiting win, GM’s Cruise employees offered equity in Cruise
In what will be seen as a big recruiting and retention win for Cruise, employees will be offered equity in GM’s self-driving technology subsidiary rather than shares of GM. The securities offeri
Twitter To Appoint Vijaya Gadde as General Counsel as Alex Macgillivray Moves On
Twitter is appointing Vijaya Gadde as its new General Counsel after current appointee Alex Macgillivray has announced his plans to move on. The news came as a post on Macgillivray’s personal sit