Does Your Business Interruption Insurance Cover COVID-19?

Many businesses that purchased commercial insurance policies may be wondering if they are covered for interruptions resulting from forced and voluntary closures as a result of COVID-19. Commercial insurance policies frequently include business interruption coverage...

Cert Petition Filed in U.S. Supreme Court

Washington, D.C. – A team led by Rudy E. Verner, filed a petition for a writ of certiorari in the United States Supreme Court last week, and asked the Court to review a Ninth Circuit ruling which denies the leaders of the Pinoleville Pomo Nation the protections...

A Private Right of Action Comes to Privacy

By Rudy E. Verner and Jacob Scarr Now that the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) is in effect, businesses face even more risks around data breaches. Much like other privacy laws, the CCPA provides for enforcement by the California Attorney General’s office,...

California Attorney General Releases Proposed CCPA Regulations

By Rudy E. Verner and Jacob Scarr California’s Attorney General released draft versions of the regulations to the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) in early October. The proposed regulations provide additional detail concerning requirements in areas of the CCPA...

Privacy and Data Security Risks Are Increasing Concerns in M&A.

Companies looking to be acquired or planning on making a strategic acquisition need to start worrying about privacy and data security issues now, or risk paying for them later. A recent survey by Gartner’s Emerging Risks Monitor Report indicates that privacy...