In Dept. of Labor v. McConnell, the Georgia Supreme Court affirmed that an individual could not pursue certain state-law claims for negligence, breach of fiduciary duty or invasion of privacy, where the disclosure of personal data was not alleged to have been through a criminal act or have resulted directly in identity theft or unauthorized charges. Read More ›
As we roll into 2019’s peak travel season, automakers are hitting the gas on developing the necessary tech to support their self-driving (or "autonomous") vehicle platforms. Read More ›
Fifty years ago, auto manufacturing plants were filled with thousands of people on large assembly lines. Flash forward to today and these same plants are filled with robots working alongside individuals, and in some cases, entirely replacing human workers. Read More ›
The practical effect of the GDPR in connection with domain name enforcement can leave (and should leave) even the staunchest supporters of data privacy rights scratching their heads. Read More ›
For anyone who has been paying attention to the recent cryptocurrency craze globally and the growing industry buzz around its underlying technology, it is apparent that blockchain technologies may become the future: the future of online transactions, securing data, supply chains, internal operations and many more. Read More ›
The number of tech companies offering alternatives to traditional banks has increased severalfold in recent years, piquing the attention of state and federal regulators. Read More ›
Experienced counsel who regularly litigate for or against federally chartered and regulated financial institutions appreciate the differences that apply when a federally chartered and regulated financial institution is the plaintiff or defendant. Read More ›
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Michael E. Nitardy is a member in the litigation department. Michael helps clients comply with the proper use and disclosure of personal information in addition to investigating and addressing potential data breaches.