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Cybersecurity Experts Urge Faster Threat Alerts From Homeland Security

Eversheds Sutherland Partner Michael Bahar is quoted in this Morning Consult article regarding rising calls from cybersecurity practitioners to improve information sharing between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and private industry officials. Learn...

The Final Rule: DOL Proposes to Extend Transition Period until July 1, 2019, and Issues Additional Non-Enforcement Policy for Arbitration Limitations

By a notice published in the Federal Register on August 31, 2017, the Department of Labor proposed to extend from January 1, 2018, until July 1, 2019, the date for compliance with the full conditions in its new “investment advice” fiduciary definition and related exemptions, which became generally applicable on June 9. Learn...

Legislation Could Aid Highly Automated Vehicle Development

In their article for Property Casualty360, Eversheds Sutherland (US) attorneys Michael Nelson, Trevor Satnick and Tony Ficarrotta discuss the Safely Ensuring Lives Future Deployment and Research in Vehicle Evolution (SELF DRIVE) Act, and three key proposals within it that should help facilitate the development and adoption of highly automated vehicles. Learn...

The FTC is Watching When Your Children’s Toys are Listening

In his article published by The Hill, Eversheds Sutherland (US) Partner Michael Bahar provides insight on the recent Federal Trade Commission (FTC) update to its Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) compliance plan. The update is the latest in a series of regulatory moves to bring attention to the serious cybersecurity and data privacy issues latent in the ever-expanding...

Election Hackers Altered Voter Rolls, Stole Private Data, Officials Say

Eversheds Sutherland (US) Partner Michael Bahar is quoted in this Time Magazine providing insight on the hacking of state and local election databases in 2016. Specifically, Michael addresses key questions congressional investigators are including in their probe to determine the nature and scale of the Russian cybersecurity attack. Learn...

House Intelligence Counsel Joins Eversheds Sutherland

In this article published by Compliance Reporter, Michael Bahar is featured for joining the firm’s Litigation Practice Group as a partner in the Washington DC office. Formerly the Staff Director and General Counsel to the Minority Staff of the US House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Michael will also serve as Leader of the US Cybersecurity and Privacy...

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