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Hudson Cook, LLP on Red Flags Rule and Address Discrepancy Rule

Compliance with the Red Flags Rule (a new federal identity theft prevention measure) and the Address Discrepancy Rule (a new federal measure ensuring accuracy of consumer report information) is required as of Nov. 1, 2008. In this Commentary, Michael Goodman, a Partner in the Washington, DC office of...

Stutzman on a Bank's Duty of Care to a Non-Customer

Identify theft is on the rise and financial institutions are experiencing huge losses. Recently, in Brunson v. Affinity Fed. Credit Union , 954 A.2d 550 (N.J. Super. App. Div. 2008), a NJ court determined that banks may owe a legal duty to these victims, even if they are not their customers. This has...

Dispute Over Ownership of Ex-Employee's LinkedIn Account Highlights Significance of Robust Social Media Policies

On October 4, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in Eagle v. Morgan [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ] granted in part and denied in part an employer's motion for summary judgment on an ex-employee's federal claims under the Computer Fraud...