Privacy & Security
XR Industry Insider: 2021 XR Survey Report
Bright Post-Pandemic Future for Immersive Technology
According to our fifth XR Survey Report, created in partnership with the XR Association, immersive technology has become even more popular over the last year and is facing a promising future. Respondents were confident that our usage of immersive technology will greatly increase as we enter a post-pandemic world.
Timely Topics for Public Companies
Securities law, ESG, and capital markets news and developments provide the focus of our new blog, Public Chatter. Perkins Coie attorneys offer current, practical information for professionals, including our recent post titled, 12 Surprising Developments This Proxy Season. Please subscribe to receive regular updates.
2021 Pro Bono Report
When times became tough, our pro bono volunteers met new and ongoing challenges in racial justice, prisoners’ rights, food insecurity, immigration, and much more. Learn how resilience and commitment helped us make an impact on our communities in our new Pro Bono Report.
Advancing Racial Equality
It All Starts With the Board
2021 Legal Outlook
Perspectives on the New Political Landscape
Changes in leadership in both the White House and Congress are driving new legislative agendas. Perkins Coie attorneys offer their knowledge and perspectives on a range of key issues that may affect businesses and individuals.
News & Insights
California Passes New Law Addressing Settlement Agreements and Nondisclosure Agreements
California Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed into law California Senate Bill 331 (SB‑331) titled the “Silenced No More Act.” SB‑331 expands two of California’s existing laws regarding employee settlement agreements and nondisclosure agreements; specifically, Civil Procedure Code Section 1001 and California Government Code Section 12964.5.
Perkins Coie Stands Against Antisemitism
Perkins Coie LLP stands against hate, racism, xenophobia, and discrimination in any form and against any person or group. In this statement, we specifically condemn the alarming rise in attacks against Jews, and we stand in solidarity with our Jewish colleagues, clients, and friends as we denounce antisemitism in all its forms.
DOJ’s Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative Highlights False Claims Act Cybersecurity Risks for Government Contractors
On October 6, 2021, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced an initiative to pursue civil False Claims Act (FCA) enforcement actions against government contractors that knowingly fail to follow required cybersecurity standards and reporting requirements—the latest indication of the heightened risks of noncompliance with cybersecurity-related obligations for contractors.
US Fish and Wildlife Service Reinstates MBTA Interpretation and Seeks Input on Take Permitting Scheme
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service revoked its January 7, 2021, rule defining the scope of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act as it applies to conduct that results in the injury or death of protected migratory birds.
ESD Audits: What They Are, How to Prepare, and Best Practices for Employers
The Washington State Employment Security Department (ESD) audits records of employers located in Washington to confirm that wages and hours are accurately reported and to ensure compliance with the state’s unemployment insurance laws and rules.
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Economic changes and government responses resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic created unique challenges for the consumer finance industry. Perkins Coie’s report offers an analysis of the past year’s most noteworthy regulatory developments and litigation outcomes in the mortgage lending and servicing industry.
From developments related to virtual currencies and consumer finance to trends in food litigation, privacy and data security law and more, our 15 blogs offer timely information and insights on a range of topics that affect businesses every day.