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Insight | Automotive

Can Robots Be Sued? Shook's AI Report Surveys In-House Counsel on Liability Concerns

It’s a brave new world for lawyers navigating the potential uses and risks of artificial intelligence in the legal industry. The “Brave New World” is of course a nod to the 1930s dystopian novel set in a futuristic world. Today, scientific discoveries are unfolding in a positive way in real time, making life easier through the use of devices on our phones and in our homes. For consumers and businesses, the future is developing. For attorneys, the lack of legal precedent can represent both a challenge and an opportunity.

Insight | Technology and Telecommunications

Cruz-Alvarez and Forman Discuss Data-Breach Class Action Dismissal

Shook Partner Frank Cruz-Alvarez and Associate Rachel Forman explore the Eighth's Circuit's ruling in Kuhns v. Scottrade, Inc., in which the court held that the plaintiff had standing to sue but failed to state a claim upon which relief could be granted.

Insight | Banking and Financial Services

Supreme Court Rules on Whether Filing "Obviously" Time-Barred Claims is "Unfair or Unconscionable" Under FDCPA

The Supreme Court has decided Midland Funding, LLC v. Johnson, holding that a debt collector who files a claim that is “obviously” barred by the statute of limitations has not engaged in false, deceptive, misleading, unconscionable or unfair conduct and thus does not violate the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

Insight | Pharmaceutical and Medical Device

Guide to State Court and Local Federal eDiscovery Rules

Our guide provides links to electronic discovery rules in jurisdictions across the United States and its territories.

Insight | Technology and Telecommunications

European Commission Adopts EU-U.S. Privacy Shield for Transatlantic Data Flows

U.S. companies are nearer to having another lawful basis for transferring personal data across the Atlantic that is administratively easier to implement and manage.

Insight | Technology and Telecommunications

Protecting Trade Secrets? Beefy 'Defend Trade Secrets Act' to the Rescue

The long-awaited Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA), signed into law May 11, 2016, creates a strong federal cause of action that unifies, beefs up, and streamlines trade secret law, misappropriation protections and litigation..