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Venture capitalism and start-ups in Ohio

Venture capitalism and start-ups in Ohio

August 25, 2016

Ohio has become a hot spot for venture capitalists to invest in companies. The level of talent and sense of community that the state provides are just a few of the reasons VC’s are putting their money here. Jay talks with Falon Donahue, CEO of Venture Ohio, and Porter Wright attorney Brett Thornton about why many international companies, including start-ups and emerging businesses from Israel, Japan and the EU, large organizations like Amazon and cyber security firms are calling Ohio home.

Gun jumping the Brazilian way

Gun jumping the Brazilian way

August 23, 2016

Gun jumping – coordination before merger clearance – isn’t just an American issue.  Jay and Andre Gilbert, a Brazilian competition attorney, discuss what happens in Brazil when parties work together prior to the approval of a merger – Brazil’s standards, potential fines and the penalties companies might be faced with when this happens.

Introduction to Brazilian antitrust enforcement

Introduction to Brazilian antitrust enforcement

August 18, 2016

Before the independence of CADE (the Administrative Council for Economic Defense), it could take months for Brazilian mergers to be approved. Jay talks to Brazilian competition attorney Andre Gilberto about how the Brazilian government improved the process for reviewing antitrust and merger cases, and what crimes can be criminally prosecuted and merger control.

Insights into the data analytics community

Insights into the data analytics community

August 11, 2016

Jay is once again accompanied by Phil Rist, executive vice president of Prosper Business Development, to discuss how the data analytics community is growing, what’s needed to get into the business and how once separate industries are coming together to provide better customer experiences.

Part three: Privacy Matters

Part three: Privacy Matters

August 8, 2016

Concluding our privacy matters series, Ryan Graham discusses recent class actions and gives an industry update.

Part two: Privacy matters

Part two: Privacy matters

July 29, 2016

Continuing with part two of this three-part series about privacy and data security, Ana Crawford gives an update on which federal agencies and states are dipping their toes in the dataprotection arena.

Part one: Privacy matters

Part one: Privacy matters

July 18, 2016

In this three-part series, Jay speaks with attorneys across Porter Wright’s departments and practices about privacy and data security. Today’s podcast begins with Christina Hultsch who talks about the options available for European Union companies to transfer data.

Consumer data breaches

Consumer data breaches

May 18, 2016

What happens if your personally identifiable information is stolen, but no harm has come to you…yet? Do the eyes of the court feel that simply the fear of harm warrants relief? Jay and Ryan Graham discuss the differing decisions to date and how things may evolve in the future.

Representative evidence – Good, bad? The Supreme Court speaks

Representative evidence – Good, bad? The Supreme Court speaks

April 20, 2016

As we’ve reported previously, Tyson was challenging the certification of a class of employees who sued for unpaid time related to donning and doffing protective gear. Jay discusses the implications of the Supreme Court’s allowance of representative evidence to prove classwide liability and how the Court’s ruling may (or may not) impact future class actions.

Are data breaches covered under insurance policies?

Are data breaches covered under insurance policies?

April 14, 2016

In defending against a class action case where patient information was found online for months without being secured, the insurance company was found to have a duty to defend the defendant, who held an insurance policy that covered the publication of patient information. The case, Travelers Indemnity vs. Portal Healthcare, is important because it’s one of the first decisions to rule on whether data breach litigation is covered under commercial insurance policies.