In the News Today - February 4, 2019

February 04, 2019

The Granston Memo, One Year Later: Attorneys with the Sidley Austin law firm examine the impact of the Granston Memo on False Claims Act litigation, and why it “is bound to be just as newsworthy on its second anniversary as it is today.” (Law360)

Are New Data Rules Fueling Securities Litigation in Europe?: A Bloomberg BNA review of securities class action filings in Europe found that 11 of the 14 class actions filed over the past year against companies that have suffered data breaches have come after the new General Data Protection Regulation law took effect. One lawyer said plaintiffs are “trying to throw different arguments in front of judges to see what sticks.” (BNA)