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Recent News

Maurice Ross and Jason Tenenbaum quoted in July’s Westlaw Journal: Computer and Internet

Maurice Ross is quoted in “Aereo’s Online TV Service Violates Copyright Law, High Court Rules” and Jason Tenenbaum is quoted in “U.S. Supreme Court’s Milestone Ruling Protects Cellphone Privacy”

Facebook’s Controversial Emotion Study May Raise FTC’s Ire

Kenneth N. Rashbaum quoted by Allison Grande, Law360, July, 2014

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Kenneth N. Rashbaum will be speaking at the Knowledge Group: Cyber Insurance – What You Need to Know in 2014

Kenneth N. Rashbaum will be speaking at the Knowledge Group: Cyber Insurance – What You Need to Know in 2014  in a live webcast date TBC.   In this two-hour live webcast, a panel of distinguished speakers, including Kenneth N. Rashbaum, will provide an in-depth discussion of insurance and liabilities relating to cyber risk. Speakers …

Cyber Security Scrutiny Ramps Up for Broker-Dealers and Investment Advisors

The SEC chose the auspicious date of April 15 to issue a Cyber-Security Alert to broker-dealers and registered investment advisors that audits as to safeguards for electronic information are imminent.

Record HIPAA Settlement of $4.8 Million for Exposure of Health Information to Search Engines

The Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reached a record $4.8 million settlement with New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University on May 6, 2014 for violations of the HIPAA Security Rule involving 6,800 patients.

SEC Relieves Business Brokers from Broker-Dealer Registration Requirements in Private M&A Transactions

The Division of Trading and Markets of the Securities and Exchange Commission has recently issued a no-action letter providing relief from the broker-dealer registration requirements for business brokers who facilitate certain private M&A transactions involving the sale of securities.

Of Note

Orrit Hershkovitz joins Barton as a Partner to expand its Family Law Practice

We are pleased to announce that Orrit Hershkovitz has joined as a partner of the firm. Orrit represents clients in all aspects of family law, including divorce, child custody and access, child and spousal support, relocation, and the negotiation and preparation of pre-nuptial, post-nuptial, and separation agreements.

Charles B. Hughes joins Barton to head its Venture Capital and Private Equity Practice Practice

We are pleased to announce that Charles B. Hughes has joined as a partner of the firm. Charles is a leading practitioner in the areas of venture capital, private equity transactions and fund formations. He has extensive experience representing funds in their fundraising and investments as well as the purchase and sale of portfolio companies.

Kenneth N. Rashbaum joins Barton to head its Privacy and Cyber Security Practice

We are pleased to announce that Kenneth N. Rashbaum has joined as a partner of the firm. Ken is a leading practitioner in the areas of privacy, cyber-security and e-discovery on behalf of domestic and multinational corporations as well as healthcare organizations.