Foreign Acquisitions of U.S. Companies: State Cybersecurity and Privacy Laws Expand the Scope of Due Diligence by a Geometric Factor

Oct 1, 2016 | Attorney Article

In an age in which digital information is one of a company’s most valuable assets, a growing share of due diligence time and effort is being devoted to compliance with laws and regulations governing the privacy and security of such assets. All businesses with a website may be said to have reach into, and presence in, every state—therefore due diligence into information management compliance of a U.S. target company requires cognizance of the laws of at least 52 separate jurisdictions comprising the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico…READ MORE