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Mr. Gleber is a Shareholder in the firm's New York office. Mr. Gleber’s practice is concentrated in products liability, toxic tort, environmental, pharmaceutical and …

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CLIENT ALERT: New York’s New Cybersecurity Regulations - Nuts & Bolts

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The risk of a cyber-attack is ubiquitous, and a cyber-event can result in legal and financial liabilities that can cripple an affected organization. Recognizing the ever growing threat of cyber-crime, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) recently unveiled the Proposed Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies, a proposed set of cybersecurity regulations for banks, insurers and financial institutions aimed to protect both institutions and individuals from cybersecurity events. Compliance with the regulations is mandatory. The regulations, which take effect January 1, 2017, seek to protect customer information as well as institutions’ information technology systems by requiring covered entities to assess their cyber risk, to implement programs and policies to address that risk, and to continually monitor these systems. This alert will cover the ins and outs of the new regulations including what you can do today. More »

CLIENT ALERT: Dummitt/Suttner v. Crane Co. Decision May Expand Liability for Asbestos Defendants

The New York Court of Appeals held today that “the manufacturer of a product has a duty to warn of the danger arising from the known and reasonably foreseeable use of its products in combination with a third-party product which, as a matter of design, mechanics, or economic necessity, is necessity to enable the manufacturer’s product to function as intended.” More »

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