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NY County District Attorney Cy Vance speaking  at the Big Law Business Summit. Photo by Jamie Watts for Big Law Business

Manhattan DA Cy Vance on Cybercrime (Video)

Manhattan DA Cy Vance on Cybercrime (Video)

“The internet is our 21st century crime scene,” said New York County district attorney Cyrus Vance in a talk titled “Cybercrime: Crossing Borders and Sectors,” delivered at the second annual Big Law Business Summit on June 9, in midtown Manhattan. Vance was introduced by Josh Block who oversees videos and podcasts for Big Law Business. Couldn’t make the Big

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FBI Plots Its Next Move in the Encryption Battle

By Chris Strohm, Bloomberg News The next frontier in the battle between the FBI and technology companies over encrypted communications will be more legally complicated — and messy — than trying to get into the iPhone of a dead terrorist. Messaging tools like Facebook Inc.’s WhatsApp and Internet services that automatically encrypt the content of

Rudy Giuliani talks to Big Law Business

VIDEO: Giuliani’s Big Plans for his Bigger Firm

Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani talks to Big Law Business about his decision to leave Bracewell & Giuliani, the Texas-based firm that carried his name, and join the larger, global law firm, Greenberg Traurig. This is the first in a series of videos that we’ll be releasing from our conversation with Giuliani.


Cybercrime at Firms Triggers Ethical Duties

Law firms of all sizes are falling prey to hackers and Internet scams. Now the New York City Bar Association has released an ethics opinion clarifying that lawyers must report hacking or other breaches of their computer systems. The opinion makes clear that lawyers don’t violate their ethical obligations by reporting cyberfraud to enforcement authorities.

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Wake Up Call: Dentons Seeks Combo, This Time in U.S.

Photo by trophygeek (Flickr/ Creative Commons) Below is a list of law firm news to keep you up on the most recent developments affecting your peers. • Dentons is seeking a combination with another U.S. law firm and has recently been in talks (again) with McKenna Long & Aldridge. (Big Law Business) • Covington is