Cybersecurity and board responsibilities

The “Wannacry” ransomware attack that disrupted businesses around the world on 12 May has led to the need to consider more carefully the impact of a cyberattack and its implications not only on the protection of consumer data, but also on the company’s financial and sensitive data. A cyberattack can not only cause the loss …

Thoughts – Are They No Longer Private Experiences?

The essence of who we are - we may refer to it with the overused term "consciousness" perhaps - or at the very least our persona and personality, are created through and contained in our thoughts and experiences. Thoughts and experiences which for the most part, until recent years, were private or shared with few …

IoT Enabled Contracts – Dynamic Contracts Are On The Way – What Will Lawyers Do?

As a transactional lawyer, I have countless times assisted clients in renegotiating and drafting amendments, side letters and updates to signed contracts to address issues that come up from time to time during the contractual relationship. Let's face it: contracts are a static, binding photograph of a situation, and their purpose is to address issues …