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The Business Lawyer | Winter 2022-2023

Volume 78, Issue 1


Event-Driven Suits and the Rethinking of Securities Litigation

Merritt B. Fox and Joshua Mitts

The rise of event-driven cases provides an opportune moment for a rethinking of the overall system of adjudicating fraud-on-market suits. In this Article, we reconceptualize this overall system from…

Jan 19, 2023 125 min read


Inaugural Survey of Chapter 15 of the Bankruptcy Code

Dan T. Moss, Corinne Ball, Benjamin Rosenblum, Jasper Berkenbosch, Erik Schuurs, Sushma Jobanputra, Vinay Kurien, and Zachary Sharpe

The survey has commentary from Judges in the United States, Europe, and Singapore and includes summaries of notable chapter 15 decisions and cross border restructuring cases decided by Singapore cour…

Jan 19, 2023 87 min read

Survey–Cyberspace Law

State Privacy Law Updates

Lakshmi Gopal

This article covers state and local privacy laws in 2022, including new comprehensive state privacy laws coming into effect; amendments to preexisting laws; the Uniform Personal Data Protection Act,…

Jan 19, 2023 14 min read

Recent Developments in Privacy Law

Meg Strickler

The continued proliferation of technology- and surveillance-based business models has demanded constant evolution of the privacy law landscape to address growing concerns for privacy and data securit…

Jan 19, 2023 16 min read

When Security Paradigms Fail

Roland Leslie Trope

Survey addresses cybersecurity and artificial intelligence developments that arose during 2021 - 2022 from a company's misplaced reliance on a flawed or obsolete "security paradigm" and the adverse c…

Jan 19, 2023 18 min read

Online Contracts

Nancy S. Kim

Developments in online contract formation. As in the past few years, this year’s cases demonstrate that courts are focusing on website design and transactional context and expecting companies to do m…

Jan 19, 2023 17 min read

Regulation of Artificial Intelligence

Michael Simon and Andrew Pery

During a recent Critical Tech Talk series at the University of Waterloo, one of the panelists aptly summed up the state of artificial intelligence ("AI") as "kind of a wild west space."…

Jan 19, 2023 12 min read