Welcome to the MoFo Tech Blog

MoFo Tech brings together legal insights and in-depth analyses on trends and complex issues shaping the global technology industry, covering fields such as blockchain and distributed ledger, cloud and SaaS technologies, driverless cars, drones, FinTech, computer hardware and software, the IoT, semiconductors, and telecommunications.


November 7, 2019 - Mergers + Acquisitions

What are Tech M&A Leaders Saying?

Morrison & Foerster is pleased to share with our clients and friends the results of our annual Tech M&A Leaders’ Survey, which takes the temperature of company executives, corporate development officers, lawyers, bankers, and other dealmakers focused on the technology sector. According to the …›

October 29, 2019 - Financings, Privacy + Data Security

Financial Institutions and the CCPA: What Remains After the Law's Exceptions

Financial services companies subject to the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) are treated somewhat differently under the CCPA. However, the CCPA does apply to some personal information that financial institutions handle. Kristen Mathews and Adam Fleisher, attorneys in Morrison & Foerster’s Privacy + Data Security Group, …›

October 23, 2019 - Privacy + Data Security

Cookies: A Coming-of-Age Story

One of the most recent chapters in the ongoing cookies saga has come in the form of a recent ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union in the Planet49 case. The outcome of the case – while pivotal – does not …›

October 16, 2019 - Regulatory

Foreign Investment 2020: CFIUS Spotlight on “TID” U.S. Businesses

FIRRMA directed the U.S. Department of the Treasury (“Treasury”), as the chair of CFIUS, to issue regulations that, among other things, address national security concerns arising from foreign investment in U.S. businesses with critical technologies, critical infrastructure, and personal data (referred to in the …›