Key M&A Trends for 2019

Despite increasing political tensions and evolving trade policies, the U.S. M&A market in 2018 enjoyed its second-best total deal value ever, according to Mergermarket. Activity through the first three quarters appeared poised for a new record, before slowing in the final quarter as stock …›

January 10, 2019 - Privacy + Data Security

DOJ Indictment Alleges Theft of Hundreds of Gigabytes of Corporate and Government Data in Attacks Targeting Managed Service Providers

In a new stunning example of the scale and sophistication of online cybercrime, just before the holidays, DOJ charged two hackers with stealing hundreds of gigabytes of data—including sensitive intellectual property, confidential business data, and personal information from companies and government agencies around the …›

November 1, 2018 - Privacy + Data Security

John Carlin Authors Dawn of the Code War

Russia’s attack on the 2016 presidential election continues to command headlines but it’s only the latest incident of the U.S. being targeted by global adversaries in cyberspace, writes John P. Carlin, chair of Morrison & Foerster’s Global Risk + Crisis Management Group and co-chair …›