Google Decision Opens the Door for American-Style Class Action in U.K.: Six Ways to Avoid Liability

Cybersecurity Law Report | July.17.2020

Members of our Cyber, Privacy & Data Innovation team authored an article for Cybersecurity Law Report that discusses how class action liability is changing in light of a recent Supreme Court of England and Wales decision allowing Google to appeal a previous ruling allowing a privacy class action to proceed against the company. The article, authored by Heather Egan Sussman, Keily Blair, Doug Meal, James Lloyd, Matthew LaBrie and Lewis Brady, also includes advice on steps companies should take to mitigate cybersecurity litigation risk. This article is the second in a two-part series.