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A seasoned trial attorney, Angelo Stio helps clients achieve their goals by building a meticulous factual record and presenting effective arguments in motions practice and trial advocacy.

The Second Circuit recently issued a decision in McMorris v. Carlos Lopez & Associates, LLC, No. 19-4310, 2021 U.S. App. LEXIS 12328 (2nd Cir. Apr. 26, 2021), which clarifies the circumstances under which plaintiffs alleging an increased risk of future identity theft or fraud due to the exposure of their personal data can establish Article III standing. Notable for being the first Second Circuit decision to address privacy-related standing questions that had arguably created a circuit split, the court endorsed a three-factor framework that would reject a finding of Article III standing absent sufficient evidence of “increased risk” of future fraud or identity theft, but which left open the possibility that standing could still be established where plaintiffs allege a sufficient likelihood of misuse of their personal data.
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On February 4, the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) released the Cyber Insurance Risk Framework (Framework), which is considered the first guidance by a U.S. regulator on cyber insurance. The Framework is aimed at property and casualty insurers that provide cyber insurance, as well as other insurers that do not write specific cyber

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