M&S in the News

December 10, 2020

ACC Launches Data Security Program For Law Firms

Michele Shuster shares insight on the ACC’s new cybersecurity evaluation and accreditation program targeted at law firms and clients in corporate law departments. M&S is one of the first law firms to pilot this critical program offered to firms looking to ensure clients’ sensitive data is protected.

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November 27, 2020
OneTrust Data Guidance

West Virginia – Data Protection Overview

Serving as legal contributors to OneTrust DataGuidance, one of the most trusted names in global regulatory research, Helen Mac Murray and Erica Hollar provide a comprehensive overview of West Virginia’s data privacy laws. Note: DataGuidance is a subscription service; a free trial may be obtained to view the Guidance Note.

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November 13, 2020
M&S Newsline

M&S Named to U.S. News & World Report 2021 “Best Law Firms” List

Congrats to the entire M&S team, whose commitment to excellence has led to the firm’s sixth straight year of recognition in the U.S. News and World Report 2021 “Best Law Firms” list.

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November 9, 2020
AccountsRecovery.net/Compliance Digest

Pa. Bill Would Require Utilities to Credit Report All Payments

Helen Mac Murray shares her thoughts on the potential impact of Pennsylvania’s newly introduced bill requiring utility companies to give consumers the option of opting in to have their payments reported to the three major credit reporting agencies. Will this really help consumers improve their credit scores?

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November 3, 2020
ACA News

The CFPB’s Debt Collection Rule is Here: What’s the Word on the Street From Members?

Michele Shuster lends insight into this landmark rule and what’s to come over the next year before compliance takes effect. This article is for ACA International members only. 

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March 11, 2021 1:00 pm ET
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A Cross-Country Journey: Emerging State Privacy Laws

Not to be outdone by California’s recent consumer privacy law, the California Consumer Privacy Act, state legislatures from coast to coast are considering similar sweeping privacy reforms that will fundamentally change the regulatory landscape for U.S. businesses.  From New York to Washington, states are combining CCPA and GDPR principles to create their own unique privacy frameworks encompassing issues including enhanced consumer rights, detailed disclosure obligations, and intricate risk assessments.

Join M&S Partner Josh Stevens for a journey through the states as he reviews this emerging patchwork of privacy bills and provides insights for innovative businesses looking to get ahead of the compliance curve.