A cyberhack of the U.S. federal courts filing system puts at risk a range of highly sensitive competitive and financial information and trade secrets, including companies’ sales figures, contracts, and product plans. The implementation of new filing methods for highly sensitive documents will vary among courts, which could create a patchwork of policies. Lawyers will similarly find it incredibly burdensome to implement the new policy while working from home on tight deadlines while managing remote education, said Jaime Santos, an Appellate Litigation partner at Goodwin in Washington. Read the Bloomberg Law article here.
In The Press January 07, 2021