Equinox Business Law Group embraces the transformative potential of AI, viewing it as a tool to amplify human creativity and redefine legal services. Recognizing the importance of ethical considerations, the firm focuses on using AI to enhance strategic advising rather than merely increasing efficiency. They automate repetitive tasks to empower their teams for more valuable work, acknowledging the irreplaceable role of experience and nuance in legal practice. Equinox advises businesses to approach AI thoughtfully, advocating for an AI Policy that encourages upskilling and responsible use. Their commitment extends to empowering clients with strategic insights, envisioning a future where innovation and tradition coexist harmoniously in the legal landscape—one nuanced step at a time.
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On July 18, 2023, Oregon joined the growing number of states in signing into law comprehensive data privacy legislation. Effective July 1, 2024, the Oregon Consumer Privacy Act (the OCPA or the Act) will create meaningful privacy protections for Oregon consumers and new data protection obligations for businesses operating in Oregon.
Consumer health data, as defined by the Act, encompasses a wide range of personal information linked to or reasonably could identify a consumer’s past, current, or future physical or mental health status consumer's physical or mental health status. Examples include individual health conditions, treatments, genetic data, diseases, diagnosis, use or purchase of prescribed medications, vital signs, bodily functions, symptoms, genetic data, biometric data, and more!
Do you have the right legal infrastructure and insurance in place to protect your business from ‘Mayhem’?by Michelle Bomberger | June 30, 2022
Today, it seems like every other commercial is for an insurance company. From talking geckos to that Mayhem guy destroying things, we’ve become familiar with the needs and benefits of auto and home insurance–but what about protecting our business?
As we look forward to 2022, don’t overlook legal. Legal is a powerful tool to help your business gain an advantage. Businesses that incorporate legal tactics into their strategies often can proactively address challenges and leverage legal to gain an edge over their competition. Three areas that can help you gain an advantage over the... View Article
We’ve all heard about cybersecurity risks and the increasing sophistication of hackers seeking to access our data. Small businesses are particularly at risk because they often don’t have sophisticated systems in place. The increasing work-from-home environment due initially to COVID-19, but likely to continue in the future, created even more access. Employees may use their... View Article
In our connected world, the internet is an essential tool for doing business, but it is also a major source of risk. It often isn’t a matter of if your data will ever be compromised, but when and how much. Good data protection policies and practices can help your business minimize risk and exposure to... View Article
Data privacy and the protection of personal data will be a defining feature of 2020. States are taking matters into their own hands by passing sweeping new privacy laws, which will impact business owners and website operators across the country. Keep reading for a summary of privacy law activity that business owners may need to... View Article
“Cybersecurity is a business problem, not a technical problem.” – Kip Boyle, CEO of Cyber Risk Opportunities, LLC and Author of Fire Doesn’t Innovate: The Executive’s Practical Guide to Thriving in the Face of Evolving Cyber Risks As a business owner, you may disagree with that statement. After all, the responsibilities associated with data privacy and... View Article