Jeffrey Neuburger is a Partner in the New York office and co-head of the Technology, Media & Communications Group. Jeff's practice focuses on technology, media and advertising-related business transactions and counseling, including the utilization of emerging technology and distribution methods in business. For example, Jeff represents clients in online strategies associated with advertising, products, services and content commercialized on the Internet through broadband channels, mobile platforms and other digital channels of business, as well as in other rights-related contracts related to broadcast and cable television distribution, print publishing, mobile and other channels of business. He also represents many organizations in large infrastructure-related projects, such as outsourcing, technology acquisitions, cloud computing initiatives and related services agreements. Jeff counsels clients on all aspects of "social media," including the use of social media in the workplace and the creation and use of social media presences to establish connections with clients and customers. He counsels on and drafts social media policies, guidelines and "rules of the road", and advises on regulatory, intellectual property and publisher liability (e.g., defamation) issues associated with social media. Jeff also counsels on the unique social media issues associated with the securities and financial services industries. In addition, Jeff represents clients in a wide range of privacy and data security matters, including the implementation of policies, the management of information, and responding to situations of potential unauthorized access to personally identifiable information. Jeff drafts and negotiates agreements related to most types of transactions in the media, advertising, content and technology areas, including joint ventures, strategic alliances, licenses, affiliation agreements, distribution agreements, outsourcing agreements, development agreements, and advertising agreements, among others. He also structures and negotiates large-scale, complex, multiparty agreements related to the exploitation of content through new technologies.
“Who Do You Trust” was a 1950’s game show that required players to decide whether they could rely upon the information provided by their partners to win cash prizes of $25, $50 and $75. In today’s increasingly networked environment, there’s a lot more at risk in trusting another’s information about cybersecurity. Corporations and industries complain… Continue Reading
On April 7, 2011, the SEC announced that it had imposed fines of $20,000 each against the former president of a broker-dealer and a former broker for their actions in transferring customer information to a new firm as the defunct firm wound down. The SEC also fined the brokerage firm’s former chief compliance officer $15,000 for compliance failures and security breaches that took place at the defunct firm, some dating back to 2005. Visit our blog to learn more.
In August, we wrote about the ruling of a New Jersey appellate court in Stengart v. Loving Care Agency, Inc., in which the court took a very narrow view of the ability of employers to monitor the e-mail communications of employees over its computer networks. In that case, which is now on appeal to the… Continue Reading
By Jeffrey D. Neuburger and Sara Krauss Congress has been dithering over the adoption of a federal data security breach notice law for the last several years without coming to an agreement on a national standard for reporting breaches in the security of personal and financial data, but on February 17, data breach notice provisions… Continue Reading