Partner Joe Jacquot was quoted in a Financial Times
article, “Equifax Faces Legal Onslaught from US States Over Data Breach,” about the power states have to punish corporate conduct in situations like the Equifax hack. States have the ability to require corporate wrongdoers to take remedial actions via settlements that effectively impose a de facto regulatory standard on the rest of the industry.
“They are a formidable force,” Jacquot said. “This is definitely an environment that will empower the AGs.”
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