Before Entering Into A Contract With An Arbitration Provision, Consider What Time Period The Parties Will Have To Bring Claims

11/23/2018Vania Ratliff

Statutes of limitations are statutory deadlines for filing legal actions. Limitation periods vary by the type of action. It is important to evaluate these limitation periods because if the deadline is missed, then the claim may be time-barred by the court. Arbitration provisions are increasingly common. Only a few jurisdictions, however, explicitly address whether statute… Read more »

Canada’s New Data Breach Reporting Requirements In Effect As Of November 1, 2018

11/16/2018Gallo, Jonathan V.

Effective November 1, 2018, organizations engaged in commercial activities in certain Canadian provinces and territories  now have additional data breach reporting requirements pursuant to the Canadian Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA1) and the Breach of Security Safeguards Regulations2. While Quebec3, British Columbia4 and Alberta5 previously adopted substantially similar data breach requirements, if personal… Read more »

Vania Ratliff Joins Vandeventer Black LLP

11/16/2018Vania Ratliff

Vandeventer Black has hired Vania Ratliff for its Norfolk office to practice in the firm’s litigation group. She received her J.D. from Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William & Mary, where she served as vice-president of the Black Law Student Association and as a member of the Bill of Rights Journal. “Vania has a… Read more »

Vandeventer Black LLP ranked in 2019 “Best Law Firms”

11/14/2018Vandeventer Black

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, for the ninth consecutive year, announce the “Best Law Firms” rankings. Vandeventer Black LLP has been ranked in the 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list and regionally in 26 practice areas. The 2019 Edition of “Best Law Firms” includes rankings in 75 national practice areas and 122 metropolitan-based practice areas. A “Law Firm of the… Read more »