Tag Archives: e-commerce

Major U.S. Supreme Court Decision Allows States to Charge Sales Tax for Online Purchases

Yesterday the United States Supreme Court overruled decades of legal precedent governing taxation for online purchases. The decision, South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., No. 17-494 (June 21, 2018) changes the national standard on when an online business must collect and remit taxes under the states’ respective tax laws. Specifically, the Court ruled that an out-of-state … Continue Reading

Electronic Signatures Come of Age: From Elections to Commerce and Beyond

Yesterday, the Utah Supreme Court, interpreting Utah's version of the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA) held that electronic "signatures" gathered through the website of an independent candidate for Utah state governor are valid to put the candidate's name on Utah's November ballot. The court's decision is a huge step forward in recognizing the legal efficacy of electronic signatures that may reverberate around the nation. … Continue Reading

Welcome! The InformationLawGroup is Here

We are thrilled to announce the official launch of the InformationLawGroup! The InformationLawGroup is a group of attorneys that love the law and technology. We concentrate on legal issues concerning privacy, data security, information technology, e-commerce and intellectual property. We are a full service firm addressing a broad spectrum of matters, including transactions, compliance, breach notice and incident response and litigation. We come together today after many years in large law firm and in-house roles. We are seasoned attorneys, including former "BigLaw" lawyers, smaller practitioners with clearly defined expertise and reputation in the field, and former in-house lawyers with specific information law experience and talent. These factors result in greatly increased efficiency and better results at a significantly lower price for the firm's clients. So who are we? Read more after the jump. … Continue Reading