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HUB Talks, a podcast launched by K&L Gates, covers critical issues at the intersection of business and law. Tune in to HUB Talks for insight from K&L Gates lawyers that will help you stay on top of the latest industry and legal trends across a broad spectrum of industry sectors. You can listen to the podcasts via this page or you can subscribe to them via your favorite podcast app, using the icons below.

The following programs are part of HUB Talks:

Arbitration World: created as a supplement to K&L Gates’ long standing publication Arbitration World to provide access to Arbitration World content and other standalone arbitration related content.

The Digital Crisis Planning Response: aims to help you proactively plan for and manage any digital crisis situation.

Distressed Solutions: Discussions of problem solving in Restructuring & Insolvency intended for debtors, creditors, private equity firms, R&I professionals, and accountants.

Miami Legal Tropics: brings you hot-button topics and emerging legal trends that drive our Miami marketplace and extend far beyond.

OnRisk: discusses insurance topics from a policyholder's perspective.

Stopping Traffick: addresses topics that are important for corporations with complex supply chains by highlighting the specific risks of unknown human trafficking and forced labor in a company’s supply chain and how to best avoid this and its many adverse consequences.

Working Wise: provides labor & employment updates and compliance tips to lawyers and HR professionals.

Jun 8, 2018

Issues of digital privacy are multi-faceted and extend far beyond the now-routine data breaches that make headlines. The digital collection, use, and storage of biometric information (fingerprints, retinal or iris scans, voiceprints, facial geometry, and the like) are an often underappreciated source of liability exposure for corporations. Illinois has enacted the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), which provides a private right of action for employees and others against companies that allegedly have failed to properly handle their biometric information.

In this episode of OnRisk, Carolyn Branthoover and Jim Scheuermann discuss the rise of class action litigation under the Illinois statute and related insurance coverage considerations.

Presenters: Carolyn Branthoover, James E. Scheuermann