Luminate Law partner Elijah Yip will be presenting a CLE on cybersecurity and data privacy to the Hawaii State Bar Association’s Government Lawyers Section. The presentation will provide an overview of the framework of data privacy regulation at the global, federal, and state level, share tips on preventing common cyberattacks, and discuss data breach notification … Read more
Luminate Law partner Elijah Yip joined panelists Ryan Little and Dian Haar in presenting a CLE on cybersecurity and legal ethics. The CLE was sponsored by the Hawaii State Bar Association. Yip covered common cybersecurity attacks and preventative measures, as well as data breach notification requirements. Cybersecurity and data privacy are among the practice areas … Read more
Elijah Yip was selected for inclusion in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a distinguished peer review guide. Yip was honored in the areas of Litigation-Real Estate, Litigation-Environmental, Litigation-Commercial, and Information Technology Law.
Luminate Law partner Elijah Yip spoke to the Honolulu Board of Realtors about the law of data privacy. Yip’s presentation summarized the framework of data privacy regulation in the United States, and Hawaii in particular. Yip also covered data breach notification requirements in his presentation. Cybersecurity and data privacy are among Luminate Law’s areas of … Read more
Luminate Law partners Dean Wang and Elijah Yip presented a webinar to the Hawaii Employers Council webinar about the law applicable to events causing unexpected disruptions to business like the COVID-19 pandemic. Yip and Wang discussed the impact of business disruptive events on contracts, dispute resolution options, and employee privacy.
March 30, 2020 – Luminate Law partner Elijah Yip provided comments in a Honolulu Civil Beat article about federal aid and legal relief available to small businesses impacted by COVID-19. Yip explained that contractual defenses like force majeure, frustration of possibility, and impossibility could help businesses that find it hard to fulfill contractual obligations due … Read more
February 19, 2020 — The Ninth Circuit affirmed a $1.3 million judgment that Luminate Law obtained against a national environmental services company in the federal district court in Hawaii. The appellate court issued a brief memorandum opinion affirming the judgment two weeks after holding oral argument on the appeal. The case pitted a Hawaii subcontractor … Read more
LegalTXTS, a Luminate Law blog, published a new post about the effect of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) on Hawaii businesses. The CCPA will impact businesses in California and beyond, especially businesses that have an Internet presence, which is commonplace. The CCPA will take effect on January 1, 2020. Read the blog … Read more
Luminate Law partner Elijah Yip will be speaking to the American Marketing Association, Hawaii Chapter about the California Consumer Protection Act at a Lunch & Learn seminar on November 14, 2019. The CCPA is California’s new data privacy law that will take effect on January 1, 2020. The seminar will cover the applicability of the … Read more
Luminate Law is celebrating National Cybersecurity Awareness Month with a series of blog posts about cybersecurity for small businesses. Each day, Luminate Law will share practical ways that businesses can reduce their liability under data privacy laws. Visit the LegalTXTS blog to see the posts.