Jenner & Block

“Big Data Meets Bankruptcy,” American Bankruptcy Institute Journal

In this article, Jenner & Block Partner David P. Saunders and Associate Carl N. Wedoff discuss how “big data” could lead to a weakening of privacy protections in bankruptcy sales.  “Bankruptcy courts routinely deal with the sale of consumer data…but to date big data issues have rarely surfaced,” the authors wrote.  “However, this could change with the anticipated surge of corporate bankruptcy resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.”