2019 Legislature Narrows Texas Citizens Participation Act to Clean Up Eight-Year Mess

Posted on Sep 10, 2019

On June 2, 2019, Governor Abbott signed a bill amending the Texas Citizens Participation Act (“TCPA” or “Act”) to clarify and narrow its scope. The changes will help slow a years-long torrent of litigation over the meaning and reach of the legislation. In 2011, the 82nd Legislature passed the TCPA to protect citizens’ rights to […]

Wire Transfer Fraud

Posted on Sep 10, 2019

If your business sends or receives wire transfers, beware of business email compromise (“BEC”) schemes. In a typical BEC scheme, hackers gain access to an employee’s email account. They monitor the account until they see email traffic that mentions a wire transfer. The hackers then impersonate or “spoof” the person sending the wire transfer instructions […]