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Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
The European Commission's January 2017 Communication on Building an European Data Economy proposes a principle of free movement of data within the EU.
Carlton Fields
If a breach affecting 500 or more individuals occurs, the covered entity or business associate must report the breach to OCR as soon as possible...
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
The digital age has ushered in a multitude of location mechanisms, triggered by the tap of a fingertip on a communication device.
Proskauer Rose LLP
In a world in which terrorism knows no borders, those facts are further magnified in the context of the internet age. Relevant electronic data can be stored almost anywhere, in multiple places...
Proskauer Rose LLP
We have been writing about the biometric privacy legal landscape, which has thus far been dominated by the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act.
Thompson Coburn LLP
The settlement represents the largest multi-state data breach settlement to date, although, unfortunately, it is almost certainly only a matter of time before it is eclipsed.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On June 5, the Supreme Court agreed to review a case addressing an individual's expectation of privacy in his or her historical cellphone location records.
Jones Day
On March 1, the SEC proposed amendments to improve the quality and accessibility of data submitted by public companies and mutual funds using eXtensible Business Reporting Language ("XBRL").
Jones Day
On March 15, the director of the FAA Office of Unmanned Aircraft Systems testified before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation that the FAA has no rules in place regarding ...
Bryan Cave LLP
Organizations are not, generally, required to offer services to consumers whose information was involved in a breach.
Effective July 23, 2017, Washington will join Illinois and Texas as the third U.S. state to impose statutory restrictions on how businesses collect...
Foley & Lardner
We live in a world of "leaking" information and the automotive industry is not immune.
Jones Day
In April, the FTC approved a final consent decree with digital advertising technology company Turn.
Jones Day
On April 19, the FTC sought comment regarding a private compliance and data security company's proposed change to its self-regulatory guidelines regarding children's privacy.
Jones Day
On April 14, the FTC approved final orders with three companies regarding allegations that they deceived consumers by misrepresenting their participation in the Asia-Pacific Cooperation Cross-Border...
Jones Day
As part of the new order, the company must pay $500,000 and implement the remedial measures prescribed in the 2012 order.
Jones Day
On April 20, in response to a Jones Day moderator at the 2017 IAPP Global Privacy Summit, the SEC's Acting Enforcement Director commented on the absence of SEC actions against public...
Jones Day
On March 21, 2017, the New York Attorney General's Office announced that it received 1,300 reported data breaches in 2016—a 60 percent increase from the number received in 2015.
In our 2017 Data Security Incident Response Report, we found that of the 450+ incidents we worked on last year...
Proskauer Rose LLP
Even though Washington passed its own biometric privacy law last month, and other states are currently debating their own bills, Illinois's Biometric Information Privacy Act is still the crux of biometric...
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Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In May 2017, the world experienced an unprecedented global cyberattack that targeted the public and private sectors, including an auto factory in France, dozens of hospitals and health care facilities in the United Kingdom, gas stations in China and banks in Russia.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In the wake of the promulgation of new cybersecurity regulations by New York State's Department of Financial Services, Colorado has proposed cybersecurity regulations for broker-dealers, investment advisers and other fund managers in the ever-changing privacy landscape.
Day Pitney LLP
A June 1 article, "Blue Cross Exec Tests HIPAA By Describing $12M Patient," in Law360 provides an analysis of a recent incident in which a Wellmark Blue Cross & Blue Shield executive made a public comment about a patient who has accrued $12 million in annual medical bills.
Thompson Coburn LLP
The settlement represents the largest multi-state data breach settlement to date, although, unfortunately, it is almost certainly only a matter of time before it is eclipsed.
Ropes & Gray LLP
The Article 29 Data Protection Working Party has adopted Opinion 01/2017 on the Proposed Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On May 25, 2018, a short 12 months from now, employers must be in full compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) for EU human resources data.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On May 23, state attorneys general from 47 states and the District of Columbia announced a settlement agreement with Target Corporation to resolve the states' investigation into the company's 2013 data breach.
Holland & Knight
BIPA became effective in 2008 and requires that a collector of biometric data satisfy several preconditions before collecting this data.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
The concept of "fake news" has garnered substantial attention in recent years, evolving from its satirical literary origins into a passionately criticized Internet phenomenon.
Ropes & Gray LLP
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a sweeping privacy and data protection regulation in the EU and will be enforced from May 25, 2018, replacing Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC.
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