Mondaq USA: Privacy
On December 6, 2017, the European Union's Article 29 Working Party released two sets of guidelines on Binding Corporate Rules ("BCRs") it had adopted a week earlier.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Since last September, the Mintz Levin Privacy Webinar Series has focused on the upcoming EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to help businesses understand the reach and scope of the GDPR ...
Bowditch & Dewey
Higher education institutions active in the European Union should be aware that in 2018 new EU privacy regulations will require changes in policies and operations that affect applicants...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
With less than six months until the May 25, 2018, effective date for the EU GDPR, companies are assessing their GDPR readiness and concentrating their compliance efforts on the highest risk areas.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Following up on yesterday's blog about profiling and automated decision making, we now look at guidance on data protection impact assessment (DPIA).
If the first Uber data breach was epic, there may not be a word for the second.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The Article 29 Data Protection Working Party recently issued guidelines on how to handle profiling and automated decision making under the General Data Protection Regulation.
Government agencies, prominent tech companies, startups and newly-created foundations are all working to develop a new paradigm for proof of identity based on blockchain technology.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
A draft bill recently introduced in the U.S. Senate serves as a good reminder that compliance with data breach reporting requirements is critical.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Discussions about "blockchain" technology seem to be everywhere these days, with potential applications spanning industries as diverse as banking, healthcare, real estate, law enforcement...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
s we near the end of a year that has seen more than its share of massive data breaches, two bills have been introduced (one re-introduced) in the U.S. Senate.
Foley Hoag LLP
This is the fifth in a multi-part end-of-year series examining important trends in data privacy and cybersecurity during the coming year.
Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, PC
The Equifax data breach has and will have significant long-term ramifications for data security practices and personal privacy.
Proskauer Rose LLP
What makes this decision particularly noteworthy is that it provides some additional stability to the unsettled legal landscape surrounding the scope of liability under the VPPA.
Ropes & Gray LLP
On November 29, 2017, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Carpenter v. United States. The Court's decision could have critical implications for companies operating in the digital economy...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Most people have heard of the Internet of Things, or IoT. With the holidays fast approaching, and with the onslaught of new smart and Internet-connected smart toys, for parents and toy manufacturers...
Fenwick & West LLP
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held in Eichenberger v. ESPN that allegations that the Video Privacy Protection Act was violated ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
In an opinion issued November 29, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of Chad Eichenberger's lawsuit against ESPN for allegedly disclosing personal information.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Non-compliance with the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) can mean significant fines and administrative penalties for non-compliant data controllers and processors.
McDermott Will & Emery
One of the less publicised but nonetheless important aspects of Brexit is whether or not UK companies will be able to maintain a free flow of personal data between the United Kingdom and the European Union.
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The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is facing scrutiny on its handling of a data breach that occurred in 2016 – but was only publicly disclosed on 20 September 2017.
Troutman Sanders LLP
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has introduced a bill that would expand that state's existing data breach laws.
One of the key components of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) ("GDPR") is its stronger enforcement mechanisms.
Reed Smith
Talk show host and cannabis mogul Montel Williams recently filed suit against multiple medical marijuana retailers under the Lanham Act and Florida state law for trademark infringement, false advertising, violations of the right to publicity and right to privacy, and unfair business practices.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In 2005, Congress passed the Real ID Act, enacting national standards for obtaining state driver's licenses and I.D. cards.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Continuing a trend in the last few years, in 2017, eight states amended their security breach notification laws to expand definitions of "personal information", specify the timeframe ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On November 8, the Federal Trade Commission announced that it had approved a final order settling claims arising out of a data breach at Georgia-based tax preparation firm TaxSlayer, LLC.
Fenwick & West LLP
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Nov. 21, 2017, affirmed the dismissal of a putative class action alleging violations of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act ...
Fisher Phillips LLP
In today's world, where lots of sensitive data are stored electronically, prudent companies utilize sophisticated computer cyber security systems to prevent the hacking of such data.
Fisher Phillips LLP
No! It is a common misconception among the general public that someone always has to pay when there is a data breach.
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