Mondaq USA: Privacy
Orrick
In April 2016, the European Union (EU) adopted a major overhaul of its data privacy laws to better address new technologies and provide a more coherent approach across different EU Member States.
WilmerHale
On February 16, the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) issued cybersecurity regulations for banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions subject to NYDFS jurisdiction.
Carlton Fields
A Georgia district court denied certification of a multi-state common law invasion of privacy class in which plaintiff sought damages and an injunction against the lessor of computers...
Thompson Coburn LLP
More and more, regulators are focusing their rulemaking power not just on how a company responds (or doesn't respond) to a data breach, but the steps it took far in advance to prevent or mitigate such a breach.
Troutman Sanders LLP
This is a friendly reminder to all covered entities that, by March 1, 2017, they must report to the Secretary of Health and Human Services any breaches of unsecured protected health information (PHI) that were discovered in 2016 and involved fewer than 500 individuals.
Fenwick & West LLP
In May 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion in Spokeo v. Robins, addressing the Article III standing requirement. In Spokeo, the Supreme Court found that, in order to have standing...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Last month, The Sedona Conference released the public comment version of The Sedona Conference Data Privacy Primer, a comprehensive catalog of U.S. data privacy issues, legislation, and resources...
Womble Carlyle
Does every product that takes a full face scan and saves it in accessible files violate the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act? Apparently not.
Reed Smith
Last month, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC"), in response to a complaint filed by Electronic Privacy Information Center ("EPIC") and other consumer groups...
Womble Carlyle
Data transfers are the lifeblood of business in a global market.
Womble Carlyle
Sweeping statements made in an Executive Order issued five days into the Trump administration have cast doubt on the legal status of the EU-US Privacy Shield...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
As our readers know we maintain a summary of U.S. state data breach notification laws, which we refer to as the "Mintz Matrix."
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Biometric data — from, e.g., retina, face and fingerprint scans — plays a big role in the current wave of new technology services. For example, biometrics provide security features...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The resulting court order has important repercussions for both consumers and smart TV producers.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Enforcement of the Digital Advertising Alliance "Application of the Principles of Transparency and Control to Data Used Across Devices" (DAA Cross-Device Principles) officially began on February 1
Orrick
Shortly after the new year, the Federal Trade Commission filed suit in the Northern District of California against D-Link Corporation, a Taiwan-based maker of wireless routers, IP cameras...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Thus, a preliminary program should be crafted to focus on where you can make the biggest impact while minimizing cost increases, in addition to meeting your legal obligations."
Dentons
The new FCC privacy rules for ISP and telecommunications companies (telcos) will face an uphill battle.
Poyner Spruill LLP
We have previously noted that the the U.S.-E.U. Privacy Shield data transfer may not be dead, but it is ailing.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
Given the enormous impact on business performed internationally, the European Commission and US Authorities rushed to come up with a new solution, allowing the data transfer to continue.
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Mossack Fonseca. Before April 2016, most of us had never even heard of a Panamanian law firm by that name.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
As we begin the new year, companies are continuing to survey the ever-changing data-breach landscape and assess their own preparedness for the worst. And with data security threats becoming more complex...
Orrick
Shortly after the new year, the Federal Trade Commission filed suit in the Northern District of California against D-Link Corporation, a Taiwan-based maker of wireless routers, IP cameras...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Enforcement of the Digital Advertising Alliance "Application of the Principles of Transparency and Control to Data Used Across Devices" (DAA Cross-Device Principles) officially began on February 1
Orrick
January 10, 2017 marked another important step towards reform of the EU data protection framework, with the release of the EU Commission's proposals for a new Regulation...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On December 28, 2016, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) issued revised cybersecurity regulations...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Continuing our annual tradition, we present the top developments/headlines for 2016 in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law.
Poyner Spruill LLP
Editor's Note: In the world of cyber law, privacy and cybersecurity, one of the largest and most colorful figures is Stewart Baker, whose resume includes a stint as General Counsel at the National Security Agency and Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
As cybersecurity remains in the headlines moving into 2017, we consider recent developments in public policy concerning cybersecurity in the financial services industry.
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