Tagged: GDPR

Cybersecurity: The Law and Regulatory Framework

Cybersecurity law is a patchwork of global statutes and regulations.  Unfortunately, Congress has failed to act in this area, leaving the EU and US States to “lead.”  As a result, companies are often required to follow the lowest (or highest) common denominator, depending on your perspective. At the US federal level, we have specific industries that have requirements for protecting sensitive personal information.  The Health...

Episode 20 — Data Security and Privacy Compliance

Companies face increasing challenges from management and protection of data from hackers and breaches of sensitive commercial and personal data.  Recent headlines have underscored the threats to companies from such breaches.  The risk of reputational harm to companies is serious.  Complaince departments are starting to play an increased role in mitigating these serious risks. In this episode, Michael Volkov and Lauren Connell, Managing Associate from...

The EU’s New General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) – Global Companies New Compliance Test

Global companies face a daunting array of risks – anti-corruption, trade compliance, antitrust, and money laundering are just a few. The European Union, however, has escalated the data privacy issue right into the corporate boardroom. Global companies will have to devote significant time and resources to building appropriate data privacy compliance programs. The EU’s new General Data Privacy Regulation (or GDPR), which is effective May...