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Proposed Guidance on the Extraterritorial Scope of the GDPR
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which revised and sought to ensure greater harmonization of the European Union's data protection framework ...
European Union
1 Mar 2019
Upcoming February And March Deadlines Under New York DFS Cybersecurity Regulation, Including New Third-Party Service Provider Requirements
This client alert will briefly outline key upcoming deadlines under the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) Cybersecurity Regulation (the "Regulation").
United States
5 Feb 2019
Summary Of Riverside And Los Angeles AGO Public Forums On CCPA-Related Regulations
The 2018 California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) requires the California Attorney General's Office (AGO) to promulgate regulations related to the CCPA by July 1, 2020.
United States
4 Feb 2019
Non-Profit Activists' Strategic Pursuit Of Alleged GDPR Violations Spurs Compliance Developments
Non-profit organizations are testing companies' GDPR compliance through targeted requests for information and other means and are filing complaints against allegedly non-compliant companies.
United States
30 Jan 2019
Summary Of First AGO Hearing Re CCPA-Related Regulations
The 2018 California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) requires the California Attorney General's Office (AGO) to promulgate regulations related to the CCPA by July 1, 2020.
United States
21 Jan 2019
California Governor Signs Into Law Amendments To CCPA
This week, Governor Brown signed into law various amendments to the 2018 California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) passed by the California Legislature at the end of August.
United States
2 Oct 2018
Defense And Aerospace Industry Perspectives On Recent International And Domestic Privacy And Information Security Regulations
Companies in the defense and aerospace industries are facing increasing obligations with regard to overlapping national and transnational data protection and information security regimes.
United States
13 Sep 2018
Five New Requirements Under New York DFS Cybersecurity Regulation Go Into Effect On September 1, 2018
On September 1, 2018, five new requirements included in the New York State Department of Financial Services'
United States
31 Aug 2018
Six Recent Government Supply Chain Risk And Cybersecurity Initiatives
The Department of Defense (DoD) and other government agencies are continuing to enact initiatives to counter ever-expanding threats to the supply chains of their suppliers of goods and services.
United States
28 Aug 2018
California Passes Landmark Consumer Privacy Act—What It Means For Businesses
California recently passed the landmark California Consumer Privacy Act that goes into effect in 2020, which grants California residents new privacy rights.
United States
25 Jul 2018
How To Protect Against Cyber Risks
Akin Gump recently attended a conference held by Advisen that focused on exploring cyber risks and how companies can mitigate potential exposure.
United States
27 Feb 2018
NYDFS: A Lawyer's Responsibility
Because the final NYDFS regulations will likely largely reflect the current draft of the regulations, companies subject to these regulations should immediately begin to tackle compliance requirements.
United States
24 Jan 2017
NYDFS: A Lawyer's Responsibility
On December 28, 2016, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) issued revised cybersecurity regulations...
United States
23 Jan 2017
EU-U.S. Privacy Shield: "Open For Business"
On August 1, 2016, the Department of Commerce began accepting applications for self-certification under the new Privacy Shield requirements.
10 Aug 2016
EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Adopted By European Commission Article 31 Committee
Today, the European Union formally adopted the revamped EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, which had been preliminarily approved on Friday by the EU Member states.
13 Jul 2016
Federal Judge Dismisses Target Directors From Data Breached Related Derivative Suit After Special Litigation Committee Recommends Not Pursuing Claims
The hurdles for claims against directors for failed oversight in connection with data breaches continue to increase.
United States
13 Jul 2016
Morgan Stanley Fined $1 Million By SEC For Cybersecurity Violations
On June 8, 2016, the SEC ordered broker-dealer and investment advisor Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC (MSSB) to pay a $1 million civil money penalty and to cease and desist from violating the SEC's Safeguards Rule...
United States
21 Jun 2016
SEC Brings Enforcement Action Against A Broker-Dealer For Weak Cybersecurity Controls
Although there was no allegation that any client suffered financial harm, the broker-dealer settled for $100,000, while the principals settled for $25,000 each.
United States
26 Apr 2016
Fourth Circuit Holds General Liability Covers Defense Of Data Breach Class Action
In April 2013, Portal was sued in a class action in New York by two plaintiffs who Googled their names and found the first search result linked to their confidential medical records, hosted on a website maintained by Portal.
United States
19 Apr 2016
New German Data Protection Law Enables A German Version Of "Class Actions"
Germany has adopted a new act, which extends the power of business associations and consumer groups to enforce provisions of certain consumer laws in the context of data protection...
14 Mar 2016
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