Data Protection, Privacy, and Security: Data Protection, Privacy Cross-Border, and Industry Advice
We have detailed knowledge and experience in international and United States federal and state laws, and internally track the unique and often conflicting laws in each state.
Building and maintaining a successful business in today’s economy requires companies to collect, process, and store a variety of information about employees, customers, and other individuals. Regarding international data transfers, our partners in the United States, Europe, Asia-Pacific (APAC), and Latin American regions will help you avoid conflicts with the strict requirements of European data protection law.
Harmonization of Conflicting Laws
We also help businesses anticipate and shape changes to privacy and information security laws and regulations. The firm has one of the longest practicing information technology policy groups. Our experienced team has the substantive experience, detailed knowledge of the policy process, and key officials to make a difference.
Global Geographic Scope
Our presence in the important centers of the United States, Europe, APAC, Middle East, and South America also provides clients with the benefit of our experience with cross-jurisdictional aspects of privacy and data protection.
EU: General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and ePrivacy Frameworks
With offices in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, and Belgium, we advise businesses operating within the European Union (EU) on or having dealings with:
- ePrivacy Directive, including its expected updates
- EU Model Contractual Clauses
- United States “Privacy Shield” regime for data transfers
- EU Telecommunications and Electronic Commerce Directives
- Implementing legislation and regulations in EU member states
- The impact of Brexit
United States: Specific areas under which we have advised under United States law include: