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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:

  • GDPR
  • 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:

  • Advisors Act
  • Bank Secrecy Act
  • California Online Privacy Act 
  • Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule 
  • Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
  • Drivers Privacy Protection Act
  • Electronic Communications Privacy Act
  • Electronic Funds Transfer Act
  • Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act 
  • Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act
  • Federal Trade Commission Act
  • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
  • Logical Block Addressing
  • New York Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity
  • Payment System Rules 
  • Privacy Act
  • SEC Regulations
  • Security Breach Notice Statutes
  • Student Online Personal Information Protection Act 
  • Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 
  • Telephone Records and Privacy Protection Act of 2006
  • The Video Privacy Protection Act  
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