Data Privacy & Security

A National Registry of COVID-19 Patients: The Legal ImplicationsPosted on 06-16-2020

By: L. Stephen Bowers , Andrew F. Susko , and Daniel J. Ferhat , White and Williams LLP Medical data companies are reportedly 1 volunteering to join the fight against COVID-19 by offering to broadly share confidential, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)-protected patient medical... Read More

Minimizing Your Company’s Exposure to a Ransomware AttackPosted on 08-26-2019

By: Sunil Shenoi , Erica Williams , Brian Kavanaugh , Gianni Cutri , and Lauren Casazza , Kirkland & Ellis LLP This article provides companies with key issues to consider before, during, and after a ransomware attack. Recently, there have been a number of ransomware attacks against our clients... Read More

State Legislatures Moving to Expand Consumers’ Controlover Personal InformationPosted on 08-12-2019

FOLLOWING THE EXAMPLE SET BY THE CALIFORNIA legislature,which enacted a sweeping data privacy statute in June 2018, state legislatures have begun to enact, or at least propose, similar laws to give consumers greater control over their personal information. As states continue to put privacy statutes on... Read More

Current Updates and Legal Developments Fall 2018Posted on 09-12-2018

PUBLIC SECTOR UNIONS CANNOT IMPOSE FEES ON NON-MEMBERS, SUPREME COURT RULES PUBLIC SECTOR UNIONS CANNOT REQUIRE NON-MEMBERS to contribute to expenses related to union business, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled, overturning a 41-year-old decision. Janus v. AFSCME, Council 31, 2018 U.S. LEXIS 4028 (June... Read More

Ransomware Planning and Response Best PracticesPosted on 09-12-2018

By: Nolan Goldberg and Anisha Shenai-Khatkhate , Proskauer Rose LLP Ransomware attacks have become a prevalent cybersecurity threat. These attacks pose significant legal and financial risks to both individuals and organizations. This article addresses steps to take to minimize the risk of a ransomware... Read More

The GDPR Compliance Deadline Has Arrived—Are You Prepared?Posted on 06-22-2018

By: Nicholas R. Merker, Ice Miller LLP The deadline for organizations to comply with the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is upon us. 1 As of May 25, 2018, all entities covered under the GDPR must be able to demonstrate their compliance to EU regulators. The expanded territorial... Read More