With its adoption of an adequacy decision pursuant to Art. 45 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for the Republic of Korea on Dec. 17, 2021, the European Commission has declared that the country provides an adequate data protection level comparable with GDPR standards.

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Join us as we discuss significant financial services cases and trends from 2021 and risks and issues for companies to watch for in 2022, including movements in mass arbitrations and class actions. We will also share thoughts on how to narrow or eliminate these risks going forward.

Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022
12-1 p.m. EST

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Join Gretchen Ramos, global co-chair of GT’s Data, Privacy, & Cybersecurity Practice, for PrivacyConnect’s “Data Privacy: 2022 Business Challenges and Solutions” webinar Jan. 27 at 10:00 a.m. EST.

The webinar will discuss questions on global expectations, local challenges, interplay between data privacy and AI, digitalization, competition, consumer affairs, cross-border trade, governance, regulatory enforcement,

Ian Ballon, co-chair of GT’s Global Intellectual Property & Technology Practice Group, will chair PLI’s Advanced Data Privacy, Cybersecurity and TCPA Class Action Litigation 2022 program on Jan. 21. The program will address the hottest trends, latest case law, and most important strategy decisions that companies and their counsel need to know for 2022.

The new Telecommunications Telemedia Data Protection Act (TTDSG) (link in German) is the result of a clean-up campaign in German data protection law. The TTDSG, which became effective 1 December 2021, merges the data protection regulations in telemedia and telecommunications law that were previously scattered across a wide array of German laws.

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David A. Zetoony, a shareholder of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, is recognized as a 2021 “Go-To Thought Leader” for Privacy Law by The National Law Review (NLR). This recognition is based on NLR’s analysis of more than 20,000 pieces of thought leadership.

According to NLR, a database of legal

2022 is poised to be a busy year for privacy, as California begins rulemaking for its updated consumer privacy statute and dozens of states are expected to reintroduce legislation. GT Data, Privacy & Cybersecurity Global Co-Chair Gretchen A. Ramos is quoted in this Jan. 3 Bloomberg Law article. Click here to read the full article

What are the data privacy and cybersecurity trends to expect in 2022? GT Shareholders Gretchen Ramos, David Zetoony, Jena Valdetero, and Viola Bensinger provide the highlights.