Data Privacy & Cybersecurity

On May 30, Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Tyler Thompson will be a panelist at The AI Strategy Summit: IP, Data and Compliance conference in Chicago. Participating in the session “The Future of Data Privacy in an AI-Driven World: Emerging Trends and Predictions,” Thompson and fellow panelists will discuss emerging technologies, potential changes in data privacy laws

On May 21, 2024, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Director of the Division of Corporation Finance Erik Gerding issued a statement clarifying when the SEC expects companies to disclose a cyber incident. This clarification helps guide public companies who wish to disclose a cyber incident but who have not yet determined if the incident is

Greenberg Traurig Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice Shareholders David Zetoony and Liz Harding are quoted in a Legaltech News article titled “The Debate on Data Scraping Was Almost Over—Until Generative AI Rekindled It.”

Click here to read the full article, published by Legaltech News May 16, 2024. (subscription)

Greenberg Traurig is a sponsor of the Privacy + Security Forum 2024 Spring Academy May 8-10 in Washington, D.C. The conference will break down the silos of privacy and security and bring together seasoned thought leaders hosting panels and workshops designed to deliver practical takeaways for conference participants.

On May 10, Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Ian

In July 2022, two relators sued the GTRC and GA Tech under the FCA. The allegations include violations of the FCA and employment law based on the relators’ claims of “increasing retaliation” experienced after they escalated their concerns.

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On April 4, 2024, the CFPB issued a report titled “Banking in Video Games and Virtual Worlds” that examines the financial and privacy risks to consumers in online video gaming marketplaces.

The CFPB’s report explains that gaming platforms facilitate the storage and exchange of valuable assets while collecting large amounts of data from their users.

Some 18 months on from the failed American Data Privacy and Protection Act (ADPPA), there is another proposed federal privacy law. House and Senate committee leads released a new proposal for the bipartisan American Privacy Records Act (APRA) on April 7. There is a lot of discussion around this bill, which is subject to change

Since the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Cybersecurity Incident Disclosure Rule (SEC Rule) took effect Dec. 18, 2023, about a dozen companies have filed a Form 8-K reporting a material cybersecurity incident. This GT Alert discusses the trends on how companies have made these disclosures thus far. In short, the companies who have filed an 8-K

Greenberg Traurig is a sponsor of ALM’s General Counsel Conference Midwest taking place April 16-17, 2024, at the Swissotel in Chicago. The conference will offer key insights and practical strategies that today’s general counsel need to manage and better leverage C-Suite relationships, handle a litigation crisis, and do more with fewer resources.

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On April 17, 2023, the Washington State Legislature passed the “My Health My Data Act” (WMHMDA or the Act), which took effect for most companies March 31, 2024. Unlike other modern state privacy laws that purport to regulate any collection of “personal data,” WMHMDA confers privacy protections only upon “consumer health data.” This