Data Privacy & Cybersecurity

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,

Visual Implications
  • 1st SCC Module 1. Initial cross-border transfer from Company A to Company B utilizes the SCC Module 1 designed for transfers from a controller to a non-EEA Controller.
  • 2nd SCC Module 2. Pursuant to Section 8.7 of the 1st SCC, all subsequent onward transfers to non-adequate jurisdictions must also utilize the

Visual Implications
  • 1st SCC Module 1. Initial cross-border transfer from Company A to Company B utilizes the SCC Module 1 designed for transfers from a controller to a non-EEA Controller (1st SCC).
  • 2nd SCC Module 2. Pursuant to Section 8.7 of the 1st SCC, all subsequent onward transfers to non-adequate jurisdictions must also

Companies are allowed to transfer personal data outside the European Economic Area (EEA) if they are (1) transferring data to an entity that is within a country that has been recognized by the European Commission as ensuring an adequate level of protection or (2) they have put in place a European Commission-approved mechanism (a “safeguard”)

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

A ransomware attack on a major U.S. gas pipeline sharpened people’s concerns about cybercrime in 2021, while the Biden administration balanced working with the private sector and threatening penalties for keeping breaches secret. GT Shareholder Jena M. Valdetero was mentioned in this article on cybersecurity steps the Biden administration has taken, published by Law360 Dec.

Global Privacy Control, a way for consumers to signal privacy preferences to a host of websites without manually reaching out to each one, is gaining traction. It is unclear if it can be used as a legal compliance mechanism. GT Shareholder Darren Abernethy is quoted in this article on Global Privacy Control and privacy laws

Companies are allowed to transfer personal data outside the European Economic Area (EEA) if they are (1) transferring data to an entity that is within a country that has been recognized by the European Commission as ensuring an adequate level of protection or (2) they have put in place a European Commission-approved mechanism (a “safeguard”)