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

On 13 March 2024, the European Parliament adopted the AI Act. Since the EU Commission presented its first draft almost three years ago, the use of AI and general purpose AI models has increased significantly. Hence, the regulatory proposal was (and still is) the subject of hefty debate.

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David A. Zetoony, co-chair of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s U.S. Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice, has been named a top “Legal Influencer” in the field of Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) – Europe by Lexology. TMT includes compliance with European data privacy and security laws, including those that regulate

On July 26, 2023, the SEC proposed new rules applicable to registered investment advisers and broker-dealers intended to prevent and neutralize the effects of certain conflicts of interest relating to the use of predictive data analytics (PDA), natural language processing (NLP), artificial intelligence (AI) and other “covered technologies” in interactions with clients. Click here to

On Sept. 14, Greenberg Traurig attorneys will present a full day of CLE programming at the GT Miami office that highlights the latest risks every company should be focused on. Each session will present practical guidelines on cutting-edge issues to help counsel materially reduce current risk while discussing what’s next. View detailed symposium agenda here

On Aug. 9, 2023, a tutoring company agreed to pay $365,000 to settle an artificial intelligence (AI) lawsuit with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The settlement comes on the heels of multiple EEOC warnings to employers about potential discrimination associated with the use of AI for hiring and workplace decisions.

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On May 10, 2023, the National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST) released Revision 3 to its foundational publication, 800-171, Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Systems and Organizations. The publication provides guidelines for protecting sensitive unclassified information in contractor systems, and these guidelines establish the baseline cybersecurity requirements for federal defense contractors. 

Rebekah S. Guyon, a shareholder in GT’s Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice, is quoted in a Corporate Counsel article titled “Big-Dollar Biometric Settlements Emboldening Plaintiffs Attorneys to Bring More Cases.”

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Given recent Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights guidance, HIPAA-regulated entities should consider immediately taking the steps discussed in this GT blog post to reduce the risk associated with their use of tracking technologies.
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On Aug. 8, 2022, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) imposed economic sanctions on Tornado Cash, a popular cryptocurrency mixing service that allows customers to obscure the original source of virtual currency transactions by “mixing” multiple transactions and then redistributing them. While mixing may have legitimate benefits in some transactions,