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

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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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

Ian C. Ballon, Co-Chair of the Global Intellectual Property & Technology Practice Group, is Chair of PLI’s Advanced Data Privacy, Cybersecurity and TCPA Class Action Litigation 2024, taking place Jan. 24, 2024. He will deliver opening remarks before leading the “2024 Data Privacy, Cybersecurity Breach and TCPA Case Law and Litigation Trends –

As detailed in our July 2023 GT Alert, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) now requires public companies to file a Form 8-K and disclose a material cybersecurity incident within four days of determining the incident’s materiality. Form 8-K Item 1.05(c) includes an exception to the four-day requirement: where disclosure poses a substantial risk

Greenberg Traurig Shareholders Jena M. Valdetero, Co-Chair of the U.S. Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice, and Steven M. Malina will present the Thomson Reuters West LegalEdcenter and Celesq webinar, “Keeping up with the SEC: Unpacking the New Public Company Cybersecurity Rule and Enforcement,” on Friday, Dec. 1 at 12:00 p.m. EST.

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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 Oct. 18, 2023, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued two resources for health care providers and patients regarding the potential risks of using telehealth services. Although HIPAA does not require regulated entities to educate patients about these risks, OCR published these guidance documents to assist

Brad M. Rostolsky and Catherine E. Galea, members of Greenberg Traurig’s Data Privacy & Cybersecurity and Health Care & FDA Practices, co-authored a Philadelphia Business Journal “Thought Leadership Forum” article titled “Cybersecurity/AI Forum: Greenberg Traurig.”

Click here to read the full article, published by the Philadelphia Business Journal Oct. 27, 2023. Reprinted with permission.