Data Privacy & Cybersecurity

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.

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

On April 2, 2024, Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Ian C. Ballon, co-chair of the Global Intellectual Property & Technology Practice, will lead the workshop, “The Changing Nature of State Court Data Privacy Litigation and Mass Arbitration.” The session will analyze the nature of state claims, how to mitigate the substantive risks of litigation

On March 22, 2024, the centralized regulator of cyber and data security, the Cybersecurity Administration of China (CAC), published the Provisions on Promoting and Regulating the Cross-border Flow of Data (New Provisions), relaxing the existing requirements relating to cross-border data transfers. The New Provisions took immediate effect on March 22, 2024.

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Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Shareholders Todd Basile and Tyler Thompson will present the CLE webinar, “Roadblocks and Turbulence: Data Issues in Autonomous Vehicles, UAVs, and More,” on Wednesday, March 13.

Data is critical to the burgeoning autonomous and unmanned vehicle spaces. Whether by land, sea, or air, data is both the fuel and the

On February 28 President Biden issued an Executive Order “to protect Americans’ sensitive personal data from exploitation by countries of concern.” (EO 14117, “Preventing Access to Americans’ Bulk Sensitive Personal Data by Countries of Concern.”)

On March 5 the National Security Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) published an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking

Greenberg Traurig Data Privacy & Cybersecurity attorneys Tyler Thompson and Talia Boiangin will present the CLE webinar, “Privacy Program Management: How to Actually “DO” Privacy: Implementing a Practical Privacy Compliance Program at Any Company,” on Tuesday, March 19, 2024.

The companies with the most successful privacy compliance programs are not the ones with the