Data typically is needed to train and fine-tune modern artificial intelligence models. AI can use data – including personal information – to recognize patterns and predict results.

Companies that utilize personal information to train an AI may either be acting as a controller or a processor depending on the degree of discretion that they exercise

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies to two types of entities – “controllers” and “processors.” 

A “controller” refers to an entity that “determines the purposes and means” of how personal information will be processed.[1] Determining the “means” of processing refers to deciding “how” information will be processed.[2] That does not necessitate

Greenberg Traurig Shareholders Jena M. Valdetero, David A. Zetoony, and Diane D. Reynolds presented the Thomson Reuters West LegalEdcenter and Celesq webinar, “Litigation and International Data Privacy: Is a Company Permitted To Transfer Personal Data From Europe to the US in Litigation?” Thursday, Feb. 23 at 12:00 pm EST. The webinar

On Feb. 22, 2023, Greenberg Traurig hosted Israeli privacy lawyers for a Roundtable discussion at the firm’s Tel Aviv office. Berlin Local Partner Carsten Kociok presented updates about the GDPR during the informative session, which offered an in-depth look at trends in European data privacy as well as practical takeaways for Israeli attorneys, followed by

All contracts that used the traditional Standard Contractual Clauses must be updated and repapered by 27 December 2022. To help companies comply with the deadline, Greenberg Traurig’s Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Group has compiled a 90-page guide explaining how to apply the new Standard Contractual Clauses in over 40 different transfer scenarios – ranging from

After an extended sunset period, time to replace the “old” SCCs runs out on Dec. 27, 2022. After that date, the old SCCs will no longer legalize data transfers to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA). To avoid compliance risks associated with illegal transfers of personal data, any old SCCs should be updated to

The IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2022, Europe’s premier gathering of data protection professionals discussing strategic developments in regional and international data privacy, will be held in Brussels Nov. 16-17. Several members of our Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Group will be in attendance, and we are excited to see everyone there. If you or

The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, as well as state procedural rules, permit parties to a lawsuit to conduct discovery, in search of information and documents that may be relevant to the litigation. Parties can issue requests for documents, information (called interrogatories), and admissions of fact to other parties to the lawsuit; parties may use

The following is part of Greenberg Traurig’s ongoing series analyzing cross-border data transfers in light of the new Standard Contractual Clauses approved by the European Commission in June 2021.

  • Background. Company A is an EEA controller that utilizes Company Z, a processor based in Country Q. Company Z does not have a legal presence

The following is part of Greenberg Traurig’s ongoing series analyzing cross-border data transfers in light of the new Standard Contractual Clauses approved by the European Commission in June 2021.

  • Background. Company A is an EEA controller that utilizes Company Z, a processor based in Country Q. Company Z does not have a legal presence