Some 18 months on from the failed American Data Privacy and Protection Act (ADPPA), there is another proposed federal privacy law. House and Senate committee leads released a new proposal for the bipartisan American Privacy Records Act (APRA) on April 7. There is a lot of discussion around this bill, which is subject to change

In September 2021, Quebec’s Parliament updated its data privacy regime by passing the Act to Modernize Legislative Provisions as Regards the Protection of Personal Information, 2021 (“Law 25”). It is critical to determine whether an organization is subject to Law 25, as there are potential fines of up to 4% of an organization’s worldwide turnover.

  1. An Increase in Extortion-Only Cyber Attacks – While ransomware attacks have been on the rise since 2020, a recent trend has emerged where threat actors are bypassing ransomware malware and encryption tactics and going straight to data theft. If a victim company does not pay the extortion demand, the threat actors engage in increasingly aggressive

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

Please join Greenberg Traurig U.S. Data, Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice Co-Chair David Zetoony and Food, Beverage & Agribusiness Practice Co-Chair Justin Prochnow for a discussion on current U.S. privacy laws impacting the food and beverage industries (CCPA), upcoming legal changes (CPRA/VCPDA), and emerging industry standards. The webinar will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 22 from

The EU General Data Protection Regulation and the California Consumer Privacy Act took different paths to come into existence, but as Greenberg Traurig Co-Chair, U.S. Data, Privacy & Cybersecurity David Zetoony writes, the two bills are still related. Zetoony looks back at the creation of the bills, and explains that when looking at future privacy

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), enacted March 27, 2020, rewrote significant portions of 42 U.S.C. § 290dd-2, the federal statute governing the confidentiality of substance use disorder (SUD) records that is more commonly known by its implementing regulations at 42 C.F.R. Part 2 (Part 2). Among other changes, the CARES

On Nov. 22, 2019, the representatives of the EU member states rejected the Finnish Presidency’s proposed text for the ePrivacy Regulation, making the future of ePrivacy Regulation uncertain. The ePrivacy Regulation, which if adopted would be binding across all EU member states, will govern direct electronic marketing messages, cookies, and similar tracking technologies. The ePrivacy