Region: United States of America

Cross-functional teams key to future-proofing adtech data practices

The adtech industry needs to look beyond current regulatory frameworks and create cross-functional teams to meet the expectations of their customers and regulators, a GDR conference has heard.

11 May 2022

High demand could shield data privacy lawyers from tough economy

Even a possible economic downturn isn’t likely to disturb the hot demand for data privacy attorneys, according to recruiters and industry observers.

11 May 2022

Rare Marriott class certification involved novel damages theory

The recent certification of a class pursuing Marriott and Accenture over a high-profile data breach has potentially cleared a path to demonstrating concrete damages caused by a cyberattack.

10 May 2022

Judge certifies Marriott and Accenture data breach class

A Maryland-consolidated federal class action pursuing damages linked to the 2018 Marriott data breach has been greenlit, with a judge agreeing with the claimants’ formula for valuing affected personal data.

05 May 2022

Connecticut’s data privacy law mirrors its predecessors but ups the stakes

Connecticut’s new privacy law is similar to other recent state-level legislation but observers say its requirements and definitions could be a regulatory and cost “rude awakening” for regional and international companies.

04 May 2022

New internet protection initiative will need regulations to drive compliance

The Declaration for the Future of the Internet has international support but needs legislation to ensure widespread corporate compliance.

29 April 2022

The data privacy hurdles that could upend Musk's Twitter

Prospective new Twitter owner Elon Musk has aspirations for Twitter as a “digital town square”, but his vision could collide with the proliferation of new data protection rules.

29 April 2022

Proposed law could lift cloud reluctance

A proposed amendment to the U.S. criminal code could help avoid another Schrems EU-US data transfer court defeat and push more law firms and their corporate clients to the cloud.

28 April 2022

SEC proposes 4-day breach reporting rule

The SEC’s proposed cybersecurity rules would force more consistent incident disclosures and potentially increase cybersecurity false positives.

26 April 2022

White Castle case could mean more money for claimants

The outcome of the White Castle case in Illinois could raise the damages claimants are able to seek under the state’s biometric data law.

25 April 2022

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