Topic: Community

GDR launches Plaintiff Leaders

GDR has published its first survey of plaintiff-side counsel who are driving private enforcement around the world.

31 March 2023

Covington data partner becomes judge

Covington & Burling data privacy partner Simon Frankel is now a judge on the San Francisco Superior Court.

13 March 2023

Iowa senators pass privacy bill: US Privacy and Cybersecurity Alerts 13 March 2023

Iowa’s Senate passes data legislation; Spokeo faces a new privacy claim; DLA Piper appoints a former CIA and Faegre Drinker attorney as its chief data scientist; and Texas discusses its proposed data privacy law.

13 March 2023

BIPA and data privacy duo joins Cozen O’Connor

Shook Hardy & Bacon partners Melissa Siebert and Erin Bolan Hines joined Cozen O’Connor to defend and advise companies on BIPA and other pressing privacy concerns.

10 March 2023

TikTok’s newest wiretapping lawsuit: US Privacy and Cybersecurity Alerts 6 March 2023

TikTok was sued in a Pennsylvania federal court over wiretap claims; Democrats propose banning the use of personally identifiable health data for commercial advertising; a Senate Republican introduces data privacy Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act amendments; and investors in a software company sue over its company’s alleged misuse of Meta’s platforms.

06 March 2023

Finnegan launches new privacy group with DHS chief privacy officer hire

The US Department of Homeland Security’s chief privacy officer Lynn Parker Dupree has joined Finnegan to lead the IP firm’s new privacy practice group.

03 March 2023

Bird & Bird hires former ICO legal director as privacy partner

James Moss, director of legal services at the UK data protection authority, has joined Bird & Bird as a partner in its London privacy and data protection practice.

01 March 2023

Wilson announces she is leaving the FTC

FTC Commissioner Christine Wilson has announced she is resigning from the agency, taking with her the last dissenting Republican opinion on privacy, cybersecurity and FTC protocol.

15 February 2023

Stephenson Harwood hires new UK technology partners

Law firm Stephenson Harwood has hired two new partners to its technology practice in London, as a part of its efforts to strengthen its presence in the sector.

07 February 2023

Scott+Scott partners leave to form new litigation firm

A managing partner and the head of Scott+Scott’s Dutch antitrust litigation department have left the firm to found Lindenbaum, a new specialist plaintiff-side litigation firm.

01 February 2023

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