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Past Event
13 July 2015 - 14 July 2015


  • Rebecca S. Eisner
    T +1 312 701 8577

Sixteenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law

University of Chicago Gleacher Center
450 N. Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, Il 60611

Why You Should Attend:
This program focuses on current critical issues of information privacy, cybersecurity and data protection faced by all companies. The Internet and evolving mobile and virtualized information technologies, wired and wireless, have prompted the development of powerful tools for the collection, processing, storage and use of personal information. More than ever, businesses are becoming digital and data driven. These trends create a wide range of compliance risk and liability issues regarding corporate rights to use personal information. They also raise the stakes for protecting such data in increasingly challenging risk environments, ranging from internal vulnerabilities to criminal cyberhackers and other persistent threats. Legislators, regulators and the courts are rapidly developing new law and compliance obligations to address the privacy and security implications of expanding information economy and its continuously evolving risks. This annual conference focuses on these developments with the goal of keeping attorneys and other privacy professionals informed and up-to-date in this complex and dynamic area of laws and regulations.

What You Will Learn:

  • The latest U.S. federal and state legislation, regulations, decisions and policy initiatives regarding privacy and security
  • Developments in international data protection law and their impact on U.S. companies, including the new EU Data Protection Regulation and developments in Asia-Pacific countries and Latin America
  • Current consumer privacy enforcement priorities of the FTC andstate attorneys general
  • Information privacy and security issues raised by technology trends, such as the emerging mobile computing ecosystem, cloud computing, social networking, big data and analytics
  • How the developing federal cybersecurity framework will affect private sector businesses
  • Addressing privacy and data security risks in transactions, such as outsourcing, cloud computing and acquisitions
  • Latest developments in workplace privacy law, including NLRB and EEOC guidance
  • Ethical and cyber-risk management issues for lawyers in using information technology
  • Evolving online data collection and marketing techniques and their impact on privacy law

Mayer Brown partner Rebecca Eisner will speak on a panel titled “Cybersecurity and Privacy in Deals: Managing Cyber Risk in M&A, Outsourcing, Cloud Services and other Commercial Transactions.”
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