Emerging Standards in Privacy and Data Protection:
Worldwide Developments, Trends, and Practical Applications

May 7 - New York
May 8 - Chicago

The Privacy & Security Group at Mayer Brown invites you to attend a complimentary, half-day session focusing on privacy and security standards, trends, and best practices. Our presenters are experienced lawyers who have represented clients in a range of privacy and security matters around the world.

At This Session You Will:

  • Learn of the latest developments, key issues, and compliance and risk management suggestions
  • Receive valuable knowledge and practical suggestions to implement in your organization
  • Interact with peers who are responsible for privacy compliance
  • Receive CLE credit for this complimentary program

Program Agenda

Emerging Privacy and Security Standards in the US
John Mancini, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP - New York
Jeff Taft, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP - Washington, DC

  • Recent developments and key issues in privacy and data security
  • Emerging standards and obligations in the US
  • Strategies for compliance, enforcement and litigation
  • Case study discussion - what companies are doing to protect customer data and to respond to unauthorized access

Going to Asia: Mayer Brown
Sara Or, Partner, Mayer Brown - Hong Kong

  • Update on privacy laws in China and Hong Kong
  • Brief overview of privacy developments in other Asian markets
  • Movement of personal data into or out of China or Hong Kong

EU Privacy Developments
Mark Prinsley, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP - London
Martin Braun, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP - Frankfurt

  • Increasing scope of privacy legislation in Europe
  • EU Privacy legislation and Sarbanes Oxley compliance
  • Sanctions for non compliance with EU privacy legislation
  • Movement of personal data out of the EU
  • The EU privacy agenda - hard issues including RFID, search engines

Strategic Sourcing Practices: Securing Private Information and Data
Rebecca Eisner, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP - Chicago

  • Best practices in contracting for data protection and security
  • Putting the emerging standards into practice
  • Avoiding common contracting mistakes
  • Dealing with cross-border data - proper contracting for data transfer

New York
Wednesday, May 7, 2008
8:00 a.m. - Breakfast and Registration
8:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. - Program
Mayer Brown LLP
1675 Broadway

Thursday, May 8, 2008
8:30 a.m. - Breakfast and Registration
9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - Program
12:15 p.m. - Networking Lunch
Mayer Brown LLP
71 S. Wacker

For additional information please contact Sarah Reczek at 312 701 8493 or

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