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Past Event
11 July 2016 - 12 July 2016


  • Rebecca S. Eisner
    T +1 312 701 8577

PLI's 17th Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law


Hotel Allegro Chicago
171 West Randolph Street
Chicago, Illinois 60601

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.

Why You Should Attend

  • 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 and  state 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

Special Features

  • Earn one hour of CLE Ethics credit
  • Earn Continuing Privacy Education credit

Mayer Brown partner Rebecca S. Eisner will speak on a panel titled “Managing Deal-related Cyber Risk: Due Diligence in M&A Deals and Third Party Service Provider Arrangements.”

For more information or to register, please visit the event website.

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