All posts by Cooley

Will BA, Marriott Have to Pay UK ICO’s Huge Breach Fines? We Look at What’s Next.

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued Notices of Intent (NOI) to fine British Airways (for £183m) and US hotel group Marriott (for £99m) for breaches of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Assuming that fines are ultimately issued, these will be the first fines to be issued […]

Creating Data-Powered Products and Services in the Age of Privacy

On Friday, June 14, Cooley’s cyber/data/privacy practice will be hosting an event focused on the use of data in the development of products and services in our New York office. The intense focus on privacy in the US and globally has raised pressure on businesses that use personal data to create […]

Cooley Launches CCPA Resource Page

To help organizations understand and prepare for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Cooley’s cyber/data/privacy team has launched a CCPA resource page, including FAQs, a compliance checklist, recordings of our CCPA webcasts, links to our CCPA blog coverage and more. We welcome your ideas for CCPA topics that you think […]

The End of Auto Insurance As We Know It: How Big Data Will Reshape the Future of the Autonomous Vehicle Insurance Market

Despite the recent wave of articles forecasting that the rise of autonomous vehicles will lead to a decline in auto insurance premiums, we believe it is more accurate to say that the advent of self-driving cars will cause the personal auto insurance policy, as we know it, to disappear at […]

Cooley’s Michael Rhodes Joins 41 California Privacy Experts Urging Major Changes to the California Consumer Privacy Act

Michael Rhodes, chair of Cooley’s cyber/data/privacy practice, joins 41 California privacy lawyers, professionals and professors urging major changes to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Led by Santa Clara University School of Law professor, Eric Goldman, the group is urging the legislature to address six significant issues posed by the […]

Notes from first CCPA Public Forum in San Francisco

On Tuesday in San Francisco, the California Department of Justice (“DOJ”) held its first of six public forums on the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) before a packed room of industry representatives and public citizens. The forums are intended to fulfill the Attorney General’s mandate under CCPA to […]

Data Law in a Global Digital Economy

On November 9, the NYU Law Review, the Guarini Institute for Global Legal Studies and the Institute for International Law and Justice at NYU School of Law will host Data Law in a Global Digital Economy. The symposium will examine how law does, should, or can affect data ownership, concentration, […]