You’re Invited: Privacy Talks – Session 3 – Overview of Privacy Enforcement Actions in the US and EU

Join cyber/data/privacy vice chair and partner Patrick Van Eecke, partner, Tiana Demas and associate, Claire Blakey on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 from 9:00 am – 10:00 am Pacific Standard Time as they discuss “Overview of Privacy Enforcement Actions in the US and EU.” The lawyers will address the following questions: […]

Cooley Privacy Talks: UK Privacy Update

This post relates to Cooley’s Privacy Talks series – a webinar program featuring Cooley practitioners discussing practical guidance and best practices around managing data protection-related issues. Sessions range from the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) – and all the other new data protection frameworks […]

French Data Protection Authority CNIL on a Hunt for Cookies

France’s data protection authority (CNIL) has proved again its determination to continue its enforcement strategy by issuing some 30 new formal notices to comply with its new guidelines on cookies on December 14, 2021. Previously, about 60 organizations were served with formal notices for not allowing website visitors to refuse […]

36-Hour Breach Notification Rule to Go into Effect for Banking Organizations

On November 18, 2021, three US agencies – the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the Federal Reserve Board (FRB) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) – issued a joint rule concerning computer-security incident notifications, which will go into effect on April 1, 2022, with a full […]

‘Inbox Advertising’: Direct Marketing Rules Apply to Ads in Email Inboxes

On November 25, 2021, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) held in the case C-102/20 that the display of advertising messages in a form similar to an actual email among others in an inbox constitutes an electronic mail for direct marketing purposes. Hence, rules on direct marketing […]

China’s New National Privacy Law: The PIPL

As the world continues to work from home in the wake of COVID-19, and companies lean on online technologies to conduct their businesses and service their customers, the People’s Republic of China (home to the most online users in the world), is one of the latest countries to pass a […]

New Standard Contractual Clauses: 10 Things You Need to Know

On the third anniversary of the General Data Protection Regulation, Cooley launched a series of webinar focused on the GDPR. The GDPR permits the transfer of data from the European Union and the European Economic Area (EEA) to third countries using standard contractual clauses (SCCs), which are a useful mechanism […]

Cybersecurity: SEC Enforcement, Disclosure Controls and Risk Factor Disclosure

With the new leadership at the Securities and Exchange Commission, industry commentators expect the Division of Enforcement to be more aggressive in several arenas, including public company disclosure of cybersecurity incidents. While this has been a stated focus of the SEC for more than 10 years, enforcement cases relating to […]

Data Processing Agreements: The 10 Most Important Considerations

On the third anniversary of the General Data Protection Regulation, Cooley launched a series of webinars focused on the GDPR. A data processing agreement (DPA) is used by controllers and processors to formalize their data process arrangements as required by the GDPR. Our third webinar covers what we believe are […]

Appointing a Data Protection Officer: 10 Common Mistakes

On the third anniversary of the General Data Protection Regulation, Cooley launched a series of webinars focused on the GDPR. As set out in the GDPR, the data protection officer (DPO) plays a crucial role in the data privacy landscape, so our second webinar covers what we consider to be […]