Thurs., Aug. 25, 2016 | 10:00-11:15 a.m. CT | Live MBHB Webinar via WebEx
The past year has seen a number of substantial developments in the field of data privacy, particularly in the European Union and in the EU’s interactions with the United States. As Europe further strengthened its privacy regime through the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), uncertainly about the application of European privacy laws arose due to the Schrems decision, the abrogation of the EU-US Safe Harbor program, the rejection of the first attempt to enact the Privacy Shield, questions about the viability of Privacy Shield version 2, and the decision of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. Far from being limited to the EU, however, the push for ever increasing data privacy rights has also given rise to significant developments in the Asia-Pacific and Latin American regions. These developments have been coupled with a proliferation of data localization laws further complicating the analysis of how to obtain, review and store data for purposes of litigation. Meanwhile, U.S. courts continued to apply the Aerospatiale factors in a manner that predominantly requires production of documents and data notwithstanding the potential conflict with foreign privacy laws. This webinar will provide a brief overview of the recent developments and specific analysis of:
Presenter(s): MBHB managing partner S. Richard Carden
NOTE: MCLE credit is not available for this archived recording.
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