The Ninth Edition of The Privacy, Data Protection and Cybersecurity Law Review is Now Available

The ninth edition of The Privacy, Data Protection and Cybersecurity Law Review provides a global overview of the legal and regulatory regimes governing data privacy and security, and covers areas such as data processors’ obligations, data subject rights, data transfers and localization, best practices for minimizing cyber risk, public and private enforcement, and an outlook for future developments. Several lawyers from Sidley’s global Privacy and Cybersecurity practice have contributed to this publication. See the chapters below for a closer look at this developing area of law.

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Sidley Adds Partners Seale and Wilan to Growing Cybersecurity Practice

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Sidley announced today that Jennifer Seale and Jonathan Wilan have joined as partners in the firm’s Privacy and Cybersecurity practice in Washington, D.C. Ms. Seale and Mr. Wilan join Sidley from Baker McKenzie where they played key roles in the Global Cybersecurity practice. (more…)

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Data Regulation Ramps Up in Europe: DMA, DSA, and the UK Online Safety Bill

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Since the EU announced its Digital and Data Strategy in February 2020, the European Commission has released several legislative proposals to regulate digital platforms and services, including with respect to access and the use of data. Included within the proposals are the Digital Markets Act (DMA) and the Digital Services Act (DSA).

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Market Leading Cybersecurity and National Security Lawyers David Lashway and John Woods Join Sidley in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. – Sidley announced today that David Lashway and John Woods have joined as partners in the firm’s Privacy and Cybersecurity practice in Washington, D.C. Mr. Lashway and Mr. Woods join Sidley from Baker McKenzie where they started and led the global cybersecurity practice group for over 10 years.

“David and John’s industry leading knowledge and global experience provide a rare viewpoint of the current geopolitical risks in the world today and will have an immediate and positive impact on our broad range of client representations,” said Stephen Cohen, global practice leader of the Regulatory and Enforcement group and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. “By adding these two global market leaders, we are expanding our expertise to better support our clients with the ever growing risks associated with national security and cybersecurity matters across our multi-disciplinary practices.” (more…)

Chambers 2022 Global Practice Guides for Data Protection & Privacy and Cybersecurity Available

The updated 2022 Chambers Global Practice Guides for Data Protection & Privacy and Cybersecurity, edited by Alan Charles Raul, are available now, covering important developments across the globe and offering insightful legal commentary for businesses.  (more…)

Privacy by Design and Data Minimisation

*This article was first published by Global Data Review in March 2022.

“Privacy by design” refers to the practice of integrating and embedding privacy and data protection into the development and implementation of information technology systems, business practices and policies, and products and applications. (more…)

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Data Protection in Financial Services Week 2022

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From February 28-March 3, Sidley and OneTrust DataGuidance hosted their annual Data Protection in Financial Services (DPFS) Week, a series of webinars looking at the impacts of data privacy across the financial sector. Industry speakers covered a range of issues including:

  • How the latest privacy and cybersecurity developments in Europe and the U.S. have impacted financial services
  • How new and existing privacy and cyber requirements intersect with finance-specific regulation
  • What financial organizations can do to keep ahead of the curve in the ever-evolving data privacy and cyber landscape
  • How to deal with and manage the key issues for 2022, such as AI, data governance, and international transfers

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Leading Antitrust and Consumer Protection Lawyer Sean Royall Joins Sidley

Dallas and Washington, D.C. – Sidley is pleased to announce that Sean Royall has joined the firm as a partner in the firm’s Dallas and Washington, D.C. offices. Sean’s practice focuses on antitrust and consumer protection litigation and government investigations. He joins Sidley from Kirkland & Ellis, where he was a partner in their Antitrust and Competition practice. Sean also previously served at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), as the Deputy Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Competition. Sean will become a co-leader of the firm’s global Antitrust and Consumer Protection litigation and investigations practice. (more…)

The Eighth Edition of The Privacy, Data Protection and Cybersecurity Law Review is Now Available

The eighth edition of The Privacy, Data Protection and Cybersecurity Law Review takes a look at the evolving global privacy, data protection, and cybersecurity landscape in a time of unique workplace challenges, new dimensions to cybercrime, significant new data protection regimes coming into effect around the world, and increased scrutiny from regulators, Boards of Directors and customers. Several lawyers from Sidley’s global Privacy and Cybersecurity practice have contributed to this publication. See the chapters below for a closer look at this developing area of law. (more…)

Governance Challenges 2021–2022: Digital Transformation Oversight

Privacy and cybersecurity concerns are expanding, and with them the proliferation of laws and regulations. Boards play a key role in ensuring that companies are positioned to comply with various jurisdictional requirements, that they understand and mitigate related risks, and that they are well-prepared to play a key role in response to security breaches and incidents. (more…)

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