Please join us for the fourth in a series of programs focused on 2019 blockchain developments. This webinar will discuss legal, regulatory and other considerations for smart contracts. Lawyers from Sidley’s blockchain, investment funds and global finance practices will discuss:
- The blockchain technology behind smart contracts
- The legal validity of
Women in Privacy™ or WIP™ invites you to join our networking event featuring a roundtable discussion of the latest data protection and privacy hot topics followed by a drinks reception.
The Women in Privacy networking group is for data protection and privacy professionals and aims to provide a platform for … Read More
William Long, partner and global co-leader of Sidley’s Privacy and Cybersecurity practice, has been working on global data privacy and information security matters for a number of years. In particular, William advises international clients on a wide variety of General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (‘GDPR’), data protection, cybersecurity … Read More
Your website is essential to your online business. By developing and presenting an online presence, however, you take on legal obligations to your users. It is, therefore, a timely exercise to stop and take stock of your terms and conditions in light of recent developments in the law, consumer expectations, … Read More
We held our 5th Annual Privacy and Cybersecurity Roundtable on May 1, in Washington, D.C. The event featured the Chair of the European Data Protection Board Andrea Jelinek and FTC Commissioner Noah Phillips. Other government speakers represented the White House, UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office, and staff members from the U.S. … Read More
The updated 2019 Chambers Global Practice Guide for Data Protection & Cybersecurity is available, covering important developments across the globe and bringing expert legal commentary for businesses particularly involved in the life sciences sector.… Read More
On January 25, 2019, the European Commission published a statement to mark Data Protection Day (January 28, 2019) which, this year, comes eight months after the entry into force of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) on May 25, 2018.
The statement indicates that the European Commission considers the GDPR … Read More
*This article first appeared in the Hill.com on November 19, 2018
With the House having now flipped, policy consensus in Congress is not likely to get any easier. But there is one subject around which countries, companies, consumers and, yes, even Congress is increasingly converging. That issue is privacy. The … Read More