Privacy, Data Security and Information Management

A complex web of evolving privacy and data security laws and regulations affects corporate activities and business transactions throughout the world. Our Global Privacy, Data Security and Information Management Practice Group regularly advises on privacy compliance, data security and cross-border data transfers in jurisdictions around the world. We advise clients on data privacy, security and information management issues in wide range of industry sectors, including insurance and financial services, healthcare, technology and Internet services, media, advertising, public utilities and energy.

Representative Projects and Services

  • Privacy and data security compliance assessments 
  • Corporate information security policies
  • Protection of corporate trade secrets and other information assets
  • Data security breach prevention and response programs, and breach investigations 
  • Corporate employee policies for computer, IT systems and Internet use
  • Global employee and customer privacy compliance programs for multinational businesses
  • Cross-border data transfers in global transactions, including M&A, outsourcing, restructuring and data center consolidations 
  • Advice on compliance with data privacy and fair-trade regulations in direct, interactive, online marketing, and in social media
  • Responding to government requests for corporate data
  • Advising clients on compliance with GINA (Genetic Information Non-discrimination Act)

Our lawyers advise clients over the full range of state, federal and international data privacy and security laws, including financial and healthcare privacy, breach notification and identity theft laws, online marketing and anti-spam laws, children’s online privacy, US Safe Harbor and other EU Data Directive compliance requirements and education privacy.

Representative Clients

  • Ace Insurance N.A.
  • AIG Consumer Finance Group, Inc.
  • Fidelity National Information Services
  • Fairfax Holdings
  • Gen Re
  • Health Risk Management Solutions
  • McKinsey
  • Pennsylvania Power & Light
  • Unilever
  • Zurich N.A.

Experience by Country

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practice and representative matters