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Cyber incidents and data breaches can trigger serious and lasting reputational, legal and business harm. We help clients manage and respond to fast-moving cyber crisis situations, while advising them on effective, proactive strategies to reduce risk by preparing for a cyber incident before it occurs.

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The Cyberspace Solarium Commission’s Final Report and Recommendations Could Have Implications for Business

On March 11, 2020, the Cyberspace Solarium Commission (the “CSC” or the “Commission”)[1] published its Final Report,[2] which is the culmination of nearly a year of work, including approximately 30 meetings and 300 interviews.

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Mitigating Cybersecurity Risks Related to the Coronavirus

To limit the spread of COVID-19, many companies are implementing contingency plans for employees to work remotely. These steps may, however, inadvertently increase the risks of a data breach or other cyberattack. We suggest practical considerations to mitigate those risks.

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Jonathan Kanter Discusses Key Data Privacy Considerations with Nasdaq

In an interview with Nasdaq, litigation partner Jonathan Kanter discusses the importance of data privacy and why understanding how data is collected, managed and used is increasingly crucial for business success.

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Recent Cyber Attacks Target Asset Management Firms

A recent flurry of cyber attacks on asset managers should remind asset management firms and other financial institutions that they are attractive targets for cyber-exploitation and need to remain vigilant and institute appropriate preventative controls and monitoring procedures, as well as post-attack action plans.

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Google and YouTube Pay Record $170 Million Fine for Allegedly Violating Children’s Privacy Law in Settlement with the FTC and the New York Attorney General

On September 4, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) and the New York Attorney General’s Office (the “NYAG”) reached a record $170 million settlement with Google and YouTube for alleged violations of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”), a federal law that prohibits companies from collecting children’s personal information online without first notifying parents and obtaining their consent.

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Jeannie Rhee Joins Paul, Weiss From the Mueller Special Counsel's Office

Jeannie Rhee, a former U.S. Deputy Assistant Attorney General, is joining the firm as a partner in the Litigation Department.

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UK’s ICO Announces Significant Fines for GDPR Violations

On July 8 and 9, 2019, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) – the data protection authority of the United Kingdom – announced its intention to levy substantial fines against two companies for violations of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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Jeannie Rhee Quoted in Article on Importance of Data Privacy

Litigation partner Jeannie Rhee was quoted in a July 24 Tech Wire Asia article discussing the increase in regulatory and legal actions against organizations as global data privacy and protection standards have changed.

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