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Senior DOJ and National Security Official John P. Carlin Joins Paul, Weiss in Washington, D.C.

John P. Carlin has joined Paul, Weiss as co-head of the Cybersecurity & Data Protection practice and as a partner in the Litigation Department. He will be resident in Washington, D.C.

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Events

Jeh Johnson and John Carlin to Discuss the Evolving Cybersecurity Landscape in Paul, Weiss Webinar

Co-heads of the Global Cybersecurity & Data Protection practice Jeh Johnson and John Carlin will participate in a webinar, “Navigating the Evolving Cybersecurity Landscape: Insider Insights,” hosted by Paul, Weiss.

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Events

John Carlin to Address French-American Foundation Cyber Security Conference

Litigation partner John Carlin is a featured speaker at the French-American Foundation Cyber Security Conference.

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Publications

NYDFS Proposes Updated Cybersecurity Regulation

The New York State Department of Financial Services recently proposed updates to its cybersecurity regulations. If finalized, the updates would significantly increase the obligations of NYDFS-regulated entities to report cybersecurity events and protect consumer data.

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Events

John Carlin to Lead Closing Keynote Session at Aspen Cyber Summit

Litigation partner John Carlin will lead the closing keynote session at the Aspen Institute’s 2022 Aspen Cyber Summit.

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Publications

John Carlin Discusses Evolution of Cybersecurity at the DOJ and His Move to Paul, Weiss With The Washington Post

Litigation partner John Carlin was featured in a Q+A in The Washington Post’s latest issue of “The Cybersecurity 202” newsletter.

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Events

John Carlin to Discuss Cyber Resiliency for Audit Committees in EY Webcast

Litigation partner John Carlin will participate in a webcast panel, “How audit committees can strengthen cyber resiliency, crisis preparedness and corporate governance,” hosted by Ernst & Young as part of its “Better Questions for Boards” webcast series.

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Publications

Biden Issues Executive Order to Implement U.S. Commitments Under the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework

President Biden recently issued an executive order directing the steps the U.S. will take to implement commitments agreed to under the European Union-U.S. Data Privacy Framework. 

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Events

Jeannie Rhee to Discuss Practicing National Security Law in ABA Webinar

Litigation partner Jeannie Rhee will participate in a webinar, “Practicing National Security Law in Law Firms,” presented by the ABA’s Women in National Security Law program. Jeannie will discuss what the practice of national security law looks like today and provide guidance for those considering law firm practice.

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Publications

FTC Conducts Public Forum On “Commercial Surveillance” and Data Security

The FTC recently held a public forum concerning what it described as “commercial surveillance” and lax data security practices by companies. The public forum was intended to help the FTC determine whether it should proceed with rulemaking under Section 18 of the FTC act to address these practices. 

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Publications

Harris Fischman and Steve Herzog Publish NYLJ Analysis on the SEC’s Increasing Focus on Cybersecurity

Litigation partner Harris Fischman and counsel Steve Herzog co-wrote an analysis on the expansion of cyber-related SEC enforcement actions, published in the New York Law Journal on July 20.

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Firm News

Secretary Johnson and Other Former National Security Officials Raise Alarm Over Tech Antitrust Bill

Litigation partner Jeh Johnson and other former senior intelligence, defense and homeland security officials drafted an open letter calling for a national security review of recent congressional tech legislation.

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Awards & Recognition

Jeannie Rhee Shortlisted for “Privacy & Data Protection Lawyer of the Year” in Euromoney Women in Business Law Awards

Litigation partner Jeannie Rhee has been shortlisted for “Privacy & Data Protection Lawyer of the Year” in Euromoney’s 2022 Women in Business Law America Awards.

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