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Sheppard Mullin's Nota Bene

Explore how today’s international legal headlines will affect your global business on Nota Bene, a weekly podcast for the C-Suite by the Sheppard Mullin law firm. Join host, international competition partner Michael P.A. Cohen, as he and his expert guests explore how the law and trends intersect while providing insights and strategies for succeeding as a global business in this new world economic order. Tune in each week for conversations covering topics ranging from blockchain technology and the disappearing workforce, to navigating international trade wars, and the effects of the EU’s billion dollar competition fines on technology companies, and much more.

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Keeping Up with Privacy Laws Affecting Your Business with Liisa Thomas [NB 025]

Privacy varies widely across borders and within nations. The norms and expectations of privacy even vary across demographics and generations. So how can multinationals keep up with changes in privacy law and compliance requirements? Joining me to share her insight on privacy and cybersecurity issues is Liisa Thomas. Liisa Thomas, a partner based in the firm’s Chicago and London offices, is Practice Group Leader of the Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice. Liisa is the author of a definitive treatise on data breach, Thomas on Data Breach: A Practical Guide to Handling Worldwide Data Breach Notification, and she is a contributor to the Sheppard Mullin Eye on Privacy blog. What We Discuss in This Episode: When does the CCPA go into effect and when will it be enforced? What types of disclosure does the new privacy law in California require of organizations? The two approaches that privacy legislation entail Is there a difference between information ownership and information use? In a simplified way, what are the basics of U.S. privacy law requirements? What is the European Union’s GDPR law? Why should tech companies (or companies that use a lot of technology) and companies that suffered data breaches be the most concerned with GDPR compliance? What tools exist to help companies identify consumers (and why is that necessary)? Why it’s important for companies to discuss information protection How are privacy laws being enforced on the State and Federal levels? What affect do politics have on the enforcement of privacy laws? Where should you focus your attention, a business leader, at this very moment? Contact Information: Liisa’s Sheppard Mullin attorney profile lmthomas@sheppardmullin.com Blog – www.eyeonprivacy.com Thank you for listening! Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE to the show to receive every new episode delivered straight to your podcast player every Wednesday. If you enjoyed this episode, please help us get the word out about this podcast. Rate and Review this show in Apple Podcasts, Stitcher Radio, or Google Play. It helps other listeners find this show. Be sure to connect with us and reach out with any questions/concerns: LinkedIn Facebook Twitter Sheppard Mullin website This podcast is for informational and educational purposes only. It is not to be construed as legal advice specific to your circumstances. If you need help with any legal matter, be sure to consult with an attorney regarding your specific needs.


27 Feb 2019

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