By John Tomaszewski

About the Programme: In recent years, privacy and cybersecurity consistently hit the top of legal leaders’ lists of their biggest concerns. In fact, a recent Association of Corporate Counsel Chief Legal Officers Survey found that, when rating a list of items on their importance to the business, CLOs placed cybersecurity, regulation and compliance issues, and data privacy

Continue Reading Upcoming Event! Seyfarth Privacy Salon: Roundtable on Cross-Border Data Transfers, Privacy, and Cybersecurity

By Jason Priebe and Danny Riley

Seyfarth Synopsis: The European Union (EU)’s government organizations are just like any another entity trying to function in a world where global companies and even government entities are reliant on digital platforms for messaging and collaboration. For years, there has been debate about how platforms like Microsoft 365, formerly Office 365, could be deployed

Continue Reading Surprising Plot Twist: The European Data Protection Supervisor Reprimands the European Union for its use of Microsoft 365

By Kristine Argentine

Seyfarth Synopsis: Anyone following trends in consumer class action litigation will know that consumer privacy was a primary focus of the plaintiff’s bar in 2023. And there are no signs this uptick in consumer privacy claims is slowing any time soon. Although the claims center around use of tracking technology or analytics functions on consumer facing

Continue Reading Is the Video Privacy Protection Act Losing its Allure?

By Kristine Argentine

Seyfarth Synopsis: With so many companies being hauled into court in California based on claims that the functionalities on their website and use of service providers for marketing or analytics purposes violate consumer privacy rights, it is important to exhaust all possible defenses available to defendants. Late last year, the Ninth Circuit issued a ruling upholding a

Continue Reading Ninth Circuit Opinion Supports Personal Jurisdiction Defense for Interactive Websites

By Yana Komsitsky and Neeka Hodaie

Thursday, October 5, 2023
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. CT
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About the Program

Seyfarth is pleased to offer this Masterclass, hosted by Lexology, which is designed to familiarize in-house counsel and privacy professionals, in

Continue Reading Upcoming Webinar! How to Comply with and Unpack the Wide Reach of Washington’s My Health My Data Act

By Emily A. Dorner and Karla Grossenbacher,

Seyfarth Synopsis: Employers need to be aware of the significant changes that are on the horizon when the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) becomes operative on January 1, 2023. 

By way of background, in November of 2021, California residents voted to pass the CPRA, which affords California consumers heightened rights and
Continue Reading California Privacy Rights Act: Big Changes For Employers With Employees in California In 2023

Seyfarth Synopsis: On May 5, 2021, Seyfarth Shaw hosted a webinar entitled Passport to Normalcy: The Opportunities and Risks for Businesses in COVID Passports.

Speakers included: Andrea Serra, Project Lead with the World Economic Forum’s Mobility team, Marc Freedman, Vice President of Employment Policy with the Chamber of Commerce, Loren Gesinsky, Labor & Employment Partner with Seyfarth Shaw
Continue Reading Passport to Normalcy: The Opportunities and Risks for Businesses in COVID Passports

By Kevin Young and Anne Dana

Seyfarth Synopsis: Similar to mask mandates, COVID-19 passports—a means to prove one’s vaccination status—are becoming a political lightning rod in the United States. Where states like New York have viewed such passports as a viable tool for promoting safe in-person interactions, others, like Florida and Texas, have viewed them as an affront to privacy
Continue Reading Passport Rejected — A New Twist in the COVID-19 Passport Chapter

By Loren Gesinsky and Julia Gorham

Seyfarth Synopsis: For many private employers around the world, it might be too soon to know what COVID-19 passports, if any, they will recognize, encourage, or even require. They see far more risks than benefits in being early adopters given fast-evolving variations in infections, the availability of tests and vaccines, government guidance and
Continue Reading Early-Stage COVID-19 Passport Considerations for Employers

By Anne Dana, Loren Gesinsky, Julia Gorham, John Tomaszewski, and Kevin Young

Seyfarth Synopsis: “I can’t wait for things to return to normal.” We’ve all heard (and most of us have spoken) those words since the COVID-19 pandemic began over a year ago. Now, as the employer community inches closer to the time we longed
Continue Reading Legal Update: The Road to “Normal” is Filled With…COVID Passports?