On Monday, May 16, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its highly anticipated opinion in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, a case that examined the question of whether a plaintiff who ...25 May 2016
Top Tier: Hogan Lovells Global Privacy and Data Protection Practice Ranked Highest by Chambers
Chambers Global has just been released, and we are pleased to report that the Hogan Lovells privacy and data protection practice has been ranked in the exclusive top tier of only five firms in the world. This recognition is gratifying and we appreciate the recognition from our clients and the profession of the Hogan Lovells' teamwork, responsiveness, and work product. We also congratulate our colleagues at the other ranked firms. Together, we have made a once obscure practice area a critical service for organizations, for whom data and proper handling of data is essential.
Here is an excerpt from the Chambers Global guide:
This team enters the top band this year having earned widespread praise for the calibre of its global practitioners. Sources are also struck by the team's continued international expansion. The group acts on issues including multi-jurisdictional outsourcing, data transfers, data collection and internal compliance. It also advises major multinationals on international crisis incidents and related notification obligations.
The French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) has announced its inspections program topics for 2016, with health data, flight passengers’ data, and data used for marketing and Internet...20 May 2016