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Hogan Lovells Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice ranked as the only Band 1 firm for Data Protection by Chambers Global

Chambers Global recently released its 2021 rankings and we are pleased to announce that Hogan Lovells’ Privacy and Cybersecurity (PaC) practice is the only group to have received Band ...


To pay or not to pay: Another regulator weighs in on the decision to pay a ransom

Ransomware victims face a nearly impossible decision: pay criminals holding their business hostage or refuse and face possible crippling consequences. This decision requires careful...

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Life sciences and health care horizons 2021

Companies in the life sciences and health care industry navigated unparalleled challenges in 2020. The pandemic forced the development and adoption of new technologies and innovations...


CPRA countdown: New compliance obligations and challenges around “sensitive personal information”

As we have previously highlighted, the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) creates a new category of personal information, called “sensitive personal information.” W...


Virginia poised to enact comprehensive consumer privacy law

Virginia is on track to be the second U.S. state to enact comprehensive consumer privacy legislation. Both the Virginia House of Delegates and the Virginia Senate have passed nearly...


Fifth Circuit Vacates $4.3M Penalty Against MD Anderson Related to Data Losses

There has been a significant development in the ongoing debate regarding the scope of the authority of the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) Office for Civil...


HHS proposes changes to key provisions of the HIPAA Privacy Rule

HIPAA Privacy Rule changes that have the potential to significantly impact patients, covered entities, and business associates were proposed by the Department of Health and Human Services...


Treasury Department issues ransomware guidance in response to significant uptick in ransomware attacks

In response to the significant rise in ransomware attacks since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and just in time for Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the Department of the Treasury’s ...


California Governor vetoes bill to establish the Genetic Information Privacy Act

California’s “Genetic Information Privacy Act” (SB 980), vetoed on September 25, 2020 by Governor Gavin Newsom, would have established obligations for direct-to-consumer...

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