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New Safe Harbor Agreement For EU Data Transfer Announced

European Union, USA - February 3 2016 Companies are relieved that there will now be a new Safe Harbor for cross-border transfer of personal data from Europe to the US. This announcement…

Natasha Ahmed, Alan D. Meneghetti, Thomas J. Smedinghoff

EU Cyber Security Directive (CSD) Introduces Cross Sector Data Breach Notification

European Union - December 18 2015 The European Parliament, the Council and the Commission have agreed on the first EU-wide legislation on cybersecurity. Under the new measure…

Natasha Ahmed, Theodore P. Augustinos, Bart W. Huffman, Alan D. Meneghetti, Thomas J. Smedinghoff

Retailers: beware of pitfalls in your card payment function

USA - November 19 2015 When a merchant uses, transmits, stores or outsources the credit card function, it is subject to a number of rules in the U.S., including the Payment…

Safe Harbor ruling: company considerations and near term strategies

European Union - October 28 2015 Following the landmark judgment of the CJEU on 6 October 2015, which declared the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor scheme invalid and allowed national supervisory…

Natasha Ahmed, Theodore P. Augustinos, Bart W. Huffman, Alan D. Meneghetti, Charles "Chuck" M. Salmon

New round of SEC cybersecurity examinations of financial service firms and their cyber controls

USA - September 22 2015 The Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (the OCIE) has just published a new Risk Alert on cyber risks and precautions identifying…

Baird Allis, Tom Bohac, Michael K. Renetzky