Mind the Gap: Navigating Data Privacy and Security Policies

May 24, 2012


McGuireWoods LLP
11 Pilgrim Street
London, United Kingdom

5 Accredited CPD hours
SRA CPD Ref.: 3411/GRMR

A current analysis of the rules, standards, laws and trends impacting on corporate data security and privacy policies, requirements and procedures. Former Assistant U.S. Attorney and McGuireWoods Data Privacy and Security Team leader William J. Cook discussed specific U.S. security regulatory protocols (SEC, HIPAA and PCI) and their impact on the EU, including consequences of inadequate policies and noncompliance, and proactive measures to minimize the risk of costly security breaches. The event also explored cybercrime liability trends, the impact of international data transfers, safe harbor privacy principles and binding corporate rules, and the hot topic of BYOD (bring your own device), among others. Cook was joined by team members from our London and Brussels offices to bring you their analysis of this critical and ever-changing area of the law.

Guest Speaker

  • Daniel Johns. Senior Policy Advisor, Data Protection, UK Ministry of Justice