Julie Engbloom and Darin Sands co-authored the U.S. Section of the World Law Group’s (WLG) 2016 edition of the Global Guide to Data Breach Notifications (“Guide”). The chapter outlines115521_0_Data Breach Guide Cover 2016 data breach notification laws and requirements, applicable data protection laws and guidelines, and the legal ramifications of a data breach incident. In addition, Engbloom and Sands, Co-chairs of the Privacy and Data Security Practice Group, with assistance from Attorneys Laura Richardson, Cozette Tran-Caffee and Hans Huggler, provided a comprehensive legal review of the entire Guide. The Guide is available here.
The WLG is a network of 54 leading independent law firms with more than 350 offices in major commercial centers worldwide. WLG member firms comprise more than 18,000 lawyers working in a comprehensive range of practice and industry specialties. The WLG’s Privacy and Data Protection Group is comprised of lawyers in the WLG’s member firms worldwide who have data protection, privacy and related compliance work as a focus of their practice. The group’s goal is to enhance the provision of relevant and seamless client services, including cross-border data transfers, privacy risk assessment and data breach services to multinational entities, and to develop proactive compliance procedures and techniques.
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