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Farella Braun + Martel Launches Privacy and Cybersecurity Group

June 21, 2016 Announcement

Farella recently launched a multi-disciplinary Privacy and Cybersecurity Group representing clients in data security breaches and other cyber-related matters.  We have represented clients in suspected data security breaches and are well-versed in the law, data security concerns and compliance issues that companies are grappling with.  We also have deep experience reviewing and negotiating cyber insurance policies for our clients. 

We invite you to visit our group’s webpage, which lists our current members and describes our group in more depth.  Please feel free to contact us for more information. Connect with us on LinkedIn at Tyler Gerking and Tony Schoenberg.

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CLA IP Section Technology, Internet, and Privacy Law Interest Group

With only a month and a half to go before Attorney General enforcement, Sushila Chanana, of Farella, Braun + Martel, will discuss the private right of action under the CCPA and some patterns that have...

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Best Practices for Highly Effective Relationships Between In-House and Outside Counsel (Webinar)

Sushila Chanana, and panel, will provide practical tips for building and fostering highly effective working relationships between in-house and outside counsel in order to optimize communications, work product, and business development efforts.

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Threat of Cyberattack by Iran Still Critical, Experts Say

Insurance Recovery Partner Tyler Gerking commented in  The Wall Street Journal article "Threat of Cyberattack by Iran Still Critical, Experts Say." In the article, Tyler said that such direct actions by a nation-state against...

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Cyber Insurance Demand Heats Up As COVID-19 Hacks Rise

Tyler Gerking spoke to Law360 for the article "Cyber Insurance Demand Heats Up As COVID-19 Hacks Rise." As far as insurance coverage being available for fines and penalties that arise out of privacy and data security laws such as...

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Reopening Plans and Recommended Protocols Beg New Privacy Issues

While far from getting us back to any kind of normal that predated the COVID-19 pandemic, states have begun to relax lockdown requirements and some previously closed “nonessential” businesses are returning to operations. With...

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Federal “COVID-19 Consumer Data Protection Act” Proposed

A group of Republican senators has proposed a new privacy law to govern the collection and use of certain personal information thought to be both important and at risk during the current coronavirus crisis...

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Senate Democrats Release Competing COVID-19 Privacy Bill

Democratic Senators Richard Blumenthal and Mark Warner have introduced the  Public Health Emergency Privacy Act  in response to  the bill of the same subject released by Senate Republicans  (the  COVID-19 Consumer Data Protection Act...

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Signatures Submitted for Inclusion of New California Privacy Law on November Ballot

Californians for Consumer Privacy has announced that it has secured and submitted enough signatures to qualify its California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”) for inclusion on California’s November 2020 ballot. Alistair Mactaggart, the architect behind...

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In Novel Case, Insurer Sues Own Law Firm After Data Breach

Tyler Gerking was quoted in the Law360 article "In Novel Case, Insurer Sues Own Law Firm After Data Breach." In the article Tyler said, "This case shows some of the hazards that all companies face...

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California’s New Privacy Law Draws Attention From Nonprofits

Nate Garhart was quoted in "California's New Privacy Law Draws Attention From Nonprofits" in the Chronicle of Philanthropy . In the article, Nate advises nonprofits to get out ahead of any forthcoming privacy regulations...

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