CCPA and Other Potential State Laws – New Burdens on Medical Research and De-Identified Data?

Evolving state law is undermining the legal foundation governing medical research. Because CCPA neither exempts all federally permissible medical research, nor recognizes HIPAA de-identification, we expect the law to burden research with significant legal complexities and delays. This session will explain current research uses of HIPAA de-identified data, review CCPA de-identification and research provisions, analyze…

Challenges for Digital Advertising and Marketing in the Face of the CCPA and Other State Laws

This panel will focus on the particular challenges posed to digital advertisers, marketers, data brokers, publishers, and those who use their services by the CCPA and other state laws that impose new notice, disclosure, and use restrictions.  Panelists will also discuss strategies the industry and its clients are developing to respond to these challenges. Natasha…

The Robocall Epidemic: Leveraging Technology and Legislative Solutions to Maintain Cell Phone Privacy

The explosion in robocalls—nearly 5 billion per month — driven by technological advances has allowed anyone using an Internet-based phone system to make cheap virtually untraceable calls worldwide.  So while bipartisanship is rare these days, the epidemic has driven the Federal Communication Commission and the Congress to action to stop the scourge of illegal and…

Is the GDPR Working?

After 18 months, how does the balance sheet for the GDPR look? This session will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the GDPR, and identify practical do’s and don’t’s for companies. Stefan Brink, Data Protection Commissioner, Baden-Wuerttemberg Niko Härting, Partner, HÄRTING Rechtsanwälte (Germany) Jon Neiditz, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton   Room Readings:

When Working with Third Parties – It’s a Rocky Road

Companies are increasingly engaging with and relying on different flavors of third parties.  New privacy regulations, shifting cybersecurity threats, and frequent data breaches have created a challenging third-party risk landscape, especially for financial organizations, where the information held and shared is among the most sensitive and highly regulated. This session will explore different approaches and…

Evolving Privacy Issues in Research with Human Participants at Home and Abroad

In a society increasingly focused on big data analytics, the role of research is critical to society benefiting from big data. At the same time, privacy issues across the research spectrum are raising a new series of both practical and legal challenges.  This session will explore the evolving landscape for privacy protection in research, both…

CCPA, New US Privacy Laws and Interest Based Advertising

Join a conversation moderated by BakerHostetler partner Alan Friel with representatives from the Network Advertising Initiative and the Internet Advertising Bureau about the challenges to the third party digital advertising ecosystem posed by the California Consumer Privacy Act and proposed privacy legislation and how the advertising industry is responding. Alan Friel, Partner, BakerHostetler Leigh Freund,…