Data Privacy and Security: A Practical Guide for In-House Counsel, 2017 Edition

David Zetoony published the 2017 edition of his handbook, Data Privacy and Security: A Practical Guide for In-House Counsel, on Jan. 28 – Data Privacy Day. The guide provides an overview of laws relevant to a variety of data matters topics, statistics that illustrate data privacy and security issues, and a breakdown of these data-related issues. Members of Bryan Cave’s Data Privacy and Security Team contributed to the publication. The 2016 guidebook was downloaded by more than 3,500 in-house attorneys. “We are extremely proud of the fact that it has become a desk reference for in-house attorneys worldwide,” Zetoony wrote. Click here to view the 2017 guide.

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Data Privacy and Security: A Practical Guide for In-House Counsel (2016)

David Zetoony’s Data Privacy and Security: A Practical Guide for In-House Counsel was published May 27 by Washington Legal Foundation (WLF) as part of its Contemporary Legal Note Series. WLF describes the publication as “a concise but comprehensive guidebook for navigating the daunting challenge of managing data-privacy and security compliance in today’s high-risk legal environment.” Members of Bryan Cave’s Data Privacy and Security Team contributed to this publication. Michael Kaplan, senior vice president, chief legal officer and chief compliance officer of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc., authored the foreword. Click here to view the guidebook.

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Credit Card Data Breaches: Protecting Your Company from the Hidden Surprises

Debit and credit cards are now the primary form of retail payment. One source estimates that 60 percent of all retail transactions involve a payment card – far surpassing cash or checks as the preferred method of payment. Most retailers do not realize, however, that by accepting credit cards, they expose themselves to the risk of a data security breach and significant potential costs and legal liabilities. David Zetoony and Courtney Stout’s whitepaper, Credit Card Data Breaches: Protecting Your Company from the Hidden Surprises, explains the key risks that a retailer faces following a data security breach of its payment card systems as well as the potential for addressing some of those risks through the purchase of cyber-insurance.

The whitepaper is divided into two parts with the first part assessing the risk to a retailer from a credit card data breach and the second addressing insurance coverage gaps…..ccdatabreach

2015 Data Breach Class Action Report

We are pleased to announce the 5th edition of our whitepaper discussing trends in data breach class action litigation.  The 2015 report provides the most comprehensive analysis of trends in complaint filings by industry, court, legal theory, and type of data breach . . .

 

2015 Data Breach Litigation Report

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Media reports about data security breaches have become an almost daily occurrence. Increased publicity reflects the simple fact that data breaches have grown in frequency and scope. Although statistics vary, last year there were approximately 1,465 incidents involving data loss. . .

Whitepaper: Data Privacy and Security Class Action Litigation Trends (Sept 2014)

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TCPA cases continue to predominate as the single largest category of data privacy or data security breach litigation. In terms of industries, there has been a significant uptick in complaints filed against debt collectors and a corresponding uptick in allegations that the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act has been violated. . .

 

Whitepaper: Data Privacy and Security Class Action Litigation Trends (June 2014)

 Data Litigation June 2014This quarter’s analysis of the types of complaints filed by the Plaintiffs’ bar, and the ways in which those complaints have been structured, shows an increase in class action filing and an ongoing evolution by the plaintiffs’ bar to identify the “right” strategy for obtaining damages or leveraging settlement value. The following are key findings concerning filings over this period (2014-Q1)…

 

Whitepaper: Data Privacy and Security Class Action Litigation Trends (Feb. 2014)

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This report analyzes data-related class action complaints filed against private entities between October and December 2013 (Q4). The following are key findings concerning complaints over this period . . .

 

White Paper: Data Privacy and Security Class Action Litigation Trends (Sept. 2013)

ClassActionLitigation Sept 2013This report analyzes class action complaints filed against private entities between January and June 2013 to help companies better understand the scope, and frequency, of data-related litigation . . .