EU and International Privacy
Our Privacy practitioners advise clients on international privacy and data protection issues related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations and other regulatory investigations including those by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm has also provided substantial advice to clients regarding privacy and information law issues that arise in connection with internal investigations and civil discovery access to documents and witnesses that are located outside of the U.S. We believe that we have developed creative solutions to some of the legal dilemmas posed by foreign data protection and “blocking” statutes (working with appropriate national counsel as necessary or appropriate).
Our lawyers advise clients on the full range of federal and state privacy and information practices matters affecting financial institutions. Our lawyers represent and advise clients with respect to Title V of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act (as amended by the FACT Act), the CAN-SPAM Act, the Right to Financial Privacy Act, federal and state telemarketing laws and federal and state data security and data breach laws, among other laws. We also advise on transborder data transfers from the EU to the U.S. Our lawyers also participate on behalf of clients in the financial privacy federal legislative and regulatory process, such as in connection with the enactment and implementation of the FACT Act.