Tag Archives: Data Protection

Adam Snukal Speaks to Jerusalem Post on Worldwide Privacy Post-GDPR

Adam Snukal, shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Intellectual Property & Technology Practice in Tel Aviv, recently spoke to The Jerusalem Post on the implications and possible future effects of the EU’s General Protection Data Regulation. Read the full interview here.… Continue Reading

California Governor Signs Consumer Privacy Act of 2018

Governor Brown has just signed the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018. The new law, which has numerous similarities with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), will take effect on Jan. 1, 2020. The law was passed on an expedited schedule to block a similar initiative that had garnered enough signatures to qualify for the ballot. … Continue Reading

Israeli Homeland Security Summit for Secure Facilities in NYC on May 18 and Philadelphia on May 19

Greenberg Traurig hosted (in NYC) and participated (in Philadelphia) in the Israeli Homeland Security Summit for Secure Facilities on May 18 in NY and May 19 in Philadelphia.   The delegation consisted of leading Israeli homeland security/cybersecurity companies in industries including: Communication Technologies, Video Analysis and Surveillance, Facial Recognition, Perimeter Security, Command and Control, and Drugs … Continue Reading

May 17: Securing Critical Infrastructure Breakfast

Tuesday, May 17th 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Please join the Israel Economic Mission, the Israeli Export and International Cooperation Institute for a breakfast and roundtable discussion on security challenges facing critical infrastructure and current technological solutions for addressing them. This intimate gathering will provide an opportunity to network with some of Israel’s most advanced … Continue Reading

EU General Data Protection Regulation: What Impact for Businesses Established Outside the EU

The 261-page final draft of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which replaces Directive 95/46/EC (Directive), was formally approved by the EU Parliament on April 14, 2016. The document is expected to be published in the Official Journal of the European Union (EU) in June, and to enter into force 20 days thereafter. The … Continue Reading

WP29: Thumbs Down to Draft EU-US Privacy Shield

In a 58-page opinion published April 13, 2016, the influential European Union Article 29 Working Party (WP29), which includes representatives of the data protection authorities of the 28 EU Member States, expressed significant concerns with respect to the terms of the proposed EU-US Privacy Shield that is intended to replace the EU-US Safe Harbor. The … Continue Reading
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