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Privacy and Information Security Committee

 Section of Antitrust Law

Privacy and Information Security Committee


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Welcome to the Privacy and Information Security Committee homepage. The field of privacy and data security law is extremely dynamic because of the quick pace of technological and business innovation. Our goal is to provide our members with timely updates and analysis about key developments in privacy and data security. We monitor and report on technology, business practices, legislation, regulatory and self-regulatory initiatives, and litigation involving privacy and data security issues. In addition, we offer a variety of educational programming throughout the year. We hope that you will find our Committee resources helpful in your practice to:

Stay Informed

  • Sign up for the Privacy and Information Security Updates, our committee's signature series featuring a monthly round-up of privacy and data security news. Click here to send an email to sign up and receive announcements and dial-in information.

  • Visit the Secure Times Online Forum, a blog that can help you keep up with the newest developments in privacy and information security law.
  • Keep The Data Security Handbook, our Committee's primary print publication, nearby as a handy reference.

Network

  • Use the Committee's Privacy and Information Security Discussion List to discuss compliance strategies, share practical tips, ask what's on the mind of your fellow practitioners, and stay informed about Committee programs and events. To subscribe, post, or search the archives, see the link on the right side of this page.
  • Attend our informal "Meet and Greet" gatherings, held from time to time in conjunction with Section conferences, to socialize with fellow practitioners in an informal setting.

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Participate

  • Send us suggestions for enhancing our programs or publications. Our emails are under the "Leadership" tab on the right side of this page.
  • Volunteer to write an article, edit a publication, present at a program, or advise our Committee using your specialized expertise.
  • Join our Committee, if you haven't already!

Sincerely,
Kurt Wimmer
Chair, Privacy and Information Security Committee
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Publications

Committee Programs

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Calendar

Committee Events

[Program Materials] June Consumer Protection Update

June 12, 2014
 
Section Events

    White Papers and Other Voluntary Submissions

    09/24/2014-09/24/2014

    At key moments in agency investigations, a voluntary submission can provide much needed clarity on economic theory, the competitive dynamics of an industry, and/or the likely effects of a given transaction. Our distinguished panelists will explore whether and when to submit a white paper or other voluntary ...

    Minority Interest Acquisitons: New Guideance from

    09/10/2014-09/10/2014

    Minority investments historically have been thought to raise fewer issues from an antitrust law perspective than an acquisition of control of an entity. Minority investments are also associated with unique competitive theories of harm. This panel will feature the European Commissions new white paper ...

    Blurred Lines: Intersection of Antitrust and Consumer Protection

    07/29/2014-07/29/2014
    Wilson Sonsini et al
    Washington

    This panel will focus on the increasing intersection between competition and consumer protection in healthcare markets. Specifically, in the context of Retractable Technologies v. Becton Dickinson, panelists will discuss false advertising and deception as a component of an antitrust claim, the scope ...


Leadership

Chair:

Wimmer, Kurt

Council Representative:

Folse, Parker

Vice-Chairs:

Friedman, Aryeh
Burrus, Eugene
Calhoun, Bridget
Callahan, Mary Ellen
Parnes, Lydia
Weinman, Yael
Slater, Gail

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