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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.

Expand Your Expertise

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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What's In Store

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Committee Resources

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Annual Plan, Long Range Plan


Calendar

Committee Events

[Program Materials] Privacy and Data Security Update

October 21, 2014

[Program Materials] Privacy Monthly Update

November 18, 2014
 
Section Events

    Operation Full Disclosure: What You Need to Know About TV and Print Disclaimers

    12/01/2014-12/01/2014

    On September 23, the FTC announced Operation Full Disclosure, an initiative to reiterate basic disclosure principles for material terms and limitations in ads to ensure they are clear and conspicuous. The FTC staff reviewed over a thousand tv and print advertisements and sent 60 warning letters to some ...

    Taking Stock of the State Action Doctrine In Light of North Carolina Board of Dental Exambers v. FTC

    12/03/2014-12/03/2014

    In North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. FTC, the Supreme Court will consider whether a state regulatory agency can be considered a private actor if a majority of its members are market participants who are elected to the post by other market participants. This program will take place shortly ...

    Cartel and Criminal Practice Town Hall Meeting

    12/03/2014-12/03/2014

    This Program will be a Town Hall meeting that informs members of current Committee programs and activities and provides information on how to get involved.Moderator: *Kathleen Beasley, Haynes and Bonne LLPSpeakers: *Brandon Duke, Winston & Strawn LLP*Jennifer DixtonFREE: Antitrust Section Members, Government, ...


Leadership

Chair:

Wimmer, Kurt

Council Representative:

Folse, Parker

Vice-Chairs:

Burrus, Eugene
Friedman, Aryeh
Mahini, Robert
Parnes, Lydia
Rosenfeld, Dana
Weinman, Yael

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