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2021 Year-End German Law Update

Once more, 2021 demonstrated that constant change should become your friend and ally. After a second year of global uncertainty caused by the formidable challenges of the COVID-pandemic, we all long for a return “back-to-normal.” However, chances are that 2022 will continue to present drastic and unpredictable challenges.

Client Alert | January 13, 2022

Gibson Dunn Ranked Among the 2022 World’s Top Data Practices by GDR

Gibson Dunn was ranked in the 2022 edition of Global Data Review’s GDR 100 Elite, a list of the world’s top 25 data practices.

Firm News | December 16, 2021

Virginia and Colorado Privacy Update: In 2022, Prepare for New Rules and Possible Privacy Law Amendments

Virginia and Colorado, which earlier this year enacted comprehensive state privacy laws following California’s 2018 lead, are now poised to follow California in another way in 2022: writing implementing regulations and weighing changes to the laws themselves. Gibson Dunn lawyers discuss how companies should account for these regulations and changes as they develop programs to comply with the laws, which take effect in 2023.

Client Alert | December 14, 2021

California Privacy Protection Agency Rulemaking Begins and Heightened Privacy Focus Continues

Our lawyers discuss the initial meetings of the new California Privacy Protection Agency, which have given some clues about what to expect from its rulemaking—and when to expect it.

Client Alert | November 23, 2021

Infrastructure Bill’s New Reporting Requirements May Have Sweeping Implications for Cryptocurrency Ecosystem

On November 15, 2021, President Biden signed into law the “Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act,” which adds new reporting requirements for certain cryptocurrency transactions that have little to do with infrastructure, but could have potentially dramatic implications for millions of United States businesses and consumers who have embraced cryptocurrency for its efficiency, transparency, and accessibility.

Client Alert | November 18, 2021

Gibson Dunn | Europe | Data Protection – December 2021 (Part 2)

Gibson Dunn lawyers provide a look at personal data and other privacy-related legal developments across Europe for the latter half of December 2021.

Client Alert | December 22, 2021

Gibson Dunn | Europe | Data Protection – December 2021

Gibson Dunn lawyers provide a look at personal data and other privacy-related legal developments across Europe for December 2021.

Client Alert | December 22, 2021

Gibson Dunn | Europe | Data Protection – November 2021

Gibson Dunn lawyers provide a look at personal data and other privacy-related legal developments across Europe for October/November 2021.

Client Alert | November 16, 2021

Ashley Rogers Named Among Texas Lawyer’s 2021 On the Rise Honorees

Texas Lawyer named Dallas partner Ashley Rogers among its 2021 “On the Rise” honorees in its Texas Legal Excellence Awards, which honors “lawyers under the age of 40 who have wielded influence in their practice areas in Texas and beyond.”

Firm News | November 12, 2021

UK Supreme Court Overturns Court of Appeal to Disallow Google Data Privacy Class Action

Our lawyers provide an overview of the UK Supreme Court’s decision in Lloyd v Google LLC [2021] UKSC 50 and offer our observations on the implications of the Judgment, which is a blow to funding-assisted collective actions in the data protection field in England and Wales.

Client Alert | November 11, 2021

Gibson Dunn Promotes 27 Lawyers to Partnership

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has elected 27 new partners, effective January 1, 2022. 

Press Releases | November 4, 2021

Gibson Dunn | Europe | Data Protection – September 2021

Gibson Dunn lawyers provide a look at personal data and other privacy-related legal developments across Europe for September 2021.

Client Alert | October 20, 2021

Webcast: Economic Espionage and Intellectual Property Theft: Trends and Developments with Threats and Enforcement

In this webcast, an experienced team of national security, cyber-crime, and litigation practitioners at Gibson Dunn will share their experiences in investigating and defending companies that fall victim to theft of their trade secrets, and highlight a number of notable recent criminal prosecutions under the Economic Espionage Act and related statutes.

Webcasts | September 23, 2021

China Passes the Personal Information Protection Law, to Take Effect on November 1

On August 20, 2021, the Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress passed the Personal Information Protection Law. The PIPL shares many similarities with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, including its extraterritorial reach, restrictions on data transfer, compliance obligations and sanctions for non-compliance, amongst others.

Client Alert | September 10, 2021

Gibson Dunn | Europe | Data Protection – July – August 2021

Gibson Dunn lawyers provide a look at personal data and other privacy-related legal developments across Europe for July/August 2021.

Client Alert | September 8, 2021

SEC Settlement Reflects Increasing SEC Focus on Cyber Disclosures

On August 16, 2021, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced a settled enforcement action against Pearson plc, a U.K. educational publisher, for inadequate disclosure of a cyber intrusion. The settlement, in which Pearson agreed to pay a $1 million penalty, is the latest indication of the SEC’s continuing focus on cyber disclosures as an enforcement priority and an important signal to public companies that, particularly in the face of an environment of increasing cyberattacks, accurate public disclosure about cyber events and data privacy is critical.

Client Alert | August 23, 2021

Webcast: Conducting Effective Cybersecurity and Privacy/Data Protection Diligence in M&A Transactions

In the last several years, M&A transaction planners have become increasingly focused on cybersecurity, privacy, and data protection risks, as technology advances and the regulatory regimes evolve. This recorded webcast focuses on how to design and manage an effective cybersecurity and privacy diligence plan.

Webcasts | July 13, 2021

Gibson Dunn | Europe | Data Protection – July 2021

Gibson Dunn lawyers provide a look at personal data and other privacy-related legal developments across Europe for June 2021.

Client Alert | July 19, 2021

The Colorado Privacy Act: Enactment of Comprehensive U.S. State Consumer Privacy Laws Continues

On July 7, 2021, Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed into law the Colorado Privacy Act, making Colorado the third state to pass comprehensive consumer privacy legislation, following California and Virginia.

Client Alert | July 9, 2021

Third Circuit Court of Appeals Addresses Federal Trade Secret Standards

On June 8, 2021, in Oakwood Laboratories LLC v. Thanoo, the Third Circuit “endeavored to clarify the requirements for pleading a trade secret misappropriation claim under the Defend Trade Secrets Act” (DTSA).

Client Alert | June 24, 2021

Best Lawyers in France 2022 Recognizes 18 Gibson Dunn Attorneys

Best Lawyers in France 2022 recognized 18 Gibson Dunn attorneys and named Gibson Dunn the Privacy and Data Security Law “Law Firm of the Year.”

Firm News | June 24, 2021

Ashlie Beringer Named Among Silicon Valley Women of Influence

The Silicon Valley Business Journal named Palo Alto partner S. Ashlie Beringer to its 2021 Women of Influence list, which features “the 100 most influential women in the Silicon Valley.” The profile was published on June 17, 2021.

Firm News | June 21, 2021

China Constricts Sharing of In-Country Corporate and Personal Data Through New Legislation

Gibson Dunn's lawyers discuss how the People’s Republic of China is clamping down on the extraction of litigation- and investigation-related corporate and personal data from China - and how this may squeeze litigants and investigation subjects in the future.

Client Alert | June 17, 2021

European Commission Adopts New Standard Contractual Clauses for International Data Transfers and Data Processing Agreements

On 4 June 2021, the European Commission adopted two implementing decisions containing standard contractual clauses for the processing and transfer of personal data in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Client Alert | June 14, 2021

Gibson Dunn | Europe | Data Protection – June 2021

Gibson Dunn lawyers provide a look at personal data and other privacy-related legal developments across Europe for June 2021.

Client Alert | June 8, 2021

Supreme Court Narrows Scope Of Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, Holding It Does Not Prohibit Accessing Otherwise Available Information For An Improper Purpose

On June 3, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court held 6-3 that the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act does not cover obtaining information for an improper purpose if the user is otherwise authorized to access that information.

Client Alert | June 3, 2021

New York Privacy Act Update: Bill Out of Committee, Moves to Full Senate

On May 18, 2021, the New York Privacy Act (“NYPA”) passed out of the New York Senate Consumer Protection Committee. While the New York Privacy Act shares similarities with its counterparts in California and Virginia, such as prohibiting discrimination against consumers that exercise their rights under the laws, the NYPA is substantially broader.

Client Alert | May 21, 2021

President Biden Issues Executive Order to Enhance U.S. Cybersecurity in the Wake of Major Cyber Incidents

Following two major cybersecurity events, President Biden issued a sweeping Executive Order on May 12, 2021, reinforcing his commitment that fighting cyberattacks is “a top priority and essential to national and economic security.”  The executive action is the latest of the Administration’s efforts on “prevention, detection, assessment, and remediation of cyber incidents,” coming on the heels of the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack, and just a few months after the SolarWinds breach.

Client Alert | May 18, 2021

Gibson Dunn | Europe | Data Protection – May 2021

Gibson Dunn lawyers provide a look at personal data and other privacy-related legal developments across Europe for May 2021.

Client Alert | May 12, 2021

Second Circuit Seeks to Reconcile Circuit Split Concerning Standing to Bring Data Privacy Lawsuits

On April 26, 2021, in McMorris v. Carlos Lopez & Associates, LLC, three judges of the Second Circuit entered the muddy waters at the intersection of data privacy and constitutional law in addressing when a plaintiff in a data breach case has suffered a sufficient injury to establish standing to bring a lawsuit in federal court under Article III of the United States Constitution based on an increased risk of future identity theft.

Client Alert | April 30, 2021

Supreme Court Restricts Power Of The Federal Trade Commission To Seek Monetary Relief In Courts

On April 22, 2021, the Supreme Court held 9-0 that Section 13(b) of the Federal Trade Commission Act, which authorizes federal courts to issue “permanent injunction[s]” in FTC enforcement actions, does not include the power to award equitable monetary relief such as restitution.

Client Alert | April 22, 2021

Gibson Dunn | Europe | Data Protection – April 2021

Gibson Dunn lawyers provide a look at personal data and other privacy-related legal developments across Europe for April 2021.

Client Alert | April 9, 2021

Supreme Court Declines To Extend Telephone Consumer Protection Act’s Coverage Of Automatic Telephone Dialing Systems

On April 1, 2021, the Supreme Court unanimously held that a device counts as an automatic telephone dialing system under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act only if it stores or produces telephone numbers using a random or sequential number generator. 

Client Alert | April 1, 2021

California’s Privacy Laws Continue to Take Form: New Regulations for CCPA and Appointment of CPPA Members

With the California Privacy Rights and Enforcement Act almost two years out from its effective date of January 1, 2023, the California Consumer Privacy Act remains in effect - but remains a moving target for businesses seeking to comply. On March 15, 2021, the California Office of Administrative Law approved additional regulations relating to the right to opt out of sale of personal information; these changes are effective immediately.

Client Alert | March 19, 2021

Gibson Dunn Ranked Among the World’s Top Data Practices by GDR

Gibson Dunn was ranked in the 2021 edition of Global Data Review’s GDR 100 Elite, a list of the world’s top 20 data practices. The firm was recognized as a contentious standout, with the report noting that “Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher appears to have the strongest practice overall.” The firm was also recognized as a litigation standout, with the report stating that “Gibson Dunn upholds its reputation as a fighter: it has plenty of noteworthy litigation jobs.” The GDR 100 was published in December 2020.

Firm News | March 16, 2021

Gibson Dunn | Europe | Data Protection – March 2021

Gibson Dunn lawyers provide a look at personal data and other privacy-related legal developments across Europe for March 2021.

Client Alert | March 10, 2021

Virginia Passes Comprehensive Privacy Law

On March 2, 2021, Governor Ralph Northam signed the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (“VCDPA”) into law. Gibson Dunn lawyers provide an overview.

Client Alert | March 8, 2021

Webcast: The Stored Communications Act and Trends in Data Privacy: What Companies Need to Know in 2021

In this webcast, a panel of Gibson Dunn lawyers focuses on the federal Stored Communications Act, including its access and disclosure prohibitions. They also discuss recent cases interpreting the Stored Communications Act, as well as recent trends in data privacy and California’s new Prop 24.

Webcasts | March 2, 2021

New Federal Law for IoT Cybersecurity Requires the Development of Standards and Guidelines Throughout 2021

At the end of the Trump Administration, the bipartisan Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020 was enacted, requiring agencies to increase cybersecurity for IoT devices owned or controlled by the federal government.

Client Alert | February 17, 2021

Ashlie Beringer, Former Deputy Counsel at Facebook, Rejoins Gibson Dunn in Palo Alto

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that S. Ashlie Beringer has rejoined the firm’s Palo Alto office as a partner and will serve as co-chair of the Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Innovation Practice Group.

Press Releases | February 16, 2021

What’s to Come for Cybersecurity in the Biden Era

New York partner Alexander Southwell is the author of "What's to Come for Cybersecurity in the Biden Era," [PDF] published by The National Law Journal on February 10, 2021.

Publications | February 12, 2021

Gibson Dunn | Europe | Data Protection – February 2021

Gibson Dunn lawyers provide a look at personal data and other privacy-related legal developments across Europe for February 2021.

Client Alert | February 12, 2021

Prepare For NY Data Privacy Law To Catch Up To Calif.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's recently released 2022 budget includes a proposal for a comprehensive data privacy bill. With Democratic supermajorities in both houses of the state Legislature for the first time in history, it is likely that New York may soon have a comprehensive data privacy law that rivals the California Consumer Protection Act and the newly enacted California Privacy Rights and Enforcement Act.

Client Alert | February 1, 2021

International Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Outlook and Review – 2021

For the third consecutive year, following the publication of Gibson Dunn’s ninth annual U.S. Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Outlook and Review on Data Privacy Day, we offer this separate International Outlook and Review.

Client Alert | February 1, 2021

The Evolution of Privacy Enforcement in California: CPRA and the CA Attorney General’s Office

Palo Alto partner Benjamin Wagner, of counsel Cassandra Gaedt-Sheckter and associate Iman Charania are the authors of "The Evolution of Privacy Enforcement in California: CPRA and the CA Attorney General's Office," [PDF] published by The Recorder on January 20, 2021.

Article | January 28, 2021

U.S. Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Outlook and Review – 2021

In honor of Data Privacy Day—a worldwide effort to raise awareness and promote best practices in privacy and data protection—we offer this ninth edition of Gibson Dunn’s United States Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Outlook and Review.

Client Alert | January 28, 2021

Webcast: The Impact of the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA)

The California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) will take effect January 1, 2023. In this webcast, a panel of Gibson Dunn lawyers walks through the most significant additions and how businesses should consider these changes in light of their current CCPA compliance programs.

Webcasts | January 22, 2021

2020 Year-End German Law Update

At Gibson Dunn, we are proud and honored to be at your side to help solve your most complex legal questions and to continue our partnership with you in the coming year in Germany, in Europe and the world. We trust you will find this German Law Year-End Update insightful and instructive for the best possible start in 2021.

Client Alert | January 14, 2021

Gibson Dunn | Europe | Data Protection – January 2021

Gibson Dunn lawyers provide a look at personal data and other privacy-related legal developments across Europe for January 2021.

Client Alert | January 11, 2021

Webcast: Privacy and Consumer Protection Enforcement under the Biden Administration

In this webcast, an experienced team of Gibson Dunn consumer protection attorneys will preview the incoming administration’s anticipated consumer protection agenda in areas including consumer fraud, privacy, and consumer financial protection.

Webcasts | January 7, 2021

Federal Regulators Propose Rule Requiring Banking Institutions and Service Providers to Provide Rapid Notification Following Significant Computer-Security Incidents

On December 18, 2020, three federal banking regulators jointly issued a notice of proposed rulemaking that would impose rapid notification requirements on banking organizations and bank service providers following “significant” computer-security incidents.

Client Alert | January 4, 2021

Data Protection & Privacy Laws: France

Paris partner Ahmed Baladi is the contributor to the “France” [PDF] chapter of the Data Protection & Privacy Laws feature published by Financier Worldwide in November 2020.

Publications | December 23, 2020

Data Protection & Privacy Laws: Belgium

Brussels of counsel Alejandro Guerrero and London of counsel Sarah Wazen are the contributors to the “Belgium” chapter of the Data Protection & Privacy Laws feature published by Financier Worldwide in November 2020.

Publications | December 23, 2020

Gibson Dunn | Europe | Data Protection – December 2020

Gibson Dunn lawyers provide a look at personal data and other privacy-related legal developments across Europe for December 2020.

Client Alert | December 14, 2020

Webcast: Complying with New U.S. and EU Privacy Requirements

In this webcast, a panel of Gibson Dunn attorneys from around the world address these rapidly-changing developments and offer guidance on practical steps companies can take to come into compliance with these far-reaching new privacy requirements.

Webcasts | December 16, 2020

Consumer Protection Under the Biden Administration

President-elect Joe Biden has signaled that robust consumer protections will be a major focus of his policy agenda in what is anticipated to be a dramatic shift from the deregulatory policies of the Trump administration.

Client Alert | November 30, 2020

European Data Protection Board Issues Important New Guidance on Transfers of Personal Data Out of the European Economic Area

On 10 November 2020, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) issued important new guidance on transferring personal data out of the European Economic Area (EEA). The guidance addresses a key question for many companies: how to transfer personal data out of the EEA to the United States or other countries not recognized by the European Commission as ensuring an adequate level of protection for personal data. The guidance thus begins to lessen some of the uncertainty caused by the Court of Justice of the European Union’s July 2020 ruling in the landmark Schrems II decision.

Client Alert | November 24, 2020

Where Data Privacy And CFPB Are Headed Under Biden

New York partner Alexander Southwell, Denver partner Ryan Bergsieker and Denver associate Sarah Erickson are the authors of "Where Data Privacy And CFPB Are Headed Under Biden," [PDF] published by Law360 on November 24, 2020.

Publications | November 24, 2020

Businesses Should Prepare for a New Phase of Privacy Regulation and Enforcement in the United States

Californians have ushered in a law protecting individuals’ privacy unlike any other in the United States, and businesses are well-advised to evaluate its impact and prepare to comply.

Article | November 19, 2020

Gibson Dunn | Europe | Data Protection – November 2020

Gibson Dunn lawyers provide a look at personal data and other privacy-related legal developments across Europe for November 2020.

Client Alert | November 5, 2020

Gibson Dunn | Europe | Data Protection – October 2020

Gibson Dunn lawyers provide a look at personal data and other privacy-related legal developments across Europe for October 2020.

Client Alert

The Potential Impact of the Upcoming Voter Initiative, the California Privacy Rights Act

On November 3, 2020, only four months after the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) became enforceable, Californians will vote on a new consumer privacy ballot initiative, the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), styled as California Proposition 24.

| September 29, 2020

Gibson Dunn | Europe | Data Protection – September 2020

Gibson Dunn lawyers provide a look at personal data and other privacy-related legal developments across Europe for September 2020.

Client Alert | September 8, 2020

California Approves Final CCPA Regulations, and Bill Extending Key Exemptions Moves Forward at the Legislature

On August 14, 2020, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced that the state’s Office of Administrative Law approved the final California Consumer Privacy Act regulations. In addition, on August 13, 2020, the California Senate Judiciary Committee agreed - with a unanimous 9-0 vote - to extend until January 2022 exemptions from certain CCPA requirements for personal information arising from business-to-business transactions and employment, which are currently set to expire January 1, 2021.

Client Alert | August 20, 2020

Webcast: Schrems II: What are the implications and viable options for international data transfers?

On July 16, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union struck down as legally invalid the U.S.-EU Privacy Shield but ruled that the “Standard Contractual Clauses” (SCCs) approved by the European Commission, another mechanism many companies use to justify such transfers, remain valid with some caveats. As part of a webcast, Gibson Dunn's international privacy group from the EU, the US and Asia shares its analysis of the Court ruling and its recommendations in light of the initial guidance issued by the European Data Protection Board and National Supervisory Authorities in the EU.

Webcasts | August 7, 2020

Gibson Dunn | Europe | Data Protection – August 2020

Gibson Dunn lawyers provide a look at personal data and other privacy-related legal developments across Europe for August 2020.

Client Alert | August 5, 2020

The Court of Justice of the European Union Strikes Down the Privacy Shield but Upholds the Standard Contractual Clauses under Conditions

On July 16, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union struck down as legally invalid the U.S.-EU Privacy Shield, which some companies have used to justify transfers of personal data from the EU to the U.S.

Client Alert | July 17, 2020

U.S. Supreme Court to Weigh FTC Restitution Authority

On Thursday, July 9, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court consolidated and agreed to review two closely watched cases, FTC v. Credit Bureau Center, LLC and AMG Capital Management, LLC v. FTC), concerning whether Section 13(b) of the Federal Trade Commission Act authorizes the FTC to seek an award of restitution.

Client Alert | July 13, 2020

Gibson Dunn | Europe | Data Protection – July 2020

Gibson Dunn lawyers provide a look at personal data and other privacy-related legal developments across Europe for July 2020.

Client Alert | July 9, 2020

Supreme Court Upholds TCPA’s Robocall Ban, But Strikes Government-Debt Exception As Unconstitutional Under First Amendment

On July 6, 2020, the Supreme Court held 6-3 that the federal-debt-collection exception to the TCPA’s robocall ban violates the First Amendment, but also held 7-2 that the proper remedy is to sever the exception—leaving in place the entirety of the TCPA’s 1991 ban on robocalls. 

Client Alert | July 6, 2020

As California Consumer Privacy Act Enforcement Commences, a Tougher New Data Privacy Law Will Go Before California Voters in November

July 1, 2020, marks the date that the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) becomes enforceable. Just one week ago, however, on June 24, 2020, a new and tougher proposed privacy law, the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), cleared the final hurdle to appear on the November 3, 2020 ballot in California.

Client Alert | July 1, 2020

GDPR Update: French Administrative Supreme Court Upholds 50 Million Euro Fine Against Google LLC

On June 19, 2020, the French Administrative Supreme Court (“Conseil d’Etat”) dismissed Google LLC’s appeal against the French Data Protection Authority’s decision of January 21, 2019, imposing a fine of 50 million euros on Google LLC.

Client Alert | June 23, 2020

California Consumer Privacy Act Update: Attorney General Finalizes Regulations and Provides Interpretive Guidance

The Office of the California Attorney General announced on June 1, 2020, that it submitted the final proposed regulations for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and related documents, to the California Office of Administrative Law.

Client Alert | June 12, 2020

Gibson Dunn | Europe | Data Protection – June 2020

Gibson Dunn lawyers provide a look at personal data and other privacy-related legal developments across Europe for June 2020.

Client Alert | June 4, 2020

Webcast: Preparing for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

In this two-hour combined webcast, Gibson Dunn lawyers discuss compliance issues surrounding the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), taking into account the first related class action lawsuits and the California Attorney General's new enforcement power.

Webcasts | May 22, 2020

Gibson Dunn | Europe | Data Protection – May 2020

Gibson Dunn lawyers provide a look at personal data and other privacy-related legal developments across Europe for May 2020.

Client Alert | May 4, 2020

Webcast: Returning to Work: Health, Employment, and Privacy Considerations and Constraints as Businesses Resume Post-Quarantine Operations in the U.S.

As businesses plan to resume or expand operations in a post-quarantine COVID-19 world, they face a complex, and sometimes conflicting, patchwork of public health, employment, and privacy consideration. Gibson Dunn lawyers discuss these challenges.

Webcasts | April 30, 2020

European Perspective on Tracing Tools in the Context of COVID-19

As part of the fight against the spread of COVID-19 and desire to effectively lift the lockdown, governments and private companies around the world are considering the use of data driven digital tools, in particular digital tracing solutions.

Client Alert | April 28, 2020

Supreme Court to Resolve Longstanding Circuit Split Over Scope of Federal Anti-Hacking Statute

On April 20, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Van Buren v. United States, to address a decade-long circuit split regarding the scope of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), a statute the Supreme Court has never before interpreted and that is routinely invoked in both criminal and civil settings.

Client Alert | April 22, 2020

Gibson Dunn | Europe | Data Protection – April 2020

Gibson Dunn lawyers provide a look at personal data and other privacy-related legal developments across Europe for April 2020.

Client Alert | April 9, 2020

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency of the Department of Homeland Security Updates Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce Guidance

On March 28, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) revised its list of “Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers,” which provides expressly non-binding guidance to state and local authorities on identifying their essential workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Client Alert | April 1, 2020

Privacy and Cybersecurity Issues Related to COVID-19

Gibson Dunn lawyers summarize key privacy and cybersecurity implications of collecting and sharing personal information from employees, site visitors, and other individuals to manage COVID-19 risk, as well as cybersecurity risks of these and other management and mitigation efforts.

Client Alert | March 20, 2020

California Consumer Privacy Act Update: Attorney General Proposes Further Revisions to CCPA Regulations

On March 11, 2020, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra released another set of revisions to the proposed regulations implementing the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA). Gibson Dunn lawyers review the most impactful of these new changes.

Client Alert | March 17, 2020

4 Questions That May Signal The End Of TCPA Class Actions

Gibson Dunn lawyers discuss the turning tide with regard to limiting the reach of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), as of early 2020.

Client Alert | February 26, 2020

California Consumer Privacy Act Update: Attorney General Proposes Regulations Version 2.0

On February 7, 2020, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra released a revised set of proposed regulations for the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), and released an additional amendment on February 10, 2020. Gibson Dunn lawyers review the changes.

Client Alert | February 19, 2020

International Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Outlook and Review – 2020

For the second consecutive year, Gibson Dunn lawyers discuss significant developments in the evolution of the international data protection and cybersecurity landscape during 2019.

Client Alert | January 29, 2020

Ashley Rogers Named to Dallas Business Journal 40 Under 40

The Dallas Business Journal named Dallas of counsel Ashley Rogers to its 2020 40 Under 40 list, which “honors rising stars and people you should know in the North Texas business community.” The list was published on January 22, 2020.

Firm News | January 30, 2020

Law360 Names Gibson Dunn Among Its 2019 Cybersecurity & Privacy Practice Groups of the Year

Law360 named Gibson Dunn one of its five Cybersecurity & Privacy Groups of the Year for 2019. The firm’s Cybersecurity & Privacy practice was profiled on January 27, 2020.

Firm News | January 28, 2020

U.S. Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Outlook and Review – 2020

Gibson Dunn offers this eighth edition of its United States Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Outlook and Review, focusing on developments during 2019 and looking ahead to 2020.

Client Alert | January 27, 2020

Gibson Dunn Named a 2019 Law Firm of the Year

Law360 named Gibson Dunn a Firm of the Year for 2019 in its article, “The Firms That Dominated in 2019,” featuring seven firms that received the most Practice Group of the Year awards.

Firm News | January 13, 2020

2019 Year-End German Law Update

Gibson Dunn lawyers in Frankfurt and Munich provide a recap of developments in German law across numerous areas during 2019.

Client Alert | January 10, 2020

California Consumer Privacy Act: Compliance Heading into the New Year

The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 becomes effective on January 1, 2020, but many questions still remain. The California Attorney General’s office just recently closed its comment period on its highly anticipated regulations, with several arguing that the regulations go beyond the scope of the CCPA.

Client Alert | December 12, 2019

Law360 Names Joshua Lipshutz a Cybersecurity MVP

Washington, D.C. partner Joshua Lipshutz was one of three lawyers recognized as Law360’s 2019 Cybersecurity MVPs [PDF]. The series profiles attorneys who “have distinguished themselves from their peers by securing hard-earned successes in high-stakes litigation, complex global matters and record-breaking deals.” His profile was published on November 25, 2019.

| November 25, 2019

Law360 Names Nine Gibson Dunn Partners as 2019 MVPs

Law360 named nine Gibson Dunn partners among its 2019 MVPs and noted that Gibson Dunn was one of two law firms with the most MVPs this year. Law360 MVPs feature lawyers who have “distinguished themselves from their peers by securing hard-earned successes in high-stakes litigation, complex global matters and record-breaking deals.” The list was published on November 12, 2019.

Firm News | November 12, 2019

FTC Brings First Case Against Tracking Apps

On October 22, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission announced the first-of-its-kind enforcement action and settlement against the developer and marketer of three tracking applications.

Client Alert | November 1, 2019

GDPR: Fining Guidelines Will Increase Exposure in Germany

In October 2019, the German Conference of Federal and State Data Protection Authorities (the “DSK”) published its long-awaited guidelines for the determination of fines in privacy violation proceedings against companies.

Client Alert | October 30, 2019

California Consumer Privacy Act: 2019 Final Amendments Signed

After California Governor Gavin Newsom signed amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act into law in October 2019, in response to concerns raised after its original passage, Gibson Dunn lawyers provide an overview of the amendments.

Client Alert | October 16, 2019

California Consumer Privacy Act Update: Regulatory Update

With the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) set to take effect on January 1, 2020, California’s Attorney General Xavier Becerra released the much-anticipated draft regulations operationalizing the CCPA on October 10, 2019.

Client Alert | October 11, 2019

The Court of Justice of the European Union rules that there is no obligation for Google to carry out de-referencing on non-EU versions of its search engine

On September 24, 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union issued two rulings with respect to the online ‘right to be forgotten’.

Client Alert | October 2, 2019

Ninth Circuit Issues Decision in Closely Watched Data Scraping Case

On September 9, 2019, the Ninth Circuit issued its long-anticipated decision in hiQ v. LinkedIn, one of the most closely watched data scraping cases in years.

Client Alert | September 16, 2019