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Consumer Protection

Privacy & Data Security Law: Cloud Computing, Security Breaches & More (3.18.11)

Privacy and data security issues have become well-recognized concerns for every industry. They are now key concerns of every client and attorneys should be familiar with the general privacy principles and laws that apply in order to properly guide clients in any industry. In addition, as the cost and complexity of managing the ever increasing volume of data increases, many companies are considering migrating their services to “the cloud.” This session will provide an overview of the hottest issues in privacy and security law, including cloud computing, security breaches, information security programs, advertising, industry-specific obligations, new and pending legislation and practical guidance to help any organization better manage its information gathering, dissemination and use practices. Read more


Privacy & Security Law: Advising Clients How to Collect, Use & Protect Information (4.28.10)

Every industry collects, uses and stores information from one source or another, including customers, employees and business partners. As the volume of data collected and stored by companies explodes, the number, and complexity, of laws affecting privacy and security have as well. Privacy and security of data is now a key concern of every client and attorneys should be familiar with the general privacy principles and laws that apply in order to properly guide clients in any industry. This session will provide an overview of the hottest issues in privacy and security law, including security breaches, information security programs, advertising; industry-specific obligations, new and pending legislation and practical guidance to help any organization better manage its information gathering, dissemination and use practices. Read more

 


Understanding & Complying with Sweepstakes, Promotion & Marketing Laws (4.30.10)

More and more companies are involved in using the tools of promotion, including sweepstakes and skill contests and hybrid versions thereof. The rise of user-generated contests and mobile marketing vehicles, with their rapidly changing rules as well as the equally fast-morphing laws on children’s marketing and privacy issues raise thorny questions for the practicing bar.

In this program experts in the field will address the critical issues involved with offering games and other promotions relevant to today’s marketplace.

Topics to be discussed include the laws governing sweepstakes and skill contests, drafting official rules/disclosures, user generated content, mobile marketing, the use of intellectual property, children’s marketing and developments in litigation, legislative, and regulatory areas. Read more