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Landslide Series: Best Practices for Handling Data Privacy and Cybersecurity in M&A

Level: Advanced
Runtime: 92 minutes
Recorded Date: August 21, 2018
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  • M&A Changing Landscape
  • Privacy and Cyber Diligence
  • Process
  • Getting Started
  • Privacy Diligence: Key Questions
  • Cyber Diligence: Key Questions
  • Special Topics
  • Making it Actionable
  • Transaction Documents
  • Transferring Personal Data
  • Practical Tips
Runtime: 1 hour and 32 mins
Recorded: August 21, 2018


Expert panelists will discuss and analyze the changes in the cybersecurity and privacy landscape for M&A transactions and provide best practices practitioners can consider for identifying, managing, and mitigating data privacy and cybersecurity risks in handling M&A transactions.

This program was recorded on August 21st, 2018.

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American Bar Association
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Gerard Stegmaier

Reed Smith, LLP

Gerry is a partner in the firm’s IP, Tech & Data Group. He focuses his practice on corporate governance, intellectual property, and Internet issues, especially as they relate to privacy, information security and consumer protection. An experienced and pragmatic litigator, Gerry focuses a significant part of his practice on pre-litigation and advisory services relating to business strategy for privacy by design, data protection, intellectual property, and emerging technologies and markets, often acting as outside product counsel to leading innovators and disruptive technology companies.

Gerry is designated as a Certified Information Privacy Professional by the International Association of Privacy Professionals. In recent years, he has helped many automotive, health information technology, data management, advertising and consumer technology companies with information management and protection strategy, including some of the most popular consumer products and services of the past decade.

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Jennifer C. Archie

Latham & Watkins LLP

Jennifer Archie is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm's Litigation & Trial Department. She possesses broad investigations, litigation, and counseling experience advising clients from emerging companies to global enterprises across all market sectors in matters involving computer fraud and cybercrime, privacy/data security compliance and program management, advertising and marketing practices, information governance, consumer fraud, employment and trade secrets. She has particular expertise defending clients in FTC and state consumer protection investigations and preparing for and leading the response to complex and large-scale data breach incidents.

Ms. Archie joined Latham in 1989, following her graduation from Cornell Law School. Prior to entering the practice of law, she served as Legislative Assistant and subsequently Press Secretary to Congressman Christopher H. Smith (R-NJ) from 1983-86. She has lectured for various industry, client and bar groups on diverse topics related to litigation or compliance issues relevant to state and federal computer crime and privacy laws, unfair or deceptive trade practice laws, and social media compliance considerations for regulated industries and public companies.

Ms. Archie is the editor of the Global Privacy & Security Compliance Law Blog, which discusses a wide range of legal developments and controversies involving data protection and privacy issues and practices, transborder data transfers, and data and system security terms and breaches across numerous industry sectors.

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