Monthly Archives: September 2010

Speaking around the World

Please join us at these great events coming up this fall. Several members of Hunton & Williams' Privacy and Information Management team are presenting at these events to discuss the current and evolving privacy and data security issues occurring around the world. … Continue Reading

Global Privacy Enforcement Authorities Launch Cooperative Network and Website

The United States Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") recently joined forces with privacy authorities from eleven other countries to launch the Global Privacy Enforcement Network ("GPEN"), which aims to promote cross-border information sharing and enforcement of privacy laws.  On September 21, 2010, GPEN unveiled its new website,, designed to educate the public about the network.  … Continue Reading

Council of Europe Prepares to Review Convention 108

The Council of Europe's Consultative Committee on data protection has commissioned an outside consultant to analyze and review Convention 108, which was originally enacted in 1981 and is the only legally-binding international treaty dealing with privacy and data protection. … Continue Reading

Updates on Federal Cybersecurity Legislation

The U.S. Congress is considering a number of cybersecurity-oriented bills, including the GRID Act, the Protecting Cyberspace as a National Asset Act, the American Clean Energy Leadership Act and the Cybersecurity Enhancement Act. … Continue Reading