On April 3, 2020, the Brazilian Senate approved Bill of Law, which includes a number of emergency measures intended to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Importantly, one provision delays the effective date of the Brazilian Data Protection Law until January 2021.
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Listen as Hunton’s Phyllis H. Marcus speaks about the privacy concerns over using home smart devices in ABA’s podcast, Is Your Assistant Spying on You? Understanding the Privacy Law Issues Involving In-Home Assistants.
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In GIR’s recently published Guide to Cyber Investigations, Hunton Andrews Kurth’s partner Aaron Simpson and associate Adam Solomon are featured as contributing authors to the chapter on Complying with Breach Notification Obligations in a Global Setting: A Legal Perspective.
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On March 21, 2020, the data security provisions of New York’s Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act went into effect. The SHIELD Act requires any person or business owning or licensing computerized data that includes the private information of a resident of New York to implement and maintain reasonable safeguards to protect the security, confidentiality and integrity of the private information.
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