On August 25, 2020, Hunton’s Centre for Information Policy Leadership released a new paper entitled “Data Protection in the New Decade: Lessons from COVID-19 for a US Privacy Framework,” examining how the COVID-19 pandemic has emphasized the need for a U.S. federal privacy law.
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On May 1, 2020, the White House issued an executive order on securing the United States bulk-power system, finding that foreign adversaries are creating and exploiting vulnerabilities in the U.S. bulk-power system and determining that unrestricted foreign supply of BPS equipment constitutes an “unusual and extraordinary threat” to national security.
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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 17, 2020, the Executive Committee of the Global Privacy Assembly issued a statement giving their support to the sharing of personal data by organizations and governments for the purposes of fighting the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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