SILICON VALLEY, Calif. (PRWEB) July 07, 2016
Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Françoise Gilbert will be co-chairing the PLI's Seventeenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law, which is being held July 11 - 12, 2016, at the Hotel Allegro, 171 West Randolph Street in Chicago. This annual conference will focus on the critical legal issues relating to information privacy and cybersecurity faced by companies that use personal information.
In addition, Gilbert will be speaking about “Global Privacy & Cybersecurity I: Europe.” She will discuss how the EU General Data Protection Regulation and the EU-US Privacy Shield (once enacted) will impact U.S. companies that process personal information of EU citizens, and will offer practical advice on how they can prepare for the new compliance obligations and legal responsibilities.
Gilbert, a shareholder in the firm’s Silicon Valley office, focuses her practice and research on U.S. and global data privacy and security in a wide variety of markets, including, among others, internet, cloud computing, big data, connected devices, sensors, artificial intelligence, and other emerging technologies. Her clients include public or multi-national entities, cloud service providers, big data analytics companies, connected device developers, B2C and B2B businesses, publishers, internet stores, insurance companies, financial institutions, manufacturers, service providers, trade associations, nonprofit organizations, software developers, and others.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Cybersecurity, Privacy and Crisis Management Practice
Greenberg Traurig’s Cybersecurity, Privacy and Crisis Management Practice develops strategies to address clients’ data security, privacy and information management concerns. The multi-disciplinary team is equipped to advise clients on: data breach readiness and response, including investigations; data privacy and security audits, policies and risk mitigation strategies; cross-border data privacy, including data transfer regulations and security; data privacy litigation, including TCPA claims, class actions and multi-district litigation; cybersecurity insurance; corporate board governance regarding data privacy and security; and employee data privacy.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1,900 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is No. 1 on the 2015 Law360 Most Charitable Firms list, third largest in the U.S. on the 2015 Law360 400, Top 20 on the 2015 Am Law Global 100, and among the 2015 BTI Brand Elite. More information at: http://www.gtlaw.com.