Greenberg Traurig’s Richard J. Fidei and Françoise Gilbert Discuss Privacy and Cybersecurity Issues for Insurance Companies

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Greenberg Traurig, LLP shareholders Richard J. Fidei and Françoise Gilbert will be speaking at the 73rd Annual Louisiana Insurer’s Conference taking place at Parc 55 in San Francisco, Oct. 28.

Greenberg Traurig, LLP shareholders Richard J. Fidei and Françoise Gilbert will be speaking at the 73rd Annual Louisiana Insurer’s Conference taking place at Parc 55 in San Francisco, Oct. 28. Gilbert and Fidei will discuss the importance of preventing, preparing for, and putting in place best practices in the event of a cyber-breach on an insurer.

Fidei is a shareholder in Greenberg Traurig's Insurance Regulatory and Transactions Practice and Government Law & Policy Group. Fidei focuses his practice on national insurance regulatory and compliance matters. He represents a wide variety of insurance entities including insurance companies, health plans, reinsurers, managing general agencies, brokers, third-party administrators, claims companies, and other insurance-related entities in connection with regulatory, corporate, compliance, and transactional issues. Fidei is experienced in the formation, licensure, and capitalization of insurers, business expansion activities, financial and market conduct examinations, reinsurance and alternate risk transfer mechanisms, product filings, as well as many other operational and regulatory issues applicable to insurance entities.

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, publishers, internet stores, insurance companies, financial institutions, manufacturers, service providers, trade associations, non-profit organizations, software developers, and others. Gilbert is the author of the two volume “Global Privacy and Security Law” treatise, published by Wolters Kluwer ( and the co-author of a dozen other law books, including “Privacy Compliance and Litigation in California” published by CEB. She has co-chaired the PLI Privacy and Security Law Institute for the past 17 years. She has received law degrees both in the United States and in France, and holds CIPP/US, CIPP/EU, and CIPM certifications from the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Cybersecurity, Privacy and Crisis Management Practice

Greenberg Traurig’s Cybersecurity, Privacy and Crisis Management Practice is comprised of a multidisciplinary group of attorneys and professionals dedicated to developing strategies to address privacy, data security, and information management issues including privacy audits, policies and procedures, data security and PCI compliance, employee privacy, record retention/electronic discovery, international/cross-border data transfer, data breach readiness and response and litigation and dispute resolution, as well as the defense of data privacy, security breach and TCPA class action suits.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Insurance Regulatory & Transactions Practice

The Greenberg Traurig Insurance Regulatory & Transactions Group brings together lawyers from its national and international offices with experience in a broad variety of complementary disciplines – including insurance regulatory, tax, corporate finance and securities, securitization and structured finance, litigation, health care and governmental affairs – to support clients from all segments of the insurance industry. The group provides tailored legal services designed to meet the varied needs of our clients in the areas of insurance regulation, legislative and public policy advocacy, life and health insurance, property and casualty insurance, premium finance, securitization and derivatives, and insurance litigation.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 2,000 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, second largest in the U.S. on the 2016 Law360 400, Top 20 on the 2015 Am Law Global 100, and among the 2015 BTI Brand Elite. More information at:

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