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Privacy and Data Security is for Everyone: Common Matters That All Companies Should Address

Bloomberg BNA's Corporate Law & Accountability Report
July 18, 2014

“Privacy and data security law in the U.S. is sector and practice specific.”

This is a commonly accepted statement, is largely true and is completely misleading.  There is virtually no company in the U.S. that does not have specific legal obligations and risks related to the privacy and security of personal data.  The details may change, depending on the industry and a company’s practices. But for most companies, there is a core set of common obligations in an exceedingly complicated area, where the compliance challenges and legal risks are only growing.  Click here to read the full article.

(Reproduced with permission from Corporate Accountability Report, 12 CARE 29, 07/18/2014. Copyright © 2014 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033) http://www.bna.com)