Protecting Personal Information: The New Data Privacy Expectations

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This is a virtual event, accessible online and over the phone, in partnership with Bloomberg law. Access instructions will be provided after registration.

CLE Information

1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE


The last few years have seen a major push from states to implement stricter data privacy rules, particularly those that focus on protecting consumers’ personal information.  Companies must be prepared to keep up with this new and quickly changing landscape or risk facing fines and litigation.  Join Bloomberg Law for this 60-minute webinar discussing current laws and proposals from California, Illinois, Washington, New Jersey, and others; where state requirements differ; whether they converge; and the steps companies should take to address ever-evolving compliance challenges.

Educational Objectives

  • How CCPA compliance is projected to change with forthcoming regulations and proposed statutory modifications
  • New consumer data protection measures introduced in Illinois, Washington, New Jersey, and other states
  • The prospect of federal preemption
  • How data privacy laws affect corporate marketing and online commerce
  • The risks and sanctions that companies face for violations
  • Initiatives companies should take to ensure flexible compliance strategies

Who would benefit most from attending this program?

In-house and outside counsel working on privacy issues. 


Mark Smith, Legal Analyst, Bloomberg Law

Mark Smith is a Legal Analyst on Bloomberg Law's Regulatory & Compliance team, focusing on privacy and data security. He covers federal, state, and international privacy law developments, including the CCPA and the GDPR. He was instrumental in developing Bloomberg Law’s collection of international and U.S. State privacy profiles, and he has written extensively on topics of interest to privacy law professionals. He is a graduate of Loyola College and the University of Maryland School of Law, and he holds two certifications (CIPP/US, CIPP/C) from the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

Annie Bai, Privacy & Compliance Officer, Socure

Annie C. Bai is a graduate of NYU School of Law and U.C. Berkeley (economics).  She is the Privacy Lead for Socure, a digital identity verification solution recognized in the Forbes’ 2019 list of “AI 50: America’s Most Promising Artificial Intelligence Companies.”  She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) in the areas of U.S. privacy, Canadian privacy, and Privacy Management - certifications notes as CIPP/US, CIPP/C, and CIPM.  She is also a Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP) of the IAPP.  She was previously the Data Protection Officer at SwissRe covering both the Americas region and having a global remit with the Corporate Solutions business unit.  Before that, she was the Chief Privacy Officer for Single Stop, a national anti-poverty nonprofit that provides a technology platform for efficient benefits eligibility. 

Annie is an Advisor to the Technology Operations Committee for Per Scholas, an IT workforce training nonprofit, and sits on various boards of local nonprofits.  She has also lectured frequently on Modern Privacy Law for Pace Law School's New Directions for Attorneys program.

Laura Jehl, Partner, Global Head of Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice, McDermott Will & Emery

Laura Jehl serves as global head of the Firm’s Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice. Focusing on the intersection of data, law and emerging technologies, Laura advises clients on a broad range of privacy and cybersecurity issues. She has extensive experience identifying and mitigating privacy and data protection issues arising out of the collection, use and storage of data as well as the design of new business models, products and technologies. With unique experience as a former senior in-house counsel and C-suite executive, she understands the business, legal and technological challenges and opportunities her clients face and helps develop innovative approaches to maximize the value of their data-based assets.

Laura handles complex data security incidents, including large data breaches in the healthcare, internet, social media and hospitality sectors, among others. She directs forensic investigations, advises on notifications to US and international regulators, and leads sensitive interactions with law enforcement and national security agencies related to cyber incidents. Laura also advises on US and international privacy and cybersecurity compliance, including obligations imposed by the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

David Hollady, Corporate Counsel and Data Protection Officer, Lever

David Hollady is Corporate Counsel and Data Protection Officer for Lever, an applicant tracking and candidate relationship management software company in San Francisco. David has particular focus on data protection issues, particularly CCPA and the GDPR, and has worked extensively to build the Lever data protection program, in addition to building data protection resources for Lever's customers. He is a graduate of the University of St. Andrews and New England Law, and holds a certification (CIPP/E) from the International Association of Privacy Professionals.


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