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Hogan Lovells Privacy Partner Selected to Chair March 2011 Transatlantic Events Privacy Program in Chicago

Hogan Lovells Privacy Practice Leader Chris Wolf has been tapped to chair the first Transatlantic Events privacy program in the United States, which will take place in Chicago in early-March 2011.  UK-based Transatlantic Events is well known for its substantive programs in the EU.  It has brought together a prestigious panel of presenters for the Chicago program  The program agenda follows.

Attendees who reserve their places before 1 January 2011 will pay only $550.00, instead of the full rate ($750.00).   Places are limited and reserved on a "first come, first serve" basis.

Click here to register for this conference in Chicago.

"Data Protection: Global Compliance Management"
Monday, 7th of March 2011
Loyola University
Chicago, Illinois, USA


9:00 AM – 9:05 AM
Chairman’s Introduction: Privacy & Data Protection overview

Chairman: Christopher Wolf, Partner, Hogan Lovells US LLP

Part One: Safe Harbor, Model Clauses, BCR and the APEC Solution

9.05 AM – 9.35 AM
Data Protection: Federal Trade Commission Keynote Address.
Keynote Speaker: C. Steven Baker, Director, Midwest Region,
Federal Trade Commission

9.35 AM – 10.00 AM
BCR: Can one size fit all?
Speaker: Brian Hengesbaugh, Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP
– Application process how it works in practice.
– Challenges/learning points.
– How do they compare to other options

10:00 AM – 10:25 AM
Data Protection: Safe Harbor and Practical Implementations
Speaker: Robert L. Rothman, President, Privacy Associates International LLC

10:25 AM – 11:10 AM
Ensuring Data Protection Law Compliance in Multiple Jurisdictions
Speaker: Liisa M. Thomas, Partner, Winston & Strawn LLP
– What are key privacy concerns for US companies that operate in multiple jurisdictions?
– What are some of the major concerns when taking a US compliance approach into the EU?
– Into other jurisdictions?
– Is a uniform compliance policy feasible?
– What are some practical steps companies that operate in multiple jurisdictions
can take for risk and compliance management

11:10 AM – 11:25 AM Coffee

Part Two: Data Protection And The Workplace

11:25 AM -11:50 AM
SARs in the current climate
Speaker: Vincent J. Vitkowsky, Partner, Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
– A primer on the basic rules
– Some practical issues and how to address them
– Discussing the changing landscape of the law and current climate and the impact on SARs

11:50 AM – 12:15 PM
Ethical Hotlines, Compliance and Data Privacy: Creating international solutions rather than conflict!
Speaker: Robert Bond, Partner, Speechly Bircham LLP (UK)
– SOX 301(4) and reporting hotlines
– OFAC and the UK Bribery Act
– Understanding the conflicts between US and EU regimes
– Implementing workable compliance solutions for multinationals

12:15 PM – 12:40 PM
Outsourcing, Insourcing and "The Cloud"
Speaker: Rebecca S. Eisner, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP
– What are the legal issues?
– Shifting distinctions between "data controllers" and "data processors"
– Jurisdictional problems. Whose law applies?
– Offshoring. – How to address data protection in the Cloud

12:40 PM – 1:00 PM
The Data Protection Interactive
Panel Chairman: Christopher Wolf
Liisa M. Thomas, Robert Bond, Rebecca S. Eisner,
Robert L. Rothman, Brian Hengesbaugh

– SOX, Data Protection and Hotlines
– Responding to Privacy Breaches
– Binding Corporate Rules
– Data Protection and Outsourcing
– The Cloud

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Lunch

Part Three: Marketing, Kids and Social Networking

2:00 PM – 2:05 PM
Chairman’s Introduction: Privacy & Data Protection overview
Co-Chairman: Thomas J. Smedinghoff, Partner, Wildman, Harrold, Allen & Dixon LLP

2:05 PM – 2:30 PM
When will a Marketing Director go to Prison?
Tesco Ireland has just been fined and forced to stop sending marketing emails. As the regulators get tough, where are the man-traps waiting for the unwary marketing dep’t to walk right in to?

Speaker: Tim Beadle, Director, Atrium, (UK)
– Gaining consent and what 2011’s "cookie law" will require
– Behavioural vs contextual data
– Data sharing and buying

2:30 PM – 2:55 PM
Data Protection For Children: The problems of getting consent & other potential pitfalls
Speaker: Roslyn J. Kitchen, Partner, Cohen Silverman Rowan, LLP
– The ability to enforce a child’s right to privacy (even when they dont think they need it).
– CARU, contract law, and protections under COPPA.
– What is verified parental consent? And when Marketers dont need it.
– When is a child not a child? How technology can help or hinder.
– On-line promotional activity directed to your child customer: sweepstakes and contests, chat rooms, product reviews, and other fun stuff!!

2:55 PM – 3.25 PM
The U.S. Perspective to Social Networking, Advertising, Marketing and Privacy Issues: Legal and Compliance – The U.S. Perspective to Social Networking and Privacy
Speaker: Edward R. McNicholas, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
– Social Media – Advertising and Marketing
– Company Social Media Governance and Policies
– Digital Age Privacy – Does privacy really exist anymore?

3:25 PM – 3:45 PM
Panel Discussion: Social Networking, Marketing and Privacy
Panel Chairman: Thomas J. Smedinghoff
Panelists: Tim Beadle, Roslyn J. Kitchen, Edward R. McNicholas

3:45 PM – 4.00 PM Coffee

Part Four: Information Security
Chairman: Christopher Wolf, Partner, Hogan Lovells US LLP

4:00 PM – 4:25 PM
Privacy and Security Litigation
Speaker: Ian C. Ballon, Greenberg Traurig LLP
– class action litigation update
– security breach update
– flash cookie litigation
– federal preemption of certain privacy and security claims
– compelling the disclosure of the identity of anonymous and pseudonymous actors
– social network issues
– winning strategies in litigation
– ways to minimize the risk of litigation

4:25 PM – 4:50 PM
Information Security: Responding to Investigations by the FTC
Speaker: Peter F. McLaughlin, Senior Counsel, Foley & Lardner LLP

4:50 PM – 5:15 PM
Managing A Crisis
Speaker: Bart A. Lazar, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
– Investigation and first response
– Notification to regulators / individuals
– Managing communication
– Managing liability

5:15 PM – 5:30 PM
Panel Discussion: Information Security
Panel Chairman: Christopher Wolf
Panelists: Ian C. Ballon, Peter F. McLaughlin, Bart A. Lazar
Guest Panelist: Thomas J. Smedinghoff

5:30 PM Chairman’s final remarks and close of Conference.
Chairman: Christopher Wolf, Partner, Hogan Lovells US LLP