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Live Blogging from the 34th Annual Conference of DPAs and Privacy Commissioners: Prepared Remarks of Hogan Lovells’ Christopher Wolf at Opening Plenary Session

This blog entry contains the prepared remarks of Hogan Lovells Privacy and Information Management practice director Christopher Wolf on “Privacy and Technology in Balance” to be delivered at the opening plenary session of the 34th Annual Conference of Data Protection Authorities and Privacy Commissioners in Punta del Este, Uruguay.

Posted in International/EU Privacy

New Article in ABA Antitrust Magazine Contrasts EU-US Proposals for New Privacy Framewrok

In a just-published article for the American Bar Association Antitrust magazine entitled “So Close Yet So Far, The EU and US Visions of a New Privacy Framework.” available through a link in this blog entry, Hogan Lovells Privacy partners Winston Maxwell (Paris) and Chris Wolf (Washington) compare and contrast the pending proposals on both sides of the Atlantic for improvements to the privacy frameworks.

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Video Presentations from University of Maine Center for Law and Innovation Program on “Privacy in Practice”

On June 22, 2012, Harriet Pearson, who becomes a Hogan Lovells privacy partner on August 1 and Chris Wolf, co-director of the firm’s Privacy and Information Management Practice, presented at the University of Maine Center for Law and Innovation Program on “Privacy in Practice.” This blog entry containes the videos of their presentations, Harriet’s on Global Data Management Concerns for All Enterprises, Everywhere and Chris’ on the proposed EU Data Protection Regulation.

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Hogan Lovells Privacy and Information Management Practice Top Ranked by Chambers

Chambers USA ranks the leading firms and lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas throughout America, including privacy and data security, based on client research. We are pleased and gratified that the Hogan Lovells Privacy and Information Management practice has been ranked in the top band, and that both of its practice leaders, Chris Wolf and Marcy Wilder, have been selected for top rankings among practitioners.

Posted in International/EU Privacy, News & Events

Upcoming EU Cloud Strategy Announced: Application of Local Privacy Laws Remain an Issue, To Be Explored at IAPP Navigate on September 14

An announcement came this week from EC Digital Agenda VP Neelie Kroes of an EU Cloud Strategy (described in this blog entry), for which the former US CIO Vivek Kundra will be an advisor, and it once again raises questions about the application of the EU Directive in the cloud. This is an issue that will be explored through a Moot Court problem at IAPP’s Navigate in Dallas on September 14, also described and shared in this entry.

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New York Times Stirs Debate over EU vs. US Privacy Commitment

A recent New York Times article fueled the debate over whether the EU is more committed to the protection of personal privacy than the US. Hogan Lovells Privacy and Information Management practice co-director Chris Wolf responded in a Letter to the Editor of the Times, published today, along with that of Mark Rotenberg of the Electronic Privacy Information Center. This entry describes, links and quotes from the article and the exchange, and references the upcoming eG8 forum on the Internet (and privacy) in which Chris will participate, and where the issue of privacy cooperation will be addressed.