On Tuesday, February 21st, at 11:00-12:00 PM (EST) join Avi Gesser, Sam Allaman and Melissa Muse from our Data Strategy and Security Group as hosts for a conversation between ChatGPT and ChatGPT on how lawyers are using ChatGPT. This webinar will include: A demonstration of ChatGPT’s ability to draft legal documents The use of other AI tools to turn ChatGPT’s…

Last year, yet again, saw significant GDPR enforcement actions, important regulatory guidance, and an abundance of European legislative activity touching on cyber, data protection and AI-regulatory issues. Here, we unpack five trends which defined 2022 and signal areas to watch in 2023: Increased AI regulation; Prioritization of operational resilience; Focus on children’s privacy; Continued complication in data transfers out of…

On January 26, 2022, the FBI, DOJ, and international law enforcement partners dropped a bombshell of an announcement: they had dismantled the infrastructure of one of the most prolific ransomware groups. Hive Ransomware has long been known as an extremely active group, responsible for many ransomware attacks, including against hospitals. But the full extent of the Hive network was unknown…

Our ninth annual cross-disciplinary discussion on predictions and priorities for the upcoming year took place on Tuesday, January 24, 2023, from 8:30 to 10:30 AM Eastern. Our Debevoise practice leaders shared their insights, predictions, and action items for 2023, including what companies, their boards of directors, and financial sponsors can do now to get ahead of these key issues. Avi…

On Thursday, January 12, 2023 at 3:00 PM EST Erez Liebermann spoke on a virtual panel entitled The Changing Tides of Regulation: Navigating New Regulatory Requirements and Guidance Around Cybersecurity and Ransomware. The conference’s faculty included senior government cybersecurity officials from the FBI and OFAC, and nearly two dozen other legal and consulting professionals in the field of ransomware response.…

Content generated by artificial intelligence (“AI”) continues to improve and become more convincing.  These realistic images, audio, and videos, where used for purposes of a misrepresentation or to falsely spread information, are commonly dubbed “deepfakes.”  Governments around the world are taking notice of deepfakes and beginning to respond.  As reported by the Wall Street Journal, China’s internet regulator announced rules…

The Data Strategy and Security team at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has authored the Practising Law Institute’s 2023 edition of the Privacy Law Answer Book, a user-friendly guide to the laws and regulations that govern how companies collect, use, store and transfer the personal information of their consumers and employees. The book is styled as a Q&A so that practitioners can easily…

On January 10, 2023, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) published its 2023 Report on FINRA’s Examination and Risk Monitoring Program (the “Report”), which is intended to provide member firms with key considerations and observations to use in enhancing their compliance programs. The Report discusses 24 topics relevant to the securities industry, including cybersecurity, as cyber threats continue to evolve…

2023 has arrived, and with it comes a novel patchwork of privacy requirements arising out of comprehensive state privacy laws that have been adopted (or amended) by legislatures in California, Virginia, Colorado, Connecticut and Utah. Although privacy practitioners have been busy analyzing these laws and assisting clients with compliance efforts, rulemaking in California and Colorado has made this a moving…