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Data Breaches in the Retail Industry

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Produced on May 15, 2015

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Course Information

Time 91 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Course Description

Retailers continue to be at the epicenter of data breaches and breach-related litigation, as their high-volume access to valuable payment card data and other sensitive information make them prime targets for criminals. Retailers that suffer a security breach face a number of challenges, including answering to regulators and law enforcement authorities, responding to contract claims from payment card issuing banks and payment processors, defending against class action lawsuits brought by affected consumers, and even confronting shareholder derivative suits. In this presentation, Baker & Hostetler Partner Judy Selby and Counsel Melinda McLellan discuss the current regulatory and legal landscape affecting retailers in the data breach context, and how relevant legal standards continue to develop in this rapidly-evolving area.

 

Learning Objectives:

I.    Summarize how to respond to a retail breach 

II.   Understand the current regulatory landscape affecting retailers 

III.  Identify relevant legal standards within the retail industry

 

Credit Information

This course is pre-approved for CLE credit in the following states. If your state is not listed, contact support for more information on how to receive credit

Faculty

Melinda L. McLellan

BakerHostetler

Melinda McLellan is a seasoned privacy and cybersecurity specialist currently focused on the regulation of emerging technologies and cross-border data protection law. As co-leader of BakerHostetler's EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) initiative, Melinda works with multinational clients to identify, evaluate and manage the myriad compliance obligations associated with corporate privacy and information security practices. Her broader practice includes advising on a wide variety of complex privacy and data management issues, including biometrics, securing the Internet of Things, implementation of blockchain technologies, cybersecurity threats to the financial services and energy sectors, autonomous vehicles, genetic privacy, artificial intelligence, Big Data, managing information security incidents, and negotiating complex tech transactions.

Select Experience:

  • Advises on compliance with international data transfer restrictions and data localization requirements, including through the implementation of cross-border transfer mechanisms such as the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework, standard contractual clauses, intercompany agreements and binding corporate rules.Advises clients on the development and implementation of enterprise-wide privacy and information security programs, including by creating employee privacy training modules and drafting company codes of conduct, policies, standards, procedures and guidelines related to the protection of personal data.
  • Manages complex technology transactions on both the vendor side and the customer side, drafting and negotiating multiparty contracts and outsourcing agreements from the RFP through follow-up compliance assessments. 
  • Counsels clients on the legal implications of various data collection and analytics technologies, including facial recognition software, geolocation tracking and web-based tools used for behavioral and other targeted marketing purposes.


Judy Selby

Hanover Stone Partners, LLC

Judy Selby currently serves as the Senior Advisor at Hanover Stone Partners, LLC. She also is an insurance consultant with her own firm, Judy Selby Consulting, LLC.

Judy frequently speaks and writes about information-related strategies and best practices. She has successfully completed courses on Big Data, Crisis Management/Business Continuity and Cyber Security at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Professional Education, and co-chairs the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) Cyber Liability Committee. She is also a member of the ABA Big Data Committee and the Sedona Conference Data Security and Privacy Liability Working Group.

Judy also has over 20 years of experience in large scale first- and third-party complex insurance coverage matters, providing a full range of services from opinion work, coverage gap analysis, claims counseling, broker liability, settlement negotiations, international arbitration and all phases of insurance coverage litigation.

Judy is a member of the Law360 Insurance Editorial Advisory Board, the Editorial Advisory Board of Legal Technology News, the Professional Liability Underwriters Association, and the Defense Research Institute, and a contributor to InsuranceThoughtLeadership.com, Datfloq.com, and BigDataMadeSimple.com.

Judy was honored as LawCrossing’s Law Job Star in July 2014, featured in Law Technology News as a leading STEM woman, and have been quoted in Forbes, Reuters, Law360, Bloomberg BNA, Insurance Business America, the National Law Journal, Corporate Executive Board and Legal Technology News about information-related and insurance issues. She was selected as the LXBN Leader in May 2015 and as a finalist for CLM’s 2015 Outside Counsel of the Year award.

Ms. Selby previously served as the managing director at BDO Consulting and prior to that, co-chaired BakerHostetler’s Information Governance Team, founded the eDiscovery and Technology Management Team, and counseled companies on ways to avoid information-related risks. She handled cutting edge privacy, data breach, information governance, cyber insurance, and insurance coverage matters, including TCPA claims.



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