Data Protection & Privacy 2020

Data Protection & Privacy 2020

Pages: 278

ISBN: 978-1-83862-146-9

  • £300.00

This volume covers many of the most important data protection and data privacy laws in force or in preparation throughout the globe. The laws governing data protection are becoming ever more significant as information becomes indispensable to commercial and public life. Topics covered include: breaches of data protection, exemptions, other affecting laws, PII formats, legitimate processing, notifications, accuracy, security obligations and breaches, registration formalities, penalties, transfers and internet use and electronic communications marketing.

Published in August 2019, this edition features the following chapters:

Editorial chapters

  • Introduction
    • Aaron P Simpson and Lisa J Sotto, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • EU Overview
    • Aaron P Simpson, Claire François and James Henderson, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • The Privacy Shield
    • Aaron P Simpson and Maeve Olney, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP


  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Lithuania
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • Portugal
  • Russia
  • Serbia
  • Singapore
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Aaron P Simpson, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Aaron is the managing partner of the firm’s London office and advises clients on a broad range of complex privacy, data protection and cybersecurity matters, including international and US federal and state privacy and data security requirements. As a leader on the firm’s privacy team, Aaron’s work ranges from advising clients on large-scale cybersecurity incidents to the development of cross-border data transfer solutions, compliance with existing and emerging data protection requirements in Europe, and negotiating data-driven commercial agreements. Aaron is well known as a top privacy professional and has been recognised by Chambers and Partners, Computerworld and The Legal 500 for his work on behalf of clients. He is a sought-after media resource on privacy issues and has been quoted in such publications as Bloomberg Businessweek Magazine, Corporate Secretary, DataGuidance and TIME Magazine. Aaron regularly speaks before industry groups, legal organisations, government agencies and educational institutions at conferences, seminars, roundtables and webinars. He has written and co-written numerous articles, book chapters and handbooks on privacy and information security issues. Mr. Simpson is member of the board of editors of Pratt’s Privacy & Cybersecurity Law Report, member of the Section of Antitrust Law-Privacy and Information Security Committee of the American Bar Association, and a former member of the Information Technology Law Committee. Mr. Simpson received his JD from the University of Virginia School of Law.

Lisa J Sotto, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Named among The National Law Journal’s “100 Most Influential Lawyers,” Lisa chairs Hunton Andrews Kurth’s top-ranked global privacy and cybersecurity practice and is the managing partner of the firm’s New York office. She also serves on the firm’s executive committee. She has received widespread recognition for her work in the areas of privacy and cybersecurity. Ms. Sotto was voted the world’s leading privacy adviser in all surveys by Computerworld magazine and has received top rankings for privacy and data security by Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500. She serves as the chairperson of the Department of Homeland Security’s Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee. Featured as “The Queen of Breach” in an article by New York Super Lawyers Magazine, Lisa provides extensive advice on cybersecurity risks, incidents and policy issues, including proactive cyber incident readiness. Since 2005, she has advised on more than 1,200 cybersecurity and data breach incidents in the US and abroad, including many seminal events. A pre-eminent lawyer and dynamic problem solver, Lisa assists clients in identifying, evaluating and managing risks associated with privacy and data security practices. She advises clients on GLB, HIPAA, COPPA, CAN-SPAM, FCRA, VPPA, security breach notification laws, and other US state and federal privacy and data security requirements, and global data protection laws. Ms Sotto is the editor and lead author of the legal treatise entitled Privacy and Cybersecurity Law Deskbook, published by Aspen Publishers, Wolters Kluwer Law & Business.

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