Alston & Bird Senior Counsel Peter Swire recently published an article in Lawfare titled, “Towards OECD Principles for Government Access to Data.” Peter and his co-authors discuss recent efforts of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to formulate common principles regulating governmental access to personal data held by the private sector for national […]
On August 20, 2021, China’s first comprehensive Personal Information Protection Law (“PIPL”) was passed into law. The Cybersecurity Law, the Data Security Law, and the PIPL of China are the three pillars of China’s data protection framework, which govern cybersecurity, data security, and personal information protection respectively. The Cybersecurity Law largely governs cybersecurity requirements for […]
Partner Kellen Dwyer joined CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” to discuss what he sees in China’s tech crackdown.
As ransomware attacks continue to dominate the news cycle, legislation has recently been introduced in several states that would place limits on certain entities’ ability to pay a ransom payment in the event of a ransomware attack. Although the proposed limits would generally apply to state agencies and other local governmental authorities, certain state proposals […]
On February 24, 2021, President Biden announced a new Executive Order on America’s Supply Chains. The Order provides for two key initiatives, including a 100-day review of the supply chains for certain vital products and a long-term review of supply chains in six different sectors of the U.S. economy, including the information and communications technology […]