• We provide cutting edge global advice to a leading global mobile chip manufacturer on notice, consent, data transfer, access correction and data retention requirements applicable to rolling out a suite of mobile apps that use device identifier data, location data and offer geo-fencing capabilities. In addition, we have advised the company on Chinese requirements related to storage of data in China, on application of the US COPPA children’s privacy rule to the company’s technologies and on the US multi-stakeholder negotiations on mobile app short-form privacy notices.
  • We designed and advised on the implementation and rollout of a whistleblowing hotline for a leading pharmaceutical company across the European Union. The outcome of this project was a whistleblowing hotline compliant in 29 European countries, with as little modification as possible on a country-by-country basis. The multi-year process involved liaising with counsel in the relevant countries, producing documentation for employees, drafting  key agreements between group entities and service providers, and creating internal operational guidance documentation for use in investigations.

  • We are the appointed exclusive data protection advisor to the world's largest fashion retailer. The appointment began with a 51-country multi-year compliance audit of all its subsidiaries operating under its 8 global retail brands. This exercise was unique because, in addition to document reviews and interviews, we conducted extensive on-site audits of all operational functions within the organization, such as sales, marketing, online sales, finance and vendor management. The review covered Milan, Paris, Moscow, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong and Macau.
  • We advise a large communications company on privacy compliance issues related to information practice and digital advertising on its cable, internet and telecommunications service and with regard to the company’s cyber-security program. We are providing compliance and strategic advice on new proposed data use cases, revisions to their privacy policy and consumer opt-out mechanisms. We are assisting the company before self-regulatory organizations and in responding to congressional and regulator inquiries. We are also providing strategic advice to one of their companies regarding its cyber-security and mobile privacy initiatives and advising the company on data security strategies as well as representing a business unit in an FTC mobile app security investigation. 
  • We represent a global pharmaceutical company with the rollout of a follow-the-sun customer service response model for product inquiries. The project includes the following activities related to privacy compliance in Latin America, Asia-Pac and Europe: analysis of privacy notice and consent requirements, review of security requirements in a number of Latin American countries, and the drafting, localization and implementation of a global intra-group data transfer agreement for compliance purposes, in order to support the follow-the-sun customer service model.
  • Representing a coalition of 20 major communications, Internet, media and retail companies we have helped to draft all of the U.S. state privacy, security and e-commerce legislation that has become law over the past eight years.