In this ground-breaking interview with Tony McFarland, we discuss how companies and regulators interpret and understand current legislation on how to monitor and manage the risks that companies face that can potentially harm the business, and even affect shareholders. We discuss the concept of a material breach and how to define corporate obligations to material breach and disclosure.
I loved my discussion with Tony McFarland. Tony is an attorney and one of the best in the United States at understanding the fast moving and ever evolving Data Security and Privacy Law landscape. Tony has a very unique perspective from the top (CEO and Board) as it relates to the CIO’s requirement to answer questions from the top that have not been asked before.
We also discuss how current decisions and precedents on the Safe Harbor rule will affect the way companies across the Atlantic will have to justify the protections used, and required for data transfers.
Tony is a partner at Bass Berry and Sims PLC, with more than 30 years of experience working with leaders at public and private companies, particularly those in the financial services and healthcare industries, in complex individual and class action business litigation and situations. He has experience in Data Security and Privacy matters including electronic information security best practices, data retention and data management. He is also the Chairman of the firm’s Technology Committee and chair-elect of the Lex Mundi Knowledge Management Subcommittee. He is a co-author of Bloomberg BNA Banking Practice Portfolio Series No. 401, Securities Law for Banks.
We discussed legal impacts of the following:
Tony’s Published Work and Articles
Top CIOs and CISOs can learn a good deal by reading Tony’s published work in the following areas:
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