The Evolution of FTC Privacy Enforcement Actions
Original broadcast date: September 9, 2010
Enforcement actions by the Bureau of Consumer Protection at the Federal Trade Commission have impacts both for the businesses under investigation as well as generally for all businesses holding personal data. FTC consent decrees frequently set new standards and are an integral part of an essential roadmap for organizations handling personal information. Listen as our panel of legal experts explores and analyzes how FTC enforcement and advisory activity creates a set of "regulatory common law" rules to be followed. The panel shares insights and practical tips on handling Civil Investigative Demands, working with FTC staff during an investigation and the ins and outs of consent decrees.
Christopher Wolf, Partner, Hogan Lovells LLP
Timothy P. Tobin, Associate, Hogan Lovells LLP
Kandi Parsons, Staff Attorney, Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, Federal Trade Commission