Catch up on our Tech Law Talks podcast series for practical observations on technology and data legal trends. We cover product and technology development to operational and compliance issues that technology practitioners encounter every day.

On this channel, we host regular discussions about the legal and business issues around data protection, privacy and security; data risk management; technology transactions; intellectual property; social media; and other types of information technology.

Banks navigate changing computer incident notification rules

Proposed cybersecurity rules from the OCC, FDIC and FRB affect banking organizations and bank service providers. In this panel discussion, three lawyers from Reed Smith’s Tech & Data practice – partner Anthony Diana, counsel Catherine Castaldo and associate Trevor Satnick – discuss specific impacts and describe what business leaders have to do to prepare. (7 mins)

EU: Navigating marketing communications in Europe

Leading Tech & Data lawyers Andy Splittgerber and Christian Leuthner discuss marketing consent in Europe in relation to data protection and spamming laws. Andy and Christian will guide you through the various issues involved and what you need to know. (13 mins)

EU: Cookies, tracking technologies and data protection

Join two of our Munich-based data protection team, Ramona Kimmich and Andy Splittgerber, as they outline the legal situation on the use of cookies in Germany and the EU. They discuss the current status of the EU ePrivacy Regulation and of Germany’s cookie law (TTDSG) and provide insight into the changes organizations operating websites in the EU need to make in 2021, if they want to use tracking technologies in compliance with data protection rules. (20 mins)

Technology transaction trends 2021

Sarah Bruno and LiLing Poh discuss recent trends as organizations invest more in technology through the acquisition of new platforms or programs, and through partnerships with vendors, to bring products to market. (20 mins)

EU: GDPR and Fines – First experiences and defence strategies

Join members of our tech and data team, Andy Splittgerber and Christian Leuthner, as they discuss the first fines levied under the EU’s data protection law three years after the EU General Data Protection Regulation went live. They take a look at recent developments and describe situations where it may be worth challenging the data privacy enforcers. Andy and Christian give valuable tips on what to do if the data protection authorities knock on your door. (7 mins)