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[9/8 Webinar] <CLE Certification Seminar> U.S. M&A - Privacy Regulations and Responses to Know Before That

Nov. 2022, 8

[O'Melveny & Myers LLP / FRONTEO co-sponsored online seminar]

As privacy regulations become stricter around the world, the importance of responding to privacy-related matters in M&A transactions has never been greater.

At the time of M&A transactions, as well as grasping the actual conditions of personal information utilization and security control measures at the target company, promptly determine the scope of due diligence on data privacy, conduct this, and negotiate any problems discovered It is necessary to reflect it in the agreement and the contract, and to grasp the issues after the transaction is completed.

In addition, in the current situation where different privacy regulations can be applied depending on the business area of ​​the target company, country by country, and even state by state in the United States, in order to appropriately identify and deal with problems that may arise from privacy-related matters, It is important to be prepared in advance by understanding the key points and typical problems of certain privacy-related regulations.

In this webinar, we will provide an overview of the current privacy regulations in the United States, comparing them with Japan's Personal Information Protection Law and Europe's GDPR regulations, and also discuss matters that Japanese companies should keep in mind when acquiring US companies. will be explained for each M&A transaction process.

【Webinar Summary】

◆Date: Thursday October 2022, 9 @ 8:10-00:11 (JST)
◆ Fee: Free webinar
◆ Webinar type: Zoom Webinar
◆About CLE units:
The program is scheduled to award CLE credits for attorney qualifications in the states of New York, California, and Texas.
If you are interested, please check the CLE confirmation code announced by the instructor at the webinar.Please attend the seminar from start to finish in order to receive credits.

◆ Speaker:
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Yuko Zanami
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
In addition to handling transactions such as cross-border M & A, joint ventures, and strategic business alliances, we are familiar with Japan's personal information protection law, US data privacy legislation including GDPR and CCPA, and data for Japanese and foreign companies.・ We provide advice on privacy law and on building a global data privacy compliance system.
Tod.png--Tod Cohen
O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Professor Tod Cohen is an expert in internet law and policy in the technology industry. For over 20 years, he has worked as an in-house lawyer for some of the world's leading internet companies and e-commerce companies.Leveraging his experience, he provides practical and strategic advice on important cutting-edge issues in areas as diverse as data privacy, payments, antitrust law, and content moderation.

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