Data Breach Litigation and Investigations Forum 2017 Agenda

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
7:30 | Registration and Breakfast
8:45 | Introduction and Welcome

Christina Terplan | Partner | Clyde & Co
Winston Krone | Global Managing Director | Kivu
Eric Gibbs | Partner | Gibbs Law Group and Girard Gibbs LLP
Tom Hagy | Managing Director | HB Litigation Conferences
9:00 | Judicial Perspectives on Privacy Litigation:
            Practical Considerations When Heading Into the Courtroom
U.S. Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler | Northern District of California
Hon. Steven A. Brick (ret.) | JAMS | California Superior Court, Alameda County
9:45 | Consumer Privacy Claims:
            Recent Settlements & Litigation Trends
-Class action and non-class action litigation
-Case valuation methods
-Settlement structures
-How relief is being defined
Patrick Ivie | Executive Vice President, Class Action Services | KCC | moderator
Paul Karlsgodt | Partner | Baker Hostetler
Allison Holt | Senior Associate | Hogan Lovells
Cari Campen Laufenberg | Partner | Keller Rohrbach LLP
10:45 | Break
11:00 | B2B Privacy Claims:
             Key Players, Trends, Strategies, and Best Practices
-Key players
-Evolution of Damages Theories
-Strategies for Litigation
-Best Practices/ Needed Changes
Aideen Gaffney | Senior Director, Business Development | Garden City Group | moderator
Andrew N. Friedman | Partner | Cohen Milstein
Nicholas A. Oldham | Partner | King & Spalding
Mark C. Mao | Partner | Troutman Sanders
11:45 | Vendors & Business Partners:
             Unique Privacy Risks & Rewards of Working With Others

-Existing and anticipated liabilities
-Vendor indemnification agreements
-Negotiating contract clauses to cover the cost of breaches
-Insurance coverage: key terms and conditions
-Promised standards, reasonability and best industry practices
-Industry segment hot spots
-Supply chain network assessments
-Vendor and supplier management programs
Jill Bronfman | Professor & Program Director of the Privacy & Technology Project | UC Hastings College of Law | University of California San Francisco | moderator
David Navetta | Partner | Norton Rose Fulbright US
Cinthia Granados Motley | Partner | Sedgwick Law LLP
12:30 | Lunch
1:45 | Discovery in Privacy Disputes:
            Effective Investigation & Evidence Collection
-Finding, preserving and assessing crucial evidence
-Requests for production
-Knowing what’s discoverable and how to get it
-Understanding significant jurisdictional differences
-Preparing data for privacy litigation
-Spoliation and litigation holds
-Effect of audit rights in B2B contracts on discovery
Christina Terplan | Partner | Clyde & Co | moderator
Winston Krone | Global Managing Director | Kivu | moderator
David Berger  | Gibbs Law Group
Michael Abraham | Shareholder | Bartko, Zankel, Bunzel & Miller
2:30 | Regulator & Enforcement Perspectives:
           The Role of Government Agencies and How to Work With Them
-Working with regulators before, during and after privacy is compromised
-What regulators look for from you
-Notice requirements when privacy is compromised
-The relationship between regulation and litigation and investigation
-Recent trends in enforcement actions
-What gets reported to enforcers?
-Certified Information Security Auditors
-Lessons learned and practical takeaways
Mark C. Mao | Partner | Troutman Sanders | moderator
Joanne McNabb | Director of Privacy Education and Policy, California Attorney General
Laura Berger | Attorney, Div. of Privacy and Identity Protection | Federal Trade Commission
Kathryn Haun | Assistant U.S. Attorney & Digital Current Coordinator | U.S. Department of Justice
Mary Beth Buchanan | Former U.S. Attorney | Eastern District of Pennsylvania | Partner | Bryan Cave
3:30| Break
3:45 | Critical Insurance Coverage Issues:
            What’s Being Covered, What’s Not, What’s in Dispute
-Finding insurance coverage for cyber
-Cyber and GL policies
-D&O issues around misrepresentation in the application
-Business interruption
-Crime and extortion
-Physical perils
-Insurers pushing back
Richard J. Bortnick | Senior Counsel | Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry
Lauri Floresca | Sr. VP & Partner/Cyber Team Leader | Woodruff-Sawyer & Co.
Marcus Breese | Underwriter | Hiscox London Market
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