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A Full Range of Solutions to Operate in Today’s Data-Driven Marketplace Holland & Knight’s Global Cybersecurity and Privacy Policy and Regulatory Team has the sophisticated capability to understand the nuances of each client’s particular sector and the complicated risks that cybersecurity brings to each of them, an offering few other firms can demonstrate. Our team is comprised of lawyers and subject matter experts who offer a broad array of experience managing all aspects of cybersecurity and privacy, including Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT) across the legal, technical, policy, regulatory, litigation, privacy and cybersecurity spectrum. Our team works across


In-depth understanding of "Privacy by Design" and "Security by Design"

and practice areas to provide

comprehensive and strategic counsel on cybersecurity and privacy issues.

Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure, Key Sectors and Industries As one of the only law firms in the U.S. to offer a full range and deep breadth of cybersecurity advice and counsel, we integrate our knowledge of day-to-day regulations for the 16 critical infrastructure sectors identified by the White House and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as vital to national security, as well a number of other key sectors and industries, including:

Advice on impacts of global cybersecurity/ privacy regulations Proactive policy best practices

One-of-a-kind data privacy lab

Assistance on sector-specific regulatory risk and compliance

Experienced and Comprehensive GUIDANCE

Insight on emerging tech issues including AI and IoT

Banking, Financial Services & Insurance

Advice on cross-sector cyber risk

Government affairs and lobbying experience

Crisis Communications and Congressional Investigations

Chemicals Commercial Facilities


Communications Critical Manufacturing Dams Defense Industrial Base Education


Emergency Services Energy Food & Agriculture Government Contracts Health: Hospitals & Medical Devices Information Technology (IT) Nuclear Reactors, Materials & Waste Retail, Hospitality & Gaming Transportation & Autonomous Vehicles/Systems

Water & Wastewater

Strategic U.S. and International Regulatory and Compliance Advisors We assist companies in creating proactive cybersecurity and privacy strategies to address the evolving – and often conflicting – patchwork of state, local, federal and international regulatory environments. Members of our team have served in the U.S. government as both regulators and negotiators, enabling us to provide in-depth advice and counsel to clients on:

» Privacy Shield, the EU NIS Directive and the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

» Global efforts for data localization and nation-specific cybersecurity and privacy requirements

» Cybersecurity, privacy and cross-border data transfer issues in various G7 and G20 trade negotiations

» Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Cross Border Data Rules » Other U.S. bilateral and multilateral negotiations such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership (TTIP)

Policy Creation

Our Value Proposition with Emerging Tech

Our team has substantial experience helping clients create policy and governance structures to help them manage their cyber risk. We also uniquely understand the intricacies of how the Executive Branch and Congress look at cybersecurity and privacy issues so clients can prepare for regulatory changes.

Our team helps clients seize opportunities and overcome challenges where

Regulatory Compliance We also have significant experience working closely with regulators who are responsible for building and evolving the intricate web of federal and state laws and regulations implicated in cybersecurity and privacy matters, and can assist clients in all aspects of regulatory compliance.

Cyber Insurance Our cybersecurity lawyers and professionals provide clients with insight and guidance on choosing policies, analyzing policy language and maximizing recovery in the case of a claim. We help clients understand what particular type of policy may be needed to provide coverage for cybersecurity risks, attacks and breaches.

new technologies and established industries converge.

Members of our team have key government and industry backgrounds, which enable us to understand the business and legal nuances of Emerging Technology and the evolving policy, regulatory and compliance regimes that go with blockchain, distributed ledger, cryptocurrencies Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and RegTech. Our multi-faceted approach includes a collaborative effort to address legislation, laws and regulations. By understanding our clients’ business objectives we are able to provide optimal and pragmatic solutions in the emerging policy and regulatory world.






ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE We offer a multidisciplinary approach to address the full range of legal, policy, technical and crisis communications challenges that arise. Every step is coordinated to ensure the best possible outcome.

Learn More By Connecting With Us Christopher DeLacy

Joel E. Roberson

Partner Washington, D.C. 202.457.7162 chris.delacy@hklaw.com

Partner Washington, D.C. 202.663.7264 joel.roberson@hklaw.com

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Holland & Knight Global Cybersecurity & Privacy Policy and Regulatory Team  

Holland & Knight Global Cybersecurity & Privacy Policy and Regulatory Team