The IGP—A Master Class in a Lot More Than Information Governance (and Why You Should Become an IGP, Too)

I recently sat for the Information Governance Professional (“IGP”) exam. The IGP certification is issued by ARMA, which bills it as the “premier certification focused exclusively on the high-level, strategic practice of information governance.”[1] As an in-house attorney, some of the most oft-repeated advice you’ll hear is ‘get to know the business.’ Working at a…

Connecticut Becomes the Fifth State to Enact Comprehensive Consumer Data Privacy Legislation

State-enacted comprehensive consumer data privacy legislation is becoming more common across the United States. Connecticut is now the fifth state to enact such legislation, joining California, Colorado, Utah, and Virginia.[1]  Public Act No. 22-15—The “Act Concerning Personal Data Privacy and Online Monitoring” (also referred to as the “Connecticut Data Privacy Act” or “CTDPA”)—will go into…

EDPB Adopts Opinion on Interplay between the Clinical Trials Regulation and the General Data Protection Regulation

On January 23, 2019, the European Data Protection Board (the “Board”) released its opinion here on the interplay between the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and the Clinical Trials Regulation (“CTR”). The opinion comments on a draft of FAQs prepared by the European Commission on the same topic and provides insight into how the…

A Look Ahead to 2019

Over the past year, we’ve been hard at work gearing up for an amazing 2019. We believe our future is more promising than ever, so we’ve hired developers, writers, support personnel, legal researchers, sales staff, and marketing professionals. Our goal? To roll out upgrades across our Versatile product line, continue to provide our unparalleled customer…