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Matthew R. Cin focuses his practice in technology transactional and regulatory matters, with particular focus on software licensing and data privacy and security in the United States and internationally. He represents technology companies, cloud service providers, health care providers, health information technology vendors, retailers, financial institutions and consumer analysis providers with US and international privacy, security and security breach response issues, including navigating the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, Federal Trade Commission Act, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, General Data Protection Regulation, and other international, federal and state laws. Read Matthew Cin's full bio.

Brazil’s LGPD Takes Effect—With Early Enforcement


By , and on Sep 28, 2020
Posted In Advertising & Marketing, Cybersecurity, Data Privacy, Telehealth, Workplace Privacy

Brazil represents over half of all IT spend in Latin America, has the largest regional market for software outsourcing, employs a sizable IT workforce, manufactures consumer goods (including commercial airplanes and cars) and has an active consumer market of social media operated by global data aggregators. At a time when data privacy is becoming increasingly...

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California Enacts a Groundbreaking New Privacy Law


By , , , , and on Jun 29, 2018
Posted In Cybersecurity, Data Privacy

California’s Senate and Assembly unanimously approved AB 375 (also known as the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018), on June 28, 2018. This new consumer privacy bill will be the most progressive and comprehensive privacy law in the United States, reaching far beyond California’s borders to give California consumers more visibility and control over their...

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Appeals Court Strikes Down Key Portions of FCC’s Onerous TCPA Rulemaking


By , and on Mar 23, 2018
Posted In Consumer Protection, Data Privacy, Data Transfers/Safe Harbor/Privacy Shield, Email/Spam, General Interest, Text Messaging

Last week, the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit issued a long-awaited decision on an omnibus challenge to the FCC’s interpretation of the TCPA. While the decision provides some relief for businesses, it does not eliminate the prospect of TCPA liability and leaves important TCPA interpretive questions unresolved. Businesses should continue to be...

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Does GDPR Regulate My Research Studies in the United States?


By , , , and on Feb 7, 2018
Posted In Big Data, Consumer Protection, Data Privacy, Workplace Privacy

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) establishes protections for the privacy and security of personal data (Personal Data) about individuals in the European Union (EU) single market countries, and potentially affects the clinical and other scientific research activities of academic medical centers and other research organizations in the United States. This On the Subject includes...

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