Professor Peter Guffin to speak at Fundamentals of Privacy Law Seminar in New York City

Peter Guffin, Visiting Professor of Practice at the University of Maine School of Law, will speak at an upcoming Fundamentals of Privacy Law seminar in New York City. The seminar is hosted by the Practising Law Institute (PLI).

During his seminar, Professor Guffin will provide an overview of the major sources of law in this area and discuss the common themes and approaches to regulation. He and Chris Bender, a cybersecurity expert, will examine the key components of an information security program, including risk assessments, and incident response planning, and discuss the key areas in which lawyers get involved. Attendees will learn practical tips, including ways in which to interact with technical experts.

At Maine Law, Guffin serves as Co-Director of the Information Privacy Law Program. He teaches courses and practicums in information privacy law and cybersecurity. He also teaches an information governance course for regulatory compliance and risk management professionals as part of the Law School’s Compliance Certificate Program.

Guffin also heads Pierce Atwood’s Privacy & Data Security practice, where he counsels clients on compliance with state, federal, and international laws and regulations relating to privacy and data protection, including cross-border data transfers. He also provides advice and assistance to clients with respect to data security incidents, ranging from internal investigations, incident response, breach notification obligations, communications with regulators, risk mitigation and litigation strategies.

Please visit the PLI website for additional seminar information and to register