Managing Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Risks in M&A Deals: Pre-Planning, Due Diligence and Risk Allocation Strategies
Minimizing Impact of Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities on Transaction Value
A live 90-minute CLE webinar with interactive Q&A
Thursday, May 4, 2017 (in 10 days)
1:00pm-2:30pm EDT, 10:00am-11:30am PDT
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to deal attorneys for managing and allocating data privacy and cybersecurity risks in M&A transactions. The panel will discuss best practices for identifying and addressing data privacy and cybersecurity concerns throughout the life of a deal, from developing an acquisition strategy and identifying a potential target, to conducting due diligence, to allocating risk in the transaction documents.
Corporate data security breaches are at an all-time high, making data privacy and cybersecurity planning in M&A transactions more important than ever. Examining a target’s data assets and identifying cybersecurity vulnerabilities are essential to valuing a deal, implementing risk mitigation measures, and planning for successful data integration post-acquisition.
Counsel for buyers should begin evaluating data privacy and cybersecurity risks when assessing a potential target and continue making data privacy and cybersecurity concerns a priority during due diligence and when negotiating the acquisition agreement and other transaction documents.
During due diligence buyer’s counsel should examine the target’s data inventory, data locations, data collection processes, privacy policies, security controls, information governance guidelines, risk assessment programs, and cybersecurity insurance policies for vulnerabilities.
When negotiating and drafting the transaction documents, counsel for both parties should carefully approach the reps and warranties provisions related to the target’s data privacy and cybersecurity protocols and thoughtfully address how the parties will resolve issues that arise from data security breaches.
Listen as our authoritative panel of deal attorneys examines key considerations for managing and allocating data privacy and cybersecurity risks in M&A deals.
- Overview of data privacy and cybersecurity issues
- Managing data privacy and cybersecurity issues when planning acquisition strategy
- Data privacy and cybersecurity best practices during due diligence
- Allocating data privacy and cybersecurity risks when drafting and negotiating transaction documents
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- The impact of data and cybersecurity assets and vulnerabilities on deal valuation
- The best approaches for counsel to identify data privacy and cybersecurity vulnerabilities early in a transaction
- The most critical information counsel should request from the target company during due diligence related to data privacy and cybersecurity
- Provisions to include in the transaction documents to address data privacy and cybersecurity vulnerabilities and mitigate deal risk
Roberta D. Anderson, Director
Cohen & Grigsby,
A Partner of the firm’s Data Security and Insurance Recovery Practice Groups, Ms. Anderson concentrates her practice in the areas of insurance coverage litigation and counseling and emerging cybersecurity and data privacy-related issues, including security incident planning and breach response. For nearly two decades, she has represented clients in connection with a broad spectrum of insurance issues arising under almost every kind of business insurance policy.
Jennifer C. Archie, Partner
Latham & Watkins,
Ms. Archie possesses broad investigations, litigation and counseling experience advising clients from emerging companies to global enterprises across all market sectors in matters involving computer fraud and cybercrime, privacy/data security compliance and program management, advertising and marketing practices, information governance, consumer fraud, employment and trade secrets. She has particular expertise in preparing for and leading the response to complex and large-scale data breach incidents.
Alan Brill, Senior Managing Director
Mr. Brill consults with law firms and corporations on investigative issues relating to computers and digital technology, including the investigation of computer intrusions, Internet fraud, identity theft, misappropriation of intellectual property, cases of internal fraud, data theft, sabotage and computer security projects designed to prevent such events. He has worked extensively on developing methodologies for collecting evidence from corporate information systems.
Gerard M. Stegmaier, Partner
Mr. Stegmaier focuses his practice on corporate governance, IP and internet issues, especially as they relate to privacy, information security and consumer protection. An experienced and pragmatic litigator, Mr. Stegmaier focuses a significant part of his practice on prelitigation and advisory services relating to business strategy for privacy by design, data protection, IP, and emerging technologies and markets.
Live Webinar $297.00
Add a colleague on the same connection in the same room for only $97.00 in the shopping cart or by calling customer service.
This webinar is eligible for at least 1.5 general CLE credits.
CLE credits are not available for PR.
*In KS, OH, PA, for more than 1 attendee on the connection you must contact Strafford CLE via email or call 1-800-926-7926 ext. 35 prior to the program for special instructions.
CLE On-Demand - Streaming Video
Includes recorded streaming video of full program plus PDF handouts.
On-demand is the only recorded format recognized for CLE credits in DE, IN, KS, LA, MS, NC, OH, OK, SC, TN, VA, WI.
AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN*, KS, KY, LA, ME, MN, MO, MT, NC, ND, NH**, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH*, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY (Note: Some states restrict CLE eligibility based on the age of a program. Refer to our state CLE Map for additional information.)
*Only available for attorneys admitted for more than two years. For OH CLE credits, only programs recorded within the current calendar year are eligible - contact the CLE department for verification.
**NH attendees must self-determine if a program is eligible for credit and self-report their attendance.
CLE On-Demand Video $297.00
Available 48 hours after the live event
Includes full event recording plus handouts (available after live webinar).
Strafford is an approved provider and self-study CLE credit is available in most states.
AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, KY, ME, MN, MO, MT, ND, NJ, NM, NY, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT, VT, WA, WV, WY (Note: Some states restrict CLE eligibility based on the age of a program. Refer to our state CLE Map for additional information.)
Strafford will process CLE credit for one person on each recording.
Additional copies of a recording can be purchased at a discount. Please call Strafford Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-926-7926 ext 10 or email email@example.com to place your order.
Recorded Webinar Download $297.00
Available 48 hours after the live event
Recorded Audio Download (MP3) $297.00
Available 24 hours after the live event
DVD (Slide Presentation with Audio) $297.00
plus $9.45 S&H
Available ten business days after the live event
Registration Plus Recorded Event
Live Webinar & Webinar Download $394.00
Recorded Webinar Download Only $97.00 with Registration/Webinar Combo
Live Webinar & Audio Download $394.00
Recorded Audio Download (MP3) Only $97.00 with Registration/MP3 Combo
Live Webinar & DVD $394.00 plus $9.45 S&H
DVD (Slide Presentation with Audio) Only $97.00 with Registration/DVD Combo
Strafford webinars offer several options for participation: online viewing of speaker-controlled PowerPoint presentations with audio via computer speakers or via phone; or audio only via telephone (download speaker handouts prior to the program). Please note that our webinars do not feature videos of the presenters.
CLE Credits By State
The webinar was very well organized and efficient.
Lathrop & Gage
I appreciated the programs focused subject matter and that the speakers did not try to cover too much.
Stoll Keenon Ogden
Strafford's program was on point, relevant and provided useful information.
Craig-Hallum Capital Group
The subject matter was timely and important, and the webinar format is well suited for this topic.
The program was very practical and informative for my current needs.
Frederic Dorwart, Lawyers
Mergers and Acquisitions Law Advisory Board
Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz
Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker
Gray Plant Mooty
Strafford webinars are backed by our 100% Unconditional Money-Back Guarantee: if you are not satisfied with any of our products, simply let us know and get a full refund. For more information regarding complaints and refunds, please contact us at 1-800-926-7926 ext 10. Complaints regarding this program can be submitted via the course evaluation found in the “Thank you” e-mail at the end of the course.