Fresh water is becoming a scarce resource in the United States and across the globe as demand continues to rise due to population and business growth. This emergent scarcity means businesses will face more consequences of the complex regulatory and legal frameworks governing water use and water quality.
Michael Best’s Water team understands those issues. We guide clients through the heavily regulated, politically sensitive environment surrounding the management of, investment in, and development of water resources.
From artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to autonomous vehicles, virtual reality, and cryptocurrency, the rapid evolution of technology shows no sign of slowing down. Companies in the digital technology sector are among the world’s most highly valued companies, with good reason. And businesses in every sector now use digital technology in all kinds of ways, from basic email to sophisticated data analytics.
All businesses have to comply with government regulations—some more so than others. Our Regulatory practice is designed to serve clients in heavily regulated industries, such as manufacturing and utility services, as well as across various industries in regulated areas that impact business as a whole, such as environmental regulation.
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Small Law CLE Breakfast - Cyber Insecurity?
What better time than Cybersecurity Awareness Month to become aware of the legal standards governing cybersecurity compliance? In less than 90 days, the California Privacy Rights Act and the Virginia Privacy Act become effective. These, and the other state consumer data privacy laws that will also become effective throughout 2023, require that covered businesses adopt and maintain a reasonable security program. Our speaker, who is a Partner in the Data Privacy & Cybersecurity practice group at Michael Best & Friedrich, will deliver a discussion about how information security and privacy intersect with this new standard and will outline practical takeaways to help you operationalize these pending compliance requirements.
Elizabeth Rogers, Partner, Michael Best, Austin
Clients benefit from Elizabeth’s extensive experience with a variety of regulatory, cybersecurity compliance, and technology-specific privacy matters. A former Chief Privacy Officer and General Counsel, she brings a unique and informed in-house perspective to her practice.
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Networking & Breakfast
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Program
Michael Best Austin Office
620 Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78701
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