Privacy + Security Forum Spring Academy

Speaking Engagement | May.08.2024 - May.10.2024

George Washington University Student Center, Washington, D.C.

Members of Orrick’s Cyber, Privacy & Data Innovation Group will lead panels on recent developments in youth online safety laws and considerations for consent requirements and health data during the upcoming Privacy + Security Forum Spring Academy

Youth Online Safety: Evaluating Regulatory Enforcement and Litigation Risks in an Uncertain Legal Landscape

Thursday, May 9, 2024: 2:30-3:30 PM EST

In 2024, global regulation of youth online safety continues, with the U.S. facing legal challenges and ongoing legislative changes. The focus remains on enhancing online safety and privacy for young users, with discussions on regulatory developments, compliance risks, AI concerns, age verification obligations, and enforcement trends. This session will dive into the current state of the online safety landscape and preview the potential liability risks for businesses in this rapidly changing environment.

  • Emily Tabatabai, Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
  • Hannah Levin, Senior Associate, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
  • James Trilling, Attorney, Federal Trade Commission

The Patchwork of Consent Requirements and Health Data: What Should Companies Consider?

Thursday, May 9, 2024: 2:30-3:30 PM EST

This session will delve into health data and explore consent requirements under the FTC, Washington’s My Health My Data, and state consumer privacy laws. We'll also discuss the role of universal opt-out mechanisms, the survival of cookies and pixels, and the operational and technical aspects of consent mechanisms, along with the implications of their failure.

  • Thora Johnson, Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
  • Sundeep Kapur, Senior Associate, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
  • Andrew Shaxted, Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting


CLE Credits Available: Y