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Global advice to solve complex security and privacy challenges

Navigating the intricate web of data protection, privacy and cybersecurity issues is critical to your business. Our global Data Protection, Privacy and Security practice is renowned for providing leading advice. With 180+ professionals in 40+ countries, we have the geographic footprint and experience to help you solve your most pressing problems and be ready for future threats.

Your legal and compliance teams must keep up with increasingly comprehensive legislation. You have to deal with the rise in privacy rights complaints, rapidly evolving regulatory and enforcement environment in multiple jurisdictions, and issues with international data flows. We help you transform challenges into opportunities.  

We’re here to help. Our geographic footprint allows us to understand the divergent cybersecurity and data privacy laws across jurisdictions. We handle issues including enforcement, government affairs, OFAC, litigation, government contracting, SEC disclosure issues and insurance. We also provide trusted global crisis management. Together with our technology consultants, we work as a single team dedicated to supporting your business goals wherever in the world they may take you. 

“Data protection expertise is a fundamental component of DLA Piper's global strength. The firm offers clients highly skilled teams across the USA and EU, as well as China and Australia.”

Chambers, Data Protection (Global), 2021

Because we maintain close contacts with local regulators in Asia Pacific, Europe and the US, we can anticipate what’s coming next. We help you build the right compliance programs and global policies to minimize the risk of cyber and data incidents. We can help you predict ever-changing security controls and keep you abreast of emerging trends and nuances.   

Clients can access resources including our data transfer tool, our annual General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Fines and Data Breach Survey, other client-centered reports, and informative blogs and podcasts.  

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Data transfer tool


Global data transfer methodology

Transfer has been developed to streamline the process of carrying out TIAs, providing a clear step-by-step methodology so data exporters and importers can assess problematic laws and practices in “third countries”, the level of safeguards in place and the severity and likelihood of harm as a result of public authority access.

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