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Baker McKenzie’s TMT Looking Ahead 2022 five-part series explores key themes, offers timely insights, and lays out recommendations for technology, media and telecommunication (TMT) companies looking to navigate the latest industry developments. Topics covered include tech regulation and compliance, tech M&A, interactive entertainment, 5G and TMT as the driver of change. Report 3: Interactive Entertainment and Metaverses Emerging new interactive entertainment technologies and metaverses are creating opportunities for companies to scale and diversify their businesses. On the…

2022 is looking to be an unprecedented year for California companies’ privacy law obligations. The California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) takes effect on January 1, 2023 with a twelve-month look-back that also applies to the personal data of employees and business contacts. The new California Privacy Protection Agency is preparing regulations that will sit on top of existing rules from the California Attorney General. Meanwhile, the California Legislature is enacting privacy laws even though it has not…

In brief On March 9, 2022, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) proposed amendments to its rules on disclosures regarding cybersecurity risk management, strategy, governance, and incident reporting by public companies. These rules are intended to enhance and standardize cybersecurity disclosures, and, if adopted in their current form, would require public companies to disclose cybersecurity-related policies, procedures and all material cybersecurity incidents. Key takeaways On March 9, 2022, the SEC proposed new disclosure requirements…

A webinar for providers of information technology services and products, and their customers In this webinar, our global experts addressed the challenges and options for companies in the TMT sector concerning the creation of instructions to processors and sub-processors for standardized telecommunications and software-enabled services, adequacy assessments for multiple jurisdictions, alignment of SCCs with commercial agreements and responses to government surveillance and data access requests. Our specialist panel discussed: When and how to use the…