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Amy C. Pimentel advises clients on US and international data protection, privacy and cybersecurity. Her clients are diverse – spanning the health care/life sciences industries to big tech, media and consumer products, and ranging from Fortune 500 companies to early-stage start-ups. Amy is skilled at harmonizing requirements across jurisdictions and legal regimes to build practical, risk-based and business-focused global privacy and cybersecurity programs. She works with clients to understand their obligations under US federal and state laws, the growing body of international privacy laws and self-regulatory frameworks so that they can leverage and transfer data in a compliant way. Amy also manages large and complex cyber incidents by guiding clients through the phases of breach response and post-incident remediation. She has teamed with forensic vendors and other consultants to help clients investigate, remediate, mitigate and notify required parties. She has also teamed with her white collar and litigation colleagues to manage and respond to ensuing government investigationRead Amy C. Pimentel's full bio.
FTC Flexes Its Muscle in Suit against Kochava (But May Not Like the Results)
By Lesli Esposito, Amy Pimentel and David Saunders on Sep 1, 2022
Posted In Consumer Protection/Privacy, FTC Developments, U.S. Supreme Court Developments
On August 29, 2022, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a lawsuit against Kochava, Inc. alleging that Kochava engaged in unfair and deceptive practices by selling the “precise location information” of consumers. This suit comes on the heels of the FTC’s announcement earlier this month that it would “crack down” on “commercial surveillance practices” and...