Baker & Hostetler LLP

BakerHostetler was founded in 1916, when our three founding partners each deposited $500 into a firm account. Today, we have more than 900 partners and associates contributing to the success of our clients. The values they share are the same ideals on which our firm was founded: love and respect for the law, respect for each other, and the courage to make hard decisions on the basis of what they know to be right.

Welcome to the inaugural issue of Pivot. Accelerate. Transform., the Digital Transformation and Data Economy team’s newsletter. Across the economy, businesses are using digital technology to pivot into innovative service lines, accelerate growth and transform their businesses altogether. These businesses’ digital strategies and data assets play important roles in their success. Read more.…
During its annual Worldwide Developers Conference this summer, Apple announced a handful of new consumer-oriented privacy features coming to its software and devices. One feature will require app publishers to disclose information regarding their apps’ data collection and use practices in what some are referring to as a privacy “nutrition label.” Another significant privacy feature will require businesses to assess whether they are “tracking” users of their apps and, if so, obtain opt-in consent…
We are extremely proud to announce that BakerHostetler has been named the only law firm included in the ALM Cybersecurity “Pacesetter” inaugural ranking. Our DADM Group – and the Digital Risk Advisory and Cybersecurity team in particular – was identified in this national pacesetter report as leading the law firm peer group in “how it leverages its experience in research-based thought leadership,” including our annual Data Security Incident Response Report (DSIR). Also noted was our…
Last week, both the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) and the European Commission released highly anticipated draft documents offering guidance to organizations that engage in cross-border data transfers involving EU personal data. The EDPB, an independent body responsible for consistent application of data protection rules throughout the EU, published draft recommendations on supplemental measures for transfer mechanisms to ensure compliance with EU personal data protection standards (the “Transfer Recommendations”). Simultaneously, the EDPB issued an update…
The third episode in the series focuses on the differences and similarities between the Ethereum Network, HyperLedger, and other key blockchain networks. Topics discussed include smart contracts, public versus private blockchains, distributed autonomous organizations (DAOs), blockchain “forks” and more. Questions & Comments: rmusiala@bakerlaw.com, jsilversmith@bakerlaw.com Listen to the episode. Download Episode Transcript Subscribe to BakerHosts Apple Podcast | Google Podcast | iHeartRadio | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn