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Compliance Complexities: Data Regulation Today


This is a virtual event, accessible online and over the phone. Access instructions will be provided after registration.


This is a complimentary program sponsored by Exterro.

Businesses today must keep up with the ever-changing data protection regulatory frameworks or risk facing sanctions, reputational harm, and data theft. Counsel must ensure they are reviewing their third party agreements and internal procedures regularly to ensure they are complying with new privacy regulations. This webinar will outline the today’s top data privacy compliance risks, and offer tools and strategies to review and develop effective privacy standards for businesses.

Educational Objectives:

• The current regulatory landscape surrounding data protection
• Top risks faced when being out of compliance with new regulations
• Strategies for reviewing external agreements and internal procedures to ensure compliance

Who would benefit most from attending this program?

In-house counsel and outside counsel working with privacy & data security issues. 


Corey Dennis
  • Director of Privacy & Counsel
  • PPD

Corey M. Dennis, CIPP/US, CIPP/E, is Director of Privacy & Counsel at Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD), a leading global clinical research organization (with 22,000 employees and offices in 48 countries globally) providing comprehensive drug development and laboratory services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. At PPD, Mr. Dennis focuses on privacy and data security matters, as well as healthcare compliance, M&A, and litigation matters.

Mr. Dennis is a former IAPP Publication Advisory Board member, and has written and spoken extensively on privacy and data protection law. He is a graduate of Suffolk University Law School (cum laude) and the University of Massachusetts Amherst (summa cum laude). 

Mary Ann Le Fort
  • Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Compliance & Privacy
  • LLC

An experienced counselor to businesses and individuals, Mary Ann Le Fort is Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Compliance & Privacy, at LLC in Norwalk, Connecticut.  Mary Ann is responsible for all facets of the company’s compliance program, including investigations, training, reporting, advising the business, and driving the values of the company’s Code of Conduct deep into the culture.  Mary Ann also advises the company on all matters involving privacy, including governance, incident response and GDPR & CCPA readiness.  She also has served the company as litigation and labor and employment counsel.

Prior to her time at Priceline, Mary Ann was Counsel at Skadden Arps, in the Mass Torts and Insurance Litigation department.  Following law school, Mary Ann was a law clerk to the Hon. Denis R. Hurley in the United States Court for the Eastern District of New York.  She is a graduate of Brooklyn Law School, where she was a member of the Brooklyn Law Review, and of Vassar College.  She has served several not-for-profit organizations, is currently on the Board of Directors of Abundant Waters, Inc., which serves children in two public elementary schools on Manhattan’s West Side, providing free afterschool and summer enrichment programs.

Rebecca Perry
  • Director of Strategic Partnerships
  • Jordan Lawrence, an Exterro company

Rebecca advises in-house counsel, compliance and privacy professionals in the areas of information governance, records management, data privacy and e-discovery, and the confluence of technology in these areas.  She has 20 years of experience and plays a key role in the success and oversight of developing and enforcing effective, defensible, and cost-effective information governance programs that address information across all platforms and media.

Rebecca is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US/G) and frequent contributor and speaker in the legal and privacy communities including sessions for the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), International Association for Privacy Professionals (IAPP), The Society for Corporate Governance and ARMA.

Hugo Teufel III
  • Chief Privacy Counsel
  • Raytheon

Hugo Teufel III is Chief Privacy Counsel within Raytheon’s Office of the General Counsel based in Arlington, Virginia. Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass.

Reporting directly to the Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Teufel handles all aspects of privacy and data protection compliance globally within the company.

In public service, Teufel served at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as its Chief Privacy Officer, the first such statutorily mandated position in the federal government. Teufel’s responsibilities included assuring that the technologies used by the Department to protect the United States sustain privacy protections relating to the use, collection, and disclosure of personal information. During his tenure, Teufel was one of two principals from DHS on the joint U.S./EU High Level Contact Group on information sharing and privacy and personal data protection. Teufel also testified before committees of both houses of Congress on privacy issues.

Prior to serving as Chief Privacy Officer at DHS, Teufel was Associate General Counsel for General Law at DHS and Associate Solicitor for General Law at the Department of the Interior. Teufel served as Deputy Solicitor General for the State of Colorado.

In the private sector, Teufel was a privacy co-lead in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Advisory practice, where he advised commercial, federal and international clients on privacy and data protection issues.

Teufel also practiced government contracts law at the firms of Hall & Evans, LLP, and McKenna & Cuneo, LLP. Additionally, Teufel served as a Judge Advocate in the D.C. Army National Guard. Teufel began his legal career in Washington, D.C., clerking for the Honorable Loren A. Smith, Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

Teufel majored in Economics, and minored in German, at Metropolitan State University of Denver. He received his Juris Doctorate from the Washington College of Law at the American University, and his Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College. Teufel holds CIPP/G, CIPP/US, and CIPM certifications from the International Association of Privacy Professionals. He is admitted to the Colorado, Maryland (inactive), and Virginia bars.

Continuing Education

1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE
A basic understanding of privacy issues.
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