TORONTO, Feb. 24, 2012 /CNW/ - Nymity has acquired the rights to
SummitPrivacy Resources LLC, a global privacy compliance solution, from
Morrison & Forester LLP.
Summit Privacy Resources LLC (http://www.summitprivacy.com/), a subsidiary of Morrison & Foerster LLP, provides a
subscription-based database that helps organizations determine
compliance requirements in jurisdictions around the world, spot
potential compliance issues, and simplify the development of global
privacy approaches. "The content from SummitPrivacy will make an
excellent addition to Nymity's privacy and data protection compliance
offering" said Terry McQuay, President of Nymity. "We are committed
to supporting the SummitPrivacy customers and we are investing
significant resources into the next generation of this compliance tool
which we plan to launch April 25th in London, UK at the IAPP Data Protection Intensive."
Miriam Wugmeister, Partner at Morrison and Forester and the Chair of
their Privacy and Data Protection Practice stated: "Morrison and
Forester spent years building what we believe to be the premier
compliance database for international organizations for privacy and
data protection and partnering with Nymity will allow us to
collectively take this tool to the next level." Morrison and Forester
will continue to provide the content leveraging their vast network of
privacy and data protection lawyers around the world.
Nymity, currently celebrating its 10th anniversary, produces the world's
leading compliance knowledgebase and alerting service for privacy and
data protection. Hundreds of organizations around the world use the
controls-based analysis that are produced daily by Nymity's dedicated
in-house research team consisting of Privacy Lawyers and former Chief
Privacy Officers. The daily alerting service includes controls-based
checklists for new laws, codes, case law, regulators' actions,
best-practices, legal opinions and regulators' guidelines. Whether
complying with privacy and data protection laws in your region,
country, or globally, Nymity offers the premier compliance support
solution available anywhere in the world.
About Morrison & Foerster
Morrison & Foerster is a global firm of exceptional credentials in many
areas. Our clients include some of the largest financial institutions,
investment banks, Fortune 100, technology and life science companies.
We've been included on The American Lawyer's A-List for eight straight
years, and Fortune named us one of the "100 Best Companies to Work
For." Our lawyers are committed to achieving innovative and
business-minded results for our clients, while preserving the
differences that make us stronger. This is MoFo. Visit us at www.mofo.com.
Morrison & Foerster has a world-class privacy and data security practice
that is cross-disciplinary and spans our global offices. With more than
60 lawyers actively counseling, litigating, and representing clients
before regulators around the world on privacy and security of
information issues, we have been recognized by Chambers and Legal 500
as having one of the best domestic and global practices in this area.
SOURCE Nymity Inc.
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