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.
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