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When Private Companies Must Provide Information to the Government


$950 Enroll

Full course description

Instructor:  Chris Burris, King & Spalding, LLP

Click here to watch an introduction video from the instructor.

Course Overview

This course will provide an overview of the various issues that U.S. companies encounter when responding to government requests to private data.  You will learn how to determine if such requests are enforceable, as well as when companies should push back on requests for private data.  The steps companies should take when preventing and protecting information provided to the government will be explained, along with issues that surface with domestic and international companies.

Who Should Enroll?

This course is a must for employees and employers in the private sector who report information to the government. This course also is beneficial for those who work in the government and court system to understand the legalities in receiving private data.


Topics Covered

  • Course Introduction and Basic 4th Amendment Jurisprudence
  • Regulating the Provision of Private Sector Information to the Government--Part 1
  • Regulating the Provision of Private Sector Information to the Government--Part 2
  • Protecting Company/Customer/Consumer Date in the Face of Government Requests
  • Scope/Breadth and Other Limitations on Government Data Requests
  • Transnational Government Information Requests to Private Sector Companies

Available Credits

4.5 General CLE Credits by The Florida Bar, including 4.5 Business Litigation Credits and 4.5 State and Federal Government Practice Credits

I understand that participation in any of the Certification programs (a) will not result in a degree from, alumni status with, or earned academic credit at Florida State University or FSU College of Law (or, to FSU's knowledge, any other institution), (b) will not be recorded on a Florida State University or FSU College of Law transcript, and (c) does not guarantee or suggest that a participant will be admitted to Florida State University, FSU College of Law, or to any other university or institution.

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