The M&A Journal: Evaluating and Containing Cyber and Data Privacy Risks in Corporate Transactions

April 10, 2023

O’Melveny partner Sid Mody and associate Kayla Haran co-authored this article discussing the various types of cybersecurity and data privacy risks relating to transactions, as well as strategies and recommendations for mitigating those risks. “Cybersecurity incidents have become commonplace, and company boards across nearly all industries and sectors are rightly concerned about protecting and mitigating against the risk of data breaches and other cyber incidents,” the authors wrote. “While there is no shortage of cybersecurity and data privacy risks surrounding transactions, with thorough diligence, technical testing, and appropriate preparation for increased attacks, these risks are navigable. Don’t go it alone— engage your legal and technical advisors as early as possible in the transaction.” Brian Levine and Archana Chintalacharuvu of Ernst & Young LLP also contributed to this article.

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This article was reprinted with permission from The M&A Journal, which originally published the piece.