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Baker Botts Partner Maureen Ohlhausen to Testify Before U.S. Senate Committee on Privacy Legislation


WASHINGTON, D.C., September 18, 2020 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced today that Maureen K. Ohlhausen, partner and Global Antitrust and Competition Law Practice Chair, was invited to testify on federal privacy legislation at the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation’s hearing, “Revisiting the Need for Federal Data Privacy Legislation” on Wednesday, September 23, 2020.

As the former Commissioner and Acting Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, Ms. Ohlhausen will lend her insight on the current state of consumer data privacy and legislative efforts to provide baseline data protections for all Americans. The hearing will also examine lessons learned from the implementation of state privacy laws in the U.S. and the E.U. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), as well as how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected data privacy.

To learn more about the hearing and where to watch it, click here.

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