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MoFo in pioneering legal ebook publishing deal with Bloomberg

Morrison & Foerster (MoFo) just announced that its book on data privacy Global Employee Privacy and Data Security Law, Second Edition is now being offered in eBook format by Bloomberg BNA. It is the first book ever released digitally by the Book Division of the leading business news publisher.

The new eBook is available for download on Apple’s iPhone, iPad, and iPod using the popular iBooks app, price $249.99. Here is the link:

Global Employee Privacy and Data Security Law helps readers understand international workplace privacy and data security laws and their relation to U.S. law and helps ensure compliance with a vast number and variety of requirements. It is co-edited by Morrison & Foerster partners Miriam H. Wugmeister and Christine E. Lyon, who regularly counsel multinational clients in the handling of personal information, including the creation of compliance strategies and internal governance policies.

“We’re honored that the Book Division of Bloomberg BNA has chosen our guide to international privacy laws as its first-ever digital book,” said Ms. Wugmeister, chair of Morrison & Foerster’s Global Privacy and Data Security Group. “The availability of the eBook format means it can reach a wider audience of privacy, HR, and legal professionals who use smartphones and other devices to stay current with legal issues on the go.”

The eBook version of Global Employee Privacy and Data Security Law provides instant access to information and analysis on international data protection laws regulating the collection, use, transfer, and disclosure of personal information. It offers capabilities to search, highlight, and take notes, allowing users to personalize their downloads to easily search for commonly used references. Additional features include:

Full display of tables and table expandability
Ability to search tables
In-line pop-up footnotes
Ability to display physical page numbers within iBooks

The eBook version of Global Employee Privacy and Data Security Law contains the entire contents of the original 940-page print version. Topics covered include background checks and investigations; monitoring and surveillance; use of government identifiers and Social Security numbers; security breach notification requirements; and data security.