WeChat, WhatsApp and the Continuing Ephemeral Messaging Dilemmas: Updating Your Policies on Messaging, Retention Systems, Privacy and Recordkeeping

May 10, 2024 3:45pm

Terri Segura
Vice President, Compliance Officer, Americas
Zimmer Biomet

Jennifer L. Chunias
Goodwin Procter

Martine M. Beamon
Davis Polk & Wardell LLP

How are life sciences companies reviewing ephemeral business communications policies and procedures, as well as emerging privacy, security, and employment law scrutiny? Don’t miss this critically important session as we discuss:

  • The new expectations for retaining business records and correspondence
  • Use of emojis as an emerging messaging risk: Corporate malfeasance and cross-cultural complications
  • Data privacy issues that can affect compliance with DOJ data retention policies
  • How the life sciences industry is updating messaging app policies, procedures, and monitoring
  • When to restrict or prohibit the use of messaging apps to company-owned
  • The three biggest ephemeral messaging dilemmas for life sciences: » Mitigating WeChat messaging and document sharing and retention risks when operating in China
    • Reviewing data privacy policies and regulations: Ensuring that all business communications can be reviewed in high-risk jurisdictions like China, Latin America, and India
    • Implementing internal investigations