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Thomas J Smedinghoff

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Mr Smedinghoff's practice focuses on cybersecurity, privacy, identity management, electronic ‎transactions, blockchain, and online authentication, from both a transactional and public policy ‎perspective. He is internationally recognized for his leadership in addressing legislative and ‎public policy issues relating to ‎‎electronic transactions, identity management, and online ‎‎authentication‎.

Professional Memberships:

U.S. Delegation to UN Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL); American Bar ‎Association: Co-chair of Cybersecurity Legal Task Force, Chair of Identity Management Legal ‎Task Force, and prior chair of the Section of Science & Technology Law (1999-2000), as well as ‎its Electronic ‎‎Commerce Division (1993-1999); Chair, Illinois Commission on Electronic ‎Commerce and Crime (1996-1998); Uniform Law Commission (ULC): Advisor to Study ‎‎Committee on Identity Management in Electronic ‎Commerce (2016-2017), and Advisor to ULC ‎Drafting Committee on the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act‎ (1997-1999)

Publications:

Co-editor, GUIDE TO CYBERSECURITY DUE DILIGENCE IN M&A TRANSACTIONS ‎‎(2017); author INFORMATION ‎SECURITY LAW: THE EMERGING STANDARD FOR ‎‎CORPORATE COMPLIANCE, (2008), and editor and ‎primary author of ‎ONLINE LAW: THE ‎LEGAL GUIDE TO DOING ‎BUSINESS ON THE INTERNET (1996)‎.‎‎