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Kelly DeMarchis Bastide

Partner Venable LLP

Kelly DeMarchis Bastide is a partner in the firm's eCommerce, Privacy, and Cybersecurity Group, where she advises and represents clients on issues related to privacy and e-commerce.

Ms. Bastide concentrates on U.S. and global personal data privacy and security. She provides advice to companies responding to data breaches and has extensive experience assisting clients in maintaining compliance with a number of U.S. privacy and security laws and regulations, including state breach notification laws, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Financial Privacy Provisions of the Gramm-Leach Bliley Act (GLBA), and other related federal and state laws. She has also worked with clients on questions related to global data protection and advises clients on compliance with the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Ms. Bastide also concentrates her practice on e-commerce for both online and brick-and-mortar clients, and has provided advice to clients on many related statutes, such as the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, CAN-SPAM, E-SIGN, the Communications Decency Act, and the Stored Communications Act.

Ms. Bastide has extensive experience with the laws governing remote gaming and gambling and has represented both gaming operators and online payment processors.

Ms. Bastide has extensive experience with investigations and enforcement actions into these matters by the Federal Trade Commission, other federal agencies, and state attorneys general.