Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Privacy
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On August 1, 2019, Bahrain's Personal Data Protection Law (PDPL) (Law No. (30) of 2018) took effect. The PDPL aims to align Bahrain's data protection framework more closely
Charles Russell Speechlys
To date, the Committee of Advertising Practice (the "CAP") has undertaken two public consultations on the impact of the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") on the CAP Code (the "Code").
Al Tamimi & Company
Bahrain's Law on the Protection of Personal Data was published on 19 July 2018, and will come into effect on 1 August 2019.
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has published draft guidelines on processing personal data in the context of online services, under the legal basis of performance of an online service contract.
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has issued draft guidelines for public comment on the data protection issues arising from the use of video devices and video surveillance.
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
Following the first anniversary of the new Israeli Protection of Privacy Regulations (Data Security), the Israeli privacy regulator – the Protection of Privacy Authority – published a report summarizing
Livnat, Mayer & Co
The employee's right to privacy must also be protected in the workplace
Andersen Tax LP
With the recent cybersecurity breaches involving major companies such as Google, which was slammed with a fine of £44 million and British Airways.
Andersen Tax LP
Recently, the NITDA commenced investigations on some identified data controllers for alleged breach of the NDPR.
Andersen Tax LP
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has granted a three-month extension to Data Controllers and Processors (organizations and entities who collect and process
Andersen Tax LP
On 11 July 2019, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) issued a Press Statement disclosing its ongoing investigation of alleged breach of data privacy rights of Nigerians by some identified Data Controllers.
Andersen Tax LP
Nigerian companies (that process individual data over a certain threshold) are now required to comply with data protection and privacy rules
Eversheds Sutherland
The Healthcare IT Law introduces new legal requirements for entities in the healthcare sector.
Clyde & Co
The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has issued a consultation paper relating to an update of the DIFC Data Protection Law
Clyde & Co
It has been suggested that cross-platform online identity solutions may replace current forms of identification, make access to services easier for consumers and mitigate certain data protection risks
STA Law Firm
Cryptocurrency has received a considerable amount of discussion and attention in recent years. With the value of cryptocurrency soaring, especially in the last two to three years,
Clyde & Co
It has been reported that Egypt has become the latest jurisdiction in the Middle East to approve a data protection law.
Kinstellar
The Law on Personal Data ("Law") No. ZRU-547 was signed by the President on 2 July 2019. It will come into force on 1 October 2019.
Kosta Legal
On June 2, 2019, the Law on Personal Data (the "Law") has been adopted.
Dentons
On July 2, 2019, the Republic of Uzbekistan adopted the first special law that regulates the protection of personal data
Kosta Legal
The purpose of this Law is to regulate relations in the area of personal data protection.
Kosta Legal
The draft Law "On Personal Data" is actively discussed in the Parliament. On April 16, 2019, the Draft Law has passed its third and final reading in the Legislative Chamber of the Parliament.
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
Italy's privacy regulator imposes a million Euro fine on Facebook.
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It is becoming increasingly easy for employees in the workplace to record conversations, meetings and disciplinary enquiries without the consent of the employer to do so.
Andersen Tax LP
Recently, the NITDA commenced investigations on some identified data controllers for alleged breach of the NDPR.
Kosta Legal
The purpose of this Law is to regulate relations in the area of personal data protection.
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has issued draft guidelines for public comment on the data protection issues arising from the use of video devices and video surveillance.
Adams & Adams
The Kingdom of Swaziland is a former British protectorate which became independent in 1968. Swaziland is a landlocked country bordered on the north, west and south by South Africa, and on the east by Mozambique.
Kosta Legal
On June 2, 2019, the Law on Personal Data (the "Law") has been adopted.
Kinstellar
The Law on Personal Data ("Law") No. ZRU-547 was signed by the President on 2 July 2019. It will come into force on 1 October 2019.
Andersen Tax LP
On 11 July 2019, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) issued a Press Statement disclosing its ongoing investigation of alleged breach of data privacy rights of Nigerians by some identified Data Controllers.
AO2 Law
On January 25, 2019, Nigeria's National Information and Technology Development Agency issued the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation 2019. The Regulation took effect on same date.
Dentons
On July 2, 2019, the Republic of Uzbekistan adopted the first special law that regulates the protection of personal data
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