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Holding Redlich
Upskilling a workforce in privacy awareness and basic security may be the best defence against a potential data breach.
DLA Piper
It has been over a year since the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) entered into force. Throughout the past two years all EU based companies as well as most of other global
Cooley LLP
The final version of Brazil's data protection law, Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados (LGPD), was approved by the Brazilian Federal Senate in May 2019 and sanctioned by President Jair Bolsonaro in July.
Dentons
On the 8th and 9th of June, 2019, the G20 Ministerial Meeting on Trade and Digital Economy took place in Tskuba, Japan.
Dentons
Does entering someone's house while he is out of the country and stealing his personal documents amount to conduct that is so reprehensible that it might warrant an award for punitive damages on top of damages for...
Ogier
The Cayman Islands Data Protection Law, 2017 (DP Law) is currently scheduled to come into effect on 30 September 2019
Jones Day
The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") has been effective since May 2018.
Mayer Brown
According to recent press reports, the German data protection authorities have agreed on a new way to calculate administrative fines under the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR").
Noerr
On 10 September 2019 the Russian State Duma in its first reading adopted a draft bill increasing fines for non-compliance with data localisation requirements
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
In July 2019, the UK privacy regulator, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) issued a warning about the privacy implications of automated facial recognition technology (AFR).
BakerHostetler
The use of technology to provide healthcare has existed for decades; however, recent advances in technology and changes in reimbursement
Foley Hoag LLP
Data scraping is a technique where information on one platform is exported onto another. The practice is widespread and is used for all sort of reasons
Mintz
The California 2019 legislative session closes on Friday, and thus all bills must be finalized to move to the Governor's desk for signature. That means that all CCPA pending amendments
Jones Day
The Development: On July 8, 2019, Brazil enacted Law No. 13,853/19 outlining the final version of its General Data Protection Law
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
On September 4, 2019, Google and its subsidiary, YouTube, agreed to pay a record $170 million fine to settle allegations by the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") and New York Attorney General ("AG")
Mintz
51 tech company CEOs today signed and sent an open letter to Congress asking for help to hold off and supersede the rising number of state privacy laws growing like weeds.
Jones Day
The SHIELD Act significantly amends New York's data breach notification law and data protection requirements.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On September 4, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC or the "Commission") announced a settlement with YouTube and its parent Google
Dickinson Wright PLLC
While most U.S. companies have been focused on complying with the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA), which goes into effect January 1, 2020, Nevada quietly passed its own
DLA Piper
In recent weeks, the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) imposed major fines on several prominent companies for data security
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Jones Day
Data privacy- and security-related class actions appear to be on the rise, and effectively defending them requires the right mix of substantive and procedural knowledge.
Jones Day
On the heels of the European Union's General Data Protection law, which went into effect in May 2018
Gowling WLG
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has just issued a seasonal reminder about the dangers of internet-connected children's toys: they may be recording your children's voices and sharing their locations when they play.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The UK's data protection authority, the ICO, has announced twice in two days this week that it proposes to levy significant fines on organisations for breaches of the General Data
Blaney McMurtry LLP
In Dermann v. Baker, 2019 ONCA 584, the Court considered the qualifying of certain witnesses as experts for the purposes of r. 53.03 of the Rules of Civil Procedure
Erdem & Erdem Law
The Resolution of the President dated 23.10.2018 and numbered 218 on Approval of the Memorandum of Understanding Between the Government of the Republic of Turkey
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Cybercrime is one of the most crucial problems faced by the countries across the globe these days. It includes unauthorized access of information and break security like privacy, password, etc. of any person with the use of internet.
NovoJuris Legal
The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 and the Data Protection Committee's Report (released on 27 July 2018) contains the framework and the policymakers' insight on protection of personal data in India.
Davies Collison Cave
On 24 June 2019, the Supreme Court of New South Wales ruled that a media company could be liable for defamatory postings on its Facebook page by members of the public: Voller v Nationwide News Pty Ltd
Mayer Brown
In July 2019, the UK Information Commissioner's Office, a European data protection supervisory authority, has flexed its muscles and has announced its intention to issue fines exceeding £275 million against two international businesses ...
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