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DIFC Consultation - New Data Protection Law In Dubai International Financial Centre
The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has issued a consultation paper relating to an update of the DIFC Data Protection Law
United Arab Emirates
3 Jul 2019
Digital Identities In The UAE - Quicker, Easier, More Secure?
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
United Arab Emirates
2 May 2019
Saudi Arabia Updates Cloud Computing Regulatory Framework
After introducing its innovative regulatory framework for cloud computing in 2018, Saudi Arabia's Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) ...
Saudi Arabia
19 Mar 2019
Change In Saudi Arabia: Towards A Knowledge-Based Economy (Video)
Saudi Arabia is facing an unprecedented pace of change across all aspects, including social, cultural, economic and even regulatory.
United Arab Emirates
8 Oct 2018
UAE Updates Cybercrimes Law
The United Arab Emirates has issued a series of amendments to its Cybercrimes Law, including harsher penalties and sanctions for those who commit technology-related offences.
United Arab Emirates
4 Oct 2018
Five Questions You Should Ask About Bahrain's New Data Protection Law
The Kingdom of Bahrain has become the second country in the GCC to issue a national data protection law.
United Arab Emirates
7 Sep 2018
Qatar's Data Privacy Law – No Further Council Of Ministers Extensions For Compliance
It is well over a year now since Qatar became the first GCC country to enact a specific national law relating to data protection.
11 Jul 2018
GDPR: Top 10 Implementation Challenges
This week, the 10th International Programme of The Sedona Conference, a non-profit legal research and educational institute, took place.
European Union
22 Jun 2018
Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Announces Economic Stimulus And New Initiatives
On 5 May, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, made a series of announcements by Twitter approving a Dh50 billion economic stimulus package for Abu Dhabi ...
United Arab Emirates
7 Jun 2018
Abu Dhabi Global Market Updates ADGM Data Protection Regulations
Abu Dhabi's financial free zone regulator has passed a number of amendments to its regime, including recognition of DIFC for data exports and an increase in the maximum fine
United Arab Emirates
2 May 2018
Tech Law In Saudi Arabia: Keeping Pace With Technology
Technology and innovation underpins large parts of Saudi Arabia's National Transformation Program. As it seeks to improve economic competitiveness and enhance efficiency, Vision 2030 ...
Saudi Arabia
2 May 2018
New UAE Licensing Requirements For Electronic Media Activities
The National Media Council (the NMC), the federal authority tasked with supervising all media activities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has recently issued the Electronic Media Activity...
United Arab Emirates
18 Apr 2018
Dubai Issues New Data Policies
The Dubai Data initiative, led by the Dubai Data Establishment (DDE) under the Smart Dubai Office, is said to be the world's most ambitious and comprehensive data initiative.
United Arab Emirates
13 Mar 2018
Data Breach Liability: A Landmark UK Court Ruling And Its Impact On Middle East Businesses
Deliberate or negligent acts of employees are a common source of data breaches globally.
27 Feb 2018
The Impact Of GDPR On Businesses In The Middle East
On 25 May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation will replace all current data protection laws in every European Union country.
23 Jan 2018
Qatar's Data Privacy Law – Ministry Grants Further Extension For Compliance
It is a year since Qatar became the first GCC country to enact a specific national law relating to data protection.
17 Jan 2018
Data Protection Law In Qatar
At the end of 2016, the legislative framework for data protection in Qatar was overhauled by Law No. 13 of 2016 Concerning Personal Data Protection (the DPL).
22 Dec 2017
‘Protecting Your App': Legal Issues Associated With Mobile App Development
Apps have become ubiquitous in today's society. App analytics firm, App Annie, has estimated that the global app economy which was worth US$ 1.3 trillion in 2016 will be worth US$ 6.3 trillion by 2021.
United Arab Emirates
10 Nov 2017
Data Protection Compliance In The MENA Healthcare Sector
As cyber and data risks continue to grow, understanding the exposures and finding ways to put in place preventative measures and compliance programmes are key.
8 Aug 2017
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