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Update: End Of Transitional Relief
The Data Protection (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2017 (the Law) came into force on 25 May 2018 and sets out key principles, obligations ...
28 May 2019
GDPR And Data Protection Law In Mauritius
The GDPR which came into force on 25 May 2018 brought radical changes to data privacy laws in the EU, thus impacting businesses, regardless of whether they have a corporate presence in the EU or use EU based assets...
9 Apr 2019
Does Big Brother Have A Conscience? Ethical Regulations In The Digital Age
Regulators have for some years favoured a risk-based approach to regulation.
30 Oct 2018
Further Update On The Isle Of Man's Implementation Of GDPR
In May we provided an update on the Isle of Man's implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (GDPR).
Isle of Man
10 Sep 2018
Secrecy, Privacy And A French Legal Case
This article explores latest developments in Europe concerning the fight against money laundering. While focused on Europe, the issues at stake are global in scope so we hope readers from all regions find this item of value.
European Union
12 Oct 2016
Data Protection Update
The CJEU ruled on 6 October 2015 that organisations cannot rely on the European Commission approved Safe Harbor scheme when transferring personal data from the EU to the US.
Isle of Man
12 Aug 2016
Bermuda Parliament Approved Bespoke Privacy Framework
The Personal Information Protection Act 2016 (Bill) has been passed in both the House of Assembly and the Senate and now awaits a final review by the Premier and the Attorney General before being sent to the Governor to receive Royal Assent on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen.
1 Aug 2016
Update: Cayman Islands Confidential Relationships Law Now Repealed
By way of update to our eAlert of 16 May, we can report that with the gazetting and immediate entry into force of the Confidential Information Disclosure Law, 2016...
Cayman Islands
28 Jul 2016
Bermuda Tables Landmark Privacy Framework
The Personal Information Protection Act 2016 (Bill) was tabled in the Bermuda House of Assembly on 1 July 2016 and underwent its second reading in the House on 13 July 2016.
25 Jul 2016
Confidential Relationships Law To Be Repealed
The Government of the Cayman Islands has this week gazetted a bill to repeal the statute that has frequently – and mistakenly – been described as Cayman's banking secrecy law.
Cayman Islands
9 Jun 2016
The Right To Be Forgotten
Whether we want information on a prominent business person, a local restaurant, a famous actor or a new vacuum cleaner, we generally "google it".
European Union
15 Oct 2014
Bloggers And Data Protection - New Law And Judicial Guidance In Jersey
The rapidly developing social media landscape is increasingly giving rise to challenging issues particularly in respect of alleged breaches of privacy and the use and misuse of personal information.
12 Sep 2013
English High Court Ruling: What If You Don’t Want Your Photo On Facebook?
The English High Court ruled last month that a person has a right to expect that certain photos taken of them - even after uploaded onto Facebook - will be kept private.
28 Feb 2013
Cookies Law In The UK And The Impact In The Isle Of Man
On 26 May 2011 the UK implemented an amendment to the EU's Privacy and Electronic Communications Directive under The Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2011.
Isle of Man
10 Aug 2012
Data Protection In Jersey And Other Offshore Jurisdictions
After a rigorous two year assessment programme, Jersey has recently achieved a positive assessment for adequacy of its data protection regime from the European Commission.
23 Jul 2008
Damages For Hurt Feelings
The Royal Court recently sat in the case of Cole v. Chief Officer of the States of Jersey Police [2007] JRC 240. The Plaintiff succeeded in the tort of misuse of private information (sometimes also described as breach of confidence).
11 Jun 2008
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