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Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Fast-evolving technologies regularly impact information collection practices, so a review and update may be (over)due.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This note summarises key issues and considers how the privacy and right to information laws may evolve in the future.
Gowling WLG
Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) establishes a highly restrictive regime for the sending of marketing and promotional emails and texts (commercial electronic messages or CEMs).
January 10, 2017 marked another important step towards reform of the EU data protection framework, with the release of the EU Commission's proposals for a new Regulation...
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
On 10 January 2017 the European Commission published a proposal for a new EU ePrivacy Regulation. The current ePrivacy Directive regulates technologies that enable online advertising...
On 25 May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679) (the "GDPR") will come into force across the EU. This follows a two year implementation period following which the GDPR...
Mason Hayes & Curran
There were some important developments in the privacy, technology and intellectual property sectors in 2016. The introduction of a new way to transfer data between the EU and the US...
Clyde & Co
The Qatari government has passed a law requiring a minimum level of protection for personal data within the State of Qatar.
Yulchon LLC
The Guidelines set out standards and procedures for the proper de-identification of personal information, particularly in order to reduce any uncertainties involved in the utilization of big data.
ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law
An employer may collect and process his/her employees' personal data for a variety of reasons starting from the very beginning of the employment relationship or even before.
Day Pitney LLP
Eric also pointed out that the Resolution Agreement Presence entered into with the OCR mentioned their late reporting of prior breaches in 2015 and 2016.
Carlton Fields
The Sedona Conference has just published the public comment version of its Data Privacy Primer, a publication of its very active Working Group on Data Security and Privacy Liability
The White House has made a step toward implementing in federal agencies some breach response best practices currently used in the private sector.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
This week, the European Commission released its proposal to repeal the existing Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communication (the ePrivacy Directive (Directive 2002/58/EC))...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
As we begin the new year, companies are continuing to survey the ever-changing data-breach landscape and assess their own preparedness for the worst. And with data security threats becoming more complex...
On January 11, 2017, the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Swiss Federal Council and the Swiss FDPIC issued press releases announcing that an agreement has been reached on a new cross-border data...
Foley Hoag LLP
US companies with employees or clients in Switzerland will be interested to hear that the new Swiss-US Privacy Shield was approved on 11 January.
Womble Carlyle
On January 11, 2017, the Swiss Federal Council announced that a new framework will govern the transfer of personal data from Switzerland to the US. According to the Federal Council...
Foley Hoag LLP
An Illinois health system has reached a $475,000 settlement over allegations it waited too long to report a data breach, the first time the government has settled over untimely breach notifications.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The governments of Switzerland and the United States finalised the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework on 11 January.
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