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McCarthy Tétrault LLP
President Donald J. Trump's executive order issued January 25, 2017, contained one little paragraph with big words about Canadians'—and other non-U.S. citizens'—privacy:
Torkin Manes LLP
In the 2002 thriller Minority Report, the pre-crime unit of the Washington police force could lawfully arrest suspects for future criminal activity based on the foreknowledge of certain psychic "pre-cogs" prior to any crime actually being committed.
Torys LLP
U.S. President Trump's recent executive orders have received significant attention.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Superior Court of Québec recently rendered judgment on a motion to authorize a privacy class action in Zuckerman v. Target Corporation.
GVZH Advocates
The Data Privacy Compliance Cloud Privacy Check (CPC/DPC) is an initiative by a group of 44 lawyers from 32 different countries.
In one of our recent GDPR updates we reviewed the impact which the GDPR would have on data processors.
Reed Smith
Last month, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC"), in response to a complaint filed by Electronic Privacy Information Center ("EPIC") and other consumer groups...
Womble Carlyle
Data transfers are the lifeblood of business in a global market.
Womble Carlyle
Sweeping statements made in an Executive Order issued five days into the Trump administration have cast doubt on the legal status of the EU-US Privacy Shield...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
As our readers know we maintain a summary of U.S. state data breach notification laws, which we refer to as the "Mintz Matrix."
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Biometric data — from, e.g., retina, face and fingerprint scans — plays a big role in the current wave of new technology services. For example, biometrics provide security features...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The resulting court order has important repercussions for both consumers and smart TV producers.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Enforcement of the Digital Advertising Alliance "Application of the Principles of Transparency and Control to Data Used Across Devices" (DAA Cross-Device Principles) officially began on February 1
Shortly after the new year, the Federal Trade Commission filed suit in the Northern District of California against D-Link Corporation, a Taiwan-based maker of wireless routers, IP cameras...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Thus, a preliminary program should be crafted to focus on where you can make the biggest impact while minimizing cost increases, in addition to meeting your legal obligations."
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
On January 10, 2017, the National Institute of Standards and Technology ("NIST") released a proposed update to its popular cybersecurity blueprint for organizations and businesses...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Swiss Privacy Shield will allow transfers of Swiss personal data to the United States in compliance with Swiss data protection requirements.
Andrews Kurth LLP
Yahoo Inc.'s recent cybersecurity woes recall the ever-present danger of "unknown unknowns."
Shearman & Sterling LLP
This raised alarms as to whether the president's action would undermine the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield , a self-certification process by which personal data can be transferred from the European Union...
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
Given the enormous impact on business performed internationally, the European Commission and US Authorities rushed to come up with a new solution, allowing the data transfer to continue.
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A United States intelligence report has recently confirmed that cyber hacking took place during the 2016 US presidential elections, in an attempt to influence the outcome.
PSA Legal Counsellors
The Smart Cities Mission ("Mission") aims to develop 100 smart cities by 2020. It is one of the most ambitious programmes of the Indian government.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Mossack Fonseca. Before April 2016, most of us had never even heard of a Panamanian law firm by that name.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
The purpose of the Canadian federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act is to establish rules that recognize both the right of privacy of individuals...
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...
Since January 1, 2016, the New PIPA has already become partially effective in the following areas.
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).
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The article analyses what the Full Federal Court says about metadata regulation in Australia, and what it doesn't.
Field LLP
Blackstone chose to dispute the notice of violation, arguing that it had implied consent to send the CEMs in question and that the amount of the AMP was too high.
In July 2016, the Market Abuse Regulation of the EU came into effect. MAR extends the scope of the Market Abuse Directive, the predecessor legislation which it replaces, . . .
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