Entities subject to the new regime have time to make any changes to their existing procedures to ensure compliance.
Clyde & Co
In February 2017, the Australian Federal Parliament passed legislation to amend Australia's privacy law to introduce a mandatory data breach notification regime.
All affected individuals and the Privacy Commissioner must now be formally notified of any serious data breaches.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) has always strongly encouraged health information custodians (HICs) to report privacy breaches to its office...
Torkin Manes LLP
The world's most onerous anti-spam legislation is about to get even nastier. On July 1, ¬the private right of action provisions of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation will come into force.
MBM Intellectual Property Law
In 2014, Canada adopted an anti-spam law based on the opt-in model.
Bennett Jones LLP
Cybersecurity is a significant business risk for any organization that collects personal data. The greater the amount of personal data collected by an organization, the greater the risk that it will be targeted by cybercriminals.
Han Kun Law Offices
On April 11, 2017, the Cyberspace Administration of China ("CAC") issued the Measures on Security Assessments for Personal Information and Important Data to be Transmitted Abroad, seeking public comment.
BrookStreet des Roches
In May 2018, a new data protection regime will take effect across Europe with the entry into force of the new General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR').
The ICO has published a request for feedback on the GDPR rules on profiling and automated decision making.
We are pleased to announce that the Data Protection Conference organized by Istanbul University will be held on April 25, 2017 in Istanbul.
A recent article on BBC shows that around 50% of the companies in the UK have been subject to a cyber-attack or experienced a data breach.
Clyde & Co
This update is dedicated to covering the latest legislative developments affecting the way data is managed and protected, as well as reporting on the most recent news governing data breaches and industry developments.
Foley Hoag LLP
The Boston Bar Association's inaugural Privacy and Cybersecurity Conference will be held on May 24.
Proskauer Rose LLP
In April 2017, the New York Department of Financial Services (the "DFS") released guidance on interpreting 23 NYCRR Part 500, its recently promulgated regulation that requires banks, insurance companies and other financial services institutions regulated by the DFS ..
A panel on legal reform in the area of privacy and data security at this week's IAPP Summit provided an opportunity for a discussion between businesses and regulators, as well as for the launch of a white paper on the activities of the plaintiffs' bar in this area that Reed Smith prepared for the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR).
The International Association of Privacy Professionals Global Privacy Summit is taking place in Washington this week.
As the frequency of data breaches continues, so do legislative developments on notification requirements that must be met in the event of a breach of Personally Identifiable Information (PII).
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
Yahoo suffered three significant data breaches affecting more than 1.7 billion users between 2012 and 2014.