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Clyde & Co
It has been reported that Egypt has become the latest jurisdiction in the Middle East to approve a data protection law.
Clyde & Co
The Kingdom of Bahrain has become the second country in the GCC to issue a national data protection law.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The laws in the United Arab Emirates can be divided into mainland/onshore UAE laws and free-zone specific laws.
Al Tamimi & Company
Dealings with residential and commercial land and properties in Abu Dhabi granted to UAE nationals by the government ("Granted Land") are subject to certain restrictions.
Dentons
In the lead-up to the now imminent coming into effect of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25 May 2018, much focus has understandably been on what steps need to be taken to ensure compliance.
STA Law Firm
On 25 May 2018, General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR) will come into effect in European Union
Clyde & Co
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
Clyde & Co
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.
Eptalex SAL
Unless you purposefully eschew pop culture, it is been hard to miss the fact that Home Box Office, better known as HBO, was recently hacked, repeatedly.
Dentons
On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is due to come into effect across European Union (EU) member states.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Traditionally, health tourism was something states sought to discourage. In 2017, this changed and countries like the United Arab Emirates (‘UAE') are implementing plans to become one of the top ten destinations for heath tourism.
KPMG
Governments have the opportunity to make a more transparent and persuasive case for data sharing to deliver more personalized services to citizens.
Kennedys
In February 2017, we authored an article "Cyber security and data protection breaches: a brief comparative review" which examined some of the basic laws that have been implemented in various countries in the Middle East to counter cyberattacks and this is available on Kennedys website.
Kennedys
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.
Hassan Elhais
DUBAI // The operator of a gymnasium chain has installed security cameras in changing areas, sparking anger from members and warnings that it could be breaking the law.
Hadef & Partners
The Dubai Data Law, which has been in force since 27 December 2015 aims to improve efficiency between, and facilitate the integration of, services provided by federal and local governmental entities.
DLA Piper Australia
If collection and processing of personal data pertains to private or family life, the individual's consent is required.
DLA Piper Australia
A data protection officer is not compulsory, but a Data Controller must implement Personal Data protection measures.
Clyde & Co
On 25 May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation will replace all current data protection laws in every European Union country.
Eptalex SAL
"There's been a breach!" is a quote from countless movies and television shows over the past few decades, but what happens with it's a breach into a company that has sensitive information about its customers.
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Clyde & Co
It has been reported that Egypt has become the latest jurisdiction in the Middle East to approve a data protection law.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The laws in the United Arab Emirates can be divided into mainland/onshore UAE laws and free-zone specific laws.
Clyde & Co
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.
Clyde & Co
The Kingdom of Bahrain has become the second country in the GCC to issue a national data protection law.
Dentons
On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is due to come into effect across European Union (EU) member states.
STA Law Firm
On 25 May 2018, General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR) will come into effect in European Union
Clyde & Co
On 25 May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation will replace all current data protection laws in every European Union country.
Dentons
In the lead-up to the now imminent coming into effect of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25 May 2018, much focus has understandably been on what steps need to be taken to ensure compliance.
Al Tamimi & Company
Dealings with residential and commercial land and properties in Abu Dhabi granted to UAE nationals by the government ("Granted Land") are subject to certain restrictions.
Clyde & Co
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
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Traditionally, health tourism was something states sought to discourage. In 2017, this changed and countries like the United Arab Emirates (‘UAE') are implementing plans to become one of the top ten destinations for heath tourism.
Hassan Elhais
DUBAI // The operator of a gymnasium chain has installed security cameras in changing areas, sparking anger from members and warnings that it could be breaking the law.
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