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Court Of Justice Of The EU Places Limits On The Territorial Scope Of The "Right To Be Forgotten"
On September 24, 2019, the highest court of the European Union (EU), the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU), attempted to limit the territorial scope and authority of EU data protection...
European Union
14 Oct 2019
European Union Parliament Releases Guidelines On Ethics In Artificial Intelligence
On September 19, 2019, the European Parliament Research Service (EPRS) released a paper, European Union (EU) Guidelines on Ethics in Artificial Intelligence (AI): Context and Implementation ...
European Union
3 Oct 2019
Status Report On Federal Privacy Developments Heading Into The Fall
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect on January 1, 2020. The window of opportunity to pass federal privacy legislation to preempt the CCPA
United States
3 Oct 2019
Landmark FTC Settlement Offers Important Lessons For Businesses That May Collect Or Use Children's Information
On September 4, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC or the "Commission") announced a settlement with YouTube and its parent Google
United States
12 Sep 2019
Bahrain's New Data Protection Law Now In Force
On August 1, 2019, Bahrain's Personal Data Protection Law (PDPL) (Law No. (30) of 2018) took effect. The PDPL aims to align Bahrain's data protection framework more closely
23 Aug 2019
Divergent State Privacy Laws Show Need For Federal Solution
As we approach the effective date of the California Consumer Privacy Act in 2020, businesses nationwide are scrambling to ready themselves for a patchwork of new state privacy laws.
United States
23 Aug 2019
Continuing GDPR Pressure for Adtech
Data protection authorities (DPAs) in the European Union (EU) continue to scrutinize practices in the adtech sector for compliance with the EU's
United States
8 Aug 2019
New York Enacts New Data Breach Notification And Data Security Requirements
On July 25, 2019, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act.
United States
8 Aug 2019
Recent FTC Settlements Highlight Risks Of Flawed Information Security Practices And Related Representations
In a set of recent settlements, the Federal Trade Commission (the FTC or Commission) resolved charges against two companies
United States
29 Jul 2019
The Case Of Schrems 2.0 – The Challenge To Standard Contractual Clauses Allowing Personal Data Transfer Outside The European Union
On 9 July 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in Luxembourg heard a case brought by privacy-rights activist Max Schrems (C-311/18, Data Protection Commissioner
United States
18 Jul 2019
Senior California Democrats Stake Out Privacy Position With Draft Federal Framework
As the privacy debate heats up on Capitol Hill, Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Rep. Zoe Lofgren
United States
10 Jul 2019
Minimizing Legal Risks For Retailers That Use Biometric Data
Illinois currently has the most robust law governing biometric data, in large part because it contains a private right of action allowing anyone "aggrieved" to sue for specified statutory damages.
United States
28 Jun 2019
A Year Of GDPR: Five Recommendations To Help Limit Regulatory Scrutiny
A year ago, on May 25, 2018, the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force.
United States
14 Jun 2019
Proposed Bill To Expand The CCPA's Private Right Of Action Likely Dead For The Year
On May 16, 2019, the California Senate Appropriations Committee held Senate Bill 561 (SB-561) in committee, likely blocking its passage this term.
United States
3 Jun 2019
Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2019: Cybersecurity
With threats of nation-states infiltrating supply chains and landmark laws being passed, cybersecurity and privacy are critical aspects of director oversight. Recent court decisions and speeches
United States
13 Mar 2019
ICC Issues Practice Note On Three Hot-Topics In International Arbitration: An Arbitrator's Duty Of Disclosure; Transparency In "Commercial" Arbitration; And Tribunal Secretaries
The International Court of Arbitration of the ICC has published a Note to Parties and Arbitral Tribunals on the conduct of the arbitration under the ICC Rules of Arbitration which entered into force on 1 January 2019.
United States
4 Mar 2019
Proposed Guidance on the Extraterritorial Scope of the GDPR
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which revised and sought to ensure greater harmonization of the European Union's data protection framework ...
European Union
1 Mar 2019
In Principle: 10 Things Authorised Firms Need To Know For 2019
In the 2018 edition of this publication, we ended the introduction with the line, "We can only hope that we will enter 2019 with greater certainty than 2018 as to how the regulatory landscape will look."
United States
6 Feb 2019
Deadline Approaching To Submit Comments On Potential Updates To HIPAA In Response To Agency Request For Information
There are less than two weeks left to submit comments regarding potential updates to the privacy, security and breach notification regulations adopted under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009.
United States
5 Feb 2019
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