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GDPR Certification Is Coming To The UK…
The ICO will consider the proposals submitted by participating companies and will determine the schemes that will be allowed.
8 Aug 2019
12 Months Since GDPR - What Do Employers Really Need To Know?
As we sip champagne reflecting on the first anniversary of the effective date of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR),
European Union
26 Jun 2019
How To Conduct An International Internal Investigation
Imagine an anonymous worker at a multinational's Egypt factory contacts the global whistleblower hotline and accuses the Cairo plant manager of dumping chemicals into the Nile.
United States
25 Jun 2019
New Zealand Privacy Bill Would Add Authorization And Data Breach Notification Requirements
As a proposed Privacy Bill works its way through the New Zealand Parliament, key changes aim to strengthen the protection of confidential and personal information.
United States
21 Feb 2019
Data Breach In The UK: Can A Rogue Employee Leave You On The Hook?
A supermarket chain in the United Kingdom has been all over the press after it was held liable for a data breach by a rogue employee. This article analyzes the appellate court's judgment to set out
17 Dec 2018
Fourth Quarter 2018 Workplace Privacy Update
2018 has so far been a year that will long live in the memory of workplace privacy lawyers.
United States
19 Sep 2018
Unraveling The Newest Development In The Data Protection Juggernaut: What Does The "California Consumer Privacy Act Of 2018" Mean For Employers?
With the May 25, 2018 effective date of the European Union's GDPR barely in the rear-view mirror, California's Governor Jerry Brown, on June 28, 2018, signed into law the "California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018".
United States
13 Jul 2018
New Arizona Laws Address Data Breaches And Hiring Ex-Offenders
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey recently signed HB 2154 and HB 2311 into law, both taking effect on July 21, 2018. HB 2154 provides employers with additional guidance and updated notice procedures in the event of a data security system breach, and HB 2311 bolsters limited liability protections for employers when hiring employees or contracting with independent contractors previously convicted of criminal offenses.
United States
19 Jun 2018
Vendor Breaches And Their Implications For Employers
The announcement by Equifax, Inc. that it had been victimized in a hacking incident involving the personal information of 143 million Americans generated headlines this past week
United States
25 Sep 2017
The Next HR Data Protection Challenge: What U.S. Multinational Employers Must Do To Prepare For The European Union's Impending General Data Protection Regulation
With summer holidays over and only eight months remaining in the two-year enforcement grace period, U.S. multinational employers and their EU subsidiaries have little time to spare before starting to address compliance ...
United States
15 Sep 2017
Navigating Global Payroll Under The Impending EU General Data Protection Regulation
The EU'sGDPR, while designed primarily to update current law to address the digital economy, will impact every aspect of the employment relationship, including the processing of payroll for all employees located in the EU.
European Union
13 Sep 2017
Helping To Protect Your Company From A Cyber-Attack: Eight Tips For Human Resources Professionals And In-House Employment Counsel
Recent, highly publicized data security incidents highlight the continued vulnerability of corporate information systems.
United States
23 May 2017
Security Breach Notification Becomes More Complex For Employers
With new and sophisticated schemes perpetrated by hackers and scammers, and sensitive personal information becoming increasingly accessible to numerous insiders, it is only a matter of time before most employers will be required to notify employees of a data breach.
United States
4 May 2017
WPI State Of The States: Legislatures Saw A Flurry Of Activity In February
Statehouses across the country continue to propose legislation at a frenzied pace. In February, as in January, more than 500 bills concerning labor and employment issues were either introduced or...
United States
2 Mar 2017
Four States Expanded Employer Data Breach Notification Obligations In 2016
With over 680 security breaches reported so far in 2016,1 more employers are being forced to confront the issue of how to respond to a breach.
United States
27 Sep 2016
Brexit: Some Potential Implications For Employers
On June 23, 2016, the people of the United Kingdom—more precisely, the island of Great Britain and Northern Ireland—voted, pursuant to a referendum called "Brexit," to leave the European Union.
United States
18 Jul 2016
The Privacy Shield: What U.S. Multinational Employers Need To Know To Enjoy The Benefits Of The Newest EU-U.S. Data Transfer Mechanism
As with the Safe Harbor, the basic steps necessary to enjoy the Privacy Shield's benefits are straightforward.
United States
15 Jul 2016
EU And US Beat The Clock With Their Announcement Of The "Privacy Shield" A/K/A Safe Harbor 2.0
In a long-awaited and much-anticipated announcement, the U.S. Department of Commerce and the European Commission declared on February 2, 2016, that they had struck a deal on a new cross-border data transfer framework.
United States
4 Feb 2016
Ten Steps For U.S. Multinational Employers Towards Compliance With Europe's New Data Protection Framework – The General Data Protection Regulation
The European Union's (EU) new data protection framework, known as the General Data Protection Regulation (the "Regulation"), is, at bottom, a response to the astonishing evolution in online commerce.
22 Jan 2016
Lawful Cross-Border Transfers Of Employees' Personal Data: EU Commission's Communication On The Invalidation Of Safe Harbor 1.0 Suggests Safe Harbor 2.0 Is On The Horizon
While U.S. multinationals have a fairly good chance of seeing a replacement framework in the near future, they are left to ask: "What to do in the interim?"
United States
12 Nov 2015
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