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Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
The Egyptian Parliament has adopted a new privacy protection law. The new law will apply to companies established in Egypt and to companies that are established outside of Egypt...
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
The Israeli Privacy Protection Authority issued recommended guidelines to stakeholders in the transportation industry on privacy and data protection in smart transportation services.
Yigal Arnon & Co
Waking up to a new morning. A routine day. A wristband on the wrist transmits to the fridge what breakfast will include depending on the new diet you decide to try, and the electric toothbrush...
Kenya is one step closer to appointing its first Data Protection Commissioner ("Commissioner"), a mission that has been met with some obstacles.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
The dawn of the Nigerian Data Protection Regulation (NDPR)2 on 25th January 2019 sent waves across the various sectors of the Nigerian economy, ...
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Data Privacy and Protection in Nigeria has evolved over the past few years, spurred on by their ascendancy as major concerns in the world today with the rise in data privacy and security breaches.
Pavestones Legal
The National Information and Technology Development Agency ("NITDA") recently published the Draft Data Protection Bill 2020 (the "Bill") for the input of stakeholders.
PwC Nigeria
The FIRS has shared communications with taxpayers regarding the commencement of exchange of information with other countries. The communication reads as follows:
South Africa
Interview on SABC's Network Show: Marco discusses what legal recourse consumers have in the case where their data privacy has been compromised.
On the 1st July 2020, the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) 4 of 2013 ("the Act") became effective. The Act requires all businesses which process personal information of both natural...
By and large, the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 ("POPIA") only imposes obligations, duties and liabilities on the responsible party.
What do employers need to do to ensure that they are POPIA compliant.
The cloud is now the preferred location for many businesses to host their data. The cloud comes with many benefits, such as increased security,...
Where there are reasonable grounds to believe that the personal information of a data subject has been accessed or acquired by any unauthorised person, the responsible party must notify…
Following the recent Experian data breach, the South African Information Regulator took the opportunity to stress the importance of organisations' ...
In the Regulator's Operational Readiness Plan, which was published pursuant to the commencement of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 ("POPIA")...
United Arab Emirates
STA Law Firm
Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC), issued DIFC Law Number 5 of 2020, a new Data Protection Law ("DPL")
Stephenson Harwood
Homeworking might once have been restricted to entrepreneurs, novelists or other roles that don't require an office space, but since the COVID-19 pandemic started employees from all kinds of sectors have been forced to work from home.
A recent decision in Germany has resulted in a hefty fine being imposed on an employer for violations of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulations ("GDPR").
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
The Israeli Privacy Protection Authority published a position paper on the Israeli implications of the Schrems II decision of the Court of Justice of the EU.
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