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Draft EU regulation on personal data: speeding-up of the timetable and narrowing of orientations

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union
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  • October 19 2012

On October 8, 2012, the rapporteur of the LIBE Committee of the European Parliament, Mr. Jan Albrecht, published a first working document presenting certain orientations regarding the draft Regulation relating to personal data protection

Using private investigators to tail insurance policy holders held lawful by the Federal Supreme Court

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Switzerland
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  • January 28 2011

The Federal Supreme Court in Switzerland has ruled that it is lawful for insurance companies to use private investigators to tail policy holders for the purpose of verifying whether their true state of health justifies the insurance benefits they receive

HHS and FTC to begin HITECH Act enforcement

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
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  • March 15 2010

The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act) made significant changes to the privacy and security rules under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA

Tax incentives for the manufacturing of tablets in Brazil

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Brazil
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  • August 10 2011

The Brazilian Minister of Finance, Guido Mantega, stated that the inclusion of tablets in the list of products that benefit from tax incentives will reduce the production cost of these devices by 31

Hungary - Hungarian data protection: modernization of the law and of practice

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union, Hungary
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  • June 19 2013

The Hungarian Data Protection Act currently prohibits sub-processing. On 1 July 2013, this will change and data processors will be allowed to engage

Cookies Directive implementation

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 4 2012

A reminder that the Information Commissioner’s moratorium on compliance with the Cookies Directive (2009136EC) expired on 26 May 2012

New HIPAA security breach notification rules require immediate action

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
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  • September 25 2009

The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act ("HITECH Act"), enacted as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, made some significant changes to the privacy and security rules under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ("HIPAA"

Privacy Act Amendment Bill

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • November 30 2012

The long awaited privacy enhancing protection bill, the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Bill 2012 (the Bill), was passed by Federal Parliament on 29 November 2012

Cookies Directive implemented in Italy

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Italy
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  • February 20 2013

With Legislative Decree n. 692012 of May 28, 2012 (the "Implementation Decree") Italy has lastly implemented the so named Cookies Directive, notably

Rio de Janeiro's labour court rules that a company has to restore the corporate e-mails of a former employee

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Brazil
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  • May 24 2011

Rio de Janeiro's Labour Court has decided that a Brazilian newspaper has to restore a former journalist's corporate e-mails that had been forwarded to another employee by the time she was dismissed