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French Data Protection Authority Provides Guidance on Preparing for GDPR
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • European Union, France
  • March 28 2017

Companies have one year to comply with the new EU regulation on data privacy, and it is estimated that only 10 of companies having operations in

DPC Launches GDPR Consultation
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, Ireland
  • March 24 2017

On 16 March 2017, the Irish Data Protection Commissioner ("DPC") announced a public consultation on certain aspects of the EU General Data Protection

Court Finds CFPB Case Against Payment Processor Lacking
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2017

On March 17, 2017 the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota granted the motion of Intercept Corporation ("Intercept") and its

GDPR The Implications for Business
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 20 2017

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on 25 May 2018. GDPR introduces wide-ranging changes to UK data protection

Get a Handle on Data Protection Risks and Seize New Business Opportunities
  • Castrén & Snellman
  • European Union
  • March 20 2017

One of the main goals of the new Data Protection Regulation is to make the enforcement of data protection legislation more efficient. This can be seen

La CNIL sanctionne deux sites de rencontre sur le fondement de l’obligation de recueil du consentement exprès préalable au traitement de données sensibles
  • Derriennic Associes
  • France
  • March 20 2017

Par deux décisions du 15 décembre 2016 (n 2016-405 et 2016-406), la CNIL a condamné deux sociétés éditrices de sites de rencontres à une peine

How does the GDPR apply to Big Data?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 15 2017

In March 2017, the ICO issued an update to its 2014 Report on Big Data in light of the imminent implementation of the GDPR. The updated ICO report has

Italian data protection authority issues fines totalling more than 11m for illegal data processing
  • RPC
  • Italy
  • March 14 2017

The illegal data processing was discovered as part of a money laundering investigation into Sigue Global Services Ltd and four other companies. The

Internet Advertising Claims Deemed Not Eligible for Covered Business Method Patent Review
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • March 13 2017

In a decision dated February 27, 2017, the Board denied institution of Google Inc.’s petition for Covered Business Method Patent Review of claims 20

ICO draft Guidance on GDPR Consent
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 7 2017

One of the most difficult aspects of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the obtaining of an individual’s consent to the processing of