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Essentially Equivalent: A comparison of the legal orders for privacy and data protection in the European Union and United States

European Union - January 25 2016 The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) set out a test in Maximillian Schrems v. Data Protection Commissioner for deciding whether a third…

Jacques Bourgeois, William RM Long, Maarten Meulenbelt, Alan Charles Raul

European Data Protection Board Clarifies Application of GDPR to Payment Service Providers

European Union - September 6 2018 On July 5, 2018, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB)1 replied to a request from a Member of the European Parliament (MEP), Dutch Democrat Sophie…

Colleen Theresa Brown, John M. Casanova, Christopher Fonzone, William RM Long, Geeta Malhotra

Belgian Privacy Commission Issues Guidance on Data Protection Impact Assessments Under the GDPR

Belgium - April 5 2018 On 28 February 2018, the Belgian Commission for the Protection of Privacy (the “Privacy Commission”) published a recommendation setting out its…

Colleen Theresa Brown, John M. Casanova, William RM Long, Edward R. McNicholas, Wim Nauwelaerts

Hong Kong Issues EU Data Privacy Law Guidance on the upcoming GDPR

European Union, Hong Kong - April 16 2018 The Hong Kong Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (the “Hong Kong Data Privacy Commissioner”) has recently published compliance…

Colleen Theresa Brown, John M. Casanova, William RM Long, Edward R. McNicholas, Alan Charles Raul

Privacy and Cybersecurity Top 10 for 2018

European Union, USA - January 2 2018 This past year was marked by ever more significant data breaches, growing cybersecurity regulatory requirements at the state and federal levels, and…

Colleen Theresa Brown, Christopher Fonzone, Edward R. McNicholas, Isvari Mohan, Wim Nauwelaerts, Clayton G. Northouse, Alan Charles Raul, Gabrielle Whitehall