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ICO enforcement actions in Q1 2022

United Kingdom - May 30 2022 In Q1 2022, the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issued 26 enforcement actions. There were 15 monetary penalties issued, ranging between…

New rules to strengthen and better enforce consumer rights in Germany and the EU

European Union, Germany - May 26 2022 The year 2022 is one of major changes to consumer protection laws in Germany and the EU, namely…

The fourth anniversary of the GDPR: How the GDPR has had a domino effect

European Union - May 24 2022 Four years ago, the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) came into force in the EU. Since then, the GDPR has had a domino effect, as many…

Only Sheriff in Town? Not so fast: National Association of Attorneys General announces the formation of the Center on Cyber and Technology.

USA - May 18 2022 With the continued rapid growth of both technological innovations and the market power of the companies spurring these innovations, calls for greater…

UK regulators publish two discussion papers on algorithmic systems

United Kingdom - May 17 2022 On 28 April 2022, the UK Digital Regulation Cooperation Forum (DRCF) published two discussion papers on the benefits and harms of algorithms and on…

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport launches consultation on app security

United Kingdom - May 16 2022 On 4 May 2022, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) launched a consultation (available here) to request views from the tech…

European Commission adopts two proposals for cybersecurity and information security regulations

European Union - April 7 2022 On 22 March 2022, the European Commission (“EC”) adopted two new proposals for a Cybersecurity Regulation and an Information Security Regulation…

Kids’ Smart Watchmaker Updates Privacy Practices at Safe Harbor’s Direction

USA - April 4 2022 On March 8th, the Children’s Advertising Review Unit (“CARU”), a FTC-approved safe harbor organization that monitors compliance with the Children’s…

Time to change to the new EU and UK Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs)

European Union, United Kingdom - March 28 2022 As you might know, the new EU SCCs were published last year. The UK has now issued new templates for data transfers that can be used from 21 March…

Cybersecurity 2.0: the UK follows suit with the EU in launching cybersecurity law reform

European Union, United Kingdom - March 17 2022 Following the recent adoption of a new draft EU cybersecurity directive (we wrote about it here), the UK government has now also launched a…