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Germany: New legislative procedure for an Employee Data Protection Act

European Union, Germany - January 16 2024 After several failed attempts in recent decades to summarize and codify the data protection provisions relating to employees and other workers in a…

EU: New EDPB guidelines on the scope of the ‘cookie rule’

European Union - November 22 2023 The European Data Protection Board has published new guidelines (14 November 2023) on the scope of Article 5(3) of the e-Privacy Directive - i.e…

Ireland: Non-material damages under GDPR - Irish law developments and the international approach

European Union, Ireland - September 7 2023 The Irish Circuit Court has recently delivered an important judgment on non-material damages for infringement of the GDPR. The judgment also…

India: New Digital Personal Data Protection Act, Start Planning Now.

India - September 6 2023 Start preparing now to comply with India’s new data protection law. While there are similarities with EU/UK GDPR - and sufficient harmonisation with…

CHINA: uncertainties helpfully clarified on various key data compliance activities

China - August 22 2023 Helpful guidance on some previously uncertain areas of China data protection compliance programmes have been provided by the Administrative Measures…

CHINA: new mandatory data protection compliance audits proposed

China - August 22 2023 To add to the compliance burden, new mandatory, periodic and detailed data protection compliance audits have now been proposed in China, with…

CHINA: only 100 days to file SCCs for cross-border data transfers - practical tips and insights

China - August 21 2023 Businesses who must follow the China SCCs route to legitimize their cross-border transfers of personal data must file their signed China SCCs…

CHINA: New draft proposes more stringent requirements for processing data in the financial services industry

China - August 8 2023 On July 24, 2023, the People's Bank of China ("PBOC") released the Measures for the Management of Data Security in the Business Areas Falling into…

SINGAPORE: Proposed Guidelines on Use of Personal Data in AI Systems

Singapore - August 2 2023 On 18 July 2023, Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Commission (“PDPC”) issued for public consultation a set of proposed guidelines for the use of…

EU: CJEU’s landmark decision in Meta vs Bundeskartellamt

European Union - July 12 2023 CJEU’s landmark decision in Meta vs Bundeskartellamt allows GDPR scrutiny through antitrust regulators and imposes strict limitations on the…