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UK Government to Introduce New Law to Strengthen Security of Consumer IoT Devices

United Kingdom - February 21 2020 The UK Government Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sports (DCMS) has announced plans to introduce a new law aimed at ensuring that…

States Prescribe New Cyber Requirements for Insurers via Model Security Laws

USA - February 20 2020 In the United States, a significant legislative trend is on the horizon for insurers in 2020: a new breed of state privacy and cybersecurity laws. In…

Schrems II: The Data Importer Perspective

European Union - February 19 2020 Following our previous analysis of the consequences of the opinion of the Advocate General Hendrik Saugmandsgaard Øe (a.g.) in the Schrems II case…

Italy Introduces Content Rating System for Videogames and Launches Permanent Observatory

European Union, Italy - February 19 2020 What is content rating? Rating entertainment content means giving information on its suitability for its audience. The way in which such…

UK is set to introduce a new duty of care to protect children online backed by increased fines and personal liability for senior management

United Kingdom - February 18 2020 A few days ago the Government published its Initial Response to the public consultation on the Online Harms White Paper (April 2019). The Online…

Revised CCPA Draft Implementing Regulations: What’s New for Businesses?

USA - February 18 2020 On February 7, 2020, the California Attorney General released its revised draft implementing regulations for the California Consumer Privacy Act. The…

Schrems II: The Data Exporter Perspective

European Union - February 12 2020 In this blog post we further analyse the impacts of the opinion of the Advocate General Hendrik Saugmandsgaard Øe (a.g.) in the Schrems II case. We…

Data Breach Notification Developments in California, Illinois, Oregon and Texas

USA - February 11 2020 Along with changes brought by the CCPA, companies should be aware of other important privacy developments that went into effect in early 2020…

Privacy is Coming: Preparing for the Storm of Privacy Bills Looming in 2020

USA - February 10 2020 With the world’s attention on the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), it’s easy to overlook the privacy storm that is brewing throughout the rest…

Brexit Implications on Privacy Shield and Data Transfers

European Union, United Kingdom, USA - February 10 2020 On midnight January 31, 2020, the United Kingdom’s law formally governing its exit from the European Union went into effect. From a data protection…