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SEC Releases Cybersecurity and Resiliency Observations: A Potentially Useful Guide for Businesses

USA - February 6 2020 In today’s connected world, businesses face constant pressure to improve their cybersecurity practices and to confirm that they are meeting industry…

Privacy 2040: An Initiative for Collaboration between Policymakers and Businesses

European Union, United Kingdom - January 28 2020 The tension between the unstoppable evolution of technology and the efforts by legislators, regulators and the courts to safeguard people’s privacy in…

California’s Data Broker Registration Deadline Looming

USA - January 24 2020 Alongside its flurry of CCPA amendments last term, the California legislature passed Assembly Bill 1202 (AB 1202), the nation’s second “data broker”…

Hong Kong’s Reform of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (the “PDPO”): Bridging Troubled Waters

Hong Kong - January 22 2020 On Monday 20 January, the Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau (“CMAB”), jointly with the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (“PCPD”)…

The Future of UK Data Protection

United Kingdom - January 21 2020 As with anything Brexit-related, the UK government is facing a dilemma in relation to data protection law. Shall we follow the direction of travel of…

AG Says ePrivacy Applies to Government Access to Communications Data

Belgium, European Union, France, United Kingdom - January 20 2020 On January 15, the Court of Justice of the European Union’s (CJEU) Advocate General (AG) Manuel Campos Sánchez-Bordona delivered his Opinion on four…

Washington State to Try Again for a Comprehensive Privacy Law

USA - January 13 2020 Washington State is already shaping up as a center of state privacy legislation for 2020. Last year, SB 5376 (also known as the Washington Privacy…

Should I Be Worried About the GDPR? - EDPB’S Guidelines on the GDPR’S Territorial Scope

European Union - December 30 2019 Does the GDPR really apply to my company? From a data protection standpoint, this is the first thing that comes to mind within non-EU companies…

Recent Developments on Cookies - a Pan-European Overview

Belgium, European Union, France, Germany - December 18 2019 The legal requirements for the use of cookies have been subject to discussion over the last few years, with little to no enforcement and guidance…

Getting Cookie Consent Right

European Union - December 5 2019 One could be forgiven for thinking that knowing how to comply with a legal obligation that has been in place for nearly a decade would be clear cut…