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Chronicle of Data Protection Blog

Articles: 1-10 of 168

California Consumer Privacy Act: The Challenge Ahead — Data Mapping and the CCPA

USA - September 19 2018 The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) provides a series of new compliance obligations and operational challenges for companies doing…

Data Protection in the Event of a “No Deal Brexit”

European Union, United Kingdom - September 13 2018 As part of its preparations for a “no deal” scenario when the Article 50 negotiating period comes to an end on 29 March 2019, the Department for…

California Consumer Privacy Act: The Challenge Ahead

USA - September 12 2018 Groundbreaking. Watershed. Unprecedented. We have heard the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) called all these things and more since its…

Who Will Get the First Big GDPR Fine and How to Avoid It?

USA - August 22 2018 In July, Eduardo Ustaran spoke at Privacy Laws & Business’ International Conference in Cambridge about the sort of activities likely to prompt…

Top Human Rights Court Denies Right to be Forgotten in Old Murder Case

Germany - August 21 2018 On June 28, 2018, the European Court of Human Rights decided that Germany had correctly denied two individuals their “right to be forgotten” requests…

Asia Pacific Data Protection and Cybersecurity Regulation: 2017 in Review and Looking Ahead to 2018

Asia-Pacific - June 27 2018 2017 was a momentous year for data protection and cyber security regulation globally, and it is noteworthy how significant the developments in the…

GDPR Guidance - European Data Protection Board Adopts Art. 29 Working Papers

European Union - May 31 2018 Data protection authorities set out guidelines for the application of the new EU General Data Protection Regulation. The European Data Protection…

GDPR Is In Effect: The French Bill Has Been Adopted…But Referred to the French Constitutional Council

France - May 25 2018 The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entered into force on 25 May 2018. In light of the urgency to adapt Law no. 78-17 dated 6 January 1978…

The True Global Effect of the GDPR

European Union, Global - May 3 2018 “European data protection rules will become a trademark people recognise and trust worldwide”. That is how, in January 2012, Viviane Reding - then…

New Fee Charging Structure to Fund the UK Information Commissioner’s Office

United Kingdom - March 8 2018 The UK Government has announced a new three-tier charging structure for data controllers to ensure the continued funding of the Information…