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Extensive Changes to Singapore’s Data Protection Regime Take Effect

Singapore - February 14 2021 Amendments to the PDPA significantly change Singapore’s data protection landscape, including mandatory data breach notification and criminal offences…

FTC Chair Rebecca Slaughter Outlines Data Privacy Enforcement Agenda

USA - February 12 2021 Slaughter discusses the FTC’s priorities under the new administration, including ed-tech, health apps, and racial equity…

Singapore: MAS Revises Technology Risk Management Guidelines

Singapore - February 1 2021 The guidelines aim to promote the adoption of robust practices for managing technology risks in the financial sector…

ESG in 2021: 10 Things to Look Out For

European Union, United Kingdom, USA - January 7 2021 Despite concerns early in 2020 that the pandemic would impact the growth of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives, the opposite…

What Rules Will Apply to Jurisdiction and the Enforcement of Judgments After Brexit? Part Four

European Union, United Kingdom - December 31 2020 The EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement has now been agreed. So what rules will apply to jurisdiction and foreign judgments in the UK from 1 January…

Data Protection Brexit Checklist: Businesses Can Rely on Personal Data Transfer Grace Period

European Union, United Kingdom - December 29 2020 As the Brexit transition period draws to a close, businesses will need to consider their data protection efforts to comply with both UK and EU regimes…

CNIL Issues Fines Totaling €135 Million in Landmark ePrivacy Directive Cases

European Union, France, Germany - December 17 2020 The French data protection authority’s decisions cite violations of the cookie rules under the ePrivacy Directive and provide important insights on…

The Commission’s Draft Updated Standard Contractual Clauses — A Close Look

European Union, Global - December 7 2020 The European Commission has published draft updated standard contractual clauses in light of the Schrems II decision…

The EDPB’s Draft Data Transfer Guidance Follows Schrems II - A Close Look

European Union, United Kingdom - November 19 2020 The EDPB takes a strict approach in its recent guidance on international data transfers following Schrems II, posing a difficult challenge for…

Prelude to a Digital Euro: European Central Bank Joins the CBDC Race

European Union - October 26 2020 A new report explores the advantages, impacts, and approaches the Eurosystem is considering as it contemplates a digital currency…