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European Data Protection Board Releases Statement on the Revision of the ePrivacy Regulation

European Union - May 30 2018 On 28 May 2018, the European Data Protection Board (the “EDPB”) released a statement on the revision of the ePrivacy Regulation (the “proposed…

Amid Growing Threats, White House Dismantles Top Cybersecurity Post

USA - May 29 2018 On May 15, 2018, various media outlets reported that the Trump administration decided to eliminate the position of White House Cybersecurity…

FCC Asks for Input After ACA International v. FCC

USA - May 23 2018 The TCPA bar has been reeling ever since the D.C. Circuit overturned a couple of key FCC rules in ACA International v. FCC, including the FCC’s…

DFAR Cybersecurity FAQs Provide Practical Guidance Highlighting Expansive Scope of Contractor Requirements

USA - May 15 2018 For defense contractors, January 1, 2018 brought with it not only a new year, but also a new era - an era in which contractors must comply with the…

Arizona Updates Data Breach Law

USA - May 11 2018 Changes to data breach notification laws continue to pop up across the country this Spring. The latest comes from a new law signed by Arizona Governor…

Hong Kong Issues EU Data Privacy Law Guidance on the upcoming GDPR

European Union, Hong Kong - April 16 2018 The Hong Kong Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (the “Hong Kong Data Privacy Commissioner”) has recently published compliance…

Financial Crimes Enforcement Network Issues New Frequently Asked Questions on Customer Due Diligence Requirement

USA - April 10 2018 On April 3, 2018, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued new frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding its customer due diligence…

Belgian Privacy Commission Issues Guidance on Data Protection Impact Assessments Under the GDPR

Belgium - April 5 2018 On 28 February 2018, the Belgian Commission for the Protection of Privacy (the “Privacy Commission”) published a recommendation setting out its…

Alabama Passes Data Breach Notification Law; Breach Laws Now on the Books in All 50 States

USA - March 30 2018 And then there were none. Alabama has joined the ranks of the other 49 states with breach notification requirements by enacting the Alabama Data…

South Dakota Becomes 49th State to Enact a Data Breach Notification Law

USA - March 26 2018 On March 21, Governor Daugaard of South Dakota signed SB 62, making South Dakota the 49th state to enact a data breach notification statute (leaving…