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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…

Canadian Privacy Regulator Launches Consultation on its Proposals for Ensuring AI Regulation

Canada - February 7 2020 On January 28, 2020 - International Data Privacy Day - the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) released its proposals for ensuring…

California Data Broker Registrations: Who Made the List on January 31, 2020?

USA - February 6 2020 In the flurry of bills relating to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the California Legislature also enacted a law requiring data brokers…

SEC Signals Heightened Scrutiny of Cybersecurity Practices

USA - February 4 2020 On January 7, 2020, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) announced its 2020…

Data Protection and Brexit

European Union, United Kingdom - January 30 2020 After January 31, 2020 the UK ceases to be a Member State of the European Union and, under the terms of the Withdrawal Agreement agreed between the…