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Chronicle of Data Protection Blog

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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…

Russia: Main Takeaways from Roskomnadzor’s Open Doors Day

Russia - February 28 2018 Recently, the Russian Data Privacy Authority (Roskomnadzor) organized an Open Doors Day in honor of the International Data Privacy Day. During the…

European Commission and Article 29 Working Party Urge Respect for International Law in Data Cases

European Union, USA - February 8 2018 Territoriality will continue to be one of the most vexing problems for data regulation in 2018. One aspect of this debate relates to whether a U.S…

Misunderstandings, Panic and Priorities in the Year of the GDPR

European Union - February 7 2018 It is finally here. This is the year of the GDPR. A journey that started with an ambitious policy paper about modernising data protection almost a…

Thinking Strategically About Brexit and Data Protection

European Union, United Kingdom - February 2 2018 To date, the main legacy of the Brexit referendum of 2016 appears to be a country split in half: some badly wish the UK would continue to be a member…

Aetna $17.2 Million Breach Settlement Brings Lessons for Handling Health Data

USA - January 30 2018 Aetna will pay almost $17.2 million to settle a federal class action lawsuit stemming from a 2017 mailing that disclosed the HIV status of health plan…