Welcome to the latest edition of Updata – the international quarterly update from Eversheds Sutherland’s dedicated Privacy and Cybersecurity team.

Updata provides you with a compilation of privacy and cybersecurity regulatory and legal updates from our contributors around the globe over the past quarter.

This quarter’s report features commentary on a number of important developments, including:

  • Cross-border data transfer news in relation to the EU Standard Contractual Clauses and the Privacy Shield;
  • New Chinese cybersecurity and information security guidelines and standards;
  • Commentary from the US regarding new and proposed state privacy and cybersecurity laws;
  • Guidance in Germany regarding data protection considerations in corporate asset deals;
  • Guidance from the data protection supervisory authority in Ireland on securing cloud-based environments;
  • News from the UK regarding the ICO’s latest report on advertising technology and real-time bidding;
  • News from the Netherlands of a successful compensation claim under Article 82 OF THE GDPR following unlawful data sharing between Dutch municipalities.