Lexology PRO | Argentina, Australia, Austria, etc. | 2 Mar 2021
This Quick view gives a summary of how the concept of force majeure is recognised around the world. It also directs users to comprehensive Q&A country guides, relevant legislation and case law as well as related commentary across Lexology.
Lexology PRO | Australia, Canada, European Union, etc. | 1 Mar 2021
A look at the draft UK adequacy agreement, new international cybersecurity guidance, and other key data protection updates from this week.
PRO Compliance | European Union, Ireland | 25 Feb 2021
The European Commission and Ireland’s data regulator are both investigating whether the wording of the proposed new standard contractual clauses could cause complications when used under Irish law.
PRO Compliance | Australia, Canada, European Union, etc. | 22 Feb 2021
How to respond to ransomware attacks, prepare for new US state data privacy laws, and protect data in digital markets, and other key data protection updates.
PRO Compliance | European Union, Ukraine | 19 Feb 2021
Ukraine's Supreme Court has overturned the competition enforcer's decision to fine the country's largest tobacco distributor €101.5 million, ruling that the agency failed to prove that the company colluded with four cigarette makers to prevent rivals from entering the market.
PRO Compliance | European Union, United Kingdom | 19 Feb 2021
Data should be able to continue to flow freely from the EU to the UK following the European Commission’s draft adequacy decision.
PRO Compliance | European Union, Germany, United Kingdom, etc. | 19 Feb 2021
German data protection authorities will soon interrogate companies on their compliance with the new data transfer rules mandated by the Schrems II ruling.
Lexology PRO | Australia, Brazil, Canada, etc. | 17 Feb 2021
Mandatory workplace covid-19 vaccinations, how to implement sufficient due diligence and other key compliance management updates.
PRO Compliance | USA | 11 Feb 2021
Former US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency director Chris Krebs has told Congress that a contractor involved in the SolarWinds hack declined to disclose information about the breach – illustrating how public contractual confidentiality requirements can block investigations into large-scale breaches.
PRO Compliance | USA | 5 Feb 2021
Mortgage company Caliber Home Loans claims that its mortgage data processor has threatened to hold its information “hostage”, with serious potential consequences.