Lexology PRO | USA | 18 Jan 2022
A US federal court has ruled that it was plausible that consumers suffered an antitrust injury due to Facebook’s alleged data privacy violations.
Lexology PRO | Australia, Canada, China, etc. | 10 Jan 2022
Ransomware, cross-border transfers and facial recognition technology are some of the key issues that companies should be focusing on in the coming year.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Singapore | 19 Nov 2021
Singapore’s privacy regulator has fined a hotel booking platform operator after a hack exposed the personal data of 5.9 million customers – the largest breach since the country’s data protection regime came into force.
Lexology PRO | USA | 2 Nov 2021
Ancestry.com users say they had no way to prevent investment management company Blackstone from collecting their genetic data following the announcement of last year’s acquisition.
Lexology PRO | USA | 28 Oct 2021
The US Federal Trade Commission’s decision to implement strict cybersecurity rules for financial institutions comes over the objections of industry members and other FTC commissioners.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia | 28 Oct 2021
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has recommended introducing a mandatory choice screen to provide consumers with a selection of search engines to address Google’s dominance in the market.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, China, Global, etc. | 27 Oct 2021
The Federal Communications Commission has ordered China Telecom to close its US business within 60 days, citing concerns that the Chinese Communist Party could use the state-owned company to access confidential data – and signalling that other companies will soon be in the firing line.
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 22 Oct 2021
This checklist provides guidance to in-house counsel about when and how to appoint a data protection officer (DPO) and to assist private practitioners advising clients on these issues.
Lexology PRO | Global, USA | 14 Oct 2021
A status update on US state privacy bills and laws as well as the implications for businesses operating in, or providing services to, the US.
Lexology PRO | USA | 13 Oct 2021
The Ohio Personal Privacy Act (OPPA) has support from government and business stakeholders, but privacy groups have yet to enter the fray.