Lexology PRO | Brazil, Global, United Kingdom, etc. | 30 Aug 2022
Meta is fined US$1.3 million for illegally sharing Brazilian user data, California’s AG reaches its first settlement for a CCPA enforcement action, and Vietnam introduces data localisation requirements – plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | Australia, European Union, France, etc. | 15 Aug 2022
Google will pay AU$60 million for misleading users over location data collection, the US FTC consults on powers to tackle “commercial surveillance,” and an NHS IT supplier falls victim to a ransomware attack – plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | European Union | 9 Aug 2022
Noyb has launched a second assault on perceived poor performance in cookie consent by companies, lodging complaints against 226 organisations for failing to implement a ‘refuse all’ button.
Lexology PRO | Canada | 7 Jul 2022
A Quebec court has authorised a class action against Google over its data collection practices, with the company accused of allegedly tracking Canadians without proper consent.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Global, United Kingdom | 24 Jun 2022
The UK Data Reform Bill could diverge from the EU GDPR in several ways that directly impact businesses, including risk assessments, cookies consent, and the independence of the DPO.
Lexology PRO | European Union, United Kingdom | 17 Jun 2022
The government’s response to a wide-ranging consultation on an overhaul of the UK’s data protection framework contains few surprises and appears to have abandoned some more radical ideas – but a civil society group has branded the proposals as a "bonfire" of rights.
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 16 Jun 2022
The UK’s digital, culture, media and sport ministry has confirmed that future UK data laws will cut down on cookie consent pop-ups, push the Information Commissioner’s Office to promote innovation, reduce DPO requirements and simplify rules applying to research data.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, Canada, etc. | 7 Jun 2022
US legislators publish a draft comprehensive privacy bill, Thailand’s data protection act takes full effect, and Hong Kong issues guidance on data protection in customer due diligence – plus other key updates.
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | Asia-Pacific, Australia | 6 Jun 2022
Peggy Chow (Of Counsel, Singapore) and Kaman Tsoi (Special Counsel, Melbourne) discuss the latest regulatory trends and future directions including…
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom, USA | 19 Apr 2022
Tech developers and privacy advocates have shared the ongoing struggles of companies trying to offer meaningful consent requests to consumers.