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.
Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados | Brazil | 24 Jun 2022
The National Data Protection Authority (ANPD) recently opened a call for public contributions as part of a move to develop regulations on international personal data transfers, in line with its 2021-2022 regulatory agenda. The ANPD is seeking to regulate the mechanisms that enable such transfers, as they are vital for developing the digital economy, allowing Brazilian companies to participate......
Ojam Bullrich Flanzbaum | Argentina | 17 Jun 2022
The Argentine Agency for Access to Public Information (AAPI) recently published its annual report highlighting its activities in 2021. The AAPI is the supervisory authority of the Personal Data Protection Law, the Do Not Call Registry Law and the Access to Public Information Law. This article comments on the most important aspects of the report.
CGM Advogados | Brazil | 15 Jun 2022
Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados | Brazil | 10 Jun 2022
The National Data Protection Authority recently released a technical study titled "The LGPD and personal data processing for academic purposes and studies by research organisations". The study evaluated a special framework within the General Data Protection Law that applies to data processing exclusively for academic purposes, as well as to certain aspects of data processing by research......
Ojam Bullrich Flanzbaum | Argentina | 3 Jun 2022
The Court of Justice of the Province of Salta recently granted a remedy of habeas data aimed at removing plaintiff's police records. The plaintiff filed this remedy against the police of the province of Salta in order to obtain the removal of police records concerning an investigation that involved him, but for which no final decision had been rendered for over 30 years. The Court concluded......
Ojam Bullrich Flanzbaum | 27 May 2022
The Agency for Access to Public Information recently imposed penalties on various organisations for violations of the Personal Data Protection Law No. 25,326. This article comments on each of these cases, which relate to an electricity provider, a medical institution, a financing entity, a financial trust, and an internet and satellite TV service provider.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Ireland | 25 May 2022
An Irish appellate judge has labelled the Irish Data Protection Commission conclusions a “manifest error” in a judgment concerning the regulator’s assessment of the use of CCTV data under the GDPR.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Italy | 20 May 2022
Italy’s data protection regulator has found that Uber provided inadequate privacy notices to both drivers and riders, and failed to obtain the necessary consent to carry out scoring for fraud risk.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Germany, United Kingdom | 12 May 2022
The head of Germany’s antitrust authority has said he “very much” doubts that the EU’s Digital Markets Act will actually be self-enforcing, while noting that large technology companies are already trying to “circumvent” its provisions.