Privacy is a fundamental part of doing business and it is improper to wrongfully disclose or sell personal information.
Tauil & Chequer
On October 20, 2020, Brazil saw yet another historical moment for data protection: the Senate has approved the government's nominees to form the Data Protection National Authority's...
Husch Blackwell LLP
As reported by numerous Brazilian privacy professionals, Brazil's new privacy law – Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados or LGPD – is now in full effect with the sanction of Law 14508 by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.
The pandemic has shown us how much we all rely on online services to work, socialise and do 'life admin'. The benefits seem very clear.
In sections 12, 19 and 102 of Bill 64 the legislator has introduced a new concept – that of "sensitive personal information" – affecting both the Act respecting access to documents held by public bodies ...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
When your organization is addressing a cyber-attack or other data breach, protecting privilege is crucial. In the aftermath of a data breach, events can move very quickly.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In September 2020, Québec's Committee on Institutions held special consultations and public hearings regarding Bill 64 – An Act to modernize legislative provisions as regards the protection of personal information.
One of the most significant innovations regarding the digitalization of telemarketing activities and business marketing is the ability to target groups of individuals in order...
This briefing provides a summary of a number of recent changes to laws and regulations which have been enacted in the Cayman Islands over the last quarter which impact, or will impact, Cayman Islands funds.
CJEU finds that national laws on the collection and retention of traffic and location data for combating crime or safeguarding national security are unlawful due to serious interferences with...
COVID-19 Key EU Developments, Policy & Regulatory Update No. 16.
COVID-19 Key EU Developments, Policy & Regulatory Update No. 17.
COVID-19 Key EU Developments, Policy & Regulatory Update No. 18.
COVID-19 Key EU Developments, Policy & Regulatory Update No. 19.
ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN, société anonyme
On 6 July 20201, the European Commission ("Commission") published its decision 2020/969 "laying down implementing rules concerning the Data Protection Officer.
Husch Blackwell LLP
Representatives of the European Commission and EDPB advised that further guidance on cross-borders data transfers are forthcoming.
As the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020 (the "Transition End Date") draws closer and political uncertainty continues around the outcome of negotiations between the...
Veale Wasbrough Vizards
The Brexit transition period ends on 31 December, which means that from then the UK will no longer be treated as part of the EU for data protection purposes. Here we look at the key data...
Do the ends justify the means? In early October the CJEU delivered a landmark decision in the joint case of C-245/19 and C-246/19 of Luxembourg v B and Others – the ‘F.C case'.
The UK Information Commissioner's Office ("ICO") announced on 16 October 2020 that it has ultimately decided to fine British Airways ("BA") £20 million for BA's contraventions of the...