Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Privacy
Sharir, Shiv & Co. Law Offices
Regulations For Securing Databases.
Barnea & Co
One of the key privacy protection issues in Israel is whether and to what extent the activities of an Israeli company may be subject to foreign privacy protection laws.
Barnea & Co
In early July 2017, the Knesset's Constitution, Law and Justice Committee approved the elimination of the compulsory registration fees and periodic fees paid by database owners.
Barnea & Co
Recently, ILITA published new guidelines addressing the interpretation and implementation of provisions of the Protection of Privacy Law relating to direct mail and direct-mail services.
Sharir, Shiv & Co. Law Offices
Admissibility As Evidence Of Correspondence From Personal Email Boxes.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
For the past few decades, the exportation of oil has been Nigeria's major source of revenue and sadly to the detriment of other economic sectors and revenue sources.
Perchstone & Graeys
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has concluded plans to introduce Lawful Interception (LI); a legally sanctioned official access to private communications, such as telephone calls or email messages
Perchstone & Graeys
Data protection laws exist to strike a balance between the rights of individuals to privacy and the ability of companies to use data for the purposes of their business.
Deloitte Nigeria
Once upon a time, speed, data capacity and coverage were the forces customers used to decide which ISP they were going to patronize for Internet service; now security is fast becoming the next factor for success.
Deloitte Nigeria
2015 was an incredible year for cybersecurity in Nigeria. In May 2015, the cybercrime bill was signed into law in Nigeria by erstwhile President Goodluck Jonathan.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
A new draft law to protect the data of every resident in Oman has been passed on to the Ministry of Legal Affairs for approval, the Information Technology Authority has revealed.
Dentons
Qatar has recently published laws which further protect the rights and privacy of individuals.
Proskauer Rose LLP
At the end of last year, Qatar became the first Gulf state to enact a comprehensive privacy law
Proskauer Rose LLP
At the end of last year, Qatar became the first Gulf state to enact a comprehensive privacy law.
Clyde & Co
The Qatari government has passed a law requiring a minimum level of protection for personal data within the State of Qatar.
Dentons
The most efficient and comprehensive way to achieve this is by way of a data protection audit - which is also, in fact, now a legal requirement pursuant to the Law.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Traditionally, health tourism was something states sought to discourage. In 2017, this changed and countries like the United Arab Emirates (‘UAE') are implementing plans to become one of the top ten destinations for heath tourism.
KPMG
Governments have the opportunity to make a more transparent and persuasive case for data sharing to deliver more personalized services to citizens.
Kennedys
In February 2017, we authored an article "Cyber security and data protection breaches: a brief comparative review" which examined some of the basic laws that have been implemented in various countries in the Middle East to counter cyberattacks and this is available on Kennedys website.
Kennedys
A United States intelligence report has recently confirmed that cyber hacking took place during the 2016 US presidential elections, in an attempt to influence the outcome.
Hassan Elhais
DUBAI // The operator of a gymnasium chain has installed security cameras in changing areas, sparking anger from members and warnings that it could be breaking the law.
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Clyde & Co
What is abundantly clear from recent media reports is that organisations of all sizes and across all industry sectors are becoming targets of cyber criminals.
Barnea & Co
The Israeli Law, Information and Technology Authority (ILITA) recently published a new draft directive regarding the handling of customers' personal information
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
A new draft law to protect the data of every resident in Oman has been passed on to the Ministry of Legal Affairs for approval, the Information Technology Authority has revealed.
Barnea & Co
In this context, the draft applies to acquisitions of assets, acquisitions of companies, company mergers and receiverships.
Sharir, Shiv & Co. Law Offices
Regulations For Securing Databases.
Clyde & Co
As cyber and data risks continue to grow, understanding the exposures and finding ways to put in place preventative measures and compliance programmes are key.
Perchstone & Graeys
Data protection laws exist to strike a balance between the rights of individuals to privacy and the ability of companies to use data for the purposes of their business.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Traditionally, health tourism was something states sought to discourage. In 2017, this changed and countries like the United Arab Emirates (‘UAE') are implementing plans to become one of the top ten destinations for heath tourism.
Barnea & Co
One of the key privacy protection issues in Israel is whether and to what extent the activities of an Israeli company may be subject to foreign privacy protection laws.
Perchstone & Graeys
Technology has continued to evolve and transform seemingly all orthodox and traditional processes at an alarming pace.
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