Mondaq Offshore: Privacy
Sedgwick Chudleigh
On 2 December 2016, the administrative provisions of the Personal Information Protection Act 2016 came into force establishing the office and powers of the Privacy Commissioner...
BeesMont Law Limited
Assembly and the Senate and now awaits a final review by the Premier and the Attorney General before being sent to the Governor to receive Royal Assent on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen.
BeesMont Law Limited
The Personal Information Protection Act 2016 (Bill) was tabled in the Bermuda House of Assembly on 1 July 2016 and underwent its second reading in the House on 13 July 2016.
BeesMont Law Limited
Earlier this month, on 3 February 2017, the Government of Bermuda confirmed its resolve to appoint a Privacy Commissioner to ensure that guidance to organisations can be provided prior to the legislation being fully implemented.
Cayman Finance
In this article, we will briefly explore the increasing cybersecurity threat landscape, the various sources of threats, discuss the evolving regulatory environment and introduce some practical options that business leaders should be considering as they develop, enhance and refine their strategies to manage cybersecurity risks.
Cayman Finance
Significant developments this year, both in legislation and business practice, demonstrate the evolving nature of confidentiality regimes and considerations in the Cayman Islands, writes Simon Dickson and Rhiannon Williams.
BLP Legal
Article on the Right to be Forgotten regarding the reform to the Regulation of Law 8968.
Alexandros Economou LLC
The inconsistent implementation of the previous legal framework by Member States and the rapid technological developments have led to the need for stronger, more coherent and solid data protection rules.
Carey Olsen
Could a UK law firm be compelled to provide personal data which it held by reason of it having advised the trustee of a Bahamian Trust?
Mayer Brown JSM
The Interpretations shed light on the scope of the offence of "infringement of citizens' personal information" provided by Article 253 of the PRC Criminal Law.
Jones Day
The report stems from a study conducted by PCPD to explore the privacy challenges and implications brought by fitness bands and their apps.
Jones Day
On January 10, 2017, the Eastern Magistrates' Court convicted a bank for failing to comply with a customer's request to stop using his personal data in direct marketing.
DQ Advocates
Document retention is a hot topic, in light of various leaks that have taken place and most notably the Panama Papers, where some of the leaked documentation dated back to the 1970s.
Bedell Cristin
This briefing provides an overview of the key changes introduced by the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (the "GDPR"), which will have extra-territorial effect in Jersey in relation to...
Carey Olsen
The central message of Carey Olsen's Jersey data protection and cybersecurity conference "Countdown to Chaos?" was that preparation for the new EU General Data Protection Regulation should begin now.
Baker & Partners
This is an area of the law dominated by rebuttable presumptions and there are few, if any, hard and fast rules.
ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN
The requirements imposed by the GDPR entail extensive work for undertakings processing personal data under the threat of heavy administrative sanctions (up to 4% of worldwide annual turnover or EUR 20,000,000, whichever is higher).
GVZH Advocates
The Data Privacy Compliance Cloud Privacy Check (CPC/DPC) is an initiative by a group of 44 lawyers from 32 different countries.
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.
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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.
Ogier
In July 2016 the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) issued further advice relating to extending the European Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) marketing passport...
Sedgwick Chudleigh
On 2 December 2016, the administrative provisions of the Personal Information Protection Act 2016 came into force establishing the office and powers of the Privacy Commissioner...
Walkers
Technology has enabled businesses to collect vast amounts of information about their customers, employees and their operations. More data has been collected in the past two years than during the rest of the existence of the human race.
GANADO Advocates
Formalities. In order to create an enforceable debt obligation of the obligor to the seller: (a) is it necessary that the sales of goods or services are evidenced by a formal receivables contract...
Carey Olsen
The central message of Carey Olsen's Jersey data protection and cybersecurity conference "Countdown to Chaos?" was that preparation for the new EU General Data Protection Regulation should begin now.
ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN
The requirements imposed by the GDPR entail extensive work for undertakings processing personal data under the threat of heavy administrative sanctions (up to 4% of worldwide annual turnover or EUR 20,000,000, whichever is higher).
Ogier
The impact of data protection regulatory reforms strengthens the argument for tech-savvy NEDs in the boardroom, says Ogier partner Sara Johns.
BLC Robert
There is a legal obligation on every person who is a citizen of Mauritius to have an identity card within six months of reaching the age of 18. The National Identity Card Act was amended in 2013...
MJM Limited
A Bill to protect the personal information of Bermuda residents – the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) – has been passed in the House of Assembly.
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