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Gilchrist Connell
Data protection laws that go beyond Australian privacy laws and which are applicable to some Australian companies discussed here.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
For any organisation, personal information about customers, clients, employees and suppliers is a valuable asset. But it is also a responsibility.
Torkin Manes LLP
On May 24, Canada's federal privacy regulator, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner, released a critical interpretation document intended to guide how companies subject to the federal private sector privacy act ...
Cayman Finance
When reading news and statistics about Cyber Security incidents, it is easy for executives to become immune to the information overload.
Mishcon de Reya
Never before was the entry into force of a piece of European Union legislation accompanied by millions of emails from friends, colleagues, suppliers and many more we had forgotten all about...
Torys LLP
The new European privacy regime—the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now in force. Although its broad scope may impose new privacy obligations ...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 5 June 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down its long-awaited Facebook fan page judgement (Case C-210/16) ...
Morgan Lewis
The GDPR is historic legislation in both its rigor and reach. It affects citizens and companies worldwide and is likely to change the way European and global organizations in every sector store, process, and interact with data.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 23 May 2018, the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) received royal assent and became UK law. The DPA implements the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) ...
Dhir & Dhir Associates
The European Union's (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which took effect from May 25, 2018 (today), sets out new standards and protocols for handling and storing personal data of EU citizens, granting the data subjects in the EU more rights and control over their data.
Morrison Mahoney LLP
Last week, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the United States v. Microsoft Corp. case (previously discussed here).
BLC Robert
The DPA 2004 was largely based on the EU Directive 95/46/EC on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and free movement of such data, and was supplemented by the Data Protection Regulations 2009.
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law
The Law No. 6698 on the Protection of Personal Data requires data controllers to take adequate measures, as determined by the Personal Data Protection Board, for processing special categories of personal data.
Jones Day
A company's best defense against BECs is to proactively maintain adequate cybersecurity and data privacy measures.
BakerHostetler
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) updated its agenda, outlining proposed and final rules as well as pre-rule document releases for 2018.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
On May 18, 2018, Governor Henry McMaster of South Carolina signed the Telephone Privacy Protection Act (the "Act") into law. The new State telemarketing law is intended to curb caller ID spoofing ...
Troutman Sanders LLP
If the sale or license of data is merely incidental, the business would likely not be considered a data broker.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
On May 29, 2018, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed House Bill 1128 into law, amending the State's data breach notification statute and imposing significant new requirements on entities that must notify Colorado residents ...
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
In a landmark decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit vacated a FTC cease and desist order which directed LabMD, a relatively small and now-defunct cancer testing laboratory, ...
Womble Bond Dickinson
Companies have a responsibility to protect the sensitive employee and consumer data they hold, but we do not know how much of their revenues must be spent on this effort before it is considered enough.
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Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Flying drones raise many legal risks - cyber-security, crime, product liability, employee safety, trespass and privacy.
Vaish Associates Advocates
Data Protection refers to the set of privacy laws, policies and procedures that aim to minimise intrusion into one's privacy caused by the collection, storage and dissemination of personal data. Personal data generally refers to the information or data which relate to a person who can be identified from that information or data whether collected by any Government or any private organization or an agency.
Trilegal
On 24 August 2017, the Supreme Court of India in a historic judgement declared the right to privacy as a fundamental right protected under the Indian Constitution.
K&L Gates
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is facing scrutiny on its handling of a data breach that occurred in 2016 – but was only publicly disclosed on 20 September 2017.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
In its "2017 Year in Review", the Fraud Section in the Criminal Division of the US Department of Justice announced the launch of its Health Care Fraud Unit's Data Analytics Team.
Holman Webb
A genomic profile may help a doctor make personalised health decisions, but also raises a number of ethical challenges.
Carroll & O'Dea
Retailers should be alert to these new reporting requirements and also the broad scope of information that is covered.
Marque Lawyers
It's not okay to record someone in their home, but legal protection from this type of behaviour is not straightforward.
Gilchrist Connell
Recent NSW SC decision shows the far reaching powers of Australian courts to enforce limits on international social media.
Carroll & O'Dea
Companies must now notify individuals and the Government of data breaches that cause personal information to be compromised.
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