Congress slams Equifax breach response

A report by the US House of Representatives has called the credit agency’s 2017 data breach “entirely preventable” and urged the Federal Trade Commission’s powers be boosted.

Brazil consumer watchdog fines pharmacy for discount scheme

A Minas Gerais consumer defence body has fined Brazilian pharmacy chain Drogaria Araújo 7.9 million reais (€1.8 million) for requiring customers to provide their tax registration number to be eligible for discounts without informing them how the data would be used.

Schrems criticises Austrian consent decision

Campaigner Max Schrems has criticised a determination by Austria’s data protection regulator that an online newspaper subscription offer complies with the GDPR.

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Diego Fernández, a partner at Marval O'Farrell & Mairal in Buenos Aires, compares Argentina’s new data protection bill to the legislation it is replacing.

The EDPB’s territorial scope guidelines

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati partner Cédric Burton and associate Rossana Fol analyse the European Data Protection Board’s long-awaited guidelines on the extraterritorial scope of the GDPR

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40 under 40 - 2018

GDR profiles the younger generation of data lawyers: names you need to know.

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40 Under 40: The world's leading young data law specialists.

German enforcement: What can the EU learn from Germany’s attempt to harmonise its data protection law and enforcement?

Canadian reforms: There are concerns that Canada’s enforcement regime lacks teeth – reform may be on the way.

Brazil's new legislation: Experts lay out the key features of Brazil’s new data protection legislation.

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