The UK government has announced upcoming changes to its cybersecurity regulations, on the heels of the EU’s own NIS2 directive.
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The US is pushing for the worldwide expansion of the Cross-Border Privacy Rules framework as regulators start to look beyond adequacy agreements for the next iteration of international data transfer law.
Australian lawmakers have cleared privacy legislation that will increase maximum fines, hand the country’s regulator extra investigative powers and increase its ability to undertake extraterritorial enforcement.
A German court has referred a series of questions on the scope and enforceability of access rights to the European Court of Justice.
The French data regulator has fined the country’s leading electricity company €600,000 after finding several GDPR breaches, including around the security of 2.4 million customer account passwords.
Canadian firm Osler has increased its litigation team with a former McCarthy Tétrault partner, as the country’s data and privacy landscape goes through significant shifts.
Observers have criticised India’s new data protection bill over a lack of clarity and excessive governmental control – but praised its business-friendly and flexible provisions.
The UK’s privacy regulator has reprimanded a ministry for granting an employment screening company improper access to children’s data, but its investigation into the company was forced to end once it was dissolved.
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