Data breaches: beyond the ICO into the big bucks

King & Spalding partner Angela Hayes and counsel Kim Roberts in London examine the fallout of recent data breach cases – and what to expect beyond enforcement by the UK’s data privacy watchdog.

07 November 2018

Beyond the headline fines: preparing for post-GDPR ICO scrutiny and enforcement

As fines grab the headlines, Debevoise & Plimpton London partners Karolos Seeger and Jane Shvets and associate Robert Maddox analyse the UK data protection watchdog’s new investigative powers.

29 October 2018

Database right and a no-deal Brexit: has news of its death been greatly exaggerated?

Blake Morgan partner Simon Stokes analyses what a no-deal Brexit could mean for database rights in the UK.

01 October 2018

Brazil’s first data protection commissioners: the candidates

Brazil’s president Michel Temer vetoed the creation of a new data protection authority last month, but observers expect him or his successor to set up a new data regulator through separate legislation. GDR takes a look at the candidates being touted for key positions at the new body....

24 September 2018

Lacking bite

Reform may be on the way for Canada’s private sector data privacy landscape, following concerns that its enforcement regime lacks teeth.

06 September 2018

Land of little kings

What can the EU learn from Germany’s model of data protection enforcement?

01 September 2018

Brazil’s new data protection law

Fabio Ferreira Kujawski and Maíra Schweling Scala at Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo lay out the key features of Brazil’s new data protection legislation. After many years of debate, the Brazil’s Congress finally passed a data protection bill...

12 July 2018

Carpenter could lead to greater US data privacy rights

The US Supreme Court’s Carpenter v United States judgment extended privacy rights to a type of data that previously lacked such protection – potentially opening the door to future rulings expanding US data privacy rights even further. Carpenter extended Fourth Amendment protection...

03 July 2018

Where now for appropriate technical and organisational measures?

Terence Bergin QC and Quentin Tannock at 4 Pump Court in London consider the fallout of the Morrisons judgment by the High Court of England and Wales – and its consequences for technical and organisational measures.

24 May 2018