The UK cabinet has signed off on a draft withdrawal agreement setting out how data protection rules will apply once the UK leaves the European Union.
Baker Donelson has added a data protection lawyer to its cybersecurity and business litigation practices in Florida.
The first prosecution brought by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) under the Computer Misuse Act has resulted in a six-month jail term for a car repair company employee.
US Supreme Court judges have asked parties in data breach litigation against Google for briefs about whether the named plaintiffs have standing to sue the company.
Intel and Senator Ron Wyden have released separate proposals for federal data protection legislation in the US, with the chipmaker suggesting exemption from administrative fines in certain cases.
A report on legal safeguards against bulk surveillance regimes has urged more judicial oversight in protecting civil rights.
An Auckland tribunal has ruled that Aon New Zealand violated an insured’s privacy rights after taking too long to grant her access to her data, but refused to grant her damages.
Internet Society France has threatened to take Facebook to court in Paris if it fails to alter its data practices and compensate affected individuals within the next four months.
White & Case has boosted its Paris tech transactions practice with the hire of two partners and an of counsel from Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe.
Telecommunications company MegaFon claims Hewlett-Packard Enterprise fraudulently induced the company into acquiring a $28 million upgrade to its Russian mobile phone network, which was ultimately vulnerable to “catastrophic” outages.