Brazilian firm Pinheiro Neto has promoted a data privacy litigator to its partnership in São Paulo.
Counsel to Privacy International has argued that the UK appeal court was wrong to hold that decisions of the country’s Investigatory Powers Tribunal are immune from judicial scrutiny, after the NGO lost a challenge against alleged hacking by intelligence agencies.
Russia’s data watchdog has opened an administrative case against Google amid reports that the agency will be handed greater fining powers.
The US deputy attorney general has drawn attention to the dangers of encryption technology in light of its use in the SamSam Ransomware cyber attacks.
The Norwegian Consumer Council has accused Google of breaching the GDPR by using “deceptive design and misleading information” to constantly track smartphone users.
An English judge has ordered claimant Rotam to pay GAT 50% of its costs for defending litigation against it, after Rotam sued the company over an R&D data transfer deal that collapsed.
Singapore’s data watchdog has criticised a local business for “excessive disclosure of personal data” in a social media spat with a former employee.
Ryan Bergsieker and Michael Dore are two of 17 Gibson Dunn & Crutcher lawyers to be promoted to partner in their US offices.
The European Data Protection Board’s long-awaited GDPR extraterritoriality guidelines have confirmed that the regulation will only apply to non-EU organisations that target European data subjects.
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority has called for increased cyber-specific training for employees in “high-risk” roles in light of new evidence that the majority of financial services companies do not have these programmes in place.