An EU Advocate General has said that websites that embed third party plugins are jointly responsible for relevant data processing.
Brazilian federal police have launched an investigation into the alleged sale of social security data by civil servants to brokers and private companies.
Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Commission has handed down enforcement notices to four companies for failing to make “reasonable security arrangements to prevent the unauthorised disclosure” of personal data.
Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian has promoted Aaron Fiske and Brendan McCarthy in its California offices.
A UK Financial Conduct Authority report has found that the asset management and banking sectors struggle to identify and mitigate relevant cybersecurity risks at board or management committee levels.
Eversheds Sutherland has strengthened its IT practice with a hire from Hogan Lovells in Paris.
The UK government has urged companies to establish “alternative mechanisms” to ensure data can flow into the UK should the country leave the EU without a withdrawal agreement.
In its opinion on the European Commission’s draft adequacy agreement with Japan, the European Data Protection Board has cast doubts over the level of protection offered by the country’s data privacy regime.
Willkie Farr & Gallagher has hired two partners from Paul Hastings to open an office in Palo Alto.
A California federal court has dismissed Teradata’s trade secret allegations against software company SAP, but allowed the lawsuit’s antitrust law and copyright infringement claims.