Enforcement

Singapore watchdog rejects consent complaint

Singapore’s data commission has dismissed a complaint alleging that a school failed to gather proper consent for a random drug test.

05 June 2019

Privacy NGO files new wave of ad tech complaints

Privacy campaigners have alleged breaches of the GDPR by real-time bidding practices for ads in nine EU countries.

05 June 2019

The GDPR one year on: key areas for international businesses

A year after the GDPR came into force, Morgan Lewis & Bockius London partner Pulina Whitaker and Philadelphia partner Ezra Church assess the impact of the legislation and questions that have yet to be answered.

04 June 2019

Facebook appeals against Colombian security improvement order

Facebook is challenging a Colombian regulatory measure that ordered the company to improve its cybersecurity procedures.

03 June 2019

Irish Supreme Court rejects Facebook’s Schrems II appeal

Ireland’s highest court has rejected Facebook’s attempt to block a referral concerning the validity of standard contractual clauses to the European of Justice.

31 May 2019

Italian watchdog issues €2 million fine

The Italian data protection authority has fined telemarketing company Vincall for processing the personal data of individuals contacted by an Albanian call centre without consent.

31 May 2019

China seeks public comment on critical infrastructure cybersecurity review rules

China’s cybersecurity authority has sought feedback on a fresh draft of legislation that would force reviews of critical infrastructure providers that seek to acquire network products and services.

29 May 2019

Belgium issues first GDPR fine against politician

Belgium’s data watchdog has fined a mayor who misused data for campaigning purposes.

29 May 2019

German watchdogs issue €500,000 for GDPR breaches

German data protection authorities in 15 federal states have issued almost half a million euro in fines since May 2018, but observers say this amount is still relatively low compared to other countries.

24 May 2019

Citibank fined in Hong Kong

A Hong Kong court has fined Citibank for continuing to contact a man who opted out of direct marketing.

23 May 2019

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