Special Report: EU representative actions – the future of data claims?

Could billion-euro claims fulfil activists’ hopes of deterring breaches of the GDPR and meet the public enforcement gap, or will procedural obstacles and funding issues kill off their cases?

12 September 2023

TD Ameritrade and Charles Schwab breach blues: US Privacy and Cybersecurity Alert 1 September 2023

A Michigan judge preliminarily approves a $9.5 million Preservation of Personal Privacy Act settlement; TD Ameritrade and Charles Schwab sued over data breach; and the American Bar Association launches AI task force.

01 September 2023

A survey of the US AI regulatory landscape

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner counsel Goli Mahdavi and associate Sam Garner provide a comprehensive look at the current state of AI regulation at the federal and state levels.

24 August 2023

Romain Robert: the exit interview

Noyb programme director Romain Robert has been a key part of the team that has gone from being known as “privacy fundamentalists” to the “28th data protection authority” over the past five years. At the end of his three-year tenure at the NGO, he tells GDR about what GDPR issues need further work, the state of civil society, and the future of enforcement.

11 August 2023

Fraser Sampson: the exit interview

Fraser Sampson, the Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner, is leaving his position at the end of October as the forthcoming Data Protection and Digital Information Bill abolishes the latter half of his role. He spoke to GDR about the line between data protection and surveillance regulation, and the UK’s shortcomings in managing the emerging risks around new AI-enabled surveillance techniques like facial recognition.

10 August 2023

BIPA 2023 developments

McDermott Will & Emery partners David Saunders and Daniel Campbell and associates Jonathan Ende and Allison McSorley Tassel explore precedent-setting BIPA decisions in 2023 and the latest new wave of BIPA claims and legislative amendments.

21 July 2023

US adequacy receives cautious welcome

Despite being the subject of much speculation and anticipation, the arrival of the EU’s data adequacy agreement with the US has been less enthusiastically received by businesses wary of having the rug pulled out from under them yet again.

21 July 2023

Data Changemakers: Nani Jansen Reventlow

Digital Freedom Fund and Systemic Justice founder Nani Jansen Reventlow says NGOs need to deploy litigation, campaigning and advocacy to achieve their objectives.

14 July 2023

Data brokers and online companies targeted by right of publicity laws

The US plaintiff bar is attempting to stretch states' right of publicity laws into data privacy class actions.

12 July 2023

Legitimate interest lessons in the Meta GDPR/antitrust judgment

Practitioners say the European Court of Justice’s restriction of the availability of legitimate interest for personalised advertising may not affect certain types of advertising – although alternatives may prove more workable.

05 July 2023

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