Data Changemakers: Evelyn Austin

Netherlands-based Bits of Freedom director Evelyn Austin says policy development should move towards “public-private-civic” partnerships, and that litigation efforts might be needed to remove some of the barriers faced by civil society working on mitigating the harms caused by large platforms.

02 December 2022

Navigating binding corporate rules: Updated requirements in the EU and UK

The gap between the updated EU and UK binding corporate rules requirements appear to be widening, say Morrison Foerster's Alex van der Wolk, Marijn Storm and Laura Stewart.

01 December 2022

India privacy overhaul draws mixed reactions

Observers have criticised India’s new data protection bill over a lack of clarity and excessive governmental control – but praised its business-friendly and flexible provisions.

24 November 2022

Children’s data breach reveals potential UK enforcement gap

The UK’s privacy regulator has reprimanded a ministry for granting an employment screening company improper access to children’s data, but its investigation into the company was forced to end once it was dissolved.

11 November 2022

Lloyd v Google: one year on

Now the dust has settled, GDR analyses the effect of the landmark Lloyd v Google judgment on the UK data protection litigation landscape.

10 November 2022

Planes, trains and automobiles: 2022’s US sector-specific cyber regulations so far

Various US federal agencies in 2022 considered and enacted industry-specific cybersecurity regulations to safeguard infrastructures and Americans’ data. GDR highlights some of those developments.

24 October 2022

Claimant-side stakeholders criticise GDPR private enforcement hurdles

Defence lawyers welcomed a recent European Court of Justice opinion that could severely restrict the availability of non-material damages under the GDPR – but claimant-side observers have warned that shutting down non-material damages will further undermine the regulation’s effectiveness.

21 October 2022

Q&A: Paul Weiss partner and former US deputy AG John Carlin

Former acting US deputy attorney general and new Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison cybersecurity and privacy co-head John Carlin tells GDR how he advises clients to best interact with US enforcers, and how the DOJ and US governments' approach to cybersecurity has evolved.

14 October 2022

GDR 100 Elite interviews: Osborne Clarke’s Flemming Moos and Ashley Hurst

Hamburg-based Osborne Clarke data practice head Flemming Moos and international head of tech, media and comms Ashley Hurst tell GDR about dark patterns, enforcement hotspots and the recent evolution of UK data protection litigation.

20 September 2022

One year on from DSL and PIPL: challenges for multinational companies

China has rapidly evolved its legal framework in the wake of the landmark Data Security Law and Personal Information Protection Law. Morgan Lewis & Bockius partners Todd Liao and Lesli Ligorner and associate Sylvia Hu map out what companies should do to comply with a raft of new requirements.

16 September 2022

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