Coronavirus and the GDPR – keep calm and carry on?

Amy Lambert at Fieldfisher in London explains the data dos and don'ts for companies as they deal with the coronavirus crisis.

02 April 2020

The Dutch battle over legitimate interests

Recent enforcement by the Dutch data protection authority has cemented its restrictive interpretation of the GDPR’s “legitimate interests” provision, leading to a clash between the regulator and those who say the decision contradicts the text of the landmark law.

24 March 2020

The rise of data breach group litigation

Signature Litigation partner Thomas Rouhette and senior associate Mathilde Gérot examine the state of data breach class actions in Europe.

18 March 2020

Coronavirus affects data regulators around the globe

The coronavirus outbreak is set to test the limits of institutions and organisations the world over – including data watchdogs.

17 March 2020

All GDR coronavirus coverage free to view

Global Data Review will be putting all its coverage relating to covid-19 and the coronavirus in front of the usual paywall. This applies to all future stories as well as to our back catalogue.

17 March 2020

LGPD looms, but still no data protection commissioners for Brazil

The lack of a data protection authority in Brazil has left unanswered questions about how to follow the impending General Data Protection Law – and some companies are delaying compliance efforts until more clarity is provided.

12 March 2020

CDOs: how to make the role work

As chief data officers become increasingly vital to businesses’ success, Gary Richardson, managing director for emerging technology at tech consultancy 6point6, looks at how CDOs need to evolve their role beyond defensive strategy and towards being a catalyst for transformation.

09 March 2020

How mixing datasets could revolutionise the adtech industry

Washington, DC start-up UBDI is pairing big data with consumer-generated surveys in an attempt to innovate the targeted advertising industry and allow people to generate revenue from their own information. GDR interviewed UBDI chief executive Dana Budzyn and chief revenue officer Mark Kilaghbian about their company and how it could change the adtech space.

06 March 2020

Analysis: The GDPR in numbers

GDR has analysed recently-released figures from the European Data Protection Board in an attempt to help tell the story of the GDPR's success so far. The numbers look at enforcers' resources compared to their caseload, the powers they have used, and how they plan to ramp up their budgets in 2020.

27 February 2020

Oversight board: NSA spent $100m on 15 intelligence reports

With a 15 March deadline looming for Congress to decide whether to reauthorize the US National Security Agency’s controversial phone records collection scheme, an oversight body has declassified a scathing report that calls into question the programme’s constitutionality, as well as its value to national security.

27 February 2020