Features

Canadian privacy proposal mixes elements of GDPR and CCPA

Canada’s new proposed data privacy legislation would combine elements of the EU rights-based framework and the US consumer protection model – but the country’s privacy commissioner has expressed concerns that the proposal gives too much leeway to commercial interests.

20 November 2020

Security standards following the Marriott fine – Great expectations?

Linklaters counsel Peter Church scrutinises the UK data watchdog’s Marriott decision, and provides tips that will help companies avoid data breach fines.

18 November 2020

New SCCs to impose raft of costly new obligations

The EU’s updated standard contractual clauses (SCCs) will impose onerous new obligations on international data transfers, and might affect the economics of receiving SCC-transferred information.

13 November 2020

The curious saga of Vodafone Spain

An unusually high number of fines against one company may be a sign of trouble at the Spanish data protection authority.

13 November 2020

Q+A: Finland’s data protection commissioner Anu Talus

Anu Talus became the head of Finland’s data protection authority at the start of this month, following a 15-month stint as deputy. She spoke to GDR about her new role.

11 November 2020

A look into the crystal ball: 10 catalysts in the future of data and risk

FTI Consulting senior managing directors Jon Chan and Richard Palmer predict the top 10 data risks businesses will soon face.

04 November 2020

GDPR with Chinese characteristics: China's new draft personal data protection law

Linklaters Shanghai counsel Alex Roberts sets out the main points of China’s new data protection framework.

03 November 2020

Riding the tidal wave

Data privacy class actions in Europe are here to stay. Bird & Bird partner Bryony Hurst explores the rise in class actions, the EU member states that are likely to become popular litigation forums, key cases that have already been filed across Europe, and how organisations can stay as dry as possible when the data protection class action tidal wave hits.

02 November 2020

Schrems II hub: every development in the saga

GDR tracks the post-Schrems developments that you need to know.

02 November 2020

California to vote on privacy proposal in midst of heated debate

Californians are set to vote on a new privacy law that would make sweeping changes to the CCPA regime. GDR has interviewed members from the campaigns supporting and opposing the proposal.

29 October 2020

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