From pre-emption to private right of action: key points of the American Data Privacy and Protection Act

Years in the making, the bipartisan American Data Privacy and Protection Act draft bill borrows from various laws, including the GDPR and state-level data privacy laws. If passed, it would also create unique definitions and requirements.

10 June 2022

Bipartisan data privacy bill faces uphill struggle despite compromises

Last Friday, the proposed American Data Privacy and Protection Act revealed what a bipartisan, comprehensive national data privacy law could look like in the US and has gained praise for balancing corporate and consumer interests.

09 June 2022

2022’s biggest data privacy and cybersecurity US regulations so far

From the growing patchwork of state-level data privacy laws to federal agencies tightening their cybersecurity requirements, 2022 has been a busy year for US data privacy and cybersecurity regulation. GDR highlights some of the key developments in the last six months.

06 June 2022

Data Changemakers: Katarzyna Szymielewicz

In the first edition of Data Changemakers, co-founder and president of Panoptykon Katarzyna Szymielewicz tells GDR that the Digital Services Act will drive civil society action.

06 June 2022

EDPB fining guidelines may face similar struggles to German scheme

The European Data Protection Board announced their new GDPR fining guidelines last week, in a bid to harmonise regulators' different approaches to penalties throughout the EU. But what can Germany’s own controversial calculator tell us about such attempts at broad frameworks?

24 May 2022

Litigation funders increasingly attracted to trade secrets cases

If litigation financiers take last week’s news of a $2 billion jury verdict in a trade secrets case the same way that they have viewed $2 billion patent verdicts in the past, it could lead to a rush of financing marketing aimed at trade secret owners.

20 May 2022

Women in Data 2022: What’s next?

Common themes emerged across the 46 profiles featured in Women in Data 2022. GDR reports that women have become more visible in data – but there’s still a long way to go.

27 April 2022

GDR 100 Elite interviews: DLA Piper's Andrew Dyson

Andrew Dyson, the co-chair of GDR 100 Elite firm DLA Piper’s data protection, privacy and security practice, tells GDR about positioning a data practice in the market, the importance of listening to clients and how data protection became a full-time job.

14 April 2022

Women in Data 2022: Challenges

Common themes emerged across the 46 profiles featured in Women in Data 2022. GDR rounds up the areas that nominees said were the most significant current challenges.

13 April 2022

GDR launches the Guide to Data as a Critical Asset

GDR has published the first edition of the Guide to Data as a Critical Asset, which will help steer companies through their gathering, exploitation and protection of all types of data.

11 April 2022

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