Reaching for the CLOUD

Covington & Burling partner Alexander Berengaut and associate Katharine Goodloe examine the geographic scope of the US Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (CLOUD) Act

29 March 2019

Facebook Germany – is the competition authority overstepping its remit?

Partner Thomas Schürrle and associate Andrea Pomana at Debevoise & Plimpton in Frankfurt discuss whether the German competition authority was right to penalise Facebook’s data practices, and whether the decision will have an impact outside the country

01 March 2019

CNIL and Google – is the size of the fine the whole story?

While the French authority’s Google fine grabbed the headlines for its size, McDermott Will & Emery partner Romain Perray in Paris argues that the decision is notable for other reasons too.

22 February 2019

Mexico’s INAI requires more authority, say local lawyers

Lawyers in Mexico say the country’s data protection authority needs more power to properly enforce legislation and implement sanctions.

20 February 2019

Brazil’s DPA: It isn't over until the referee whistles

Daniel Law partner Robert Daniel-Shores in São Paulo examines the road ahead for Brazil’s new data privacy watchdog.

18 February 2019

Quantum computing and cryptography: credible threat or scaremongering?

For those in the cybersecurity trade, a section in this year’s World Economic Forum global risks report predicting the demise of cryptography may have made for particularly distressing reading.

06 February 2019

Interview: Romain Perray and Ashley Winton on CNIL’s blockchain guidance

France’s CNIL became the first data protection authority to issue guidance on applying the GDPR to blockchain. GDR spoke to two McDermott Will & Emery partners about its key takeaways.

25 January 2019

Up to date

Diego Fernández, a partner at Marval O'Farrell & Mairal in Buenos Aires, compares Argentina’s new data protection bill to the legislation it is replacing.

03 December 2018

The EDPB’s territorial scope guidelines

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati partner Cédric Burton and associate Rossana Fol analyse the European Data Protection Board’s long-awaited guidelines on the extraterritorial scope of the GDPR

29 November 2018

India’s new data privacy law: a fourth way?

Richard Bird of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Hong Kong and Anuj Bhatia at Platinum Partners in New Delhi trace the influence of the GDPR on India’s omnibus data protection legislation, and debate whether the proposed law has succeeded in providing a regulatory model for the developing world.

26 November 2018