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Time to review your DPO appointment?

Linklaters Brussels partner Guillaume Couneson unpacks a recent Belgian regulatory decision on the independence of data protection officers – a key GDPR compliance issue.

07 May 2020

Singapore reviewing data protection law

GDR understands that planned amendments to Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act are set to bring the country in line with some international norms.

04 May 2020

The anatomy of a data strategy – part II: goals and targets

Through a four-part series, GDR breaks down the key components of a successful data strategy – especially its creation and implementation. Part II looks at defining and working towards data ambitions.

04 May 2020

Trace to the finish? Data concerns on contact-tracing apps

King & Spalding’s Kim Roberts examines issues raised by the rapid deployment of covid-19 contact tracing apps.

29 April 2020

Sophie in ‘t Veld: legislation needed to end covid-19 data sharing

MEP and data privacy advocate Sophie in ‘t Veld explains her concerns over the sharing of personal data to help tackle the covid-19 crisis.

27 April 2020

The anatomy of a data strategy – part I: the starting point

Through a four-part series, GDR breaks down the key components of a successful data strategy – especially its creation and implementation. Part I looks at kicking the process off.

27 April 2020

Big data weathers the economic storm

Data-driven companies have mostly outperformed the market during the economic shutdown, with cloud computing leading the way and posting modest gains thus far in 2020.

23 April 2020

Wiewiórowski: Europe must use data together to fight covid-19

European Data Protection Supervisor Wojciech Wiewiórowski tells GDR how European institutions are working together to leverage data to tackle the covid-19 pandemic.

22 April 2020

Uber’s European DPO on the challenges and value of data sharing

Simon Hania is data protection officer at Uber, where he leads a global team that independently monitors and advises on the company’s compliance with the GDPR. GDR spoke to Hania on the sidelines of the annual CPDP conference in Brussels to speak about being a DPO at Uber, data strategy, implementing the GDPR and collaborating with city authorities.

21 April 2020

Using Zoom safely

Mathilde Groppo of Carter-Ruck in London addresses the security risks associated with video-conferencing platform Zoom amid its coronavirus-related explosion in popularity, and how users can use the software safely.

20 April 2020

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