Features

Secured data: using data as loan security

Carolyn Bigg, a partner at DLA Piper in Hong Kong, discusses the novel idea of using data as collateral for loans. The value of data is widely accepted – could this be a new frontier in extracting value from data?

02 February 2021

India contemplates non-personal data law

In a unique policy proposal that suggests one of the world’s largest economies plans to boost its growth through data, a group of experts from India’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology have suggested sweeping new legislation to regulate non-personal data in the country.

02 February 2021

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.

02 February 2021

Salesforce v Oracle breaks new ground

GDPR class actions remain rare in Europe, and claimants face plenty of obstacles. The Salesforce and Oracle litigation, set to run in parallel in London and Amsterdam, is a case that practitioners need to watch closely.

02 February 2021

Why the ICO British Airways penalty was slashed

GDR explores how British Airways persuaded the UK data regulator to cut a planned record-breaking £183.4 million (€204 million) GDPR fine by nearly 90%.

02 February 2021

Defending in numbers: claiming database rights

Information is a lucrative currency in many industries, from sports fixtures and betting organisations to mapping, but protecting the investment that goes into collecting and presenting this data is proving a major intellectual property challenge. Fieldfisher partner Nick Rose and associate Miryam Boston examine the difficulties of claiming database rights.

02 February 2021

Data, the new blood

Data is valuable both to individuals it relates to and society as a whole. What would it take for people to give their data away for free?

02 February 2021

European regulators buckle under Schrems pressure

Understaffed and under-resourced European data protection authorities are likely to struggle with the new responsibilities handed to them by the Schrems II decision.

02 February 2021

Data privacy will drive 2021 technology innovation

The covid-19 pandemic, changing perceptions and more are set to drive cybersecurity and AI innovation, say Forensic Risk Alliance partner Britt Endemann and chief innovation officer Harsh Sutaria.

01 February 2021

CV-Online Latvia: complicating database right enforcement

Toby Bond at Bird & Bird in London analyses a European Court of Justice opinion that could affect companies’ use of database rights to protect their information assets.

21 January 2021

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