Comparative analysis of the proposed Chinese standard contract and EU standard contractual clauses

Rohan Massey, David Chen, Christopher Foo and Pauline Tang of Ropes & Gray analyse and compare key international transfer documents in the EU and Chinese data protection regimes.

14 December 2022

Q&A: Meike Kamp

Two months into her tenure as the new head of the Berlin data protection authority, Meike Kamp tells GDR her views on the new Privacy Shield replacement and how ongoing questions about the GDPR’s interpretation should be resolved.

09 December 2022

Data Changemakers: Evelyn Austin

Netherlands-based Bits of Freedom director Evelyn Austin says policy development should move towards “public-private-civic” partnerships, and that litigation efforts might be needed to remove some of the barriers faced by civil society working on mitigating the harms caused by large platforms.

02 December 2022

Navigating binding corporate rules: Updated requirements in the EU and UK

The gap between the updated EU and UK binding corporate rules requirements appear to be widening, say Morrison Foerster's Alex van der Wolk, Marijn Storm and Laura Stewart.

01 December 2022

India privacy overhaul draws mixed reactions

Observers have criticised India’s new data protection bill over a lack of clarity and excessive governmental control – but praised its business-friendly and flexible provisions.

24 November 2022

Children’s data breach reveals potential UK enforcement gap

The UK’s privacy regulator has reprimanded a ministry for granting an employment screening company improper access to children’s data, but its investigation into the company was forced to end once it was dissolved.

11 November 2022

Lloyd v Google: one year on

Now the dust has settled, GDR analyses the effect of the landmark Lloyd v Google judgment on the UK data protection litigation landscape.

10 November 2022

Planes, trains and automobiles: 2022’s US sector-specific cyber regulations so far

Various US federal agencies in 2022 considered and enacted industry-specific cybersecurity regulations to safeguard infrastructures and Americans’ data. GDR highlights some of those developments.

24 October 2022

Claimant-side stakeholders criticise GDPR private enforcement hurdles

Defence lawyers welcomed a recent European Court of Justice opinion that could severely restrict the availability of non-material damages under the GDPR – but claimant-side observers have warned that shutting down non-material damages will further undermine the regulation’s effectiveness.

21 October 2022

Q&A: Paul Weiss partner and former US deputy AG John Carlin

Former acting US deputy attorney general and new Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison cybersecurity and privacy co-head John Carlin tells GDR how he advises clients to best interact with US enforcers, and how the DOJ and US governments' approach to cybersecurity has evolved.

14 October 2022

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