Interview: Helen Dixon

Ireland’s data protection commissioner talks regulating big tech, being short-staffed, and facing criticism over Schrems II.

08 January 2020

2019 in data: policy

GDR’s editorial team brings you its coverage of the most significant data policy stories of 2019.

08 January 2020

2019 in data: enforcement

GDR’s editorial team brings you its coverage of the most significant regulatory enforcement of 2019.

02 January 2020

Top read stories in 2019

2019 was a busy year for all in data, as increased awareness of data privacy rights and rapid change in enforcement and policy grabbed everybody’s attention. We’re pleased to bring you the 20 stories that gathered the most clicks across the year.

20 December 2019

Fitness and data: the new frontier?

Equator marketing and innovation director Martin Jordan explores the implications of the Google/Fitbit deal.

11 December 2019

At a turning point

Brazil’s data protection law comes into force next year. Inspired by the GDPR, its impact will be watched closely by lawmakers around Latin America. We convened a roundtable in Miami with in-house counsel, data privacy officers and private practitioners to share their experiences of data-rich dealmaking and complying with data protection laws in a region where enforcement levels vary greatly.

09 December 2019

A waiting game

The introduction of the GDPR has put Ireland’s Data Protection Commission in the spotlight – but one year on, companies and their advisers are still waiting for the agency to dish out its first fines while they work around gaps in the country’s data protection legislation.

09 December 2019

Who owns the oil that fuels AI machines: Japan’s evolving IP protection for data

Morgan Lewis & Bockius lawyers Akiko Araki and Christopher Wells in Tokyo analyse changes to Japan’s IP regime designed to better protect AI businesses’ data ownership.

09 December 2019

In search of the bigger picture

He saw the Cambridge Analytica scandal coming, railed against privacy policies and worried about the creeping power of data-driven companies. But Giovanni Buttarelli, the former European Data Protection Supervisor who passed away in August, was no grouchy technophobe.

09 December 2019

Interview: Peter Yapp

Peter Yapp speaks to GDR about the NIS Directive, supply chain risks and the future of corporate cybersecurity.

05 December 2019

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