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Debevoise: data strategy in focus

Debevoise & Plimpton partners Luke Dembosky and Avi Gesser head the firm’s data strategy and security practice. They told GDR about their plan to focus on data strategy, anticipating AI regulation, and getting regulators to talk to each other.

09 July 2020

South African data law enacted after seven-year delay

Major provisions of South Africa’s 2013 Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) are finally being enacted after seven years of delays. What does the arrival of this long anticipated law mean for those on the ground?

08 July 2020

GDPR two-year review: the data protection community reacts

The European Commission’s two-year review of the GDPR has highlighted areas for improvement in enforcement of the landmark legislation. Regulators and experts tell GDR what has changed, what needs work, and what is to come.

03 July 2020

Changes coming to Singapore’s personal data protection framework

Significant changes to Singapore’s flagship privacy regime will bring it in line with international norms.

02 July 2020

Examining the post-covid relationship between cities and data

Herbert Smith Freehills partner Miriam Everett and associate Chloe Kite assess the way in which data collection and data-driven technologies, accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic, might change the way cities function.

02 July 2020

The two-year GDPR review – “overall success” or work in progress?

Following the European Commission’s assessment of the GDPR, Reed Smith partner Elle Todd asks whether the GDPR has been a success – or if it’s too early to tell.

01 July 2020

Analysis: completed cross-border GDPR enforcement

The extent of cross-border GDPR enforcement has become clear. GDR crunched the numbers to bring you the key takeaways – including the matters that have attracted enforcers’ attention, and how regulators have concluded their investigations.

26 June 2020

What Google’s failed €50 million GDPR appeal means for the one-stop-shop

The judgment that ended Google’s French GDPR appeal provides some much-needed clarity on the one-stop-shop; organisations using data across borders in Europe should pay attention.

25 June 2020

The data revolution happening in professional services

KPMG’s former head of digital disruption is now leading the charge to revolutionise the way data is used and analysed in the auditing and professional services industry.

16 June 2020

New Zealand set to modernise data protection framework

New Zealand legislation designed to address  21st century data protection issues is close to being enacted – but some observers say that it does not have sufficient enforcement powers or data protection safeguards.

12 June 2020

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