Eversheds Sutherland hires from Hogan Lovells

Eversheds Sutherland has strengthened its IT practice with a hire from Hogan Lovells in Paris.

18 December 2018

No deal Brexit threatens data flows into UK, says government

The UK government has urged companies to establish “alternative mechanisms” to ensure data can flow into the UK should the country leave the EU without a withdrawal agreement.

17 December 2018

EDPB concerned about Japan privacy regime

In its opinion on the European Commission’s draft adequacy agreement with Japan, the European Data Protection Board has cast doubts over the level of protection offered by the country’s data privacy regime.

17 December 2018

Willkie opens Palo Alto office

Willkie Farr & Gallagher has hired two partners from Paul Hastings to open an office in Palo Alto.

17 December 2018

Judge narrows Teradata software lawsuit

A California federal court has dismissed Teradata’s trade secret allegations against software company SAP, but allowed the lawsuit’s antitrust law and copyright infringement claims.

14 December 2018

Taiwan enters APEC data scheme

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum has admitted Taiwan into a cross-border privacy scheme designed to ease cross-border data flows.

14 December 2018

Argentine regulator issues international transfers guidance

The Argentine data protection watchdog has published its much-awaited guidelines for the use of binding corporate rules in international data transfers.

14 December 2018

Brazil court clamps down on illegal data sales

Brasília’s public prosecutor has won a plea to freeze assets belonging to the owner of a website that illegally sells citizens’ personal data.

13 December 2018

Amazon Web Services sued over cloud patent infringement

A computer storage and management company has sued Amazon for alleged infringement of three cloud computing patents.

13 December 2018

Congress slams Equifax breach response

A report by the US House of Representatives has called the credit agency’s 2017 data breach “entirely preventable” and urged the Federal Trade Commission’s powers be boosted.

12 December 2018

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