Lithuania plans AML data sharing law

Lithuanian authorities are working on legislative proposals to allow financial institutions to share financial data with each other in order to better combat financial crime.

06 December 2021

Public sector becomes a NIS 2 sticking point

The Council of the European Union has agreed its position on the NIS 2 Directive, but some member states are already broadcasting plans to extend the new rules to local authorities.

03 December 2021

Data security considerations add new wrinkle to Brazilian labour law

A Brazilian labour court has invoked the LGPD in a recent decision upholding the dismissal of an employee.

03 December 2021

Denham to join Baker McKenzie

Baker McKenzie, which works for a range of data-rich tech companies, has hired former UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham.

02 December 2021

Antitrust legislation would sacrifice app security, policy experts warn

US trade groups representing app developers have mounted a campaign against several antitrust proposals being considered by Congress, warning that the laws would harm privacy and data security.

01 December 2021

Digital Markets Act passes EU council, but scope could still increase

While European ministers are broadly enthusiastic about the Digital Markets Act, some are already preparing for a battle over the respective roles of the European Commission and national authorities.

25 November 2021

Final version of Digital Markets Act casts a wide net

The European Parliament is set to agree on a text for the Digital Markets Act that would see a broader definition of a 'gatekeeper' than some lawmakers had hoped for.

22 November 2021

EDPB clarifies GDPR data transfers

European data protection regulators have appeared to support the development of new standard contractual clauses for non-EU processing in draft guidelines that clarify personal data transfers under the GDPR.

22 November 2021

China eyes additional data security rules

The Chinese data watchdog is proposing a host of new compliance measures for organisations processing data in China and beyond, including a framework for classifying data and new requirements for data controllers.

16 November 2021

Belgian DPA under fire from European Commission

The European Commission has threatened Belgium with legal action after finding its data protection authority is insufficiently independent.

15 November 2021

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