Policy

Privacy community remembers Kurt Wimmer, privacy and press freedoms advocate

Kurt Wimmer, the former co-chair of Covington & Burling’s data privacy and cybersecurity practice, has died at the age of 62.

07 April 2021

World Bank: privacy isn’t just for rich countries

A new World Bank study has concluded that developing countries have the capacity to enforce comprehensive privacy laws – but warned that it may be too costly for small businesses in those jurisdictions to comply with complex laws like the GDPR.

01 April 2021

UK considers regulation changes to ease data sharing

A UK government-commissioned research paper has suggested changing laws to smooth data sharing, amid concerns from privacy activists about possible dilution of UK data protection rules.

01 April 2021

How to get vaccine passports right

Eduardo Ustaran, partner at Hogan Lovells in London, looks at how data protection law offers a path – not a barrier – to safe and secure vaccine passports.

01 April 2021

Brazil’s consumer and data protection authorities ink cooperation agreement

A deal between Brazil’s data watchdog and its consumer protection agency should provide more clarity to the private sector.

31 March 2021

CNIL cookie clampdown starts tomorrow

France’s data regulator will start enforcing its new cookies rules from tomorrow.

31 March 2021

GDR Special Report Q1 2021: AI regulation

GDR explores the European Commission's AI regulation plans.

31 March 2021

GDR Special Report Q1 2021: Data Act

GDR explores the provisions of the EU's planned Data Act.

31 March 2021

GDR Special Report Q1 2021: Data Governance Act

GDR explores the provisions of the EU's planned Data Governance Act.

31 March 2021

GDR Special Report Q1 2021: NIS 2 Directive

GDR explores the provisions of the EU's planned NIS 2 Directive.

31 March 2021

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