Policy

Financial services industry bemoans data localisation trend

A global trend towards data localisation has dire consequences for the financial services industry, according to a new report.

11 December 2020

Singapore unveils financial data sharing scheme

Singapore’s central bank and a group of major financial institutions have unveiled an open banking-style data exchange scheme.

11 December 2020

Regulators pressure Apple into data notice changes

Apple will soon add easy-to-understand notices on its app store explaining how apps use personal data, following pressure from an international group of consumer protection authorities.

09 December 2020

New GDPR fines guidance from UK ICO – a missed opportunity?

Forensic Risk Alliance partner Simon Taylor reflects on the shortcomings of the ICO’s draft statutory guidance.

09 December 2020

IAB Europe: Belgian authority doesn’t understand TCF

The influential adtech trade body IAB Europe has slammed a recent report from the Belgian data protection authority, saying the regulator doesn’t understand the commonly used transparency and consent framework.

08 December 2020

Big-ticket Italian fines half the size of headline figures

Two Italian companies ordered to pay some of the largest fines under the GDPR actually only paid 50% of the penalties announced by the country’s data regulator.

07 December 2020

EDPB letter illustrates EU-US terrorism data clash

Senior privacy officials from both sides of the Atlantic have fired warning shots over a terrorism data-sharing scheme, in an awkward spat that may cast a shadow on the EU’s attempts to woo president-elect Joe Biden.

04 December 2020

Politicians hit out at UK-Japan data flows plans

A group of British members of parliament have slammed international data transfer agreements proposed as part of a trade deal between the UK and Japan.

02 December 2020

“Law is not maths”: the fight over fine calculation in Germany

GDR explores the German data protection authorities’ controversial fine calculator.

01 December 2020

Exclusive: UK adequacy decision running out of time

With just five weeks until Brexit, the European Commission is yet to ask the European Data Protection Board to approve a UK adequacy decision – a process that took four months last time the board was tapped.

27 November 2020

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