Policy

GDPR with Chinese characteristics: China's new draft personal data protection law

Linklaters Shanghai counsel Alex Roberts sets out the main points of China’s new data protection framework.

03 November 2020

Riding the tidal wave

Data privacy class actions in Europe are here to stay. Bird & Bird partner Bryony Hurst explores the rise in class actions, the EU member states that are likely to become popular litigation forums, key cases that have already been filed across Europe, and how organisations can stay as dry as possible when the data protection class action tidal wave hits.

02 November 2020

EDPS warns EU bodies: no new transfers to US

The European Data Protection Supervisor has warned the EU institutions it regulates not to set up any new transfers to the US as part of its Schrems II plan.

02 November 2020

Schrems II hub: every development in the saga

GDR tracks the post-Schrems developments that you need to know.

02 November 2020

Data broker investigation signals tough stance at ICO

A report detailing the findings of a major investigation by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office into data brokers signals that the regulator may be looking to take an increasingly hardline stance on digital advertising.

30 October 2020

California to vote on privacy proposal in midst of heated debate

Californians are set to vote on a new privacy law that would make sweeping changes to the CCPA regime. GDR has interviewed members from the campaigns supporting and opposing the proposal.

29 October 2020

Q+A: IAB Europe's Townsend Feehan

Townsend Feehan leads the European arm of the Interactive Advertising Bureau, which lobbies on behalf of the digital advertising industry. She spoke to GDR about freely-given consent, proper enforcement and the views of European regulators.

28 October 2020

Canada’s data privacy overhaul: the view from the provinces

Canada’s federal and provincial governments are modernising their data privacy frameworks – meaning virtually every private sector privacy statute is being rewritten. In the second of a two-article series, Dentons partner Kirsten Thompson dissects proposed changes in British Columbia, Quebec and Ontario.

28 October 2020

Canada’s data privacy overhaul: federal changes

Canada’s federal and provincial governments are modernising their data privacy frameworks – meaning virtually every private sector privacy statute is being rewritten. In the first of a two-article series, Dentons partner Kirsten Thompson maps the changes at the federal level.

27 October 2020

First details emerge of China’s new GDPR-style data law

China’s government has published a new draft comprehensive data protection law, which contains a series of GDPR-style provisions – including hefty fines.

23 October 2020

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