Region: International

GDR plaintiff counsel survey open for nominations

GDR is seeking nominations for its inaugural survey of the plaintiff-side counsel who are driving private enforcement of data rights around the world. We want to hear from plaintiff- and defence-side counsel alike.

03 February 2023

Impressive, but not always right: ChatGPT and data protection compliance

OpenAI’s ChatGPT has prompted questions about how it could affect compliance work such as the drafting of privacy notices. GDR spoke to leading practitioners who have experimented with the tool.

23 January 2023

2022 in fines

As regulators around the world prepare to shut down for the winter after a long year of investigations, GDR highlights the ten largest privacy sanctions issued in 2022.

16 December 2022

Law firms advocate risk-based approach to data transfers

In a rare joint paper, DLA Piper and Clifford Chance have pushed back against the current approach taken by EU data regulators to third-country data transfers, advocating instead for a proportionate and risk-based approach.

16 November 2022

Limited role for chief legal officers in cybersecurity strategy

A recent survey found chief legal officers are increasingly playing a role in their organisations' cybersecurity strategy – but they likely aren’t leading such initiatives.

09 November 2022

Data Changemakers: Caroline Wilson Palow

Privacy International legal director and general counsel Caroline Wilson Palow says transparency is the key to creating a productive dialogue between civil society and the private sector.

12 August 2022

Cybersecurity could be on the back burner in tough economy

As historic inflation continues and central banks across the globe raise interest rates, companies may look to pause their cybersecurity initiatives.

21 June 2022

Experts sound the alarm on data minimisation

The principle of data minimisation may have been forgotten in recent privacy-enhancing solution proposals, despite its potential to mitigate many of the harms caused by the excessively large amount of data collected online.

30 May 2022

The data privacy hurdles that could upend Musk's Twitter

Prospective new Twitter owner Elon Musk has aspirations for Twitter as a “digital town square”, but his vision could collide with the proliferation of new data protection rules.

29 April 2022

APEC launches global data transfer initiative

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation is extending its data transfer certifications beyond its member countries and standardising some cross-border data flow complexities.

22 April 2022

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