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The final version of Switzerland’s new data protection law has been published, giving executives a year to prepare themselves for the possibility of criminal sanctions for data breaches.
02 September 2022
Switzerland’s new data protection act is due to come into force on 1 September 2023, almost three years after it was passed in parliament.
04 March 2022
A Swiss court has ruled that privacy-centric Proton Mail is not a telecommunications provider and exempted it from the country’s data access and retention requirements.
28 October 2021
Switzerland’s Federal Office of Justice believes the CLOUD Act could breach existing data protection rules and possibly endanger Switzerland’s EU adequacy status.
24 September 2021
The Swiss parliament has passed a new federal data protection law after years of wrangling – with observers saying the new legislation is likely to earn the country an EU adequacy decision.
29 September 2020
In the wake of Schrems II, Switzerland’s data protection authority has found that the US-Swiss Privacy Shield is not up to scratch.
08 September 2020
GDR’s latest in community news sees data hires across private practice, a new office in Silicon Valley, and an addition at the Pentagon.
07 August 2020
A Luxembourg court won’t allow a Swiss bank subject to a US international tax investigation to disclose a client’s bank data to US prosecutors.
13 July 2020
This latest roundup of activity by European data protection watchdogs shows that they remain busy enforcing and advising on a range of issues.
09 June 2020
Switzerland’s highest court has ruled that the Federal Tax Administration can share the identities of customers of Swiss bank UBS with French authorities.
30 July 2019
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