EU law enforcers have commended the payments industry for its role in an operation that tracked down criminal networks suspected of being responsible for 20,000 fraudulent credit card transactions.
On March 14, 2016, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK's data protection authority, published a guide to prepare for the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation ...
Data authorities in offshore UK jurisdictions do not have the resources to deal with greater responsibility and powers under forthcoming legal reforms, regulators have warned. 
UK regulator says GDPR is a "boardroom-level" issue; Germany issues video KYC reforms; the United States and Saudi Arabia sign an "historic" agreement to combat terrorism financing; Estonia's e...
On April 27, 2017 the Digital Economy Act 2017 passed parliament's review and has become law. The purpose of the act is to enable access to fast digital communication services for citizens and...
The Polish Data Protection Authority (GIODO) has launched a consultation on the Guidelines on Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) with regard to the implementation of the EU General Data...
On April 27-28, 2017 the European Conference of Data Protection Authorities issued a resolution on the modernisation of the Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic...
The Austrian parliament has published a six-week public consultation on the federal act amending the federal constitutional law, adopting the Data Protection Act and repealing the Data Protection...
The Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) is consulting on the provisions of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on which countries can exercise discretion. The regulation...
This practical guide provides an overview of what is classed as valid consent under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and how to manage consent properly.
A computer malware attack that spread across 150 countries and hit both the public and private sectors should be a “wake-up call” for the financial sector, experts have warned, as cyber criminals...
PaymentsCompliance takes a look at the regulatory framework for data protection in France, modified in particular by Digital Law No. 2016-1321 of October 7, 2016 to give the French data protection...
The Bundestag adopted the government’s draft of a new Federal Data Protection Act, based on the EU General Data Protection Regulation, on April 27, 2017. The new act, which retains the title ...
On March 2, 2017, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), the UK data protection authority, published guidance on consent under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is open...
Financial firms in the UK have appealed for additional guidance from regulators on cybersecurity, after a government report revealed nearly half of all businesses suffered at least one breach last...
The Article 29 Data Protection Working Party (WP29) has announced a public consultation on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) guidelines on data protection impact assessments (DPIAs),...

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