There are concerns that financial institutions that rely on mainstream cloud services such as Amazon Web Services may fall foul of forthcoming European laws on data security.
The government has published a statement of intent on the future of data protection in the UK, as evidence mounts that many companies will be coming in under the wire for compliance.
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 ...
In preparation for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect in May 2018, PaymentsCompliance provides a summary on guidance from European and national data protection bodies...
Uncertainty still swirls around the movement of data between the UK and Europe after Brexit, according to a report published by the House of Lords' European Union select committee last Tuesday.
On July 18, 2017, the European Union Committee within the UK parliament published a report addressing the key implications of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU with regard to data protection...
The Ministry of Justice has submitted a consultation on amendments to the Personal Data Act, which will implement EU privacy regulation in Norwegian law....
On July 7, 2017, the Ministry of Justice launched a public consultation which aims to amend national legislation to align it with Regulation (EU) 2016/679, also known as the General Data...
The staggered nature of EU-led payments reforms is causing uncertainty for the UK financial sector, experts believe, as authorities scramble to finalise accompanying guidance before January.
The Lithuanian parliament has launched a public consultation on draft amendments to Personal Data Protection Act No. I-1374. This act implements provisions of the General Data Protection...
On July 4, 2017 the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published its first International Strategy, which aims to improve privacy protection for the UK public in the changing global digital...
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...

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