The General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation 2016/679), also known as the GDPR, significantly increases the responsibilities and obligations for payments businesses in how they collect and...
On August 12, 2019, the Greek Ministry of Justice launched a public consultation on the draft law implementing the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) into the national...
On August 7, 2019, the Finnish Ministry of Justice published a consultation seeking responses on the experiences and challenges faced while applying the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in...
On September 8, 2017 a consultation was launched in Portugal for public and private entities to express their opinion on several matters regarding the implementation of the General Data Protection...
On July 17, 2019, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) adopted its list of the kinds of processing operations that require and those that do not require a data protection impact...
The UK’s data protection watchdog has announced its intention to slap hotel group Marriott International Inc with a £99.2m fine over a four-year-long data breach that involved millions of guests’...
Dutch banks are seeking urgent talks with the country’s Data Protection Authority (AP) after it unexpectedly instructed them not to use customers’ payment data for direct marketing purposes.
The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) plans to impose a fine of £183m on British Airways for last year’s leak of sensitive customer data, the first such flexing of the regulator’s...
On July 3, 2019, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issued guidance on the use of cookies and similar technologies and how to comply with the provisions of the Privacy and Electronic...
The head of the UK parliament’s influential Treasury Select Committee has called for a mandatory code of conduct for open banking participants, in a harbinger of further political scrutiny of data...
Regulators in Europe have staked out claims to supervise Facebook’s nascent global payments system, as the world’s club of central banks caution over the shadow technology giants are casting over...
On May 28, 2019, Fintech Finland launched a consultation on the Financial Supervisory Authority's draft Regulations and Guidelines for Virtual Currency Providers (4/2019)....
On May 21, 2019, the State Data Protection Inspectorate (SDPI) released its review report on personal data protection activities in 2018. Such activities in Lithuania are carried out by two bodies ...
A firm in Lithuania has become the first to be fined by the fintech hub for reaping too much customer data while carrying out payment initiation, highlighting the risk of collision between data...
On May 16, 2019, the State Data Protection Inspectorate announced its decision to impose an administrative fine under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on the company UAB MisterTango,...
On May 15, 2019, the Hellenic Data Protection Authority announced its list of activities and operations that, if performed by controllers, trigger the obligation to carry out a data protection...

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