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 for...
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...
Conflicts between incoming EU data protection laws and open banking are “overstated” and can be resolved, according to legal experts, who have urged firms not to let confusion hold back innovation.
On December 13, 2016, the Article 29 Data Protection Working Party (WP29) adopted various General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) guidelines and FAQs on the right to data portability, data...
On April 6, 2017 the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published a discussion paper which discusses “certain aspects of profiling” under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Under...
On February 24, 2017, the CNIL, the French data protection authority, launched a consultation on three concepts of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): personal data breach notifications;...
Italy’s data protection watchdog has issued a record fine to five money transfer companies after accusing them of illegally using customers’ personal data to send illicit funds overseas.
The UK’s data protection watchdog has warned it does not have the funding, staff or resources to deal with its greater responsibility under forthcoming EU legal reforms.
UK lobbyists are protesting proposed EU regulations that would force payments firms to report “major” data security incidents within two hours, joining a chorus of industry opposition.
The UK's data regulator has advised companies to invest in privacy to secure a “competitive edge”, ahead of a tempest of legislative reform, the country's exit from the EU and the open banking...
The cross-border transfer of UK data faces an uncertain future due to questions over the legal status of the country after it leaves the EU, according to testimony at a parliamentary committee.
A UK payments industry body has said continued dialogue between the financial sector and European regulators is essential in ensuring stability as Britain leaves the EU.
On December 9, 2016, the Dutch government launched a public consultation on the Implementation Act for the General Data Protection Regulation (Uitvoeringswet Algemene verordening...
The UK government published a cybersecurity regulation and incentives review in December 2016, following the launch of the National Cyber Security Centre, which looks at what the government could...
Financial firms could be caught between competing requirements on data protection and digital defence, experts have warned, as a new EU body considers measures to improve cybersecurity.
Payments businesses will be required to notify authorities within two hours of discovering a data breach, according to new guidelines proposed by the European Banking Authority (EBA).

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