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 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...
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.

Pages