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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
EU Strategist Says Innovation Must Guide Rulemaking
11th Jul 2016 | Written by:
European regulators must improve the design of existing and future rules to make the most of technological change, according to a senior EU advisor on innovation.
Brexit Threatens Industry With Legal Disarray
24th Jun 2016 | Written by:
Payments companies in the UK face a raft of legal complications following the country’s decision to leave the EU.
Financial Rules Shrink ‘Right To Be Forgotten’
23rd Jun 2016 | Written by:
The so-called “right to be forgotten” set to be brought in by European data protection reforms looks likely to be undermined by payments compliance obligations, according to industry experts.
EU Officials Query PSD2 ‘Explicit Consent’ Rules
22nd Jun 2016 | Written by:
European officials are unsure how consent requirements for the processing of personal data are likely to play out under two major legal reforms around payments and data protection,...
A Practical Guide for In-House Counsel: Data Transfers from Other Countries
David A. Zetoony
David Zetoony, a partner at Bryan Cave law firm, provides practical guidance about data transfers between countries, with regard to the Safe Harbor framework, EU model contracts and Binding...
Doubts Raised Over EU Payments Data Probe
6th Jun 2016 | Written by:
European plans to apply extra rules around protecting payments data are being met with scepticism by legal experts, who point to a raft of existing data security requirements.
Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Sarah Delon-Bouquet, counsel at Bryan Cave law firm, discusses how companies can prepare for the GDPR, looking particularly at the provisions involving the reinforcement of individuals’ rights, the...
New EU Cybersecurity Law: Time to Assess Your Cyber Risk
Jane Jenkins and Iona Crawford from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer outline the aims and requirements of the Network Information Security Directive, which was officially adopted on May 17 and is due...
Industry Faces ‘Onerous’ Scrutiny Under GDPR
27th May 2016 | Written by:
European companies will have to deal with greater scrutiny over their processes for protecting customer data under new regulations, according to a British law firm.
EU: Insight: Introduction to the General Data Protection Regulation
20th May 2016 | Written by:
After years of discussion, the European Parliament adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on April 14, 2016, and the text was published in the Official Journal of the European Union...
Protect Financial Infrastructure From Hackers, Industry Told
11th May 2016 | Written by:
Cyber-attackers are increasingly targeting core financial systems and payment data, experts have said, with fintech businesses warned that complacency could lead to costly legal action.
Executive Accountability Push In New Card Data Security Guidance
4th May 2016 | Written by:
Executives have been told to take greater responsibility for data security around payment cards, as industry guidelines are overhauled amid heightened worries about cybersecurity in finance.
GDPR Hailed As ‘Opportunity’ To Open European Banking
29th Apr 2016 | Written by:
Incoming European data regulations are being recast as an opportunity for financial services to build trust and gain customers, despite the extra burdens the rules will put on businesses.
UK Turns To Industry For Money Laundering Regime Overhaul
22nd Apr 2016 | Written by:
A proposed revamp of UK money laundering laws would result in new payment methods facing greater scrutiny, as the government bolsters its defences against financial crime.
Biometric ID Snubbed As Banks Eye Blockchain KYC
21st Apr 2016 | Written by:
Attempts to use modern technology such as biometrics to identify customers are being stymied in the UK by large banks keen to protect their businesses, according to an influential industry voice.
EU Passes Major Data Protection Reforms
14th Apr 2016 | Written by:
Long-awaited data protection reforms have been formally voted in by the European Union, after overwhelming approval in the European Parliament on Thursday.
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