On March 1, 2018, the Ministry of Justice announced that the Finnish government had introduced a proposal (HE 9/2018 vp) to the parliament on a draft law implementing the General Data Protection...
As the EU braces for drastic data protection reforms entering into force in May, experts unpack lingering questions resulting from the commonalities and inconsistencies between the new privacy...
An influential prepaid association in Germany has rallied behind legal arguments that restrictions on payment firms servicing unauthorised online gambling operators violate data protection rules.
On February 20, 2018, the Ministry of Justice launched a public consultation on a draft law that aims to implement the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and create the...
A draft action plan for fintech recently leaked from the European Commission has raised concerns about the pace and feasibility of the accelerating drive for regulatory alignment.
U.S. data protection laws should take their cue from European regulations, industry experts said at a recent hearing in Congress.
The recent onslaught of EU regulatory compliance deadlines is stalling Brexit planning for small payment firms as the clock ticks closer to the UK’s departure from the European Union, experts have...
On February 8, 2018, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), in collaboration with the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), issued a statement regarding the upcoming EU General Data Protection...
On March 16, 2017, the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner, the Irish data protection authority, initiated a public consultation on four key concepts of the General Data Protection...
Dutch organisations have been accused of failing to confront cybersecurity threats in newly published research, although they were far from the only ones found to be in need of improvements.
Evidence given in the British parliament last week indicated that the UK would likely be obliged to keep many new EU data protection provisions following Brexit.
On January 24, 2018 the European Commission published guidance on the direct application of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The objective of the GDPR is to strengthen the protection...
The European Commission has published guidance on new data protection rules, as May’s deadline for applying the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) looms into view.
Industry figures are looking for more detailed guidance on cybersecurity from authorities to supplement best practice suggestions, as the sector enters crunch time for the enforcement of new rules.
The Netherlands’ transposition of the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) faces longer delays after the country’s data protection regulator reignited its fight to gain authority over consent...
Cybersecurity will not be covered by new European guidance on cloud outsourcing, as the EU’s newly empowered regulator for the space begins to determine the scope of its new agenda.

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