An EU working group is consulting on draft guidelines determining how businesses will report data breaches under the incoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Belgium achieved its long-awaited transposition of the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive this week, but legal experts fear the law’s hasty passage will mean more issues down the line.
The Article 29 Data Protection Working Party (WP29) has announced a public consultation on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) guidelines on data protection impact assessments (DPIAs),...
On October 5, 2017, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) released recommendations related to certain provisions of the proposed ePrivacy Regulation....
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) is to rule on the legitimacy of data transfer arrangements between Europe and the US, in a decision that could have huge ramifications for...
The Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD) has launched an online questionnaire for companies and professionals to verify that the data they deal with can be considered low risk and obtain the...
The UK government has unveiled a new bill intended to bring the General Data Protection Regulation into national law, amid warnings it could create additional complexity for businesses.
On September 13, 2017 the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published a consultation on guidance on contracts and liabilities between controllers and processors under the General Data...
Sweden has announced it will delay its transposition of the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) until May 1 next year at the earliest.
This practical guide provides an overview of the potential overlap between the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and how these conflicts...
Implementing payment card security standards is a vital step to help prepare for compliance with incoming EU data reforms, according to a top IT security consultancy, but the rules should not be...
New UK government figures have shown that firms are still ill-prepared to handle cyber-attacks, with fears incoming regulatory reforms will make things worse.
There are concerns that financial institutions that rely on mainstream cloud services such as Amazon Web Services may fall foul of forthcoming European laws on data security.
The government has published a statement of intent on the future of data protection in the UK, as evidence mounts that many companies will be coming in under the wire for compliance.
The Bundestag adopted the government’s draft of a new Federal Data Protection Act, based on the EU General Data Protection Regulation, on April 27, 2017. The new act, which retains the title ...
The Austrian parliament has published a six-week public consultation on the federal act amending the federal constitutional law, adopting the Data Protection Act and repealing the Data Protection...

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