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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
EU Working Group Consults On Data Breaches
18th Oct 2017 | Written by:
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 Passes AML Reforms But More Guidance Needed
17th Oct 2017 | Written by:
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.
Article 29 Working Party Issues Data Protection Impact Assessment Guidelines Under GDPR
16th Oct 2017 | Written by:
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),...
European Data Protection Supervisor Issues Recommendations on Specific Aspects of the Proposed ePrivacy Regulation
10th Oct 2017 | Written by:
On October 5, 2017, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) released recommendations related to certain provisions of the proposed ePrivacy Regulation....
CJEU To Rule On Facebook Transatlantic Data Sharing
4th Oct 2017 | Written by:
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...
Spain: Data Protection Authority Launches Online Questionnaire for Compliance with GDPR
22nd Sep 2017 | Written by:
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...
UK Data Protection Bill Another Change For Beleaguered Industry
15th Sep 2017 | Written by:
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.
UK: ICO Consults on GDPR Guidance on Contracts and Liabilities Between Controllers and Processors
14th Sep 2017 | Written by:
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 To Delay PSD2 Introduction
13th Sep 2017 | Written by:
Sweden has announced it will delay its transposition of the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) until May 1 next year at the earliest.
EU: Insight: Overlaps Between the GDPR and PSD2
8th Sep 2017 | Written by:
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...
Global Payment Card Security Standards Key To Protect Against Breaches
31st Aug 2017 | Written by:
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...
UK Nervy Over Readiness For Data Protection Rules
22nd Aug 2017 | Written by:
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.
Industry Warned Cloud Services May Clash With GDPR
11th Aug 2017 | Written by:
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.
Data Protection Reforms Start To Take Shape In UK
9th Aug 2017 | Written by:
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.
Germany: Data Protection Act Implementing the GDPR
2nd Aug 2017 | Written by:
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 ...
Austria: Consultation on Data Protection Amendment Act 2018
31st Jul 2017 | Written by:
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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