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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Regulatory Fragmentation ‘Hampering EU Cyber Efforts’
27th Nov 2017 | Written by:
An advisor to the Austrian government has bemoaned the lack of regulatory harmonisation on cybersecurity within the EU, as the financial sector fends off attacks on an unprecedented scale.
UK Data Regulator To Gain Greater Cybersecurity Role
17th Nov 2017 | Written by:
The Information Commissioner’s Office expects to have an expanded role following new European legislation, with its remit expanding into cybersecurity from pure data protection concerns.
European Parliament Adopts Action Plan on Retail Financial Services
15th Nov 2017 | Written by:
On November 14, 2017, the European Parliament adopted the provisional action plan (2017/2066(INI)) to be implemented in relation to retail financial services, with the aim of ensuring consumer...
EU: Insight: EU Cybersecurity Regulation and Focus on Security Obligations under the NISD and PSD2
14th Nov 2017 | Written by:
This practical guide provides an understanding of the current EU-level strategies, laws and organisations for cybersecurity, as well as insight into future developments. This guide also includes an...
U.S. Mulls Data Protection Future Post-Equifax
9th Nov 2017 | Written by:
Industry leaders convened on Capitol Hill last week to discuss the future of cybersecurity in the U.S. and reflect on lessons learned from the Equifax data breach earlier this year, with some...
Switzerland Looks To Match EU With New Data Rules
2nd Nov 2017 | Written by:
New legislation intended to keep Switzerland in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be more forgiving than the EU text but could still mean big changes for the country’s...
Firms Told To Overcome PSD2 Data Protection Confusion
1st Nov 2017 | Written by:
Overlapping provisions in incoming EU data protection rules and the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) are manageable for the financial sector, experts believe, despite complications around...
Firms Brace For GDPR’s Transatlantic Contagion
25th Oct 2017 | Written by:
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U.S. firms have been warned of the impact European data and privacy protection reforms will likely have across the Atlantic.
Europe: Working Party Consults on Profiling and Data Breach Notification under GDPR
19th Oct 2017 | Written by:
On October 16, 2017 the Article 29 Working Party published guidelines on automated individual decision-making and profiling for the purposes of Regulation 2016/679 and guidelines on personal data...
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.
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