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...
Uncertainty still swirls around the movement of data between the UK and Europe after Brexit, according to a report published by the House of Lords' European Union select committee last Tuesday.
On July 18, 2017, the European Union Committee within the UK parliament published a report addressing the key implications of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU with regard to data protection...
The Ministry of Justice has submitted a consultation on amendments to the Personal Data Act, which will implement EU privacy regulation in Norwegian law.The 1995 EU Data Protection Directive was...
The staggered nature of EU-led payments reforms is causing uncertainty for the UK financial sector, experts believe, as authorities scramble to finalise accompanying guidance before January.
On July 4, 2017 the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published its first International Strategy, which aims to improve privacy protection for the UK public in the changing global digital...
EU law enforcers have commended the payments industry for its role in an operation that tracked down criminal networks suspected of being responsible for 20,000 fraudulent credit card transactions.

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