In October 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) declared invalid the Safe Harbour decision (Decision 2000/520/EC of July 26, 2000), previously issued by the European Commission....
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.
At the June 2017 plenary meeting, the Article 29 Working Party (WP29) examined the main issues with regard to implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Privacy Shield...
The Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) and the Registration Authority have issued a consultation paper that summarises the main proposed amendments to the Data Protection Regulations 2015....
The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs of the European Parliament has published amendments to the draft report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and...
On June 6, 2017, John Edwards, the Privacy Commissioner of New Zealand, proposed to amend a number of acts regarding data protection, such as the Health Information Privacy Code (HIPC) 1994, the...
On June 8, 2017 a bill "on the prohibition of technologies that allow access to blocked websites" was submitted to the State Duma, seeking to amend Law No. 149-FZ "On information, information...
The Danish Data Protection Agency (Datatilsynet), which oversees the rules of the Personal Data Act, has published a report which outlines how the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR...
On March 14, 2016, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK's data protection authority, published a guide to prepare for the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation ...
Data authorities in offshore UK jurisdictions do not have the resources to deal with greater responsibility and powers under forthcoming legal reforms, regulators have warned. 
On May 30, 2017, the Personal Information Protection Commission announced that the amendments made to Japan’s Act on the Protection of Personal Information had come into effect....
UK regulator says GDPR is a "boardroom-level" issue; Germany issues video KYC reforms; the United States and Saudi Arabia sign an "historic" agreement to combat terrorism financing; Estonia's e...
On May 24, 2017 the government of New Zealand announced that non-government organisations (NGOs) will not need to collect data from individual clients until a new data protection and policy is...
The Italian data protection authority, Garante per la protezione dei date personali, has published a guide on the application of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The guide...
On April 27, 2017 the Digital Economy Act 2017 passed parliament's review and has become law. The purpose of the act is to enable access to fast digital communication services for citizens and...
The Polish Data Protection Authority (GIODO) has launched a consultation on the Guidelines on Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) with regard to the implementation of the EU General Data...

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