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FCA Boss Tells Firms To Up Preparations As Brexit Talks Grind On
17th Sep 2019 | Written by:
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has reiterated that a no-deal Brexit retains the capacity to severely disrupt the movement of retail payments and data, amid difficulties between UK and...
India: Ministry of Finance Recommends A Series of Regulatory Developments for Fintech
6th Sep 2019 | Written by:
On September 2, 2019, the Ministry of Finance published a report by the steering committee on fintech-related issues. ...
Greece: Ministry of Justice Launches Consultation on GDPR Implementation
29th Aug 2019 | Written by:
On August 12, 2019, the Greek Ministry of Justice launched a public consultation on the draft law implementing the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) into the national...
Finland: Ministry of Justice Consults on Benefits and Challenges of Applying GDPR
8th Aug 2019 | Written by:
On August 7, 2019, the Finnish Ministry of Justice published a consultation seeking responses on the experiences and challenges faced while applying the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in...
UK: Government Consults on Smart Data Review Proposals
6th Aug 2019 | Written by:
On June 11, 2019, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy released a consultation paper setting out its proposals derived from the smart data review carried out to examine how...
European Data Protection Supervisor Adopts Data Protection Impact Assessment List
17th Jul 2019 | Written by:
On July 17, 2019, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) adopted its list of the kinds of processing operations that require and those that do not require a data protection impact...
UK: Information Commissioner’s Office Consults on Draft Data Sharing Code of Practice
16th Jul 2019 | Written by:
On July 16, 2019, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) launched a consultation seeking feedback on the draft updated version of its data sharing code of practice, which is seen as practical...
Industry Shocked As India Doubles Down On Data Localisation Rules
28th Jun 2019 | Written by:
The Reserve Bank of India has brushed aside pleas from global payments giants and pushed ahead with strict controls over data storage, despite suggestions from the government that it was...
India: Reserve Bank Publishes FAQs on Storage of Payment System Data
27th Jun 2019 | Written by:
On June 26, 2019, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) published a set of FAQs on the storage of payment system data to ensure compliance with the data processing and storage guidelines by all payment...
Indian Government Agrees To Revisit Data Localisation Rules
19th Jun 2019 | Written by:
Indian officials have agreed to reconsider controversial rules that payments-related data can only be stored within the country, after businesses restated their opposition in a recent government...
Canada: Privacy Commissioner Launches Consultation on Transfers for Processing
13th Jun 2019 | Written by:
On June 12, 2019, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) released a document for a reframed discussion as part of its consultation on transfers for processing. ...
Singapore and Hong Kong Data Protection Authorities Publish Guide to Data Protection by Design for ICT Systems
31st May 2019 | Written by:
On May 31, 2019, the Personal Data Protection Commission of Singapore (PDPC) and the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data of Hong Kong (PCPD) jointly published a guide to data protection by...
France: Decree to Apply Data Processing Law Published in Official Gazette
30th May 2019 | Written by:
On May 30, 2019, Decree No. 2019-536 of May 29, 2019 taken for the application of Law No. 78-17 of January 6, 1978 relating to data processing, files and freedoms was published in the official...
European Payments Council Announces Consultation on Amendments to the SPL Scheme Rulebook
24th May 2019 | Written by:
On April 25, 2019, the European Payments Council (EPC) announced that it is preparing a public consultation document on amendments to version 1.0 of the SPL Scheme Rulebook....
Lithuania: Data Protection Inspectorate Publishes 2018 Review of Data Protection Supervision Activities
23rd May 2019 | Written by:
On May 21, 2019, the State Data Protection Inspectorate (SDPI) released its review report on personal data protection activities in 2018. Such activities in Lithuania are carried out by two bodies ...
Singapore: Data Protection Authority Consults on Proposed Data Portability and Data Innovation Provisions
23rd May 2019 | Written by:
On May 22, 2019, the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) published a consultation paper on proposed data portability and data innovation provisions. The consultation seeks stakeholders’...
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