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...
On August 9, 2019, the State Data Protection Inspectorate (SDPI) launched a public consultation on proposed “Guidelines for Personal Data Security Measures and Risk Assessment for Controllers and...
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...
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...
The card industry’s global security standards body has warned e-commerce sites and their suppliers to be wary amid what cybersecurity researchers say is a surge in online payment data theft.
A phalanx of data protection regulators from Europe, the United States and further afield have challenged Facebook on its prospective cryptocurrency project Libra, citing serious potential privacy...
Cryptocurrency firms are urging U.S. authorities to consider a ground-up, purpose-built regulatory framework for the technology, amid fears that hostility towards Facebook’s Libra project could...
U.S. officials have vowed to examine whether federal regulators are doing enough to ensure cybersecurity is sufficient in the financial services sector, after Capital One revealed a major data...
As Facebook's Libra project endures withering criticism from Congressional critics — and a day before another hearing on Capitol Hill focused on virtual currency regulation — Ripple is urging...
On March 29, 2019, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) launched the beta phase of its sandbox, aiming to support companies using personal data in their effort to create more innovative...
Concerns remain about consumer consent for financial services firms to use artificial intelligence (AI), and how they can seek redress for complaints about the technology, even as interest in the...
The UK government has called for input on the possibility of establishing a digital identification system for the country, which would provide a single mechanism whereby customer authentication...
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...
A key architect of Facebook’s digital currency project, Libra, has attempted to reassure lawmakers that Libra will not be launched until regulators are happy user data is protected, the risk of...
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...
With Facebook scheduled to appear before U.S. Congress this week to make the case for its cryptocurrency project Libra, the social media giant faces an uphill struggle to convince wary legislators...

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