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Hunton Privacy Team Publishes Several Chapters in International Comparative Legal Guide to Data Protection

Recently, the fourth edition of the book, The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Data Protection 2017, was published by the Global Legal Group. Hunton & Williams’ Global Privacy and Cybersecurity lawyers prepared several chapters in the guide, including the opening chapter on “All Change for Data Protection: The European Data Protection Regulation,” co-authored by London partner Bridget Treacy and associate Anita Bapat.

Source: Hunton Privacy Team Publishes Several Chapters in International Comparative Legal Guide to Data Protection

Your chance to shape new cyber-security rules

Amid the noise about the introduction of data privacy reforms under Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation, the GDPR, less attention has been paid to the Network and Information Systems Directive . The NIS Directive calls on EU member states to introduce cyber-security requirements for “Operators of Essential Services” (OESs), with a less stringent set of obligations for certain groups of “Digital Services Providers” (DSPs).

Source: Your chance to shape new cyber-security rules

ICO guidance: a good re-SAR-lt for controllers?

Subject access requests (SARs) are viewed either as an essential right or a huge administrative burden, depending on whether you are the requestor or responder. Recent Court of Appeal case law has made the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) update its Subject access code of practice.

Source: ICO guidance: a good re-SAR-lt for controllers?

The GDPR in 20 Minutes

In June of this year, I started an internship at the IAPP as the University of Maine School of Law’s inaugural Privacy Fellow. My goal was to spend the summer helping the IAPP’s Data Protection Officer, Rita Heimes, CIPP/US, CIPM, work toward IAPP compliance with the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (effective May 2018).

Source: The GDPR in 20 Minutes

How Australia’s backdoor proposal could threaten security for the rest of the world

Australia’s Prime Minister recently suggested a proposal that would allow access to information protected by encryption. Access Now’s US Policy Manager Amie Stepanovich tells why that’s a bad idea.

Source: How Australia’s backdoor proposal could threaten security for the rest of the world – TechRepublic

Rising Demands for Data Localization a Response to Weak Data Protection Mechanisms

Don’t Trust Data Localization Exceptions in Trade Agreements to Guarantee Protection of Personal Data The digital economy relies on cross-border provision of services and goods, and in the past government trade regulators have embraced the borderless nature of the Internet and adopted light-touch regulation.

Source: Rising Demands for Data Localization a Response to Weak Data Protection Mechanisms

Transferring personal data outside the EU: Clarification from the CJEU?

Legal analysis of opinion of Court of Justice of European Union (CJEU) regarding agreement between Canada and the European Union on the transfer and processing of Passenger Name Record data.

Source: EU Law Analysis: Transferring personal data outside the EU: Clarification from the ECJ?

Google Prepares For Europe’s New Privacy Rules

From search and Gmail to AdWords, AdSense, DoubleClick and Analytics, Google says it will comply with the General Data Protection Regulation across all services provided in Europe. The new privacy regulations are scheduled to take effect in 2018.

Source: Google Prepares For Europe’s New Privacy Rules 08/08/2017

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