Once considered a privacy free-for-all, Africa and the Middle East have radically transformed their privacy regimes over the past few years. A critical mass of 17 countries in the region now have comprehensive privacy laws...more
Privacy rules in Asia are changing at a rapid pace. In the past three years alone, five countries have enacted brand new laws, and three countries or jurisdictions have amended existing laws to address emerging issues such as...more
With the enactment or implementation of several new data privacy laws in the past couple of years, the privacy landscape in Latin America and the Caribbean continues to change dramatically. Twelve countries in the region now...more
As we reported in our client alert on January 23, 2013, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress issued a Decision on Reinforcing the Protection of Network Information on December 28, 2012. To implement this...more
The Personal Data (Privacy) (Amendment) Ordinance 2012 (“Amendment Ordinance”) was formally adopted in July 2012. One of the most significant changes the Amendment Ordinance made to the existing Personal...more
Originally published in Privacy & Security Law Report on January 7, 2013.
The privacy landscape in Latin America is undergoing significant changes. With the enactment or implementation of laws in Colombia, Costa Rica,...more
Originally published in Privacy & Security Law Report on December 17, 2012.
In the past several months, the privacy landscape in Asia has dramatically altered. Two countries, the Philippines and Singapore, enacted...more