The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has issued a preliminary opinion that addresses some of the issues and convergences in EU data protection, consumer protection and competition laws that are not up to date with...more
In a vote yesterday, the European Parliament has given its formal approval to its version of the new European Data Protection Regulation. With an approval given by 621 for, 10 against, 22 abstentions, the path is now set for...more
Malaysia’s first ever comprehensive privacy law, the Personal Data Protection Act of 2010 (“PDPA“), came into force on November 15, 2013.
The Malaysia Parliament passed the PDPA in 2010. However, it was passed with...more
Discussions at the European Parliament level continue to call into question the validity of the EU Safe Harbor Program in the wake of the NSA scandal. Amidst continuing discussions over Safe Harbor, it is possible that the...more
On October 24th, at the European Council summit in Brussels, leaders from the 28 EU member states agreed to push back the deadline for the adoption of the new EU data protection framework, agreeing that the deadline should be...more
NEW SEC GENERAL SOLICITATION AND “BAD ACTOR” RULES RE PRIVATE STOCK SALES NOW IN EFFECT -
New Securities and Exchange Commission rules concerning private stock sales are now in effect.
Under these rules, for...more
On September 23, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed SB 568 into law, a bill that gives minors in California the right to require that Internet companies delete content posted online by the minors. This concept is sometimes...more
The handbook offers a quick overview of those aspects of data protection law that have the most practical significance to businesses, including:
- International data transfer restrictions