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Konczal: Dodd-Frank Reforms Get Roughed Up in Court
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On 7 February, the European Commission (EC) published an EU Cyber Security Strategy encompassing a proposed Directive on Network and Information Security (NIS Directive). The aim of the Strategy and NIS Directive is to...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
For the second year in a row, Proskauer has conducted a global survey, “Social Media in the Workplace Around the World 2.0”, which addresses the use of social media in the work place....more
Revised draft regulations under Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL) have been issued by Industry Canada. While the draft regulations provide some relief to businesses, Industry Canada has elected not to address concerns...more
It has been reported that Google will give EU businesses the opportunity to store personal data exclusively on servers in the EU. This appears to have been prompted by compliance difficulties with the current EU data...more
The United Kingdom's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) recently issued Guidance on Personal Data and Cloud Computing, offering best practices for companies that are using - or contemplating using - cloud computing...more
The European Commission’s revised data protection framework proposals include provisions intended to encourage the use of data protection privacy seals, certification mechanisms and trust marks. These provisions would allow...more
On November 20, 2012, the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issued the Code of Practice on data anonymization, entitled “Anonymisation: managing data protection risk.” I discussed the draft Code and consultation in...more
Sometimes the most interesting things that emerge from conferences are whispered across the aisle just after a presentation or debated by attendees off-site over a glass or two of wine....more
Canadian app developers must take care to avoid sanction from regulators both in Canada and in other countries - particularly in the U.S. - when launching apps....more
Recent months and the EU January announcement have seen very major data protection law changes that affect not just UK or EU companies but any companies (particularly US) which are deemed to be caught by “processing” EU...more
In October, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a Staff Report, entitled “Facing Facts: Best Practices for Common Uses of Facial Recognition Technologies”. Organizations operating in Canada and the U.S. should...more
Few dispute that the law should protect the privacy of children. In a recent decision of the Supreme Court of Canada, the court held that the “[r]ecognition of the inherent vulnerability of children has consistent and deep...more
Originally published in the Daily Business Review on October 16, 2012.
New IRS regulations that require banks to report non-U.S. taxpayers' bank deposit interest, which could then be shared with their home countries,...more
Concurrent with the European Commission’s recent release of a new strategy to “unleash the potential of cloud computing in Europe,” the French Data Protection Agency (CNIL) issued 7 recommendations to assist companies to...more
The simultaneous denial of service attacks on the three largest U.S. banks which occurred two weeks ago were reported to have originated in Iran. After years of stealth cyber attacks on American interests, U.S. intelligence...more
EC Cloud Partnership -
The European Commission recently announced a €10 million campaign aimed at establishing standards and voluntary certification programs to make cloud computing services better aligned with...more
A recent opinion by a learned group within the EU Commission, the Article 29 Working Party, has provided for Binding Corporate Rules for data processors, a method to transfer data legally out of Europe which may provide a...more
The French Data Protection Authority (“CNIL”) has recently issued its activity report for 2011. It provides us with some interesting data and allows us to reflect on the ever-growing importance of privacy and data protection...more
On June 26, 2012 the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the United States' participation in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Cross-Border Privacy Rules ("CBPR") System. The United States is the first non-Asian...more
On 16 August 2012, the ICO published guidance on deleting personal data under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA). The guidance describes how organisations can ensure compliance with the DPA when they delete or archive...more
North American marketers take note: Canada is set to finalize one of the toughest anti-spam laws in the world. Canada had fallen behind when it came to introducing anti-spam legislation, but it is now making up for lost...more
As Canadians were getting ready to head off for a long-weekend, Canada and the U.S. released a Statement of Privacy Principles intended to govern sharing of information between the two countries in connection with the...more
On June 7, 2012, the Article 29 Working Party, an independent advisory body composed of representatives from the national data protection authorities of the EU Member States, the European Data Protection Supervisor and the...more
The European Commission published in January 2012 a proposal for a regulation setting out a general framework for data protection. The proposal, after adoption, shall supersede the current Data Protection Directive with a...more
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