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..Tale of the tape. Remember the 1980s? Back then, watching a movie on demand meant visiting your local video store and renting the video tape version of the film that you wanted to watch (assuming it was available). During...more
The very tool (cell phones) that has allowed millions of previously disconnected people to coordinate large civil protests in numerous countries is now being used to quash dissent in Hong Kong. If recent reports are proven...more
On 18 September 2014, the European Union’s Article 29 Data Protection Working Party published a press release outlining its recent plenary session discussions on the so-called “right to be forgotten” or “de-listed.”...more
On September 19, 2014, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers followed up on comments he and Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Saxby Chambliss made last week concerning the prospects for cybersecurity...more
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House Cybersecurity Legislation -
This week, the House will consider four pieces of cybersecurity legislation on the floor including the National Cybersecurity and Critical...more
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Reid Files Motion to Proceed on Terrorism Risk Insurance Bill -
On July 9, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) filed a motion to proceed to the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program...more
In This Issue:
- Politics Drives the Agenda in Run-Up to the Midterms
- An Insider's View: President Obama's Foreign Policy
- The Anti-Energy Tax Incentives Caucus of the GOP
- Trade Agenda Stagnant, For...more
Following a series of previous judgments, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) confirmed in the case of the Commission v Hungary (case C-288/12) the independence of national data protection authorities in the...more
On the heels of 2014 predictions from the U.S.-based Of Digital Interest (ODI) editorial team, following are some predictions from our London-based editor, Rohan Massey...more
In This Issue:
- Ramifications of the Target Data Breach
- California Federal Judge Winnows Down Massive Privacy Class Action
- White House Launches “Big Data” Review
- Senator Rockefeller Issues Data Broker...more
Following the German federal election on September 22, 2013, the Christian Democratic Party, the Christian Social Union and the Social Democratic Party decided to take up coalition talks for the formation of a new government...more
The completion of the Data Protection Regulation faced another set-back last Friday (December 6, 2013) at the Council of Ministers, in which there was a fundamental disagreement surrounding the proposed “one-stop shop.” This...more
On December 4, 2013, the Article 29 Data Protection Working Party (Working Party) endorsed the data protection reform package presented by the European Commission, strongly encouraging all relevant parties to adopt the reform...more
The determination of the territorial scope of the current EU Directive n° 95/46 is still under dispute both before national Courts and the European Court of Justice (ECJ). This issue may soon become moot with the adoption of...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
As part of the European Council conclusions of 24/25 October 2013, EU Ministers agreed that new Data Protection legislation should be adopted by 2015, rather than by the end of May 2014, as the European Parliament and 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
Further to the vote that was conducted earlier this week in the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee, concerning the revision of the Data Protection framework in Europe, we are pleased to be able to send you some...more
Following the publication of the new Data Protection Regulation in 2012, the DLA Piper EU Regulatory team are working closely with insurance and reinsurance clients to identify and mitigate the risk associated with the...more
In This Issue:
- Tax Reform: An Insider's View
- A Deep Divide Over Corporate Tax Reform
- The Current Economic State: An Insider's View
- K&S Thought Leadership Event on the 3rd Anniverary of Dodd-Frank
(LONDON) We recently wrote that a crucial committee vote on the new EU Data Protection Regulation had been pushed back until May 29-30. The vote has been delayed again until an unspecified future date, although Jan Phillip...more
(LONDON) The draft of the new Data Protection Regulation, the first EU privacy law with highly serious teeth in the form of fines based on global turnover, continues to wend its way through various committees of the European...more
If you are the CEO of Google, Facebook, Verizon, Comcast, Exxon or Boeing, don’t read this. You have a team of lawyers working for you who have already spent hours analyzing President Obama’s Cybersecurity executive order...more
The White House warned yesterday that hackers and “hacktivist” groups have the intent and capability to target U.S. companies and steal confidential data. A new executive strategy explains that the threat of corporate...more
Full text copy of "U.S. National Security Issues Posed by Chinese Telecommunications Companies Huawei and ZTE," the House Committee on Intelligence report that found “the risks associated with [Chinese telecom companies]...more
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