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Regulations in Poland relating to entities providing services electronically (meaning practically all entities running Internet websites) have been amended. These changes derive from the new provisions of the EU law, in...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
(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
On February 27, 2013, the European Article 29 Working Party (a group comprising representatives from all of the data protection authorities of the EU Member States, referred to in this articles as “WP29”) issued an Opinion on...more
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has issued formal guidance to clarify the anti-money laundering obligations of administrators and exchangers of convertible virtual currency.
“Virtual” currency, unlike...more
On March 14, 2013, the European data protection regulators (the Article 29 Working Party, or WP) issued a 30-page opinion addressing how mobile apps should comply with EU data protection law (the Opinion). The main focus of...more
China is taking notice of the growing focus on data privacy and protection issues by taking two significant steps toward clarifying the country’s approach to protecting personal information. Most recently, China issued the...more
The strategy announced on February 20, 2013, should serve as both a wake-up call from the government and an offer of assistance. Given the losses that can arise from competitors’ purposeful theft of trade secrets, entities...more
On January 24, 2013, the UK Data Protection Watchdog — the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) — fined Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Limited £250,000 (about $400,000) for its alleged failure to implement...more
On 24 January 2013, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) served Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Limited (“Sony”) with a monetary penalty of £250,000 following a serious breach of data security...more
On December 28, 2012, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (“NPC”), China’s legislature, weighed in on the subject of data privacy with its promulgation of the Decision on Reinforcing the Protection of...more
On Dec. 28, 2012, the Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress enacted a 12-article Decision on Strengthening Online Information Protection (the “Decision”), without public consultation and after just one...more
The European Parliament recently published a report on the European Commission’s draft of a new EU Data Protection Regulation. The report, which includes the European Parliament’s proposal for a revised draft of the...more
China’s top legislature, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, closed out 2012 with the approval of rules to enhance the protection of online personal information....more
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments last month in Clapper v. Amnesty International, a case that asks the Court to determine whether a group of lawyers, journalists, and human rights workers have standing to challenge the...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 25 January 2012, the European Commission published a proposed new data protection framework for the E.U. The new framework, unlike the current one, is to provide a consistent and harmonised set of rules for all 27 E.U....more
In This Issue:
- Head in the Cloud? Achieving Savings While Managing Risks in the United States
- Country Risk: Illustrated
- Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Outsourcing Guidance
First in a Two-Part Series
The Obama Administration and the European Union (EU) have recently submitted two major proposals that are likely to have a significant impact on the ongoing discussions regarding consumer...more
Canadian Privacy Commissioners have expressed concerned regarding the collection and use of personal information from children. In the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada’s 2010 Report on Consultations on Online...more
The EU data protection regime is subject to comprehensive reform plans aimed at strengthening individuals' rights and creating uniformity on data protection rules in all EU member states.1 On January 25, 2012, the EU...more
A review and analysis of the proposed EU Data Protection Reform: the General Data Protection Regulation and the Police and Criminal Justice Data Protection Directive. ...more
Originally publisHed in E-Commerce Law & Policy in UK this article analyses the meaning of consent in the EU as it relates to processing of personal data....more
In This Issue:
Edward F. Glynn, Jr., Renowned Advertising Attorney, Joins Manatt in Washington, D.C.; Q&A with Steve Raptis: A Minor Delay In Providing Notice of a Lawsuit May Void Insurance Coverage; Google+ Subtracts...more
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