On June 3, 2015, the U.S. Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) and the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published proposed rules amending the International Traffic...more
In This Issue:
- Current Threat Environment
- Current Threat Environment - Strategic Importance
- Asian Data Privacy Regimes At-A-Glance
- Data Protection: Regional temp
On May 29, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") announced the approval of the final orders for two U.S. companies, TES Franchising, LLC ("TES") and American International Mailing, Inc. ("AIM"), settling complaints that...more
In this Presentation:
- Internet of Things - definition
- But what is it all about?
- But not just that...
- The IoT market in figures...
- Beecham Research - view of the World
- The Connected...more
In Crocodile Dundee, a teenager approaches Michael “Mick” Dundee on the streets of New York, seemingly to ask for a light. As Mick complies, the kid pulls out a switchblade and demands his wallet. Though his date suggests...more
U.S. health care providers, device manufacturers, lab managers, health information technology and telemedicine/telehealth project investors, and other industry members involved in projects in China, need to be aware of a long...more
FTC proposes twenty-year compliance program for two companies that have settled charges that they misrepresented that they are currently compliant with the US-EU Safe Harbor Framework. Does your company rely on the US-EU Safe...more
On March 24, 2015 France’s Data Protection Authority (CNIL) issued a press release announcing the simplification of its data transfer policy. The new requirement will now allow companies to transfer data outside of the EU...more
The Bill’s provisions on international data transfers are most relevant to foreign companies that do business in Brazil.
The Brazilian government has issued a Bill for the Protection of Personal Data (Bill) for public...more
The European Court of Justice’s decision in the Google case that it was required to remove links to “outdated” or “irrelevant” information about an individual has brought EU data privacy laws to the forefront of public...more
This week in our series of “back to privacy basics”, we look at the issue of international transfers of personal data.
General Rule -
Given the harmonised approach to data protection laws across Europe,...more
UK: London's IP anti-crime unit shuts down leading sports file sharing site -
The City of London’s Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit has successfully shut down the Sports Torrent Network, a leading sports...more
Working Party 29 issued a working document on model clauses for personal data transfers from EU data processors to non-EU sub-processors. This is an important step towards creating a more comprehensive framework for...more
Today, data can be transferred around the world instantaneously, making the global marketplace seem almost borderless. As any multinational company knows, however, compliance with each country’s data transfer and privacy laws...more
The Council of the EU has been busy discussing the draft Regulation this week. There is a press release and press conference to go with it. So what’s new?...more
On February 11, the FTC announced a settlement to resolve allegations that a children’s online entertainment company falsely claimed it was abiding by the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor international privacy framework. The FTC alleged...more
Last week, the FTC announced that it had settled with a gaming company that falsely claimed to be certified under the US Safe Harbor. The Safe Harbor agreement is a self-certification arrangement under which you can transfer...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
In a further push towards “privacy by design,” the Article 29 Working Party, which is made up of representatives from the various EU data protection authorities, has recently approved the use of Binding Corporate Rules...more
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