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GDPR: Everybody's Doing It—Shouldn't You?

by Ward and Smith, P.A. on

In just a few short days, on May 25, 2018, supervisory authorities in the European Union ("EU") will begin enforcement of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR"). The GDPR is a regulation enacted by the EU to...more

GDPR Basics for U.S. Companies Effective May 25, 2018

The General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") becomes effective on May 25, 2018. Its goal is to protect EU citizens from privacy and data breaches. The key provisions of the GDPR and information on how it may impact...more

GDPR COMPLIANCE DEADLINE IS MAY 25, 2018: Privacy Regulation is a Moving Target

by Nossaman LLP on

Worldwide, companies are scrambling to meet the May 25th deadline to comply with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). For companies with physical operations in an EU member state, this deadline is...more

Still Thinking about GDPR?

We are now in the 10-day countdown to the GDPR enforcement date that we’ve been talking about since 2015. If you are a charter member of Procrastinators Anonymous, or just secretly hoped that this would all go away, the sands...more

EU Data Privacy Law Countdown – Who's Ready?

by Bracewell LLP on

On May 25, 2018, the European Union’s data privacy regime is getting an upgrade (the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR) to improve individual protections. It will also, however, raise various new operations...more

Newly Released Cybersecurity Survey: Corporate Counsel Support Uniform Federal Security and Breach Notification Law

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

More than two-thirds of U.S. corporate lawyers surveyed favor a federal law setting uniform data security and breach notification requirements across the country, according to results released today by the Association of...more

GDPR Compliance Task Force - One Month to Go

by Womble Bond Dickinson on

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation goes into effect on May 25, 2018. GDPR replaces the EU Data Protection Directive. GDPR can apply to US-based businesses even if they do not have offices or employees in the EU. It...more

GDPR’s Most Frequently Asked Questions: Does a Company Need To Notify Impacted Individuals Every Time It Suffers A Data Breach?

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) is arguably the most comprehensive – and complex – data privacy regulation in the world. As companies prepare for the GDPR to go into force on May 25, 2018,...more

Mintz Matrix Updated – Data Breach Laws in All 50 States

With the recent enactment of data breach notification laws in South Dakota and Alabama, all 50 US states now have laws regulating data breach notification. We’ve updated the Mintz Matrix (maintained by the Mintz Privacy Team...more

One month to go - EU GDPR implications for Australian business

by DLA Piper on

We are now one month away from the historic enforcement of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and it is clear that there is still much to do by many Australian organisations to ensure compliance by the 25 May...more

Breaching the D&O Firewall: The Rise of Cybersecurity Regulations for Businesses and the Future Effects on D&O Insurance

by White and Williams LLP on

For many D&O insurers, the risk of exposure posed by cybersecurity incidents involving their insureds has been unclear at best. Cybersecurity incidents, and the corresponding shareholder claims that follow, pose unique and...more

Once more unto the breach: Canada's PIPEDA breach notification and reporting regulations in force November 1, 2018

by DLA Piper on

Canada's long-awaited federal private-sector data breach reporting regulations have now been published by the Canadian government and will take effect November 1, 2018. This gives organizations approximately seven months to...more

ICYMI in Cybersecurity and Data Breach

by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP on

Senators Introduce Bipartisan Internet Privacy Bill - Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and John Kennedy (R-La.) on Tuesday introduced a bipartisan internet privacy bill intended to give users more control over what websites...more

Canadian Breach Notification Requirements Take Effect November 1

by BakerHostetler on

On April 18, 2018, the Canadian government published long-awaited Breach of Security Safeguards Regulations specifying the requirements for notifying the Office of the Privacy Commissioner and affected individuals of data...more

Are You Ready for Mandatory Breach Reporting and Notification?

by Bennett Jones LLP on

Almost three years after the Digital Privacy Act was passed, the federal government has finalized regulations on mandatory breach notification, reporting, and recordkeeping for the private sector in Canada. The regulations...more

The State AG Report Weekly Update April 2018 #3

by Cozen O'Connor on

2018 AG Elections- Republican Gentner Drummond Announces Bid for Oklahoma Attorney General- Republican Gentner Drummond has declared his candidacy for Oklahoma AG in 2018. ...more

Are You Ready for GDPR?

Personal data is currency in the new world, and while the United States uses a sectoral approach to data privacy, the European Union (EU) treats privacy as a fundamental right of its citizens. Therefore, where U.S....more

Massachusetts Case Against Equifax Survives Motion to Dismiss

by Goodwin on

On April 2, 2018, the Superior Court of Suffolk County, Massachusetts denied Equifax, Inc.’s motion to dismiss the Commonwealth’s case against it related to the company’s widely publicized 2017 data breach. Although the...more

South Dakota And Alabama Last Two States To Enact Data Breach Laws

by King & Spalding on

South Dakota and Alabama recently became the forty-ninth and fiftieth states, respectively, to enact data breach notification legislation, completing the nationwide patchwork quilt of state data breach laws....more

The Weekly Privacy Rewind

by BakerHostetler on

Canada - Data Breach Notification Provisions of PIPEDA Act Go Into Effect Nov. 1, 2018 - • Pursuant to a March 26, 2018 Order in Council, the mandatory breach notification provisions of Canada’s Personal Information...more

Canada’s Data Breach Notification Law Goes Into Effect November 1, 2018

by Murtha Cullina on

The Cabinet in Ottawa quietly proclaimed on March 26, 2018 that the official implementation date for Canada’s much-needed and long-awaited mandatory data breach notification laws will be November 1, 2018.  Oddly enough, the...more

Mandatory Breach Notification Across Canada

by Bennett Jones LLP on

By Order in Council 2018-0369 on March 26, 2018, mandatory breach notification under the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), comes in force November 1, 2018, for all entities subject...more

Alabama Becomes 50th State to Enact Data Breach Notification Law

Alabama has joined the “crazy quilt” of state data breach notification laws with the governor’s signature of the Alabama Data Breach Notification Act of 2018. Things to take note of under the Alabama law...more

Alabama Becomes The Final State To Enact A Data Breach Notification Law

by Jackson Lewis P.C. on

On March 28th, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey (R) signed into law the Alabama Data Breach Notification Act, Act No. 2018-396, making Alabama the final state to enact a data breach notification law. South Dakota Governor Dennis...more

A Complete Quilt: South Dakota and Alabama Are Final Two States to Enact Data Breach Laws

by Reed Smith on

In February, we reported that South Dakota and Alabama were the last two U.S. states without data breach notification laws. Since then, both states have enacted data breach laws. South Dakota governor Dennis Daugaard...more

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